THINGS TO DO IN MINNEAPOLIS
Conveniently located near all of the exciting things to do in Minneapolis, your next adventure awaits you at W Minneapolis - The Foshay.
For those with an outdoor spirit, experience one of the 197 parks in Minneapolis. One of those being the Grand Rounds Scenic Byway, which includes of numerous trails which loop over 50 miles around the city. Take in the breathtaking views of the city and the Chain of Lakes - a 13.3 mile path that encircles the entire Chain, providing a beautiful setting for outdoor activity.
One of the exciting things to do in Minneapolis is just a block away from our hotel. Nicollet has been downtown Minneapolis' shopping district since the beginning of the 20th century. Today it is a thriving commercial district. Minneapolis Central Library, a striking modern building, anchors the north end, and Peavey Plaza is a busy public space at the southern end of Nicollet Mall.
The Minneapolis Convention Center
Connected to our hotel via skyway, the convention center is nearly 480,000 square feet of trade show space with 87 column-free conference meeting rooms, a 28,000-square-foot ballroom, and an auditorium with great production and flexible technology options, the facility can handle any event from a small meeting to a large convention or trade shows.
The Minnesota Orchestra
Ranks among America’s top symphonic ensembles, with a distinguished history of acclaimed performances in its home state and around the world; award-winning recordings, radio broadcasts and educational outreach programs; and a visionary commitment to building the orchestral repertoire of tomorrow.
Hennepin Theatre Trust
Owner of the historic State, Orpheum, Pantages and New Century Theatres, is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to arts-inspired community cultural development. The Trust presents a rich mix of live performances, creating inspiring arts education experiences and advancing a thriving Hennepin Avenue Cultural Corridor in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Besides for being the home court of the NBA’s Timberwolves, the Target Center is home to the Minnesota Lynx of the WNBA as well as a frequent venue for concerts, professional wrestling and is one of the most exciting things to do in Minneapolis.
A state-of-the-art ballpark that is home to the Minnesota Twins baseball team. Discover upcoming events and much more when you visit our Target Field Hotel, W Minneapolis- The Foshay.
Dakota Jazz Club
Well known to musicians and jazz fans alike, the Dakota continues to be one of the most talked about jazz clubs and restaurants across the country. “The most comfortable jazz club in the world for musicians and patrons.” – Grammy Award winning musician Roy Hargrove.
The Guthrie Theater
Founded in 1963, this theater is an American center for theater performance, production, education and professional training. By presenting both classical literature and new work from diverse cultures, the Guthrie illuminates the common humanity connecting Minnesota to the peoples of the world.
Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
One of the famous things to do in Minneapolis is visit the Minnesota Sculpture Garden. Located on Vineland Place, across from the Walker Art Center, the 11-acre garden is a joint project of the Walker Art Center and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. Come and enjoy a variety of artistic programs, including exhibitions of works of art, performances, and educational activities.
Walker Art Center
Experience Minneapolis' contemporary art center, which houses visual arts and design exhibitions, dance, theater, and music performances, and film screenings. Located directly across from the Minnesota Sculpture Garden, take in your fill of the arts and gorgeous landscapes.