Go Minneapolis for stress free-holidays: Meet Minneapolis launches Hockey City Classic Getaway Sweepstakes

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Go Minneapolis for stress-free holidays


Meet Minneapolis launches Hockey City Classic Getaway Sweepstakes



Minneapolis (Nov. 7, 2013) – Skating at the Depot, “A Christmas Carol” at the Guthrie and the final year of the beloved Holidazzle parades… holiday traditions come naturally in Minneapolis, City by Nature. Making your visit easy with preplanned itineraries, listings of seasonal events and providing deals to save on your holiday dollars are the gift you get from Meet Minneapolis, Convention & Visitors Association. Look no further: don’t spend hours searching online when you can visit www.minneapolis.org/holidays-minneapolis. In just one site, you’ll have easy access to expert advice and links to all you need to know to have a stress-free trip to the city this season. Adding to this holiday joy, you may even win a prize package to come back to enjoy the Hockey City Classic in Minneapolis in January when outdoor hockey returns to the city.



Enter daily at http://go.minneapolis.org where your chance for a one-night stay at the Courtyard by Marriott Minneapolis Downtown, $50 to spend at the infamous Hell’s Kitchen and two tickets to the Hockey City Classic await you. Seven weekly winners will come back to Minneapolis Jan. 17, 2014, for the nationally televised Hockey City Classic, taking place for the first time in Minneapolis at TCF Bank Stadium at the University of Minnesota. The U Men’s hockey team takes on Ohio State in an experience you won’t soon forget.


Entrants may submit one contest entry per day for each day during the seven-week duration of the sweepstakes. Official rules and eligibility information and an entry form for the sweepstakes and information about the prize packages, as well as great hotel, restaurant and attraction deals are all available on Go.Minneapolis.org. This site is a must-use resource for any trip to Minneapolis any time of year, with regularly updated deals and exclusive experiences that will keep you coming back for more Minneapolis fun.



If you’re not sure what to buy friends and loved ones for the holidays this year, give the gift of a Minneapolis experience! Share Minneapolis Unwrapped this season – go to http://www.minneapolis.org/minneapolis-unwrapped for hotel stays, restaurant gift cards, museum memberships and more gift ideas from the city you love to visit.



TCF Bank Stadium at the University of Minnesota is the site of the return of outdoor hockey in Minneapolis this January. Win tickets to the Hockey City Classic and more at http://go.minneapolis.org.  Photo courtesy of Meet Minneapolis. (Note this photo is not available in high-resolution. Visit http://www.minneapolis.org/media/multimedia/photo-video-downloads for other photo options.)



Meet Minneapolis is a private, not-for-profit, member-based association. It actively promotes and sells the Minneapolis area as a destination for conventions and meetings, works to maximize the visitor experience and markets the city as a desirable tourist destination to maximize the economic benefit of the greater Minneapolis area.


Meet Minneapolis is accredited by the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP) of the Destination Marketing Association International.


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Kristen Montag, media communication manager, 612.767.8038, kristenm@minneapolis.org, Minneapolis_PR on Twitter.