8 Reasons to Attend a Wolves or Lynx Game at Target Center
Basketball season runs nearly year-round at Target Center. With two professional teams taking the court, you have plenty of chances to come see some live basketball. Target Center makes cheering on the home team fun with their delicious food choices, easy parking and navigating options, and a prime location in the city. See all the reasons you need to visit Minneapolis for a Minnesota Timberwolves or Lynx game this year.
1. Experience one of Minneapolis' favorite neighborhoods
Target Center is located on the edge of the Warehouse District and North Loop neighborhoods of Minneapolis. If you come to watch a game you are just steps away from one of the trendiest neighborhoods in the city. The North Loop is full of fun and exciting restaurants with some of the best food in town. Here you'll find an active community and lively nightlife. So sneak down to the game early and make a pit stop in the North Loop.
The food selection at Target Center is excellent and there are plenty of options. Every basketball season features different local vendors from around the city, giving you to the chance to experience the flavors of Minneapolis. This Timberwolves season features eats from places like Soul Bowl, Fhima, Parlour and El Burrito Mercado.See all the concession options offered this year.
4. A fun time for the whole family
Timberwolves and Lynx games are perfect for a family friendly outing. With humorous shenanigans from the lovable team mascots Crunch and Prowl, fun games and shows during halftime and timeouts, not to mention some incredible basketball talent on the court, these games provide endless entertainment. The Timberwolves also have a special deal for select games this season called the Crunch Family Deal. With your game ticket you get chicken strips, fries and a drink. This deal starts at just $49.
If you’ve got some extra time before of after a game, the Target Center is a great spot for you to explore more of Minneapolis. See a show at the many theaters just steps away, play a round of mini-golf, dance at a nightclub, do some arts and crafts, or learn to throw an axe. Breweries are also a great spot for pre-grame or post-game celebrations and there are plenty nearby. Check out these six favorites and our recommendations for what to order at each spot.
6. Stock up on team gear
Target Center has a few spots wear you can buy Wolves and Lynx gear to show your love for the teams. Get the latest jersey designs, hats, accessories and jackets. Looks for the Team Stores in the skyway outside the gates of the arena and also inside arena on the first level.
Who doesn’t love a free t-shirt? If you show your support for the team hard enough, you may just snag one at the game. But the teams also offer free giveways for other gear and memorabilia just by grabbing tickets to the game. Check out the Wolves schedule to see which select games offer a chance to get exclusive team giveaway items.