Rock out at the party “of a higher order,” the
Basilica Block Party.
Stay golden during the 2015 National Senior
Games July 3–16, 2015.
Walk around and create your own adventure.
See works of art inside a work of art at the
Weisman Art Museum.
Explore Minneapolis with your taste buds at
Spoonriver, Fogo de Chao, Saffron and Red
Enjoy a Broadway Show at the historic State
Theatre or Orpheum Theatre.
Get your football fix by watching a Gophers or
Vikings game at TCF Bank Stadium.
Take a day to see nearly 100,000 items on display
at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Ask about their
Go Minneapolis Signature Experience, Highlights of
the MIA’s World Class Collection.
Run around any of Minneapolis’ 22 lakes to train
for the Twin Cities Marathon in October.
Steal a kiss with your sweetheart on the Stone
Take a backstage tour of the Tony Award-winning
Guthrie Theater. Or learn how to throw a convincing
punch on stage with the Guthrie’s Go Minneapolis
Signature Experience, The Art of Stage Combat.
Shop at one of the eclectic boutiques in Northeast
Minneapolis for a little something new.
Watch a classic movie—from the 40s or the 80s—
at midnight on Saturdays at the Uptown Theatre.
Rent a canoe and float on Lake of the Isles while
enjoying the fall colors.
Duck into Le Méridien Chambers hotel’s lobby and
view the modern art collection.
Have dinner at a window table at Café Lurcat on
a winter night, overlooking Loring Park covered
in snow and lit by the streetlights.
NCHC hockey is back in Minneapolis, so check out
Target Center in March for a top-flight collegiate
Warm up down below in Hell’s Kitchen.
Bundle up and go watch amateur and pro athletes
compete in the U. S. Pond Hockey Championships
in January on Lake Nokomis.
Pull up a bar stool at our local breweries and
Go ice fishing on the frozen lakes.
Cross-country ski at Theodore Wirth Park.
Enjoy a classic Christmas show by taking in
A Christmas Carol at the Guthrie Theater.
Bring the kids to “A Day in the Life of an Elf”
at Macy’s Santaland.
Skate where the ice won’t melt—inside at the
historic Depot in downtown Minneapolis.
Visit the club that Prince made famous:
Walk the skyways AND play golf at the Skyway
Open. Careful, though; the IDS skyway breaks left.
Release your inner rowdy college side at a
Minnesota Gopher basketball or hockey game.
Sip a drink and check out the life-size gingerbread
house at Marin Restaurant in the Chambers hotel—
bring your mittens!
Grab a bite at Hubert’s and then catch a
Timberwolves game at Target Center.
Check out some of the best contemporary art
in America at Walker Art Center. Ask about the
Walker’s two different Go Minneapolis
Fly kites during the annual Lake Harriet Winter
See some of the most progressive and trend-set-
ting shows at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
Ski—or just watch—the breathtakingly beautiful
Luminary Loppet each February. The course is lit by
thousands of candle lights.
Known as the “Best of the Midwest,” check out the
Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival.
Enjoy outdoor baseball in the best sports venue in
the nation: Target Field.
Take a bike ride with a bunch of friends along the
Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway.
Take the walking path out of Boom Island, down to
St. Anthony Main, and across the Stone Arch Bridge,
following the Mississippi River back to Boom Island.
Peruse the artists’ galleries and little shops at the
Northrup King building in Minneapolis.
Meet an artist and buy his or her work at Northeast
Minneapolis’ Art-a-Whirl weekend.
Hit the juice bar for OatsCreme at the Wedge—
the highest grossing food co-op in the country.
Catch a glimpse of talent at the
Children’s Theatre Company, the Tony Award-
winning theater for youth.
Canoe down Minnehaha Creek, then view the
fabulous Minnehaha Falls.
Fish for walleye at Lake Nokomis and muskie at
Learn and have fun while you’re at it—take a
Magical History Tour on a Segway.
Enjoy the food of the world at the Midtown
Picnic near the Spoonbridge and Cherry at the
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.
Immerse yourself in the rebirth of nature at the
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.
Hang around for the hysterical improv session
after a performance at the Brave New Workshop.
Grab your friends and get Inside the Writers Room
with a Go Minneapolis Signature Experience.