At Sports Minneapolis, we are still hard at work, dedicated to safely bringing sporting events to the Minneapolis area for the benefit of our community. Our staff monitors the daily developments around COVID-19 and is committed to providing up-to-date information on how it is affecting the city, our partners and clients. We continue to update this section and resources as we receive new information about visiting Minneapolis.
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:
Stadiums & Arenas
Effective May 28, all stadiums and arenas may operate with no capacity or social distancing limits. As of June 1, 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
Effective May 28, events at the MCC can take place with no capacity or social distancing limits. As of June 1, face coverings are recommended, but not required for events at the MCC. Individual events may require their attendees and staff to wear face coverings at their discretion. For more information about a specific event at the MCC, please contact Marcus Travis at 612-335-6257 or
. The MCC continues to be a Minnesota Department of Health Marcus.Travis@minneapolismn.gov . COVID-19 Community Testing Site Hotels
Minneapolis hotel properties are prioritizing cleanliness and safety for their guests. For individual policies, please check out 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.
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
Effective May 28, restaurants, bars and other places of public accommodation offering food and beverages can now operate with no capacity or social distancing limits. As of June 1, face coverings are not required. Many restaurants and bars are offering delivery, takeout, window service, walk-up service, drive-thru or drive-up service.
will reopen in July 1. 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 COVID-19, follow the CDC’s updates on
or their social channels ( cdc.gov , 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.).