Sports Minneapolis COVID-19 Resources
At Sports Minneapolis, we are hard at work, dedicated to safely bringing sporting events to the Minneapolis area for the benefit of our community.
Updated: May 1, 2023
- Masks or face coverings are not required in Minneapolis. Individual organizations, businesses, venues and events may still institute specific mask and/or vaccine/testing mandates. Masks are optional for visitors to the Minneapolis Convention Center.
State - Minnesota
Sports Minneapolis is operating in accordance with 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:
Sports Minneapolis is operating in accordance with guidelines set by the City of Minneapolis. To keep up-to-date and learn more about what Minneapolis and our metro area are doing to keep visitors safe at the city level, please visit the following resources:
Vaccines & Testing
With some venues and events in Minneapolis requiring proof of vaccination for COVID-19 or a negative test result, several options are available for individuals to receive a vaccine and/or a test. To learn of options in Minneapolis and beyond, please visit the following resources:
Stadiums & Arenas
Masks or cloth face coverings are not required for patrons, employees and visitors of Minneapolis and St. Paul stadiums and arenas. To keep up-to-date and learn more about the status of major Minnesota stadiums and arenas, please visit the following resources:
Minneapolis Convention Center
Masks or cloth face coverings are optional for visitors to events at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Individual events at the MCC may still institute individual mask and/or vaccine/testing mandates. Check the MCC Attendees page for health & safety requirements for specific events.
Masks or cloth face coverings are not required for patrons, employees and visitors of Minneapolis hotels. Hotel properties are prioritizing cleanliness and safety for their guests. For individual policies, please check their web pages.
MSP International Airport
The Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport has has earned two major industry cleaning and safety facility accreditations - GBAC STAR and Airport Health - as part of its robust effort to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus and combat future health threats. MSP's Travel Confidently program is a thorough, multi-layered cleaning and sanitization regimen, and promotes social distancing, provides hundreds of hand sanitizing dispensers, allows for touchless food and beverage ordering and payment, and offers touchless parking through its online, pre-booked reservation program.
Metro Transit buses and trains are sanitized daily, using CDC-approved disinfectants with each cleaning. Air filters have also been upgraded to improve air quality. Metro Transit encourages all riders to travel responsibly to protect their health and the health of those around them.
Restaurants & Bars
Masks or cloth face coverings are not required for patrons, employees and visitors of Minneapolis restaurants, bars and other places of public accommodation. Many restaurants and bars are offering delivery, takeout, window service, walk-up service, drive-thru or drive-up service.
Downtown Minneapolis skyways are managed by individual buildings. Hours of operation and open/close statuses may vary.
The Meet Minneapolis Visitor Center is open Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitor Services staff are available during business hours by phone, email and through social media:
- Phone: 612-397-9275
- Email: email@example.com
- Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn
Other Helpful Resources
To ensure you are reading the most accurate and up-to-date news regarding COVID-19, follow the CDC’s updates on cdc.gov or their social channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube).
If you have questions about COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Health offers a specific COVID-19 hotline: 1-833-431-2053 (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. / Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.).