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Win Sizzlin’ Summer Giveaways from Minneapolis Northwest

Travelers and residents are invited to experience a sizzlin’ summer in the Twin Cities! From May through August 2019, Minneapolis Northwest presents giveaways to Minnesota’s hottest attractions on our Facebook page, including Mall of America prize packs and tickets to the St. Paul Saints, Valleyfair and the Minnesota Renaissance Festival.

Take a look at our 2019 Sizzlin' Summer giveaway packages and get ready to join in for your chance to win! Like our Facebook page and watch for our posts announcing the giveaways on Facebook and Instagram. For each giveaway, we’ll ask you to participate in a different way: post a #throwbackthursday photo, tag a friend, share the post, describe your favorite summer activity and more, along with the hashtag #WeLoveMNW. One set of tickets per winner/one prize pack per winner. Participants may win once throughout the summer. 

Be sure to sign up for our monthly e-newsletter for information on future prize giveaways and exciting events. And chat with us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram! We'll keep you up-to-speed on all the latest dining, entertainment and fun happenings in Minneapolis Northwest.

As you're planning your visit, explore our hotels for a range of comfortable and convenient options in the area. Enjoy a delicious meal at Wadsworth Restaurant in the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest or let the kids run wild at the Venetian Waterpark at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites in Maple Grove.

Now, on to the giveaways!

Past Giveaways

Take Me Out to the Saints Game

Baseball field in Saint Paul, Minnesota

- Giveaway posted on Tuesday, May 14; winner announced on Friday, May 17.

One lucky winner received four Securian Club tickets to the St. Paul Saints vs. the Sioux City Explorers at CHS Field on Friday, May 24 at 7 p.m. Attending at Saints game is one of the best baseball experiences you can have this summer with the Saints' off-the-field antics and entertainment between innings. The Securian Club is an all-inclusive area that includes complimentary beer, wine, soda, catered food and stations with different types of food that change daily. An indoor space is available, so you’ll be protected from the elements. It’s a terrific way to experience the classic fun and rowdiness of a Saints game! #WeLoveMN

If sports are your jam, make time to visit one of the public Championship golf courses in Minneapolis Northwest – Rush Creek Golf Club and Edinburgh USA – or tee off at a number of other fun area golf courses when you try mini golf, FootGolf, FlingGolf and even Topgolf! 
 

Go for the Ride of Your Life at Valleyfair

Amusement park in Minnesota with more than 75 rides, including eight roller coasters, a large water park and family programming.

- Giveaway posted on Tuesday, June 11; winners (2) announced on Friday, June 14.

Two lucky winners received a pack of tickets to Valleyfair, Minnesota’s fastest and wildest amusement park! Valleyfair features more than 75 rides and attractions, including eight roller coasters (like Wild Thing and Excalibur), Planet Snoopy and the epic Soak City Waterpark. Are you headed to Valleyfair? You won’t want to miss the park’s newest attraction, Delirious – a 70-foot long, looping thrill ride capable of completing 10 revolutions in less than a minute. 

For more fun thrills, take a shot at playing WhirlyBall in Minneapolis Northwest - a unique and hilarous combination of basketball, hockey, lacrosse and bumper cars. Then, race your friends to win ultimate bragging rights at ProKART Indoor Racing. Part of the track goes outside in the summer!

 

Experience the Mall That Has It All

Indoor amusement park located inside the Mall of America. It is a national destination for families.

- Giveaway posted on Tuesday, July 9; winners (2) announced on Friday, July 12.

Minnesota loves its Mall of America – one of the top family destinations in the country! It’s a one-stop-shop for shopping, dining and entertainment for the whole family. As the largest mall in the United States, the Mall of America includes exciting indoor attractions like Nickelodeon Universe, the Lego Store, mini golf courses, a zip line and ropes course, and special events throughout the year. In July, two winners received a Mall of America prize pack with tickets to Nickelodeon Universe, Moose Mountain, Crayola Experience, Dutchman's Deck and more.

Outside Mall of America, head to The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove. You’ll find national retailers, boutiques, spas, restaurants and kid-friendly places like Color Me Mine and Grey Duck Games & Toys.

 

Travel Back in Time at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival

This Renaissance festival transports families and friends to the days of kings, queens, jousting, fire-eating and knights in shining armor.

- Giveaway posted on Monday, August 5; winner announced on Thursday, Aug. 8.

For our final summer giveaway, we provided two 4-packs of tickets to the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. This legendary summer festival is packed with tasty food, extravagant costumes and thrilling entertainment from the days of yore – including fire-eaters, fairies, parades and live jousting each weekend.

If you like the history of the Renaissance Festival, check out Historic Eidem Farm – a 19-acre living history farm that showcases the rich history of Brooklyn Park through interactive activities! There's even more to explore in Minneapolis Northwest. For more fun activities and attractions to scope out during your Twin Cities excursion, check our top blogs:
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50 Free Things To Do in Minneapolis Northwest and Beyond

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