Events Calendar

Live music, Food Truck Fairs, golf tournaments, riverfront fireworks and family-fun parades are just a few of the events happening this summer. Get outside, explore the city culture, and enjoy the many events in Minneapolis this summer season. With this events calendar, sort by event type and dates to find out what’s happening each day. The events listed on this page are one time events. If you are looking for more ideas check out our seasonal events calendar where you can find exhibits and shows that are around for months at a time.

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The Halloween Capital of the World

October 19th to 31st

It's treats over tricks for Anoka Minesota!  Named the Halloween Capital of the World by congressional proclamation, Anoka hosts a variety of fun Halloween events!  The festivities will kick off with a Medallion Hunt on October 19th, followed by a variety of other events including the Gray Ghost 5k Run on October 25th!  Don't miss out on the festivities of the Spooktacular Carnival and Grand Day Parade! This family-friendly celebration is full of safe and affordable events to help you celebrate Halloween all week long!  

Anoka, MN 55303

Trapped In A Room With a Zombie

October 23rd to 25th

In this room escape event, up to 12 participants are locked in a room with a chained zombie. They'll have one hour to find clues and solve riddles that lead to a hidden key and freedom. To add to the challenge, every five minutes the zombie's chain gets a bit longer.

Tickets are made available one month before session dates.  Private parties can be scheduled for anytime there are twelve tickets available for a regularly scheduled session date/time.  Prepare for an hour of insane fun

17585 Highway 7 Big Thrill Factory
Minnetonka, MN 55345

Film Showing of Warren Miller Entertainment's "No Turning Back"

October 24th to 25th

Fo an astonishing 65 years, Warren Miller Entertainment's films have been a traditional winter ritual. The world's leading winter sports film producer has created another gem with "No Turning Back." A pioneer in action sports cinematography since 1949, Warren Miller Entertainment's 65th annual film, narrated by Olympic Gold Medalist Jonny Moseley, captures breath-taking scenes on Mount Olympus in Greece with Olympic Gold Medalist Seth Wescott. The film runs in more than 80 cities across the country-often for one night only-and the screenings are an unforgettable party. 

805 Hennepin Avenue State Theatre
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Big Buck World Championship 2014

October 24th to 25th

Each year, the Big Buck World Championship brings the top players and fans together for an unforgettable, 2-night celebration of all things Big Buck. This year's party is at the Pourhouse in Minneapolis. On Oct. 24th the most epic Big Buck party will by thrown, kicking off with drinks, food and entertainment. Be sure to practice up on one of the many Free Play Big Buck HD games around the event floor. On Oct. 25th it is the big time! The world's best Buck Hunters will face off in a double elimination, bracketed shootout (2 Guns) tournament. 

10 South 5th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Macy's: Men's Style Event

October 25th to 25th

Join Macy's as they kick off their Semi-Annual Men's Style Event with fresh looks, refreshments, great music and more. Plus, Macy's customers will save 25% off any menswear purchase of $100 or more while shopping the newest fall trends. 

12411 Wayzata Boulevard Macy's Ridgedale
Minnetonka , MN 55305

Prince '77 And After-Hours: Historic Photographs by Robert Whitman

October 25th to 25th

Join us for a monumental exhibition as New-York-based photographer Robert Whitman puts his 1977 photos of Prince on display in Minneapolis for the very first person. One year before the release of Prince's dubut album For You, Whitman shot the artist's first professional portrait sessions in his Minneapolis studio, on the streets of downtown, and in producer Owen Husney's Linden Hill's home. Free Valet Parking, DJ Girl Named Jane will be performing. Afterparty will be held at Louie's Wine Dive Minneapolis. 

818 West Lake St. Douglas Flanders & Associates
Minneapolis, MN 55408

Nomad Punkin' Carving Party

October 26th to 26th

Head to the Nomad World Pub October 26th for pumpkin carving with friends.  FREE pumpkins.  Doors open at 8pm with no cover charge.  Enjoy this inexpensive way to celebrate fall. 

501 Cedar Avenue Nomad World Pub
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Cino Latino Film Festival

October 30th to 5th

Cino Latino is a seven day celebration of Spanish language cinema from around the world.  The Festival will feature new documentary and narrative films, as well as a series of hand-selected Mexican classics.  Stay tuned for more information and full festival lineup!  Admission is $10.00 for general and $7.00 for Film Society Members. 

125 SE Main Street Suite 125A The Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul
Minneapolis , MN 55414

Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery-Safety Event

October 31st to 31st

West Metro Fire-Rescue District, Cub Foods and Energizer are teaming up to host an event to promote fire safety awareness. This event will encourage Minneapolis-area residents to change the batteries on their smoke detectors when they change their clocks on daylight savings time.  Appearances will be made by the Energizer Bunny, local firefighters and a fire truck! Family-friendly activities, demonstrations, and giveaways will be held as well.  

5301 N 36th Avenue Cub Foods
Crystal , MN

Augsburg College vs. Saint John's University

November 1st to 1st

November 1st, 1:00pm

Come see the the collegiate football action with Ausburg College vs. Saint John's University. Tickets are $7 dollars for adults and $3 dollars for students and children under 18. There are no advance tickets sales for Augsburg regular-season athletic events. All tickets are available at the door and are general admission.

2211 Riverside North Ausburg College
Minneapolis, MN 55454


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