As the restrictions due to COVID-19 continue to evolve in Minnesota and in the city of Minneapolis, we want to provide you with the latest information so that you can explore and visit Minneapolis again with confidence. These are the protocols and procedures that Minnesota and the City of Minneapolis have in place right now to help keep you safe. Please check this page and resources often as information is changing frequently.
State - Minnesota
Meet Minneapolis and Sports Minneapolis are operating in accordance to guidelines set by the State of Minnesota. To keep up-to-date and learn more about what Minnesota is doing to keep visitors safe at a state level, please visit the following resources:
Meet Minneapolis and Sports Minneapolis are operating in accordance to guidelines set by the City of Minneapolis. To keep up-to-date and learn more about what Minneapolis is doing to keep visitors safe at the city level, please visit the following resources:
MSP International Airport
The Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport has ramped up cleaning and disinfecting procedures for MSP touchpoints. Its cleaning partner has established a formal COVID-19 response team and microbial remediation plan, and is conducting extra disinfection of public spaces throughout MSP.
Minneapolis Convention Center
The MCC is following the recommendations by the Minnesota Department of Health, the Governor of Minnesota and the Mayor of Minneapolis. Groups of up to 250 people with social distancing in place are currently allowed to meet.
Groups of up to 250 people with social distancing in place are currently allowed to meet. Please check with specific venues for guidelines and reopening dates.
Minneapolis hotel properties are prioritizing cleanliness and safety for their guests. For individual policies, please check out their web pages.
Metro Transit is supporting efforts by regularly disinfecting vehicles and busy boarding areas, encouraging employees who feel ill to stay home and adapting service levels to make the most of limited resources. Face coverings are required to be worn on all Metro Transit buses and trains.
Restaurants & Bars
Restaurants and bars are currently allowed to be open with indoor and/or outdoor dining, limited capacity and required reservations. Many restaurants are doing delivery, window service, walk-up service, drive-thru or drive-up service.
Retail stores and malls are currently allowed to be open with limited capacity. Visit individual store websites for their current statuses.
All theaters, cinemas, indoor and outdoor performance venues, and museums are currently allowed to be open with limited capacity. Visit individual attraction websites for their current statuses.
Stadiums & Arenas
Major sports leagues have cancelled games and/or postponed their current or upcoming seasons. All Minnesota stadiums are closed at this time.
For more information on the current status on sports cancellations and postponements, click here . Parks & Outdoor Recreation
Keep track of what is open and how to safely experience the beauty of Minneapolis parks, lakes, and outdoor spaces.
Downtown Minneapolis skyways are managed by individual buildings. Hours of operation and open/close statuses may vary.
is closed through July 13, 2020 (this date is subject to change). Visitor Services staff are available during business hours by phone, email and through social media: Meet Minneapolis Visitor Center Other Helpful Resources
To ensure you are reading the most accurate and up-to-date news regarding the Coronavirus, follow the CDC’s updates on
or their social channels ( cdc.gov , Facebook , Twitter Instagram , ). YouTube
If you have health questions about COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health offers a specific COVID-19 hotline: 651-201-3920 (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT).