Things To Do In Minneapolis
The Minnesota Orchestra
In its second century, the symphonic ensemble ranks among the top in the United States, with a distinguished history of acclaimed performances in Minneapolis and around the world. Recipient of the 2014 Grammy for Best Orchestral Performance, the Minnesota orchestra shows a commitment to building the classical repertoire of tomorrow.
Target Field is a new, state-of-the-art ballpark that is home to the Minnesota professional baseball team.
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
Located on Vineland Place, across from the Walker Art Center sits the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. The 11-acre garden is a joint project of the Walker Art Center and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. The Park Board maintains the Garden grounds and provides a public information staff in the Cowles Conservatory. The Walker Art Center oversees all artistic programs, including exhibitions of works of art, performances, and educational activities that take place in the Garden.
Nicollet Mall has been downtown Minneapolis' shopping district since the beginning of the 20th century, when department stores like the famous Dayton's, and several others, opened on Nicollet Avenue. Today, visiting Nicollet Mall is one of the most exciting things to do in Minneapolis. Minneapolis Central Library, a striking modern building, anchors the north end, and Peavey Plaza is a busy public space at the southern end of Nicollet Mall. And, there's plenty to see and do in between.
Hennepin Theatre Trust
From the owners of the historic State, Orpheum, Pantages and New Century Theatres, comes an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to arts-inspired community cultural development. The Hennepin Theatre Trust presents a rich mix of live performances, creating inspiring arts education experiences and advancing a thriving Hennepin Avenue Cultural Corridor in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The Guthrie Theater
Founded in 1963, The Guthrie Theater is an American center for theater performance, production, education and professional training. By presenting both classical literature and new work from diverse cultures, the Guthrie illuminates the common humanity connecting Minnesota to the peoples of the world.
TCF Bank Stadium
TCF Bank Stadium is an outdoor stadium on the University of Minnesota's campus. The venue is the newest college football stadium in the country. Catch a Minneapolis Golden Gophers game here!
The Minneapolis Convention Center
With 480,000 square feet of trade show space, 87 column-free conference meeting rooms, a 28,000-square-foot ballroom, and an auditorium with great production and flexible technology options, The Minneapolis Convention Center can handle any event from a small meeting to a large convention or trade shows. This trade show and event center is connected by climate-controlled skyways to Hotel Ivy.
Target Center is home to the Minnesota Timberwolves professional basketball team and many events.
Dakota Jazz Club
Well known to musicians and jazz fans alike, the Dakota Jazz Club continues to be one of the most talked about jazz clubs and restaurants across the country. Grammy Award winning musician Roy Hargrove calls it “the most comfortable jazz club in the world for musicians and patrons.”
US Bank Stadium
Opened in July of 2016, U.S. Bank Stadium is the newest addition to the NFL's collection. Measuring in at 1,750,000 sq ft, this 70,000 seat giant is the place to be on Sundays to watch the Vikings compete for the NFC North Crown.