Memorial Day Marvels: Must-Do Activities in the Twin Cities!

Looking for a memorable Memorial Day in Minneapolis? Look no further than these fantastic activities curated by the Cari Ann Carter Group. From serene cruises to thrilling sporting events, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

  1. Paradise Charter Cruises — Lake Minnetonka Set sail on Lake Minnetonka with Paradise Charter Cruises and Minneapolis Queen. Since 1985, they’ve been offering captivating tours of the lake, showcasing its natural beauty and providing relaxation for all who embark. Enjoy a leisurely cruise with delightful food, entertainment, and music as your companions. It’s the perfect family getaway for Memorial Day.

  2. Memorial Day at Lake Harriet Bandshell Park — Linden Hills Head to Lake Harriet Bandshell Park for a day of family fun by the water. With its picturesque location, the park offers beachfront activities like swimming and boating. Catch a concert or performance at one of the park's venues, and explore everything this vibrant area has to offer.

  3. Learn About Military History at Fort Snelling Dive into history at Fort Snelling, where you can explore the grounds and learn about its rich military past. Discover stories of Native peoples, soldiers, veterans, and more. Don’t miss the Minnesota Air National Guard Museum, featuring an impressive collection of military aircraft and artifacts dating back to WWI.

  4. Catch a Twins or Lynx Game Cheer on the Minnesota Twins at Target Field as they take on the Texas Rangers or the Kansas City Royals. If basketball is more your speed, catch the Minnesota Lynx in action against the New York Liberty. It’s a sports-filled weekend you won’t want to miss.

  5. Higher Ground Memorial Day 5K Lace up your running shoes and join the Higher Ground Memorial Day 5K at West Park in White Bear Lake. Whether you run or walk, it’s a great way to kick off your Memorial Day with a burst of energy and community spirit.

  6. Flags for Fort Snelling Memorial Day Parade Join Flags for Fort Snelling in the annual Memorial Day Parade followed by the Commemoration Ceremony at Fort Snelling. Pay tribute to our nation’s heroes and honor their sacrifices on this solemn day.

With these exciting activities, your Memorial Day in Minneapolis is sure to be unforgettable. Gather your family and friends, and make the most of this special holiday weekend.


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