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 some upcoming events that will be held at the convention center.

Twin Cities Pet Expo

When:            Feb 22–23


What:             NEW This Year! Bring your pet to the Twin Cities Pet Expo*! *You must complete a Pet Waiver in order to bring your pet. Please see below or Info Center for Waiver, FAQ & Tips


Hours:         Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Admission:   Adults: $9 (Visit Twin Cities Pet Expo for $1 Off CyberDollar)

Children (ages 3-12): $5

Minneapolis Home & Garden Show

When:            Feb 26–Mar 2


What:             The only place to find fresh ideas and smart advice for gardening, home improvement, decorating & more! Event hours & admission reflects 2013 pricing


Hours:         Wednesday, 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Admission:   Adults: $13, online rate: $11
Children ages 6–12: $4
Children ages 5 & under: Free


Marketplace Events (952) 933-3850  www.homeandgardenshow.com

North Star Roller Girls - Roller Derby

When:          Saturday, Feb. 22


What:             February Bout


North Star Roller Girls (612) 208-9411

Body Mind Life Expo

When:            March 8–9


What:             This is the original and the largest health and natural products expo. Learn the tools that will allow you to take advantage of everything life has to offer.


Hours:         Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Admission:   $6 (1/2 off with online coupon)


Mid-America Events & Expos, Inc. (612) 798-7256  

Twin Cities Auto Show

When:            Mar 8–16


What:             Featuring more than $15 million in new vehicles, and filled with amazing new displays, this is one of the largest auto shows in the nation. Event hours and admission reflects 2013 pricing.


Hours:         Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Sundays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.*
Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.


Admission:   Adults (16+): $10

Juniors (11-15 years): $5
Children (10 and under): Free 
*Wednesday adult admission is just $5. Cannot be combined with any other offers.  


Greater Metropolitan Auto Dealers Assn (952) 831-8019  

Published Feb 19, 2014



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