Events Calendar

Minneapolis is the perfect blend of natural beauty and urban sophistication. No other American city has a chain of lakes, the mighty Mississippi, and 200 miles of walking, biking and cross country ski trails within the city limits-literally steps from the most vibrant arts and music scene outside NYC, the best shopping in the region, and museums among the finest in the nation. Celebrate your stay in Minneapolis with some of these fabulous, unique events.


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Events
E.g., 2015-09-01
E.g., 2015-09-01

Annapurna

September 4th to 4th

After twenty years apart, Emma tracks Ulysses to a trailer park in the middle of nowhere for a final reckoning. What unfolds is a visceral and profound meditation on love and loss with the simplest of theatrical elements: two people in one room.  A breathtaking story about the longevity of love.  

2951 Lyndale Ave S Jungle Theater
Minneapolis, MN

Huey Lewis and the News

September 5th to 5th

 Famous for a string of hits in the ᾿80s and ᾿90s, Huey Lewis and The News have been entertaining fans for over 36 years with no intention of slowing down. They will bring their unique style of pop, rock and rhythm and blues to the Mystic Showroom for a crowd-thrilling performance on September 5. 

Prior Lake , MN

Cocktail Class: Liquid Intelligence

September 5th to 5th
901 Hennepin Ave Marin Restaurant & Bar
Minneapolis, MN

Brit's Pub Vault

September 5th to 5th

The world famous rooftop pole vault competition, Brit's Pub Vault is returning for a second year to Minneapolis, Minnesota. Olympians, record holders, national record holders, Olympic Qualifiers, and Olympic hopefuls from around the country will join forces to compete under the Minneapolis skyline for prize money, spectator enjoyment, and to help expose youth athletes to the sport of track and field and spark thier interest in this wonderful sport. The discounted hotel accomodations are availbale at the new Hapton Inn and Suites downtown Minneapolis.

Sports Minneapolis will be a Sky High Sponsor, so be sure to check it out. 

1110 Nicollet Mall Rooftop of Brits Pub & Eating Establishment
Minneapolis , MN

PorktoberFest

September 6th to 6th

Day Block Brewing is hosting its first ever PorktoberFest on Sunday Sept. 6th--a block party with lots of local food (yes, there will be pork…and vegetarian options), craft beer and live music. Live performances start at 2pm by Hustle Rose, Fairfax AK, The Lone Crows, Basement Brew and Moon Grass Trio!  
This event will be held outdoors in the Day BlockBrewing/Grumpy’s lot, located on the south side of our building. Limited free parking will be available–arrive early for a good spot! 

1105 Washington Ave S Day Block Brewing Company
Minneapolis, MN

Labor Day Brunch

September 7th to 7th

Join us at Marin's Labor Day Brunch, Sept. 7th from 10am to 3pm. $10 bottomless mimosas. 

901 Hennepin Ave Marin Restaurant & Bar
Minneapolis, MN

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella

September 8th to 12th

ith its fresh new take on the beloved tale of a young woman who is transformed from a chambermaid into a princess, this hilarious and romantic Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella combines the story's classic elements – glass slippers, pumpkin, and a beautiful ball along with some surprising twists. More than just a pretty face with the right shoe size, this Cinderella is a contemporary figure living in a fairytale setting. She is a spirited young woman with savvy and soul who doesn't let her rags or her gowns trip her up in her quest for kindness, compassion and forgiveness. She longs to escape the drudgery of her work at home and instead work to make the world a better place. She not only fights for her own dreams, but forces the prince to open his eyes to the world around him and realize his dreams, too.  

805 Hennepin Avenue Orpheum Theatre
Minneapolis, MN

Creative City Market

September 10th to 10th

Creative City Market is a free monthly experience in the heart of our downtown that celebrates the act of making. Each month the public is invited to the Plaza at the Convention Center to participate in an evening under the setting sun surrounded by MN made food, beer, art, wares, and performance. Here are a list of event dates:

  • Thursday, July 9th
  • Thursday, August 13th
  • Thursday, September 10th

Creative City Market is a program of The Minneapolis Convention Center (MCC), the Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy Program of the City of Minneapolis and Meet Minneapolis, Convention & Visitors Association, in collaboration with Northern Lights.mn and the Northern Spark festival are responsible for the annual Creative City Challenge competition and associated programming.

Minneapolis, MN

Cocktails at the Castle: All Strings Attached

September 11th to 11th

ASI is excited to celebrate “The Way Music Moves Me” with Cocktails at the Castle: All Strings Attached. The countdown is on! In just four weeks, ASI celebrates the summer/fall theme "The Way Music Moves Me" with a fantastic night out at the historic Turnblad Mansion. Check it out Sept. 11th from 7-11pm.

2600 Park Avenue American Swedish Institute
MN

Fashioning a Future

September 11th to 11th

Join Key North Boutique and T Lee custom designer jewelry for a fashion show fundraiser to help earthquake victims in Nepal rebuild their lives. Proceeds will be donated to Americare's Nepal Relief Fund which is providing medical supplies and humanitarian aid for families in crisis. Savvy styel expert Grant Whitaker of Whitaker style will emcee the runway show, with models wearing fashions from Key North Boutique and jewelry from T Lee custom designer jewelry.

515 First Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN

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