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 several events that will be held at the Convention Center in the coming weeks.

Minneapolis Home and Garden Show

The Minneapolis Home and Garden Show showcases what's new in home, gardening, remodeling and home décor. It features thousands of products and services.

Event schedule
Wednesday, Feb. 27            noon – 9 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 28               10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday, March 1                  10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday, March 2              10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday, March 3                9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Admission
Adults                               $13
Youth 6 – 12                      $4
5 & under                         Free with paid adult

Twin Cities Auto Show

The 40th annual Twin Cities Auto Show will feature more than 450 vehicles from nearly every manufacturer in the world. New models representing 37 different makes of domestic and imported vehicles will be on display.

March 9 – 17 event schedule
Saturdays               10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sundays                  10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Mondays                 4 – 10 p.m.
Tuesdays                4 – 10 p.m.
Wednesdays            10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Thursdays               10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Fridays                   10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Admission
Adults (16+)                      $10
Junior (11- 15)                   $5
10 & under                        Free with paid adult
(Wednesday adult admission is just $5)

Wedding Fair

The wedding fair showcases the products and services needed to plan pre-nuptial events, weddings and honeymoons. More than 200 wedding experts will be on hand. The fair features the latest in ideas for favors, custom invitations, gifts and decorating. The fashion show features wedding party styles and is repeated throughout the day.

Event schedule
Sunday, March 10     11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Admission
Adults                     $15

Body Mind Life Expo

The Body Mind Life Expo features natural products, healthy solutions for your home, vacations ideas, personal coaches, nutritional products, and traditional, natural, alternative and preventive health care.

Event schedule
Saturday, March 16   10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday, March 17     10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Admission
Adults                     $6

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 21  1 – 9 p.m.
Friday, March 22      11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, March 23   10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday, March 24     10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Admission
Adults (16+)            $11
Under 15                 Free

Twin Cities Pet Expo

The annual Twin Cities Pet Expo features more than 150 exhibits of pet-related products and services for pets and pet enthusiasts, including pet beds, artwork, pet photographers and therapy services. There will also be presentations and contests as well as pets to see and touch. Attendees are asked to leave their pets at home.

Event schedule
Saturday, March 23   9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, March 24     10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Admission
Adults                     $9
Age 3 - 12               $5
Under 3                  Free

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

 

Published Feb 27, 2013