Entertainment in Minnesota: is as diverse as our population. Twin Cities entertainment includes the music scene, Minnesota sports teams, festivals in every season, and celebrations of the many cultures represented here.
Vibrant nightlife in Minnesota birthed music legends like Bob Dylan, Prince, The Time, The Replacements, Soul Asylum, Atmosphere, and so many more.
If you are looking for more laid back places to take the family, go out with a date, or gather with friends, Minnesota is nationally applauded for the variety of entertainment venues.
Participate in ethnic festivals and celebrations, attend local fairs, listen to music in the parks. There is always something to enjoy!
Minnesota Zoos include Como Zoo in Saint Paul and the Minnesota Zoo, Lake Superior Zoo, the Great Lakes Aquarium, and the SeaLife Aquarium.
Minnesota State Parks are a wonderful place to introduce children to the wonders of the great outdoors. Camping, hiking, boating fishing, and swimming are all wonderful family activities.
The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul is a treasure trove of activities and the arts that kids love. Just a few of the attractions include:
Minnesota Family Fun is an extensive page that can be your guide to family adventure in every season and every region of the state.
Our Travel With Tots page offers lots of ideas for visiting Minnesota attractions with the youngest family members.
Best prices on tickets to Minnesota concerts, shows, and sporting events:
If your image of entertainment in Minnesota is all about the lakes and water sports, we certainly do recommend that you enjoy the natural recreational resources in our beautiful state. But don't stop there.
Minnesota restaurants to please any palate are easy to find all across the state.
Twin Cities entertainment is world famous! We have more live theater, more first class museums and more concert venues than you will find almost anywhere else in the U.S.
We have enthusiastic sports fans in our state. Professional Minnesota sports teams include the Twins, the Vikings the Wild and the Lynx. And who doesn't love the Minnesota Saints?
In every season of the year there are festivals and events that the entire family will enjoy. There are large yearly festivals in the Twin Cities like the Irish Fair and the Festival of Nations. Small towns celebrate their heritage and almost anything else that can spark a festival.
For kid friendly entertainment, Minnesota can't be topped. When school is out you will find lots of free and fun summer activities for kids.
The lodging options often offer their own entertainment. Minnesota hotels often feature a water park or other recreation. You can get a hotel in Bloomington that puts your right across the street from the Mall of America and the entertainment Minnesota offers there.
For food related entertainment, Minnesota offers restaurants and cuisine for every preference. Manny's Steakhouse is a wonderful choice for a special dinner. Or try a "Juicy Lucy" burger at a hole-in-the-wall diner. Ethnic restaurants, as well as places that specialize in Minnesota grown foods, are everywhere you want to be.
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