Winter Events

Did you know we’re one of the Top 10 Best Winter Vacations in the nation? With events like the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships, City of Lakes Loppet, great shows at the Minneapolis Convention Center and numerous outdoor activities, it’s no secret as to why we’ve ascended into “Winter Wonderland” status. Check out these cool (pun absolutely intended) events going on during the winter in Minneapolis. Make the most of it and make it a weekend! Book your hotel and don't worry about trying to squeeze everything into one day.

Minnesota Timberwolves

2017-18 Timberwolves’ season is underway! With one of the most athletic and exciting teams in the league, the Wolves are ready to pounce.

College Night presented by U.S. Bank is officially back for another season! Come support our Timberwolves every Monday and Wednesday night and receive an upper level game ticket for $10.00. A valid college I.D. on game day or enter a valid .edu email address for online purchases. Check out the College Night webpage for more detailed information!



Minnesota Wild

Minnesota is the state of hockey and the Wild is our team! The Wild take to the ice at Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul!



Twin Cities Auto Show

March 10 - 18, 2018

The 2018 Twin Cities Auto Show will be hosted at the Minneapolis Convention Center, March 10-18. The Twin Cities Auto Show is your chance to compare more than 575 vehicles from 37 foreign and domestic brands side by side - without driving all over town.

You will see new models in every category, from compacts and family sedans to the latest in SUVs and luxury cars.  You'll see trucks that offer better mileage, greater utility and convenience, and more luxury features than ever.  You'll hear about financing options.

You will learn about on-board navigation and communication technology and see the growing variety of electric and hybrid vehicles.   And of course - instead of just dreaming about it - the Auto Show is where you can actually sit behind the wheel of one of those sleek, shiny new sports cars.

Minneapolis Home and Garden Show

March 30 - April 1 & April 6 - 8, 2018

Minneapolis Convention Center

More than 95,800 homeowners attend the Minneapolis Home + Garden Show annually seeking helpful advice, solutions and new products for their next renovation, décor or landscape project. The Minneapolis Home + Garden Show features high-interest exhibits, high-profile industry personalities and the latest trends to bring in customers who are ready to move ahead with their home improvement projects.

TWO WEEKENDS ONLY to find fresh ideas from more than 750 experts in remodeling, kitchen & bath, landscaping, décor, flooring and more! Satisfaction guaranteed. Visit website for details.

NCHC Frozen Faceoff

March 16 - 17, 2018

The National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) will conduct its 5th annual conference championship, the 2018 NCHC Frozen Faceoff at Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The winners of the conference quarterfinals, best of three series on campus host sites, will meet in the NCHC Semifinals with the third-place and championship games to follow.