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.

Diabetes Expo

Find out your risk for developing diabetes, stroke, and heart attack with a free screening. Learn how to eat healthy, be active, and change the future of diabetes in Minnesota at the largest gathering dedicated to health. The expo features health screenings, cooking demonstrations, and more than 70 product and service exhibitors.

Event schedule
Saturday, Oct. 12               9 a.m. – 3 p.m.


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, Oct. 13       11 a.m. – 4 p.m.


In advance                        $10
At the door                       $15

Healthy Life Expo

The Healthy Life Expo features nearly 100 exhibitors showcasing nutrition, fitness and health products and services. Seminars are scheduled for both days.

Event schedule

Saturday, Oct. 19     10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 20       10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Adults                     $6 or free with a food shelf donation

Home Improvement Expo

The Home Improvement Expo showcases the latest innovations and design trends in remodeling and home building. Exhibits feature cabinetry and countertops, flooring, sunrooms and additions, decking, basement finishing, waterproofing, home automation, energy efficient windows and landscaping.

Event schedule

Saturday, Oct. 19     10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 20       10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Adults                     $6
Children                  Free with adult

For information about other events at the Convention Center, visit the Convention Center’s website.


Published Oct 2, 2013



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