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: September 9, 2021

Current Status


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:


City-Specific Information

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

All stadiums and arenas may operate with no capacity or social distancing limits. Face coverings are not required at indoor venues in Minneapolis. 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

Face coverings are currently required for events at the MCC. Events can take place with no capacity or social distancing limits. For more information about a specific event at the MCC, please contact Marcus Travis at 612-335-6257 or The MCC is currently the site of a Minnesota Department of Health COVID-19 Community Testing Site.



Minneapolis 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 requires face coverings, promotes social distancing, provides hundreds of hand sanitizing dispensers, has built and installed hundreds of Plexiglass shields at customer interaction points, allows for touchless food and beverage ordering and payment, and offers touchless parking through its online, pre-booked reservation program.


Mass Transit

Metro Transit is supporting efforts by regularly disinfecting vehicles and busy boarding areas, encouraging employees who feel ill to stay home. Face coverings are required to be worn on all Metro Transit buses and trains.


Restaurants & Bars

Restaurants, bars and other places of public accommodation offering food and beverages can now operate with no capacity or social distancing limits, and face coverings are not required  (though individual establishments may have specific policies). Many restaurants and bars are offering delivery, takeout, window service, walk-up service, drive-thru or drive-up service.


Visitor Center

The Meet Minneapolis Visitor Center is open Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Visitor Services staff are available during business hours by phone, email and through social media:


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 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.).