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While the Kids Are Away, Adults Will Play!

06/22/2018

Who says you can’t be a kid again? Attractions like the Science Museum of Minnesota, Minnesota Children’s Museum and Minnesota Zoo may be swarming with kids and school groups by day, but on designated nights these adventure-filled venues transform into a fun adult night out, filled with drinks, games, crafts and more! Embrace the childlike wonder and have an exceptional night out with friends, or that special someone. When the kids are away, adults will play!

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Staff Picks: Favorite Summer Activities in Minneapolis Northwest

06/15/2018

Long, endless days spent lounging at the beach and relaxing on a patio or around a bonfire are just a few of my favorite things about summer! I’m Natalie, Communications & Social Media Manager at Minneapolis Northwest Tourism, and I’ve compiled some of my favorite things for visitors to do in Minneapolis Northwest during the splendid summer season!

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Summer Solstice Fun: The Best Ways to Spend Long Summer Days in Minneapolis Northwest

04/26/2018

Summer is a wonderful time of year, with long beautiful days and relaxing nights! There are plenty of ways to enjoy these endless summer days, including the longest day of the year — the Summer Solstice (June 21) — in Minneapolis Northwest. Whether you enjoy outdoor concerts, theatrical performances or a walk through the park, there’s something for you to check out during the summer months.

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Art + Beer = Endless Enjoyment! Our Guide to Art Galleries & Breweries Near Minneapolis Northwest

03/14/2018

What better way to appreciate the rich art scene near Minneapolis Northwest than with a locally crafted beer in your hand! We’ve assembled a guide to some of the best art galleries and breweries to explore during your next visit to Minneapolis Northwest, all culminating in the annual Art-A-Whirl event in May!

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From Cooking to Comics: Try Something Exciting and New in Minneapolis Northwest

03/01/2018

Hoping to expand your horizons and try something new and exciting while visiting Minneapolis Northwest? Whether you want to learn how to cook ethnic cuisine, create latte art, paint a masterpiece, knit a scarf, dabble in cake design or whip up some French macarons – you can find classes and learning opportunities on just about anything in or near our area!

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Spring Happenings in Minneapolis Northwest

02/23/2018

Spring brings a burst of colors and vibrant festivals to Minneapolis Northwest. It’s a time when Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Maple Grove and the surrounding neighborhoods start buzzing with festivals, shows, family friendly events and plenty of outdoor activities. Whether you choose to spend the days or evenings watching international films, celebrating Cinco de Mayo or making maple syrup, you’ll find plenty of events that will put a spring in your step!

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Yellow Tree Theatre Celebrates 10 Years of Storytelling

10/04/2017

In the land of 10,000 theatres, Minneapolis Northwest boasts one of the best. Yellow Tree Theatre in Osseo celebrated its 10th anniversary during the 2017-2018 season with four stellar shows (and other events), delighting audiences around the Twin Cities. Whether you’ve been to Yellow Tree before, have always wanted to check it out, or have never heard of it, now is the time to go!

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Blog: 5 Things To Do in Maple Grove

02/09/2015

Did you know the Minneapolis Northwest area combines 3 cities to make one large destination? We thought it would be fun to let you, our visitors, get to know each city a little better.  Below we have put together a list of 5 fun and unique things to do/see in Maple Grove while visiting the area.

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