2016 Visitors Guide

Welcome to Minneapolis Northwest! Minneapolis Northwest is comprised of three cities: Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, and Maple Grove, MN. Our area is located just minutes from downtown Minneapolis, and is conveniently positioned along the I-94/694 corridor. Each city has its own unique identity that helps make our area the vibrant and versatile destination it is.

With unique local restaurants, fantastic shopping, an array of family attractions, and outdoor adventures that make you feel worlds away from the city, there is more to be discovered in Minneapolis Northwest than you might think!

Brooklyn Center

Atrium at Earle Brown Heritage Center

Located along the banks of the Mighty Mississippi River and bordering Minneapolis, Brooklyn Center is just ten minutes from downtown. It is the perfect place to stay if you are looking to head into the city. Brooklyn Center is also home to the Earle Brown Heritage Center, one of the state’s most unique event and wedding venues.

Brooklyn Park

Edinburgh USA Wedding
The sixth largest city in Minnesota, Brooklyn Park is home to 28 Fortune 500 companies. Brooklyn Park is an unique business forward community, with eighty-five parks, culturally rich neighborhoods, miles of trails, championship golf, and the Mississippi River, which all make the city an excellent place to visit.

Maple Grove

Sunflower in front of Elm Creek Chalet
Home to the Arbor Lakes shopping & dining district, Minnesota’s only ice skating trail, and Elm Creek Park Reserve (the largest regional park in Hennepin County), Maple Grove is one of the fastest growing communities in the state. It is THE place for shopping, outdoor recreation, and family entertainment in the Twin Cities.


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2016 Spring

Spring has sprung!  Come celebrate spring with us at Minneapois Northwest biking, golfing, fishing or just being outside enjoying the sunshine and mild temperature.

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2016 Summer

Summer in Minneapolis Northwest is gorgeous!  Come have fun with us whether browsing our farmers markets, enjoying our pristine lakes and trails, or shopping at Arbor Lakes outdoor mall and Albertville Outlet Mall.

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2016 Fall

Fall in Minnesota is legendary!  Experience first hand our kaleidoscopic colors; crisp clean air, and, of course, taste our fresh apples just plucked from trees at our farmers markets.

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2016 Winter

There are many indoor and outdoor activities in our area.  Always something for everybody.  We have exciting physically challenging fun events and cozy, cultural-rich venues for those who revel in serene environments.

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