Things to Do in Minneapolis Northwest

Visitors to Minneapolis Northwest (the cities of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park and Maple Grove) are lucky to have the buzz of the Twin Cities right in their backyard while still enjoying the convenience of a suburban community and comfort of a true vacation. We're located about ten minutes from downtown Minneapolis, which makes for an easy drive in and out of the city.

Below you'll find information on anything and everything there is to do in our area. Shopping, dining, hotels, attractions, outdoor recreation, sports, museums, breweries, and free visitor information - it's all here. Check out our Events page for the latest happenings, too. 

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we want you to safely and responsibly explore our communities. Please contact individual businesses to confirm hours of operation and safety procedures. 

Brooklyn Park Restaurant Week

Brooklyn Park presents its 3rd annual Restaurant Week! We invite you to explore the diverse variety of cuisines in Brooklyn Park Sept. 12-18, and enjoy special deals and win prizes. Brooklyn Park is proud to be the home of more than 100 restaurants, many of them are locally or family owned. This...

Prost! Celebrate Oktoberfest in Minneapolis and St. Paul in 2021

Oktoberfest – the world’s largest Bavarian beer festival – revs up each September and into October. Raise your stein at Oktoberfest celebrations throughout the Twin Cities. Savor the still-warm weather with family-friendly activities, polka dancing,

Have a Gourd Time With the Top Minneapolis Fall Activities

Discover the top fall activities in Minneapolis Northwest and beyond. From festivals to haunted houses, trick or treat yourself to a gourd time. Fall Festivals & Events Twin Cities Harvest Festival & Maze Brooklyn Park, MN Saturdays & Sundays,

Fall Itinerary for Family Fun in Minneapolis Northwest

Fall is the perfect time to get your family out of the house to recharge outdoors! Minneapolis Northwest features many fun and safe fall events and family friendly activities. Find your way out of a large corn maze, paint your own pumpkin, and

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice: Girlfriends’ Getaway Guide to Minneapolis Northwest in Autumn

Don’t let the year end without taking some personal time to enjoy the beauty of fall with a girlfriends’ getaway to Minneapolis Northwest. We’ve gathered our favorite ways to experience this wonderful season to help you plan the perfect fall trip


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