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Roseville. Close to everything

the Twin Cities have to offer.

You’ll appreciate the easy access —only 10 minutes away— to everything in Minneapolis and Saint Paul while enjoying restful, affordable nights in Roseville.

(651) 633-3002 or (877) 980-3002

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The mission of the Roseville Visitors Association is to promote Roseville, Minnesota as a destination by attracting meetings, conventions and tourism; to contribute to the identity and economic well-being of the City of Roseville; and to take a leadership role with community and business partners to provide an outstanding visitor experience.

Here for you The Roseville Visitors Association’s professional and experienced staff is here to assist you when planning your next visit to Roseville and the Minneapolis & Saint Paul area. We are committed to making your visit as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Roseville, perfectly positioned for your next visit to the Twin Cities.

SHANNON HIRSTEIN

JULIE WEARN, CDME CARRIE FORD, CTIS Chief Executive Officer 651-633-3002 ext 101 jwearn@visitroseville.com

Director of Sales & Marketing 651-633-3002 ext 102 cford@visitroseville.com

Sales Manager 651-633-3002 ext 104 shirstein@visitroseville.com

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Welcome to

ROSEVILLE Thank you for choosing the Roseville Visitor Guide for your travel planning needs to Roseville and the Minneapolis and Saint Paul area. As you page thorough this guide, you’ll soon discover that whether you desire a shopping adventure, magnificent theaters, sports excitement, or family friendly activities, you’ll find it in or around Roseville. The vibrant downtowns of Minneapolis and Saint Paul are at our doorstep (just 10 minutes away), which makes us the ideal place to stay when you look to experience the sites and events of Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Plus, our 11 hotels offer one of the lowest lodging tax rates in the metro area, and you’ll appreciate the free parking at all our hotels, shopping centers and restaurants. Welcome to Roseville- Perfectly Positioned to Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Enjoy your stay,

Julie Wearn CEO Roseville Visitors Association

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Table of

CONTENTS Travel Resources

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Maps

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Accommodations

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Things To Do

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Shopping

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Sports

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Outdoor Recreation

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Dining

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Events

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PHOTOS FEATURED IN THIS GUIDE WERE KINDLY CONTRIBUTED BY: > Roseville Visitors Association > Explore Minnesota Tourism > Dan Anderson > Guidant John Rose MN OVAL > Lane Pelovsky

Disclaimer: The visitor information is provided by the Roseville Visitors Association but doesn’t not necessarily represent an endorsement of the companies or organizations listed. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the material of this guide. The Roseville Visitors Association assures no responsibility or liability for efforts, changes or omissions in the guide. Responsibility for performance or services will be with the individual business. The Roseville Visitors Association shall not have liability for any claims or damages, incurred prior to, during or following the conduct of any business listed in this guide.

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Travel

RESOURCES

Whether you’re arriving by car, train or plane, Roseville’s central location in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul area puts you in the center of the excitement.

MINNEAPOLIS SAINT PAUL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Suburban Taxi Phone: (651) 222-2222 www.suburbantaxi.com

Terminal 1 - Lindbergh 4300 Glumack Drive, Saint Paul, MN 55111 Phone: (612) 726-5555 www.mspairport.com

SuperShuttle Reserve an airport shuttle or black car to and from Minneapolis Saint Paul International Airport or around town. Phone: (800) 258-3826 | (612) 827-7777 www.supershuttle.com

Terminal 2 - Humphrey 7150 Humphrey Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55450 Phone: (612) 726-5555 www.mspairport.com

VISITOR INFORMATION

TRANSPORTATION

Explore Minnesota Tourism Explore Minnesota Tourism celebrates the unique experiences, great places and rich culture that can only be found in Minnesota. Share your Minnesota experiences using #OnlyinMN on social media. 121 7th Place E, Metro Square, Suite 100, Saint Paul, MN 55101 Phone: (651) 296-5029 | (800) 657-3700 www.exploreminnesota.com

Airport Taxi Phone: (651) 888-8000 www.airporttaximn.com Amtrak Phone: (800) 872-7245 www.amtrak.com Enterprise Easily rent a car with Enterprise when you’re visiting Roseville. 3114 Old Highway 8, Roseville, MN 55113 Phone: (651) 631-3500 www.enterprise.com

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Phone: (651) 296-6157 | (888) 646-6367 www.dnr.state.mn.us Minnesota Department of Transportation 511 is the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s (MnDOT) easy-to-remember traveler information service. Phone: 511 www.511mn.org

Greyhound Phone: (800) 231-2222 (Call from U.S.) | (214) 849-8100 (Call from outside the U.S.) www.greyhound.com

University of Minnesota Tourism Center The University of Minnesota Tourism Center is a leading source of education and research for the tourism industry. 433 Coffey Hall, 1420 Eckles Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55108 Phone: (612) 624-4947 www.tourism.umn.edu

Metro Transit Metro Transit is the primary public transportation operator in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul area. Phone: (612) 373-3333 www.metrotransit.org Roseville Midway Ford Car Rental Roseville Midway Ford has cars, vans, trucks, SUVs and trailers available to rent. 2777 Snelling Avenue N, Roseville, MN 55113 Phone: (651) 638-4811 www.rosevillemidwayford.com

CITY INFORMATION City of Roseville 2660 Civic Center Drive Roseville, MN 55113 Phone (651) 792-7000 www.cityofroseville.com 7


TWIN CITIES Map

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ROSEVILLE Map

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Accommodations Book your hotel stay in Roseville and take the stress out of planning. With 11 hotels located just minutes from downtown Minneapolis & Saint Paul or the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, you’re sure to be close to excellent things to do, shopping and dining experiences. Many hotels even offer shuttle services for your convenience.

Key inn

N Highway 36 W Service Dr

MPLS

ST. PAUL

Complimentary Breakfast

Free Parking

Pets Welcome

2740 Snelling Avenue N Roseville, MN 55113

Fitness Room

Swimming Pool

91 Rooms

www.countryinns.com/mnroseville

120 Rooms

www.marriott.com/msprl

3045 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN 55113 (651) 636-7869 (800) 228-2800

Shuttle Service

Internet Access

The Country Inn & Suites by Carlson is a sparkling spot to call your home away from home. Twin Cities shopping, dining and entertainment are at your fingertips, but on-site amenities might tempt you to stay put—from the heated indoor swimming pool and fitness center to the complimentary, hot “Be Our Guest” breakfast buffet.

(651) 628-3500 (800) 456-4000

2905 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville, MN 55113 (651) 746-8000 (800) 321-2211

Restaurant

79 Rooms

Thoughtfully appointed, their rooms give you a perfect place to work, relax and recharge. Fresh, plush bedding, flexible spaces, wireless Internet, flat screen televisions and spacious rooms provide the comfort you deserve. Relax and relieve stress in their outdoor gazebo with scenic landscaping, fitness center and 2 mile paved walking path. Stay productive while on the road with a fully-equipped business center or Wi-Fi access in your room, lobby, restaurant and bar.

Recently renovated in January of 2016, the Fairfield Inn and Suites provides a modern, sophisticated environment that guests are sure to love. Come see their new look! Updated accommodations now feature a refrigerator in every room and free WiFi provided property wide. A delicious free hot breakfast is served daily. At the Fairfield Inn & Suites Minneapolis St. Paul/ Roseville you’re their #1 priority!

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2050 Iona Lane W Roseville, MN 55113

100 Rooms

(651) 209-3000 www.hamptonroseville.com

2715 Long Lake Road Roseville, MN 55113

118 Rooms

(651) 294-7200 www.holidayinnroseville.com

2020 Iona Lane W Roseville, MN 55113

105 Rooms

(651) 925-8600 www.home2suitesroseville.com

Key inn

2550 Cleveland Avenue N Roseville, MN 55113

113 Rooms

(651) 636-6730

The brand-new Hampton Inn Minneapolis-Roseville is conveniently located within ten minutes of both downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. With a metro station and taxi services located just behind the hotel, it is easier to travel around. Guests will appreciate plenty of restaurant options nearby and grocery shopping is also available within walking distance. The modern Roseville hotel features accommodations with fresh contemporary décor, free WiFi access plus a mini-refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker in every room, to make you feel at home. The brand-new Holiday Inn Express has easy access to Interstate 35W which connects you to the nearby cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Offering amenities such as free parking, complimentary shuttle service, complimentary breakfast, and free wireless high-speed Internet. You’ll appreciate their quick access to US Bank Stadium, TCF Bank Stadium, the Minnesota State Fairgrounds and Xcel Energy Center, all fewer than 10 minutes from the hotel. Stay a while at the brand-new Home2 Suites by Hilton located in Roseville-Minneapolis. Conveniently located just minutes from downtown, International Airport, Symantec, Oracle, Boston Scientific and the Mall of America. You’ll feel right at home in their spacious suites offering a well-equipped kitchen complete with a full-sized refrigerator, dishes, microwave and flatware. Utilize the moveable furniture options to create a customized home or office environment. Choose from a suite with one or two queen beds and take advantage of the sofa bed in the separate living area.

The Key Inn is the best value in the Minneapolis - St. Paul area. It is located midway between downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul to suit all your needs.

www.keyinnroseville.com

2300 Cleveland Avenue N Roseville, MN 55113

113 Rooms

(651) 639-3988 (800) 466-8356 www.motel6.com

2540 Cleveland Avenue N Roseville, MN 55113

255 Rooms

(651) 636-4567 (800) 333-3333 www.radisson.com/rosevillemn

2401 Prior Avenue N Roseville, MN 55113

179 Rooms

(651) 636-8888 (800) 733-7663

Motel 6 is located less than 10 minutes from downtown St. Paul & Minneapolis and 3 miles from the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 11 miles from the Minneapolis St. Paul Intl Airport & only 3 blocks from Rosedale Center

Bordering the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, this Presidential Award Winning hotel is just blocks from the Centre Point Business Park and only 10 minutes from the major corporations of Shoreview, Arden Hills and Blaine. The Radisson Hotel Minneapolis/St. Paul North offers complimentary shuttle service within a 5 mile radius of the hotel. Minutes from Rosedale Center and downtown Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Near TCF Bank Stadium, US Bank Stadium,Target Center, Xcel Energy Center, Target Field, National Sports Complex and the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.

Welcome to Red Roof Inn, conveniently located outside of the Minneapolis and Saint Paul area. You will find that their centralized location is exactly what you are looking for. Whether you are traveling on business or pleasure, we have you covered.

www.redroofinn.com

2985 Centre Pointe Drive Roseville, MN 55113

108 Rooms

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The Residence Inn Roseville features spacious suites with fully equipped kitchens and separate living and sleeping areas. Fitness facilities include an exercise room, indoor pool and whirlpool, outdoor sport court and 2 mile paved walking path. The Residence Inn by Marriott provides room to enjoy, room to unwind and room to work.


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Closer than you think! Conveniently located off I-35W and minutes from both Minneapolis and St. Paul, the Courtyard and Residence Inn offer flexible lodging solutions for all guests.

Each hotel creates a unique experience for the leisure, group or business traveler, providing excellent choices for the convenience and comfort you deserve. With outstanding service and a great location, these hotels make the perfect choice for a weekend getaway or an extended stay.

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ARTS

& Theaters

Guthrie Theater

Minnesota offers a rich arts and theaters scene, many of which can be found in Minneapolis, Saint Paul and the surrounding Twin Cities metro area. Looking for a night of laughs? There’s a handful of comedy clubs to choose from. Want to see a Broadway play but not travel to New York? Our theaters offer season after season of popular Broadway shows that you can’t pass up.

ACME COMEDY COMPANY

CHANHASSEN DINNER THEATRES

Acme Comedy Company is a premier standup comedy club that brings national touring comedians to the Twin Cities. 708 N 1st Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401 Phone: (612) 338-6393 www.acmecomedycompany.com

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres is one of the nation’s largest dinner theatres. 501 W 78th Street, Chanhassen, MN 55317 Phone: (952) 934-1525 www.chanhassendt.com

CHILDREN’S THEATRE COMPANY

ACTORS THEATER OF MINNESOTA

Children’s Theatre Company creates theatre experiences for the entire family by adapting children’s classic literature and storybooks into amazing and enthralling stage productions. 2400 3rd Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55404 Phone: (612) 874-0400 www.childrenstheatre.org

Actors Theater of Minnesota is a professional theater company who performs at The Cabaret at Camp Bar located in Saint Paul. 490 N Robert Street, Saint Paul, MN 55101 Phone: (651) 290-2290 www.actorsmn.org

BRAVE NEW WORKSHOP

CSZ TWIN CITIES - HOME OF COMEDYSPORTZ

Brave New Workshop is the longest running satirical comedy theatre in the United States. 824 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403 Phone: (612) 332-6620 www.bravenewworkshop.com

ComedySportz is an improv comedy club where everything is improvised; no scripts or pre-planned scenes. Your interaction and input makes the show different every time you visit. 3001 Hennepin Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55408 Phone: (612) 870-1230 www.comedysportztc.com 14


FITZGERALD THEATER

LAKESHORE PLAYERS THEATRE

Fitzgerald Theater serves as Minnesota Public Radio’s largest broadcast studio playing host to authors, poets, actors, musicians, journalists, and political figures. 10 E Exchange Street, Saint Paul, MN 55101 Phone: (651) 290-1200 www.fitzgeraldtheater.publicradio.org

Lakeshore Players Theatre is one of the oldest continuously operating theatres in Minnesota. 4820 Stewart Avenue, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 Phone: (651) 429-5674 www.lakeshoreplayers.org

MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA/ORCHESTRA HALL Minnesota Orchestra serves the community as a symphony orchestra that is internationally recognized for its artistic excellence. 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403 Phone: (612) 371-5600 www.minnesotaorchestra.org

GUTHRIE THEATER

The Guthrie Theater is an American center for theater performance, production, education, and professional training. 818 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415 Phone: (612) 377-2224 www.guthrietheater.org

NEW CENTURY THEATRE

History Theatre offers performances that explore Minnesota’s past and the diverse American experience. 30 E 10th Street, Saint Paul, MN 55101 Phone: (651) 292-4323 www.historytheatre.com

New Century Theatre is one of four theatres within the Hennepin Theatre Trust in downtown Minneapolis. This intimate venue hosts the popular music series, comedy shows and other performances throughout the year. 615 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403 Phone: (612) 455-9501 www.hennepintheatretrust.org

HOUSE OF COMEDY

NORTHROP

HISTORY THEATRE

House of Comedy is located on the 4th floor in the Mall of America and offers the best in live stand-up comedy from the nation’s top touring comedians. Mall of America, 408 E Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425 Phone: (952) 585-8558 www.moa.houseofcomedy.net

Northrop is an epicenter of discovery and transformation that connects the University of Minnesota and communities beyond by celebrating innovation in the arts, performance and academics. 84 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455 Phone: (612) 624-2345 www.northrop.umn.edu

JUNGLE THEATER

OLD LOG THEATRE

Jungle Theater is an intimate theater that produces five mainstage contemporary, powerful and poetic shows every year. 2951 Lyndale Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55408 Phone: (612) 822-7063 www.jungletheater.com

Ordway Center For The Performing Arts

Old Log Theatre is one of the oldest, most popular professional theaters in the country offering year-round contemporary plays, comedies and musicals. 5185 Meadville Street, Greenwood, MN 55331 Phone: (952) 474-5951 www.oldlog.com

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Orpheum Theatre

ORDWAY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

PLYMOUTH PLAYHOUSE

Plymouth Playhouse is an intimate theatre best known for producing new musical comedies. 2705 Annapolis Lane N, Plymouth, MN 55441 Phone: (763) 553-1600 www.plymouthplayhouse.com

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is home to a wide variety of performances throughout the year that encompass the finest in American musical theater, world music, dance, and vocal artist. 345 Washington Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102 Phone: (651) 224-4222 www.ordway.org

ROSETOWN PLAYHOUSE

Rosetown Playhouse is Roseville’s community theater that is dedicated to creating memorable experiences through playful productions. 2660 Civic Center Drive, Roseville, MN 55113 Phone: (651) 792-7414 ext 2 www.rosetownplayhouse.org

ORPHEUM THEATRE

Orpheum Theatre is one of four theatres within the Hennepin Theatre Trust in downtown Minneapolis. Its stage is home to popular Broadway touring plays, comedy shows and concerts. www.hennepintheatretrust.org 910 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403 Phone: (612) 339-7007

STATE THEATRE

State Theatre is one of four theatres within the Hennepin Theatre Trust in downtown Minneapolis. Its stage is home to popular Broadway touring plays, comedy shows and concerts. 805 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55402 Phone: (612) 339-7007 www.hennepintheatretrust.org

PANTAGES THEATRE

Pantages Theatre is one of four theatres within the Hennepin Theatre Trust in downtown Minneapolis. This intimate theatre hosts a variety of entertainment including concerts, theatre productions and dance artists. 710 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403 Phone: (612) 339-7007 www.hennepintheatretrust.org

STEPPINGSTONE THEATRE

SteppingStone Theatre develops educational theater programs and fully staged productions that helps youth build self-esteem and confidence in a community that celebrates diversity. 55 Victoria Street N, Saint Paul, MN 55104 Phone: (651) 225-9265 www.steppingstonetheatre.org

PARK SQUARE THEATRE

Park Square Theatre brings audiences professional productions in an intimate setting. They present exceptional live theatre that touches the heart, engages the mind and delights the spirit. Historic Hamm Building, 20 W 7th Place, Saint Paul, MN 55102 Phone: (651) 291-7005 www.parksquaretheatre.org

STEVIE RAY’S COMEDY CABARET

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Stevie Ray’s Comedy Cabaret has been serving the Twin Cities with great entertainment and training for over 25 years. 501 W 78th Street, Chanhassen, MN 55317 Phone: (952) 934-1525 www.stevierays.org


BREWERIES Minnesota is known as the land of 10,000 lakes but maybe a new slogan should mention the number of breweries and taprooms Minnesota has to offer to visitors and locals. In the Minneapolis and Saint Paul area alone there are 43 craft breweries, here are a couple of our favorites!

BURNING BROTHERS BREWING

BENT BREWSTILLERY

Bent Brewstillery, located right here in Roseville, is a craft brewery and small batch distillery. It is the first micro brewery-micro distillery in the state of Minnesota. 1744 Terrace Drive, Roseville, MN 55113 Phone: (844) 879-2368 www.bentbewstillery.com

Burning Brothers Brewing serves gluten-free beer for all of those out there who have Celiac disease or who are gluten intolerant. 1750 W Thomas Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55104 Phone: (651) 444-8882 www.burnbrosbrew.com DANGEROUS MAN BREWING COMPANY Dangerous Man Brewing Company focuses on high-quality small-batch production beers. Their taps are ever-changing which brings in beer lovers who seek the traditional to the extreme. 1300 2nd Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413 Phone: (612) 236-4087 www.dangerousmanbrewing.com

612BREW

612Brew produces small batch beers of the highest quality to satisfy the craft beer drinker with a discerning palate, as well as the weekend beer drinker. 945 Broadway Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413 Phone: (612) 930-4606 www.612brew.com

FLAT EARTH BREWING COMPANY

BAUHAUS BREW LABS

Dedicated to their Saint Paul roots, every Flat Earth beer is brewed using only the finest ingredients and the capital city’s purest water. 688 Minnehaha Avenue E, Saint Paul, MN 55106 Phone: (651) 298-1945 www.flatearthbrewing.com

At Bauhaus Brew Labs they take a unique look at classic German-inspired beer styles, skewed slightly by a sense of play and adventure. 1315 Tyler Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413 Phone: (612) 276-6911 www.bauhausbrewlabs.com

LIFT BRIDGE BREWING COMPANY

BIG WOOD BREWERY

Lift Bridge Brewing Company is creating fine beers for you to enjoy -- simple as that! With each bottle and tap pull they hope that you can taste the history of Stillwater and the pride and fun they had in creating it. 1900 Tower Drive W, Stillwater, MN 55082 Phone: (888) 430-2337 www.liftbridgebrewery.com

Big Wood Brewery produces distinctive, awardwinning craft brews. Every day at the taproom you will find 10 beers on tap with something new every week. 2222 4th Street, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 Phone: (612) 360-2986 www.bigwoodbrewery.com

SUMMIT BREWING COMPANY

After nearly 30 years of crafting fine ales and lagers, Summit Brewing Company still prides itself on introducing people to great beers. 910 Montreal Circle, Saint Paul, MN 55102 Phone: (651) 265-7800 www.summitbrewing.com

SURLY BREWING COMPANY

Surly Brewing Company’s Destination Brewery in Minneapolis is a space where folks can meet and connect over a beer. Their Beer Hall & Restaurant offers a rotating tap list of more than 20 Surly beers with a menu full of great foods that pair well with beer. 520 Malcolm Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414 Phone: (763) 535-3330 www.surlybrewing.com

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Roseville’s Newest Hotels

Now Open Hampton Inn Roseville 2050 Iona Lane W Roseville, MN 55113 (651) 209-3000

Home2 Suites Roseville 2020 Iona Lane W Roseville, MN 55113 (651) 925-8600

Holiday Inn Express Roseville 2715 Long Lake Road Roseville, MN 55113 (651) 294-7200

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Family ENTERTAINMENT Families with children of all ages will find something the entire family can enjoy while visiting the Minneapolis and Saint Paul area. Hop on the antique autos ride at Valleyfair, venture around the largest underground aquarium in the world at Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium, or get up-close and personal views of the world’s largest land predator, the polar bear, at Como Park Zoo & Conservatory.

Nickelodeon Universe

COMO PARK ZOO & CONSERVATORY

One of the last free zoos in the United States, Como Park Zoo & Conservatory is home to a wide array of animals and plants and welcomes visitors 365 days a year. 1225 Estabrook Drive, Saint Paul, MN 55103 Phone: (651) 487-8200 www.comozooconservatory.org

MINNESOTA CHILDREN’S MUSEUM Minnesota Children’s Museum brings an exciting, immersive world to children by arousing their curiosity. The museum emphasizes play as a critical ingredient in every child’s development. 10 W 7th Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102 Phone: (612) 225-6000 www.mcm.org

COMO TOWN AMUSEMENT PARK

MINNESOTA LANDSCAPE ARBORETUM

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum features more than 1,000 acres of magnificent gardens, model landscapes, and natural areas-from woodlands and wetlands to prairie-with extensive collections of northern-hardy plants. 3675 Arboretum Drive, Chaska, MN 55318 Phone: (952) 443-1400 www.arboretum.umn.edu

Como Town features over 18 traditional and interactive rides including the ultimate junglegym, Hodge Podge Park, Traffic Jam! bumper cars, and more. 1301 Midway Parkway, Saint Paul, MN 55108 Phone: (651) 487-2121 www.comotown.com

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Minnesota Zoo

MINNESOTA ZOO

The Minnesota Zoo brings education and entertainment to life! The zoo is home to more than 4,300 animals, you’re bound for a new adventure on every visit! 13000 Zoo Boulevard, Apple Valley, MN 55124 Phone: (952) 431-9200 www.mnzoo.org

MOOSE MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE GOLF Moose Mountain Adventure Golf is an 18-hole miniature golf course certain to provide a fun adventure for the entire family. Mall of America, 376 North Garden Bloomington, MN 55425 Phone: (952) 883-8800 www.mallofamerica.com

NICKELODEON UNIVERSE

Nickelodeon Universe features seven acres of unique attractions and entertainment, including 27 great rides and attractions for guests of all ages and courage levels. 5000 Center Court, Bloomington, MN 55425 Phone: (952) 883-8800 www.nickelodeonuniverse.com

OMNITHEATER

The 90-foot Omnitheater within the Science Museum of Minnesota is a giant dome screen, surrounding visitors with the most stunning scenery on the planet. 120 W Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul, MN 55102 Phone: (651) 221-9444 www.smm.org/omnitheater Valleyfair 20


Minnesota Children’s Museum

PINE TREE APPLE ORCHARD

SEA LIFE MINNESOTA AQUARIUM

PROKART INDOOR RACING

VALLEYFAIR AMUSEMENT PARK

During the fall they offer weekend entertainment, pony rides, wagon rides, and a corn maze; pick your own pumpkins, a large variety of apples, and much more. 450 Apple Orchard Road, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 Phone: (651) 429-7202 www.pinetreeappleorchard.com

Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium features new displays, hands-on activities for kids and thousands of sea creatures. Mall of America,120 E Broadway Bloomington, MN 55425 Phone: (952) 883-0202 www.visitsealife.com/minnesota

ProKART Indoor Racing offers year-round racing indoors and outdoors (speeds of 40mph). Must be 12 years of age or older to drive the karts. 14350 Rosemount Drive, Burnsville, MN 55306 & 11700 Troy Lane N, Maple Grove, MN 55369 Phone: Burnsville: (952) 808-7223 Maple Grove: (763) 428-1333 www.prokartindoor.com

Valleyfair is the Upper Midwest’s largest amusement park featuring more than 75 rides and attractions including, Planet Snoopy, Dinosaurs Alive! and the newly expanded Soak City Waterpark. 1 Valleyfair Drive, Shakopee, MN 55379 Phone: (952) 445-7600 www.valleyfair.com

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MUSEUMS

& Historical Sites

Bell Museum of Natural History Rendering

Minneapolis and Saint Paul is full of history. From the American Swedish Institute celebrating the Swedish culture to Historic Fort Snelling showcasing life of a soldier in the Civil War to the Science Museum of Minnesota bringing visitors back millions of years to when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Prepare to learn some seriously cool stuff at the numerous historical sites and museums throughout the Minneapolis and Saint Paul area.

ALEXANDER RAMSEY HOUSE

CATHEDRAL OF SAINT PAUL

Alexander Ramsey House is a historic Victorianera home in Saint Paul, built by Minnesota’s first territorial governor, Alexander Ramsey. The home is filled with thousands of original family items and furnishings. 265 S Exchange Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102 Phone: (651) 296-8760 www.mnhs.org

The Cathedral of Saint Paul is a historical landmark and the mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. 239 Selby Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55102 Phone: (612) 228-1766 www.cathedralsaintpaul.org

GIBBS FARM

AMERICAN SWEDISH INSTITUTE

American Swedish Institute is a vibrant museum, cultural center and historic Turnblad mansion that links Minnesota history with the best of contemporary Swedish and Nordic culture. 2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55407 Phone: (612) 871-4907 www.asimn.org

Gibbs Farm is a historic museum interpreting pioneer and Dakota life in the mid 1800s. Site contains Dakota-style tipi, a bark lodge, a wild rice camp, and the Gibbs family’s historic farmhouse, barns and a replica of their first sod house. 2097 W Larpenteur Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55113 Phone: (651) 646-8629 www.rchs.com

BELL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

GOLDSTEIN MUSEUM OF DESIGN

To reopen in 2018 in its new location on the University of Minnesota Saint Paul Campus, the Bell Museum of Natural History is Minnesota’s state natural history museum who inspires those curious about life through hands-on experiences. 10 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455 Phone: (612) 626-9660 www.bellmuseum.umn.edu

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HISTORIC FORT SNELLING

MILL CITY MUSEUM

Historic Fort Snelling is recognized as a national historic landmark dating back to the 1820s. Learn about military history from before the Civil War through World War II, fur trade history, and much more. Junction of MN Hwy 5 & Hwy 55, 200 Tower Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55111 Phone: (612) 726-1171 www.historicfortsnelling.org

Located on the historic Mississippi Riverfront, Mill City Museum was built into the ruins of what was once the world’s largest flour mill. 704 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401 Phone: (612) 341-7555 www.millcitymuseum.org

MIA- MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ART

From Monet to Matisse, Asian to African, 40,000-year-old artifacts to world-famous masterpieces, Mia links the past to the present and enables global conversations. 2400 3rd Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55404 Phone: (612) 870-300 www.new.artsmia.org

JAMES J. HILL HOUSE

James J. Hill House is recognized as a national historic landmark. Visitors explore four floors of the house and includes a 10-minute video on James J. Hill. 240 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55102 Phone: (651) 297-2555 www.mnhs.org

MINNEAPOLIS SCULPTURE GARDEN

To re-open the Summer of 2017, the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is one of the crown jewels of Minneapolis’ park system. The 11-acre site, is home to the iconic fountain-sculpture Spoonbridge and Cherry plus much more. 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, MN 55403 Phone: (612) 375-7600 www.walkerart.org

LANDMARK CENTER

Landmark Center is a historic landmark and serves as a cultural center for music, dance, theater, exhibitions, public forums, and hosts countless special events. 75 W 5th Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102 Phone: (651) 292-3225 www.landmarkcenter.org

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MINNESOTA HISTORY CENTER

SCIENCE MUSEUM OF MINNESOTA

MINNESOTA STATE CAPITOL

SAINT PAUL CITY HALL AND RAMSEY COUNTY COURTHOUSE

Minnesota History Center is an interactive museum with permanent and changing exhibits and hosts concerts, lectures, family days and other special events throughout the year. 345 W Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul, MN 55102 Phone: (651) 259-3000 www.mnhs.org

Science Museum of Minnesota features hands-on exhibits, breathtaking Omnitheater films, special events, and unparalleled education programs. 120 W Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul, MN 55102 Phone: (651) 221-9444 www.smm.org

Opening in early 2017 after three years of restoration and repair, the Minnesota State Capitol is considered an architectural masterpiece and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard Saint Paul, MN 55155 Phone: (612) 296-2881 www.mnhs.org

Saint Paul City Hall and Ramsey County Courthouse is a 21-story monument to Art Deco high-rise architecture. Hour-long public tours are offered. 15 W Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul, MN 55102 Phone: (651) 266-8500 www.ramseycounty.us

Minneapolis Institute of Art

MINNESOTA TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM

THE BAKKEN MUSEUM

Travel through history with in-depth exhibits featuring local and regional railway and bus history. Operate a genuine roundhouse turntable, one of the last of its kind in the country. 193 Pennsylvania Avenue E, Saint Paul, MN 55130 Phone: (612) 228-0263 www.transportationmuseum.org

The Bakken Museum is a one-of-a-kind museum exploring the mysteries of our electrical world. 3537 Zenith Avenue S, Minneapolis, MN 55416 Phone: (612) 926-3878 www.thebakken.org

THE BASILICA OF SAINT MARY

Visit The Basilica of Saint Mary, America’s first Basilica. Discover this landmark’s rich history and marvel at its awe-inspiring art and architecture. 1600 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403 Phone: (612) 333-1381 www.mary.org

NORWAY HOUSE

Norway House is a convener, connector and facilitator of Norwegian-American business, educational, social and cultural organizations. 913 E Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404 Phone: (612) 871-2211 www.norwayhouse.org

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Landmark Center

TWIN CITY MODEL RAILROAD MUSEUM

Discover the reproduced Twin Cities railroad history in O Scale (1/4 inch equals 1 foot), an impressive sight and well worth your visit. Watch the Empire Builder speed along miles of track through the Twin Cities, rumble over St. Anthony Falls on the famed Stone Arch Bridge and down the Mississippi. 668 Transfer Road, Suite 8, Saint Paul, MN 55114 Phone: (651) 647-9628 www.tcmrm.org

WALKER ART CENTER

Internationally recognized as a leading arts venue, the Walker Art Center presents contemporary visual arts and design exhibitions; dance, theater, and music performances; and film screenings. 1750 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403 Phone: (612) 375-7600 www.walkerart.org

WEISMAN ART MUSEUM

Housed in a striking stainless steel and brick building designed by architect Frank Gehry, the Weisman Art Museum offers an educational and friendly museum experience. 333 E River Road, Minneapolis, MN 55455 Phone: (612) 625-9494 www.weisman.umn.edu Minnesota State Capitol

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TOURS Going behind the scenes is a fun way to learn more about something you’re fascinated with or want to learn more about. Our list of tours in the Minneapolis and Saint Paul metro area fits within tour themes of city tours, biking tours, theatre tours, winery tours, and even a gangster tour; plus, a handful of others delights.

Segway Magical History Tour

AWARD-WINNING CITY TOURS

NORTHERN VINEYARDS

HENNEPIN THEATRE TRUST

PADELFORD RIVERBOATS

Take an award-winning city tour through the glass and steel of Minneapolis, the stately stonework of Saint Paul and the diverse neighborhoods between. Mall of America - North Parking Lot Phone: (612) 929-8687 www.awardwinningcitytours.com

Northern Vineyards Winery is one of the oldest of Minnesota’s wineries. Relax with a glass of award winning wine on their deck overlooking the beautiful St. Croix River. 223 Main Street N, Stillwater, MN 55082 Phone: (651) 430-1032 www.northernvineyards.com

Take a walking tour of Hennepin Theatre Trust’s State, Orpheum or Pantages Theatre. Experienced guides highlight architecture and historical facts and stories about the venues that anchored the region’s “Theatre Row”. State Theatre, Orpheum Theatre or Pantages Theatre, Minneapolis, MN 55403 Phone: (612) 455-9500 www.hennepintheatretrust.org

Padelford Riverboats operates public sightseeing and sunset dinners while cursing the scenic Mississippi River. Harriet Island, Saint Paul, MN 55107 Phone: (651) 227-1100 www.riverrides.com

PARADISE CHARTER CRUISES

Paradise Charter Cruises offers public cruise tours on Lake Minnetonka and the Mississippi River. Public Cruises include sightseeing, happy hour, dinner, brunch and more. 2 Water Street, Excelsior, MN 55331 Phone: (952) 474-8058 www.twincitiescruises.com

MINNEAPOLIS QUEEN

Experience the beauty of the Mississippi River aboard the Minneapolis Queen departing from Bohemian Flats Park. Bohemian Flats Park, 2150 W River Parkway, Minneapolis, MN 55454 Phone: (952) 474-8058 www.twincitiescruises.com 26


SAINT CROIX VINEYARDS

TASTE TWIN CITIES FOOD & DRINK TOURS

Saint Croix Vineyards is one of Minnesota’s largest and most well-known wineries. Tour the winery, listen to live music, enjoy many events and picnic on tables overlooking a quiet pond. 6428 Manning Avenue, Stillwater, MN 55082 Phone: (651) 430-3310 www.scvwines.com

Taste Twin Cities provides all-inclusive tours of local libations and cuisine throughout the greater Twin Cities area. 2600 University Avenue SE,#500, Minneapolis, MN 55414 Phone: (612) 280-4851 www.tastetwincities.com

SAINT PAUL GANGSTER TOUR

THE FIT TOURIST

Saint Paul Gangster Tour is the famous crook’s tour with the guide being a nefarious gangster hood or his moll. Explore the sites of nightclubs, kidnappings, and gun battles associated with the 1930’s gangsters like John Dillinger, Ma Barker and Babyface Nelson. 215 Wabasha Street S, Saint Paul, MN 55107 Phone: (651) 292-1220 www.wabashastreetcaves.com

The Fit Tourist offers guided bike tours around Minneapolis, the Mississippi River and Minnehaha Falls. Regularly scheduled rides are approximately 2 hours and private tours are easily arranged. Walking tours around downtown Minneapolis and the Mississippi riverfront are also available. 125 Main Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414 Phone: (507) 533-5348 www.thefittourist.com

SEGWAY MAGICAL HISTORY TOURS

Travel back in time on a Magical History Tour! Ride a Segway as you enjoy the history of the Minneapolis Riverfront area from 10,000 BC to present without breaking a sweat. 125 Main Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414 Phone: (952) 888-9200 www.magicalhistorytour.com

Padelford Riverboats

THE RAPTOR CENTER

The Raptor Center rehabilitates around 800 sick and injured raptors each year, and provides a variety of unique public education programs and events geared towards audiences of all ages. University of Minnesota, 1920 Fitch Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55108 Phone: (612) 624-4745 www.raptor.umn.edu

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TWIN CITIES BREWERY TOURS

VINTAGE BUS TOURS

Twin Cities Brewery Tours is the first of its kind in the Twin Cities and they pride themselves on giving you the best craft beer experiences possible. 2600 University Avenue SE, #500 Minneapolis, MN 55414 Phone: (612) 750-9898 www.tcbrewerytours.com

Vintage Bus Brewery Tours and Vintage Bus History Tours are the only place you can ride a vintage 1950’s transit bus while exploring the Twin Cities. 193 Pennsylvania Avenue E, Saint Paul, MN 55130 Phone: (651) 228-0263 www.transportationmuseum.org

WABASHA STREET CAVES

TWIN CITIES DISTILLERY TOURS

Explore the original mined caves and see the finished caves (once a romantic night club called The Castle Royal) and hear the legends of the mobster massacres and ghostly lore in the most unique setting from Chicago to San Francisco. 215 Wabasha Street S, Saint Paul, MN 55107 Phone: (651) 292-1220 www.wabashastreetcaves.com

The next big phenomenon in the drinking world is here and this is your chance to try it first! Hop on a luxury bus for a guided distillery adventure as you tour 3 local Minneapolis distilleries. 2600 University Avenue SE, #500 Minneapolis, MN 55414 Phone: (612) 750-9898 www.tcbrewerytours.com

UNION DEPOT

Visitors to Union Depot today are fascinated by the historic elegance of the restored transportation center. Take a tour to learn about the history, recent renovation and more. 214 4th Street E, Saint Paul, MN 55101 Phone: (651) 202-2700 www.uniondepot.org

Minneapolis Institute of Art

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*The very first Target store opened in Roseville in 1962. It was later demolished and rebuilt as a Super Target in 2005!


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WHERE MINNESOTA GETS TOGETHER

Year-Round!

The 5k Color Run

H Food, Beer & Wine Events H Sporting Events H Antique, Thrift & Consignment Sales

Winter Carnival Beer Dabbler

365 f o s y a D Fun!

H Craft, Hobby & Merchandise Sales H Horse Shows & Rodeos H Car & Motorcycle Shows

Minnesota State Fair

North Star Roller Girls Bouts

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Visit mnstatefair.org or call (651) 288-4400 for a calendar of events during your stay.


University of Northwestern-St. Paul

Universities

& COLLEGES Did you know that 11 different Minneapolis & Saint Paul colleges and universities are located 15 minutes or less from Roseville? That’s a lot of students to keep entertained during study breaks and a lot of visiting parents to accommodate. We can handle it!

BETHEL UNIVERSITY

NATIONAL AMERICAN UNIVERSITY

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY, ST. PAUL

ST. CATHERINE UNIVERSITY

HAMLINE UNIVERSITY

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA

LUTHER SEMINARY

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHWESTERN - ST. PAUL

3900 Bethel Drive, Saint Paul, MN 55112 Phone: (651) 638-6400 www.bethel.edu

1550 W Highway 36, Roseville, MN 55113 Phone: (651) 855-6300 www.national.edu

1282 Concordia Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55104 Phone: (651) 641-8230 www.csp.edu

2004 Randolph Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105 Phone: (651) 690-6000 www.stkate.edu 

1536 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55104 Phone: (651) 523-2800 www.hamline.edu

Saint Paul Campus & Minneapolis Campus Phone: (612) 625-5000 www.twin-cities.umn.edu

2481 Como Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55108 Phone: (651) 641-3456 www.luthersem.edu

3003 Snelling Avenue N, Saint Paul, MN 55113 Phone: (651) 631-5100 www.unwsp.edu

MACALESTER COLLEGE

UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS

1600 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105 Phone: (651) 696-6000 www.macalester.edu

2115 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105 Phone: (651) 962-5000 www.stthomas.edu

MITCHELL HAMLINE COLLEGE OF LAW 875 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105 Phone: (651) 227-9171 www.mitchelhamline.edu

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Shopping

ROSEVILLE If shopping is on your agenda then Roseville is your ideal place to shop. Roseville is one of the leading retail hubs in the Upper Midwest and is home to six shopping centers including Rosedale Center, with over 160 stores. From clothing to shoes (no tax on either!), furniture to home décor, games to toys, you’ll find everything when shopping in Roseville.

HARMAR MALL

ROSEDALE CENTER

Located conveniently in the heart of Roseville, HarMar Mall features ten restaurants and over 30 fine specialty shops anchored by Barnes and Noble, Best Buy Mobile, Burlington, Cub Foods, Home Goods, K & G Fashion Superstore, Marshalls and Staples. 2100 Snelling Avenue N, Roseville, MN 55113 Phone: (651) 631-0340 www.harmarmall.com

Rosedale Center is a premier shopping destination, centrally located between Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Rosedale Center will embark on a two-year interior renovation project. Highlights include top to bottom upgrades, Von Maur department store, a new parking deck and other exciting additions. Rosedale Center will be fully operational during the renovation period. Rosedale Center features more than 160 retailers, a free children’s play area and six full-service restaurants. Retail anchors include Macy’s, Herberger’s and JC Penny’s. After you shop, take in a movie at AMC Theatres, featuring 14 screens, stadium seating and state -of-the-art sound including an IMAX Theatre. 10 Rosedale Center, Roseville, MN 55113 Phone: (651) 633-0872 www.myrosedale.com

CROSSROADS OF ROSEVILLE

Crossroads of Roseville is an outdoor shopping center home to Gordmans, Best Buy, Kohls, Ulta, Original Pancake House and others. Crossroads of Roseville is located off of County Road B2 across the street from Rosedale Center. 1655 County Road B2 W, Roseville, MN 55113

ROSEDALE COMMONS

Rosedale Commons is home to Old Navy, Bed Bath and Beyond, Krikland’s and DXL Men’s. The Rosedale Commons is located on County Road B2 directly across from Rosedale Center. 2480 Fairview Avenue N, Roseville, MN 55113

Rosedale Center Rendering

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Shopping

TWIN CITIES

Feel like venturing out? You’re in luck! The Minneapolis and Saint Paul area offers a wide variety of shopping from the Mall of America to unique boutiques to finding one of a kind antiques in Stillwater, you’ll be sure to find something for everyone when it comes to shopping for treasures in the Twin Cities.

Mall of America®

MALL OF AMERICA®

ALBERTVILLE PREMIUM OUTLETS®

As one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world, Mall of America features 520 stores and 50 restaurants, along with movie theatres and family entertainment. Check out Nickelodeon Universe®, the nation’s largest indoor theme park, or enjoy Sea Life® Minnesota Aquarium, The Lego® Store, Crayola Experience, Fly Over America or the American Girl® store. From fashionistas to fun seekers to food lovers, Mall of America has something for everyone. 60 E Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425 Phone: (952) 883-8800 www.mallofamerica.com

Albertville Premium Outlets® is just 30 minutes north of Minneapolis on the I-94 corridor. Shop our 100 stores on 80 acres of Northwood scenery; featuring Lulu Lemon, Athleta, The North Face, UGG Australia, Coach/ Coach Men’s, and Michael Kors. 6415 Labaeux Avenue NE, Albertville, MN 55301 Phone: (763) 497-1911 www.premiumoutlets.com

GRAND AVENUE IN SAINT PAUL

Saint Paul offers charming and unique shopping on Grand Avenue. This historic and hip neighborhood offers 30 blocks of shops, restaurants, jewelers and galleries. Home to various unique shops including Cooks of Crocus Hill, the Wedding Shoppe, Stogies on Grand and much more. Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105 Phone: (651) 699-0029 www.grandave.com

STILLWATER

For a truly unique shopping experience, take a quick day trip to historic Stillwater, the birthplace of Minnesota. Nestled on the scenic St. Croix River, Stillwater offers the best antique and boutique shopping, informal dining and sightseeing. Stillwater, MN 55082 (25 minutes East of Roseville on Highway 36) Phone: (651) 351-1717 www.discoverstillwater.com/shopping

TWIN CITIES PREMIUM OUTLETS®

Twin Cities Premium Outlets features over 100 upscale stores including Adidas, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Coach, Cole Hann, Gap Outlet, J.Crew, Lucky Brand, Michael Kors, Nike, Tommy Hilfiger and more. 3965 Eagan Outlets Parkway, Eagan, MN 55122 Phone: (612) 444-8850 www.premiumoutlets.com/twincities

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SPORTS We’re serious fans of our Minnesota sports teams and whether you’re rooting against us or with us, we hope you’ll find as much enjoyment as we do when watching a game. Catch a home run at Target Field during a Minnesota Twins game, take in the atmosphere at a Minnesota Vikings game inside the new U.S. Bank Stadium, or chow down on a hockey helmet full of nachos at a Minnesota Wild game.

Minnesota Gophers

MINNESOTA GOPHERS

MINNESOTA ROLLERGIRLS

Ski-U-Mah! Cheer along with Goldy Gopher the next time you’re at an exciting sporting event at the University of Minnesota. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Phone: (800) 846-7437 www.gophersports.com

Minnesota RollerGirls are founding members of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association, the preeminent governing body for female, skaterowned, flat-track roller derby leagues. Roy Wilkins Auditorium, 175 W Kellogg Boulevard Saint Paul, MN 55102 Phone: (320) 634-6674 www.mnrollergirls.com

MINNESOTA LYNX

The Minnesota Lynx have qualified for the WNBA Playoffs in seven of their seventeen years in Minnesota, and the team won the WNBA title in 2011, 2013, and 2015. Xcel Energy Center, 199 W Kellogg Boulevard Saint Paul, MN 55102 (for 2017 season) Phone: (651) 602-6000 www.lynx.wnba.com

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES

The Minnesota Timberwolves are the NBA team based in Minneapolis, playing home games at Target Center. Target Center, 600 First Avenue N Minneapolis, MN 55403 Phone: (612) 673-1600 www.nba.com/timberwolves 34


MINNESOTA TWINS

MINNESOTA WILD

The Minnesota Twins are the MLB team based in Minneapolis, playing home games at Target Field. Target Field 1 Twins Way, Minneapolis, MN 55403 Phone: (800) 338-9467 www.twinsbaseball.com

The Minnesota Wild are the NHL team based in Saint Paul, playing home games at Xcel Energy Center Xcel Energy Center, 199 W Kellogg Boulevard Saint Paul, MN 55102 Phone: (612) 602-6000 www.wild.nhl.com

MINNESOTA UNITED FC

ST. PAUL SAINTS

The Minnesota United FC are the MLS team based in Blaine, playing their home games at TCF Bank Stadium. TCF Bank Stadium, 420 SE 23rd Ave Minneapolis, MN 55455 Phone: (763) 476-2237 www.mnunitedfc.com

The St. Paul Saints Baseball Club has provided family entertainment to the Twin Cities since 1993. The Saints provide more than just a baseball game they know how to have tons of family fun! CHS Field, 360 Broadway Street N Saint Paul, MN 55101 Phone: (651) 644-6659 www.saintsbaseball.com

MINNESOTA VIKINGS

The Minnesota Vikings are the NFL team based in Minneapolis, playing home games at the new U.S. Bank Stadium. U.S. Bank Stadium, 900 S 5th Street Minneapolis, MN 55415 Phone: (612) 338-4537 www.vikings.com

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*The 45th parallel of latitude crosses the city: putting Roseville at the half way point between the equator and the north pole


Guidant John Rose MN Oval

OUTDOOR

RECREATION From cross-country skiing, snowboarding and ice skating in the winter to swimming in lakes, golf swings and fishing in the summer, there isn’t a season in Roseville or the Minneapolis and Saint Paul area where you won’t spend time outdoors.

ABOVE THE FALLS SPORTS

COMO PARK GOLF COURSE

Above The Falls Sports strives to promote recreational activity in the unique urban environment of the Mississippi River Valley. 120 N 3rd Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55401 Phone: (612) 825-8983 www.abovethefallssports.com

The Como 18 Hole Golf Course is nestled behind the historic Como Park Zoo & Conservatory. Como is a shorter, sporty course that is a fair test for the average golfer. 1431 Lexington Parkway N, Saint Paul, MN 55103 Phone: (651) 488-9673 www.stpaul.golf/como-gc

AFTON ALPS

GUIDANT JOHN ROSE MN OVAL

For 52 years, Afton Alps has delighted the Twin Cities’ families as one of the Midwest’s premier winter destinations. With nearly 300 skiable acres, 48 trails, 18 lifts and four terrain parks, there is enough terrain to challenge experts to beginners, day or night. 6600 Peller Avenue S, Hastings, MN 55033 Phone: (651) 436-5245 www.aftonalps.com

The Guidant John Rose MN OVAL is the largest outdoor refrigerated skating facility in North America with 110,000 square feet of refrigerated ice from November to March. The OVAL has a 400-meter speed skating track surrounding an infield ice area used for hockey or bandy. 2661 Civic Center Drive, Roseville, MN 55113 Phone: (651) 792-7007 www.skatetheoval.com

BUCK HILL

HARRIET ALEXANDER NATURE CENTER

Buck Hill offers skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing and features the longest magic carpet in the USA featuring a covered bridge over another trail, making learning to ski and snowboard easier and more exciting than ever. 15400 Buck Hill Road, Burnsville, MN 55306 Phone: (952) 435-7174 www.buckhill.com 36

The Harriet Alexander Nature Center is an oasis nestled within the borders of Roseville’s Central Park. On the grounds there is a boardwalk and trails that circulate through 52 acres of marsh, prairie and forest habitats. 2520 N Dale Street, Roseville, MN 55113 Phone: (651) 765-4262 www.cityofroseville.com


HYLAND HILLS SKI AREA

MINNEHAHA PARK

Located within Hyland Lake Park Reserve, Hyland Hills terrain park is full of progressive and innovative features and they are known for some of the best snow making and grooming in the Midwest. 8800 Chalet Road, Bloomington, MN 55438 Phone: (763) 694-7800 www.threeriversparks.org

One of the most popular parks in Minneapolis, Minnehaha Park is home to Minnehaha Falls, a majestic 53-foot waterfall. In addition, the park features limestone bluffs and fabulous scenic overlooks of the Mississippi River. Minnehaha Park lies within the Mississippi National River and Recreation area, a U.S. National Park. 4801 S Minnehaha Drive Minneapolis, MN 55417 Phone: (612) 230-6400 www.minneapolisparks.org

LES BOLSTAD GOLF COURSE

Open to the public and located in Saint Paul, the Tom Vardon-designed University of Minnesota - Les Bolstad Golf Course is a classic style throwback ... weaving its tree-lined path through the history of Minnesota golf. 2275 W Larpenteur Avenue, Falcon Heights, MN 55113 Phone: (612) 627-4000 www.recwell.umn.edu/golf

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NATIONAL SPORTS CENTER

The National Sports Center is the world’s largest amateur sports facility. The NSC campus operates over 100 unique programs and events that draws in over 4 million visitors a year. 1700 105th Avenue NE, Blaine, MN 55449 Phone: (763) 785-5600 www.nscsports.org

NICE RIDE MINNESOTA

Nice Ride is the Twin Cities’ bike share system. It’s quick, easy and affordable. Minneapolis & Saint Paul Phone: (877) 551-6423 www.niceridemn.org

*The Guidant John Rose MN OVAL is one of the world’s largest refrigerated sheets of ice and is located in Roseville

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ROSEVILLE CEDARHOLM GOLF COURSE

WELCH VILLAGE

Roseville Cedarholm Golf Course is a par-three, nine-hole course lined with beautiful gardens and mature trees and can consistently be played in less than two hours by golfers of all ages and abilities. 2323 Hamline Avenue N, Roseville, MN 55113 Phone: (651) 633-8337 www.cityofroseville.com

Welch Village is Minnesota’s premier skiing and snowboarding destination. They offer 60 runs, 9 chairlifts and 140 acres of skiable terrain. 26685 County 7 Boulevard, Welch, MN 55089 Phone: (651) 258-4567 www.welchvillage.com

WILD MOUNTAIN

Wild Mountain offers a tradition of year-round outdoor family fun. Nestled in the scenic St Croix Valley, come for a day, or pack your bags and stay a while - adventure awaits in every season. 37200 Wild Mountain Road Phone: (651) 465-6315 www.wildmountian.com

ROSEVILLE PARKS AND RECREATION

Roseville offers locals and visitors 30 parks, 679 acres of parkland and open space, and 67 miles of trails and walkways. 2660 Civic Center Drive, Roseville, MN 55113 Phone: (651) 792-7006 www.cityofroseville.com

WHEEL FUN RENTALS

ROSEVILLE SKATING CENTER

Explore miles of winding paved trails with the entire family on your modern carriage, the Surrey, or enjoy breathtaking views of Lake Como while commandeering a kayak or pedal boat. Como Lake, 1360 N Lexington Parkway, Saint Paul, MN 55117 Phone: (651) 487-8046 www.wheelfunrentals.com

The Roseville Skating Center is a unique community facility, an indoor ice arena, North America’s largest sheet of refrigerated ice (OVAL), outdoor skate park, and multi-purpose banquet/meeting facility. 2661 Civic Center Drive, Roseville, MN 55113 Phone: (651) 792-7007 www.cityofroseville.com

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DINING

American You’re in the mood for a big juicy burger, fall off the bone rack of ribs and to crack the shell of fresh crab legs. Look no further than these American style restaurants in Roseville who are serving up cravings and much more.

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Applebee’s

1893 Highway 36 W

(651) 697-0648 applebees.com

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Granite City Food & Brewery

Rosedale Center

(651) 209-3500 gcfb.net

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Arby’s

2105 Snelling Avenue N

(651) 636-6222 arbys.com

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Grumpy’s Bar & Grill

2801 Snelling Avenue N

(651) 379-1180 grumpys-bar.com

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Axel’s Charhouse

2540 Cleveland Avenue N

(651) 367-3967 axelsrestaurants.com

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Joe Senser’s Sports Theater

2350 Cleveland Avenue N

(651) 631-1781 sensers.com

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Bakers Square

1881 Highway 36 W

(651) 631-3322 bakerssquare.com

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Joe’s Crab Shack

2704 Snelling Avenue

(651) 636-4151 joescrabshack.com

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Boston Market

2720 Lincoln Drive

(651) 631-1110 bostonmarket.com

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Kentucky Fried Chicken

2087 Snelling Avenue N

(651) 631-8133 kfc.com

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Buffalo Wild Wings

1777 County Road B2 W

(651) 636-0926 buffalowildwings.com

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Keys Café & Bakery

1682 Lexington Avenue N

(651) 487-5397 keyscafe.com

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Burger King

2151 N Snelling Av

(651) 636-7972 bk.com

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Lucky’s 13 Pub

2480 Fairview Avenue luckys13pub.com

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Burger King

2080 W County Road C

(651) 631-1798 bk.com

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Macy’s Marketplace

Rosedale Center

(651) 639-6721 macys.com

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Byerlys Minnesota Grille

1601 County Road CW

(651) 633-6949 lundsandbyerlys.com

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McDonald’s

2075 N Snelling Avenue

(651) 631-1630 mcdonalds.com

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Chili’s Grill & Bar

1840 County Road B2 W

(651) 633-7718 chilis.com

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New Bohemian Wurst + BierHaus

2730 Snelling Avenue

(651) 797-4149 newbohemianusa.com

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Eddington’s

HarMar Mall

(651) 697-9794 eddingtons.com

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Noodles & Company

1655 County Road B2

(651) 633-3999 noodles.com

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Famous Dave’s

2131 Snelling Avenue

(651) 633-4800 famousdaves.com

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Old Chicago

HarMar Mall

(651) 639-0303 oldchicago.com

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Good Earth

1901 Highway 36 W

(651) 636-0956 goodearthmn.com

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Outback Steakhouse

2181 Snelling Avenue N

(651) 697-1224 outback.com

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27  1

Perkins

1495 County Rd B W

(651) 633-8080 perkinsrestaurants.com

33  1

The Courtyard Bistro

2905 Centre Point Dr

(651) 746-8000 marriot.com

28  2

Pippins

2905 Snelling Avenue N

(651) 639-0633

34  2

The Dogg Haus

HarMar Mall

(651) 330-1024

29  3

Potato Corner

Rosedale Center

(651) 633-0872 potatocornerusa.com

35

The HoneyBaked Ham Company

2401 Fairview Avenue N

(651) 631-8211 honeybaked.com

30  4

Red Lobster

2330 Prior Avenue

(651) 636-9800 redlobster.com

36  3

The Original Pancake House

1661 W County Road B2

(651) 493-1222 ophmn.com

31  5

Ruby Tuesday

Rosedale Center

(651) 635-0985 rubytuesday.com

37  4

Wendy’s

1899 W Perimeter Dr

(651) 636-3545 wendys.com

32

Smashburger

HarMar Mall

(651) 251-0220 smashburger.com

38

Wing Stop

HarMar Mall

(651) 636-9464 wingstop.com

Coffee Warm up a cold day with a hot cappuccino or cool down a warm day with a cold press iced coffee at these Roseville coffeehouses. You might find a new favorite neighborhood coffee spot to schedule into your daily routine.

(651) 369-9256 bn.com

48  1 Dunn Bros Coffee

2471 Fairview Avenue N

(651) 633-2727 dunnbros.com

(651) 635-0185 brueggers.com

49  2 J. Arthur’s Coffee

2441 Rice Street

(651) 294-4782 jarthurscoffee.com

39  1 Barnes & Noble Café

HarMar Mall

40  2 Bruegger’s Bagels

2712 Lincoln Dr

41  3 Caribou Coffee

1127 (651) 487-5502 Larpenteur Avenue W cariboucoffee.com

42  4 Caribou Coffee

Rosedale Center

(651) 633-7322 cariboucoffee.com

51  4 Starbucks Coffee

2305 Fairview Avenue N

(651) 697-0215 starbucks.com

43 Caribou Coffee

2714 Lincoln Drive

(651) 636-0976 cariboucoffee.com

Starbucks Coffee 52  5 in Super Target

1515 County Road B W

(651) 482-0198 starbucks.com

44  5 Caribou Coffee

2218 County Road D

(651) 631-3548 cariboucoffee.com

53  6 Starbucks Coffee

Rosedale CenterMacy’s

(651) 639-6600 starbucks.com

Caribou Coffee in 45  6 Byerly’s

1601 County Road C W

(651) 633-6960 cariboucoffee.com

54  7 Starbucks Coffee

1820 Highway 36

(651) 631-3089 starbucks.com

Caribou Coffee/ 46  7 Bruegger’s Bagels

2111 Snelling Avenue N

(651) 636-5655 cariboucoffee.com

55 The Grateful Table

2804 Fairview Avenue

(651) 808-1553

47 Dunn Bros Coffee

2180 Hamline Avenue N

(651) 633-1950 dunnbros.com

Mudslinger’s Drive-Thru 2154 50  3 Coffee Lexington Avenue

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(612) 888-1001 mudslingersmn.com


Ethnic With an array of ethnic restaurants from Chinese to Vietnamese to Thai to German to Indian, these Roseville restaurants are hitting all your cravings whether you’re dining in our taking food to go.

56  1

Big Bowl Chinese & Thai

Rosedale Center

(651) 636-7173 bigbowl.com

65  1

Lisuis Thai Taste

2575 Fairview Avenue N

(651) 633-4981 lisuthaitaste.com

57  2

China Restaurant

2811 Hamline Avenue N

(651) 636-8385 chinarestaurantroseville.com

66  2

New Hong Kong Wok

2216 County Road DW

(651) 633-6727 newhongkongwokmn.com

58  3

Chinese Gourmet Express

Rosedale Center

(651) 631-0622 chinese-gourmet-express.com

67  3

Osaka Sushi & Hibachi

1675 County Road CW

(651) 633-3188 osakaseafoodsteakhouse.com

59  4

Friends Café

1711 Rice Street

(651) 487-7696

68  4

Panda Garden Buffet

1706 Lexington Avenue N

(651) 488-5505

60  5

House of Wong

1163 Larpenteur Avenue W

(651) 488-6687 houseofwongmn.com

69  5

Sarku Japan

Rosedale Center

(651) 697-7033 sarkujapan.com

61  6

India Palace

2570 (651) 631-1222 Cleveland Avenue N indiapalacemn.com

70  6

Szechuan

2193 Snelling Avenue N

(651) 633-3113 szechuanmn.com

62  7

Khan’s Mongolian Barbecue

2720 Snelling Avenue N

(651) 631-3398 khansmongolianbarbecue.com

71  7

Taste of Saigon

Rosedale Center

(651) 636-3190

63  8

Kyoto Sushi

HarMar Mall

(651) 636-5888

72  8

Willow-Gate

1885 W Perimeter Drive

(651) 628-0990 willowgateonline.com

64  9

Leeann Chin

HarMar Mall

(651) 631-9112 leeannchin.com

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Italian You don’t have to travel to Italy for an authentic Italian meal when you can order your favorite Italian dishes and pizza right here in Roseville.

73  1

Aurelio’s Pizza

2827 Hamline Avenue N

(651) 636-1730 aureliospizza.com

78  1

Green Mill Restaurant & Bar

Rosedale Center

(651) 633-2100 greenmill.com

74  2

Chianti Grill

2050 N Snelling Avenue

(651) 644-2808 chiantigrill.com

79  2

Olive Garden

1525 County Road C W

(651) 638-9557 olivegarden.com

75  3

D’Amico & Sons

1490 County Road B

(651) 633-7667 damicoandsons.com

80  3

Papa John’s Pizza

1133 Larpenteur Avenue W

(651) 487-9990 papajohns.com

76  4

Davanni’s

1905 W Perimeter Dr

(651) 636-3411 davannis.com

81  4

Pizza Lucé

2851 Snelling Avenue N

(651) 789-6906 pizzaluce.com

77  5

Domino’s

2600 Rice Street

(651) 483-3030 dominos.com

82

Sbarro

Rosedale Center

(651) 697-1159 sbarro.com

83

Red Savoy

1145 Woodhill Drive

(651) 488-0968 savoypizza.com

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Ice Cream / Yogurt If you’re in the mood for a hot fudge sundae, then you’re in the right spot! Roseville is serving ice cream and frozen yogurt treats to all of those with a sweet tooth, no matter the temperature outside.

84  1

Dairy Queen

1739 Rice Street

(651) 489-8900 dairyqueen.com

88  1

FreeStyle Yogurt

HarMar Mall

(651) 330-1024 freestyleyogurt.com

85  2

Dairy Queen

3070 Lexington Avenue N

(651) 481-9007 dairyqueen.com

89  2

Fruiti Yogurt & Tea

Rosedale Center

(651) 636-5191 www.myrosedale.com

86  3

Dairy Queen

Rosedale Center

(651) 636-2693 dairyqueen.com

90  3

Patti’s Ice Cream

2465 Fairview Avenue N

(651) 697-7007

87  4

Dairy Queen

1720 Lexington Avenue N

(651) 489-4182 dairyqueen.com

91  4

The Original Malt Shop

1125 Larpenteur Avenue W

(651) 488-0241 theoriginalmaltshop.com

Mexican When you think of Mexican cuisine, what do you think of first? Is it a quesadilla, tacos or fresh guacamole? Or maybe you go straight to the margaritas. Well, Roseville’s Mexican style restaurants offer all of these dishes and more... especially the margaritas! 92  1

Baja Sol Tortilla Grill

HarMar Mall

(651) 697-9000 baja-sol.com

96  1

Rojo Mexican Grill

Rosedale Center

(651) 447-2479 rojomexicangrill.com

93  2

Chipotle

Rosedale Center

(651) 633-2300 chipotle.com

97  2

Taco Bell

1889 W Perimeter Drive

(651) 636-3991 tacobell.com

94  3

La Casita

1925 W Perimeter Drive

(651) 287-4055 lacasita.biz

98  3

Taco Bell

1101 (651) 489-6891 Larpenteur Avenue W tacobell.com

95  4

Ol’ Mexico Restaurante

1754 (651) 487-2847 Lexington Avenue N olmexico.com

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Sandwiches When it comes to hot and cold sandwiches Roseville’s restaurants are building the best sandwiches around. We will go ahead and suggest a roast beef sandwich at Maverick’s Real Roast Beef -- thank us later!

2111 Snelling Avenue N

(651) 493-7559 firehousesubs.com

105  1 St. Paul Bagelry

1702 Lexington Avenue N

(651) 488-1700 stpaulbagelry.com

 2 Jimmy John's 100

1631 County Road C

(651) 636-1555 jimmyjohns.com

106  2 Subway

HarMar Mall

(651) 631-9261 subway.com

Maverick's Real 101  3 Roast Beef

1746 (651) 488-1788 Lexington Avenue N mavericksroastbeef.com

107  3

1740 Lexington Avenue N

(651) 487-1169 subway.com

102  4 Panera Bread

Rosedale Center

Rosedale Center

(651) 639-1562 subway.com

99  1

Firehouse Subs

103  5

Potbelly Sandwich Shop Rosedale Center

104

Quizno's

2339 Fairview Avenue N

Subway

(651) 288-1015 panerabread.com

108  4 Subway

(651) 636-1688 potbelly.com

109  5

Subway

2216 County Road D W

(651) 631-2239 subway.com

(651) 255-3344 quiznos.com

110  6

Subway

1960 Twin Lakes Parkway

(651) 636-0603 subway.com

Specialty Treats Treat yourself in Roseville by hitting up one of these specialty spots.

111  1

Auntie Anne's Pretzels

Rosedale Center

(651) 633-0787 auntieannes.com

114  1

Love from Minnesota

2465 Fairview Avenue N

112  2

Godiva Chocolatier

Rosedale Center

(651) 636-0369 godiva.com

115  2

Maui Wowi

1702 (651) 488-1700 Lexington Avenue N mauiwowi.com

113  3

Karmelkorn

Rosedale Center

(651) 636-2693 karmelkorn.com

116  3

Orange Julius

Rosedale Center

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(651) 697-7007 lovefrommn.com

(651) 636-2693 orangejulius.com


EVENTS JANUARY

APRIL

Ice Castles Through March (weather dependent) Stillwater www.icecastles.com Ice Castles is a handmade marvel truly not to be missed. Over 5,000 icicles are grown each day to harvest and sculpted into a massive Ice Castle which weighs up to 12,500 tons. A true event to embrace the Minnesota winter.

Minnesota Zoo’s Farm Babies March 24-April 30 Minnesota Zoo www.mnzoo.org Gather up your little chicks and celebrate the sights and sounds of spring at the Wells Fargo Family Farm. You’ll coo at adorable piglets, lambs, goat kids, bunnies, chicks and calves. All the cute happens daily, with special family activities each weekend.

FEBRUARY

MAY

The Saint Paul Winter Carnival January 26-February 5 Saint Paul www.wintercarnival.com Known as one of the oldest and largest winter festivals in the United States, the Saint Paul Winter Carnival includes ice sculptures in Rice Park, three parades, snow park events and the famous Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt.

Minnesota Horse Expo April 28-30 Minnesota State Fairgrounds www.mnhorseexpo.org One of the largest Horse Expo’s in the Midwest, the Minnesota Horse Expo offers 700 booths, equine breed exhibition, trade show with equine experts, rodeos and much more.

Red Bull Crashed Ice February 3-4 Saint Paul www.redbullcrashedice.com The sport of ice cross downhill returns to the “State of Hockey” with a sixth visit to Saint Paul. Come and watch over 200 daredevils skate down 400 meter-long track full of obstacles. Be part of the action as you and 120,000 spectators cheer on the skaters during this fast pace, action packed sporting event.

Festival of Nations May 4-7 Saint Paul RiverCentre www.festivalofnations.com Celebrate Minnesota’s largest ethnic festival which provides cultural heritage, world class performances, exhibits, ethnic cuisine and personal connections to over 100 ethnic groups. Cinco De Mayo May 6 West Saint Paul www.cincodemayosaintpaul.com This festive celebration takes place in St. Paul’s West Side (District del Sol) and features a colorful parade, family activities, live entertainment and for the brave souls, a jalapeno-eating contest.

MARCH

Minnesota Monthly’s Food and Wine Experience March 4-5 Target Field www.foodwineshow.com Filled with savory eats, fine wines, and specialty beers this is one weekend you won’t want to miss. Learn more about unique varietals during wine seminars, meet local and national winemakers, craft brewers, local chefs, and culinary personalities.

Soundset May 26-28 Minnesota State Fairgrounds www.soundsetfestival.com This popular and growing hip hop festival is back at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. Get your grove on to hip hop artists from around the country. Other activities include carnival games, Familia skateboard showdown, graffiti showcase, food trucks and more.  

St. Patrick’s Day Parade March 17 Saint Paul www.stpatsmn.org The 51st St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Saint Paul has been a tradition since 1967. The parade winds through downtown Saint Paul and brings out “the Irish” for spectators and participants.

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Kangaroo Crossing May 27-Labor Day Minnesota Zoo www.mnzoo.org Join kangaroos, emus and wallabies on a reallife Australian walkabout, in the heart of the Minnesota Zoo. Get an up-close look at the outback with fun activities for kids and families. Hop on over to the Zoo and experience the land down under, up north.

Minneapolis Aquatennial July 19-22 Minneapolis www.aquatennial.com Celebrate the “Best Days of Summer” at the Minneapolis Aquatennial with a variety of events including the Torchlight Parade, Torchlight 5k and the annual fireworks. Schwan’s USA Cup July 14-22 National Sports Center www.usacup.org Watch hundreds of teams come to play thousands of games of soccer in the largest youth soccer tournament in the West Hemisphere.

JUNE

Flint Hills International Children’s Festival June 3-4 Ordway Center for the Performing Arts www.fhfestival.org The Flint Hills International Children’s Festival is one of the largest children’s festivals of its kind in the country. The world-class family event showcases the diverse art and cultures of more than 25 countries from across the globe.

AUGUST

Minnesota Fringe Festival August 3-13 Minneapolis & Saint Paul www.fringefestival.org Known as “Minnesota’s Summer Theater Crawl”, the Fringe Festival offers over 150 shows featuring various genres. The mission of the Minnesota Fringe is to promote freedom and diversity of artistic expression by linking adventurous artists with adventurous audiences.

MSRA Back to the 50’s Car Show June 23-25 Minnesota State Fairgrounds www.msrabacktothe50s.com Voted as the “#1 Car Show in the Country” per USA TODAY® and celebrating their 50th year, the Minnesota State Rod Association is proud to host one of the largest car show’s in the United States. View over 11,500 vehicles, 400 vendors and variety of family activities and events.

Minnesota Irish Fair August 11-13 Harriett Island-Saint Paul www.irishfair.com Known as one of the largest free Irish Fair’s in the United States, the Minnesota Irish Fair offers live music, dancers, family activities, cultural area and tea room. In addition, you may have the opportunity to enjoy a pint or two.

Rosefest June 22-26 Roseville www.cityofroseville.com Rosefest celebrates Roseville’s community traditions of health and wellness, arts and entertainment, fun and fresh air for people of all ages. Activities include the annual Rose Parade, Taste of Rosefest, plus much more.

Minnesota State Fair August 24-September 4 Minnesota State Fairgrounds www.mnstatefair.org Enjoy 12 days of fun, food, entertainment, exhibits, shopping and more at the Great Minnesota Get Together! The Minnesota State Fair is located just three miles from Roseville, so close you can smell the cheese curds.

Twin Cities Pride Festival June 24-25 Minneapolis www.tcpride.org One of the largest Pride celebrations in the country, the Twin Cities Pride Festival includes events in Loring Park, a block party and the pride parade, which draws a crowd of nearly 400,000 people.

Minnesota Renaissance Festival August 19-October 1 (Weekends including Labor Day) Shakopee www.renaissancefest.com Step back in time in a recreated 16th Century “England-like” fantasy kingdom which includes 250 artisan booths, 16 stages of live entertainment, food fit for a king, mermaids, fairies and more.

JULY

X Games US Bank Stadium July 13-16 www.xgames.espn.com The X Games comes to Minneapolis featuring three days of the world’s best action sports, including, BMX, Skateboard and Moto X competitions. In addition, six themed festival villages offer a variety of entertainment and activities suited for the whole family.

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Minnesota State Fair

SEPTEMBER

OVAL Winter Ice Season Begins November 10 (Dependent on weather) Guidant John Rose MN OVAL www.skatetheoval.com Skate outdoors on one of the largest sheets of refrigerated ice in the United States. The Guidant John Rose MN OVAL offers public skating November-March.

Roseville Wild Rice Festival September 16 Harriet Alexander Nature Center www.wildricefestival.org A celebration of wild rice, Native American culture and Minnesota’s harvest season. Activities include traditional rice processing demos, Wild Rice challenge and taste test, traditional crafts and more.

DECEMBER

New Year’s Eve Celebration December 31 Guidant John Rose MN OVAL www.cityofroseville.com Bring your family, meet your friends or just come by yourself to the Roseville Skating Center for Midwest’s largest skating party. Enjoy door prizes, concessions and the company of winterloving skaters.

OCTOBER

Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon October 1 Minneapolis and Saint Paul www.tcmevents.org Known as the Most Beautiful Urban Marathon in America®, the Twin Cities Marathon offers events the entire weekend for families leading up to the big day, a 26.2-mile road race that brings in runners from all over the world.

NOVEMBER

FUN

Peggy’s Holiday Boutique November 4-12 Roseville Skating Center www.peggysholidayboutique.com Featuring over 150 fine artists and craftsmen, this nine-day boutique features a variety of art and crafts including glorious jewelry, clothing, handdyed scarves, pottery and much more.

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*There are more than 11 colleges within ten miles of Roesdale Center, representing over 100,000 students


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