Upcoming events at the Minneapolis Convention Center

The Minneapolis Convention Center is a City-owned, state-of-the-art facility that hosts more than 500 events annually, drawing nearly a million attendees each year. Here are a few of the events that will be held at the Convention Center in the coming weeks.

Northwest Sportshow

The Northwest Sportshow is a one-stop marketplace for outdoor fun. Visitors can see and board hundreds of boats, explore the latest model RVs and find gear for boating, fishing, hunting, RVing and camping. Talk with outfitters and resort representatives to plan a vacation.

Event schedule
Thursday, March 29  1 – 9 p.m.
Friday, March 30      11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, March 31   10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday, April 1         10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Admission
Adults                     $10
Under 15                 Free

North Star Roller Girls Roller Derby

The Convention Center is home to the Northstar Roller Girls, an all-female skater-owned and operated amateur roller derby league that plays Women's Flat Track Derby. The North Star Roller Girls League is comprised of four teams: the Banger Sisters, Delta Delta Di, Kilmore Girls, and the Violent Femmes.

Event schedule
Saturday, April 28
6 p.m. - doors open
7 p.m. - bout begins  

Admission
Trackside seating: $15 - advance / $17 - game day
Chair seating: $13 - advance / $15 - game day
Bleacher/standing: $12 – advance / $14 – game day
Kids ages 9 and under – free with an adult

For information about other events at the Convention Center, visit the Convention Center’s Web site

 

Published Mar. 28, 2012