From pond hockey to an afternoon matinee at the Pantages, the great state of Minnesota boasts activities for people of all interests throughout the season we do best, winter. Our friends at Explore Minnesota know a thing or two about taking advantage of all that the Twin Cities’ has to offer. We tapped their Paul Bunyan sized inventory of ideas, picked the best activities of the bunch and paired them with the perfect outfits from Mall of America®.
With colder nights on the way, now is a great time to cozy up with someone special and plan a date night. The dining scene in Minnesota is booming. Whether you’re looking for classic comfort foods with a twist, international cuisine or farm-to-table dining, you’re bound to find something for every palate. Mall of America is home to more than 50 restaurants, including CRAVE, Twin City Grill and Tucci Benucch, to name a few of our favorite date night destinations. Find the perfect date night look for him at Banana Republic or for her at Madewell and more.
The holiday season in Minnesota is bustling with parties, dazzling lights displays, festive events and more. Don’t miss the Mall’s very own Universe of Light, featuring a limited time Holiday Light Show. Sparkle and shine with with show stopping looks from Hammer Made for him and Macy’s for her.
Cozy Cabin Getaway
Minnesotans embrace the cold weather and celebrate the season by hitting the slopes, ice fishing, snowmobiling and more. If you’re looking for a more relaxing winter getaway, plan a weekend away at a cozy cabin, charming bed-and-breakfast or posh hotel. You will find comfortable and stylish gear to keep you warm at Lululemon, or showcase your Minnesota pride with gear from HammerMade and Askov Finlayson @ Debut.
Catch a Game
Minnesota is one of the select areas in the United States that has a professional team in every major sport. Minnesota is the home of Super Bowl LII in 2018 at the new U.S. Bank Stadium, but we’re also known as the “State of Hockey.” Catch a game on screen at Buffalo Wild Wings or Sky Deck Sports Grille and Lanes. Show your support for your favorite Minnesota team with apparel from Pro Image Sports.
Hit the Slopes
Minnesota is home to more than 20 slopes for skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing, and welcomes skiers and snowboarders of every level. Hit the slopes this winter in style with cold weather gear from Columbia Sportswear.
In need of a girls night out? Put together a cute outfit and enjoy a night catching up over drinks at Cedar + Stone, Urban Table at the new JW Marriott or dinner at Cantina Laredo, then catch a show at these historic Minnesota music venues. Find the perfect look at Gap, Free People or BCBGMAXAZRIA.