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.

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.

Event schedule
Wednesday, March 13         10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Thursday, March 14            10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday, March 15                10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday, March 16            10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday, March 17              10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

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

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 Mar 13, 2013