Arts & Entertainment
World-class museums. Breathtaking architecture. More theater seats per capita than any U.S. city outside New York. Minneapolis has become a premier destination for arts lovers.
Take in a show at the Guthrie Theater, one of the city's Tony Award-winning theaters. Discover new worlds at the The Science Museum of Minnesota. Take in the arias of Rossini at the Minnesota Opera. Or visit the Walker Art Center, hailed by Newsweek as "possibly the best contemporary art museum in the country."
Minneapolis is your ticket to groundbreaking art, architecture and performing arts.
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The story of a mighty river, a young city and how one product - flour - fueled the growth of Minneapolis. Mill City Museum's 12,000 square feet of exhibit space is packed with fun for visitors of all ages.
Home to over 80,000 works of art representing 5,000 years of world history, Mia inspires wonder, spurs creativity, and nourishes the imagination. With extraordinary exhibitions and one of the finest wide-ranging art collections in the country - Rembrandt to van…Read More
An interactive museum with both permanent and changing exhibits. The Minnesota History Center hosts concerts, lectures, family days and other special event throughout the year. The building is also home to the Gale Family Library and archives, a research…Read More
Always 12 days of fun ending Labor Day, the Great Minnesota Get-Together welcomes 1.9 million guests annually to a world-class showcase of livestock, agriculture, horse, art, talent and creative activities competitions; 500 food items; 900 free entertainment…Read More
Saint Paul, Minnesota has been a fixture on the calendar of the fastest sports on skates for the past five seasons, but in 2016 it will host the thrilling season finale for the first time. The Minnesota course usually takes the form of a track of around 500m in…Read More
At the Science Museum of Minnesota, the science that shapes our daily lives comes to life through hands-on exhibits, larger-than-life Omnitheater films, and a world-class collection of fossils and artifacts. For more information, visit www.smm.org or call (651)…Read More
You've probably spent countless hours in front of a screen watching a hero save the world, solve a mystery, plan a prison break or repair a spaceship to return home. Now it's your turn! We offer an escape from ordinary life that allows you to live the stories…Read More
Prohibition themed retaurant, sports bar & event space located in the historic Lumber Exchange Building. Features 24ft HD screen, state of the art sound & groups up to 700. Ask about our party bus!
Internationally recognized as a leading arts venue, Walker Art Center presents contemporary visual arts and design exhibitions; dance, theater, and music performances; and film screenings.
Open Tuesday - Sunday 11am-5pm and open until 9pm on Thursdays.
Explore the unexpected at the Alexander Ramsey House, a Victorian-era home filled with thousands of original family items and furnishings. Through special events and programming visitors can immerse themselves in life from the 1870s. The home was built by…Read More
The American Swedish Institute is a historic museum in Minneapolis founded in 1929 that offers a variety of programs designed to celebrate Swedish heritage and contemporary Nordic arts and culture.
The Ames Center opened in January 2009. The center has two theatres, a 1,014 seat proscenium stage and an intimate 150 seat Black Box Theatre. The Lobby is two stories tall, all glass, with a sweeping view of Nicollet Commons Park, the Minnesota River Valley,…Read More
Minnesota's official museum of natural history since 1872. Coming in summer 2018 to the St. Paul campus, the new Bell Museum brings together science, art, and the environment with a unique Minnesota perspective. Our new home features a digital planetarium,…Read More
Dine and drink on a revolving patio (Ferris wheel) or while playing a round of mini golf, all within the world of Betty Danger's Country Club. Located in the beautiful Northeast Arts District of Minneapolis.
Loosen your tie and let the creative juices flow during an interactive event at this chic Uptown studio. Minneapolis's premier art and wine venue, Bottle and Bottega, provides all the materials and instruction you need to create wondrous works of art in a…Read More
The Brave New Workshop has been performing original sketch comedy and improvisation longer than any other theatre in the US! Also offering custom corporate entertainment and training, unique event spaces, and improv classes. Visit our website for more information!Read More
The nation's largest professional dinner theatre features three separate theatres under one roof to enjoy spectacular Broadway musicals and comedies, served with delicious dinner.
The Tony Award-winning Children's Theatre Company creates extraordinary theatre experience that educate, challenge and inspire young people and their communities.
The Dakota's inspired menu of innovative regional Midwestern fare paired with the best jazz in the Twin Cities guarantees visitors come for the food, and stay for the music.
The Dinner Detective is America's LARGEST, award-winning interactive comedic murder mystery dinner show! Our high-energy, modern-day whodunit is combined with a full four-course meal.
El Nuevo Rodeo is Minnesota's premier Latino Entertainment and Concert venue, showcasing live concerts of the top artists from Latin America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. This 3-floor entertainment venue and Event Center offers the best of food, drinks, music and…Read More
The legendary concert venue in Minneapolis, MN. Your Downtown Danceteria since 1970. San Francisco has the Fillmore. New York has the Bowery. D.C. has the 9:30 Club. And Minneapolis has First Avenue and the 7th St Entry. Anyone who knows about music in this…Read More
Foci Minnesota Center for Glass Arts, Foci MCGA, seeks to engage the Minnesota community in the study and appreciation of glass arts by offering classes, demonstrations, workshops and other avenues toward understanding the potential of the glass art form. The…Read More
Join us each and every day for great specials, dinner and a drag show. We have six great bars and three dance floors that will fit any mood you’re in, each playing different music. Be part of the Minneapolis night life. Visit the Gay 90s today.
Founded by Sir Tyrone Guthrie and a core of visionary business people, the theater has grown over its three decades to become one of the most respected theaters in the nation.
The Minneapolis Healthy Life Expo is the largest show of its kind in the entire Midwest! Produced each October and February, it's the place to find the latest health & fitness products, services, and information. Meet up to 200 experts and experience tons of…Read More
The Hennepin History Museum is one of the Twin Cities' most unique social history museums. We offer superb exhibits, a historic mansion setting, and archival collections of priceless scholarly value. HHM has evolved from the Hennepin County Territorial Pioneers…Read More
Established in the early 1820s, Fort Snelling was built to protect the fur trade. Today, the reconstructed fort is a National Historic Landmark where visitors can learn not only about military history from before the Civil War through World War II, but also…Read More
The Minneapolis Home Improvement and Design Expo is the SMART place to start your next home improvement project. Meet up to 200 home improvement experts showcasing everything from, landscaping, remodeling, interior designing, and more - all to help you turn…Read More
The House of Balls is a three-decade old artistic Institution. Allen Christian invites the public in to see the process of creating art and to have a dialogue about the currency in their lives. He uses society's detritus to create the human figure. He and his…Read More
Ice castles is the must-see winter wonderland where fairy tales are brought to life with twinkling lights, magnificent archways and towers, ice-carved tunnels, fountains and slides ready to be explored. By day this frozen castle glimmers with glacial blues and…Read More
Conveniently located in the Hennepin Theatre District in downtown Minneapolis, the Illusion Theater is celebrating 30 years of producing fresh theater, music and dance.
Rugged Stone, massive scale, fine detail and ingenious mechanical systems recall the powerful presence of James J. Hill, builder of the Great Northern Railway. Guides lead tours that help you imagine family and servant life in the gilded Age Mansion, the…Read More
Marvel Bar is a small, neighborhood cocktail bar where a team of bartenders put thought and care into the drinks that they make. Classic and original cocktails alike are prepared in a comfortable, dimly lit atmosphere, along with a limited snack menu.Read More
Offering everything from heirloom vegetables and organic fruits to flowering plants, pastured meats, dairy, and eggs. Check out Mill City Farmers Market's wide selection of specialty foods including farmstead cheeses, preserves, breads, and more. Weekly kitchen…Read More
The Annual Minneapolis Home + Garden Show, only place for you to experience what's new in home, gardening, remodeling, home decor, and more! You'll have the opportunity to meet over 1,000 experts and experience thousands of products and services.