Visit Shakopee Blog

Visit Shakopee – where the Midwest comes to play! Our blog takes a look at all the great things to do in Shakopee, the Minneapolis & Saint Paul Metro, and the entire State of Minnesota!

Shakopee is home to some of the Upper-Midwest’s best attractions, including:

Shakopee Has Something for Everyone

When you’re looking for things to do as family, with your spouse, or for a group of friends in and around the Twin Cities, the search stops here! Visit Shakopee. It’s an easy drive from Minneapolis and the suburbs and has something for everyone from preschoolers to thrill-seekers, animal lovers to card sharks. Bring the…

Great Places to Eat In and Around Shakopee

O’Brien’s Public House You’ll think you’re truly in the heart of the Old Country at O’Brien’s Public House located in Downtown Shakopee. With their authentic Irish cuisine, it makes sense why they’ve become such a hot spot for both locals and travelers! Having traveled to Ireland a few years back, I know what amazing Irish…

9 Great Places to Enjoy Happy Hour in Shakopee

Had a long day at work and in need of a place to unwind? Lucky for you, Shakopee has plenty of spots for happy hour that will please all taste buds! Whether you’re a beer enthusiast, a wine connoisseur or if cocktails are more your thing, there’s something for everyone! Check out our list below…

19 Reasons to Visit Shakopee This Summer

Shakopee is where the Midwest comes to play! Shakopee is home to world-class attractions and festivals like Valleyfair Amusement Park, Minnesota Renaissance Festival, and Canterbury Park. Shakopee is also part of the vibrant Minneapolis and Saint Paul metro area, so there are other great entertainment options nearby! 1) Valleyfair Shakopee is home to the Upper-Midwest’s Largest Amusement, featuring over 75…

Shakopee Area Happenings: January 18 – 20

There is always something fun and exciting happening in the Shakopee area. Check out some of the great things going on January 18 – 20: Dangerfields Comedy: Will Spottedbear & David Louis January 18 & 19: Dangerfield’s Restaurant  Dangerfield’s Comedy is known for the most intimate comedy and dinner show in the Twin Cities, bringing…

Shakopee Area Happenings: January 11 – 13

There is always something fun and exciting happening in the Shakopee area. Check out some of the great things going on January 11 – 13: Regional Snocross January 12 & 13 – Canterbury Park Canterbury Park is hosting another exciting weekend of snocross racing. Bundle up and take in the action for only $15.00 per…

Your Holiday Guide to Shopping and Dining in Shakopee

You’ll find fun here in Shakopee, MN all year round, but with the holiday season approaching, the region is overflowing with exciting activities. The area is chock full of thrilling events and attractions all year round and during the holidays, there’s even more fun to be had! With so many unique dining options and shopping…

Great Things to Do in Shakopee This Winter

Shakopee, Minnesota may only have a population of 40,000 inhabitants, but that doesn’t mean that you won’t have the time of your life while visiting here. Whether you visit in summer, spring, fall or winter, you’ll always find plenty of things to do in Shakopee. While our winters are known for being cold, that doesn’t mean you…

Halloween and Fall Fun in Shakopee

Making the most of the fall season in Shakopee should be easy: there is lots to do, lots to see, and it’s filled with great people for you to meet. But it proves a little more difficult when the season is short and you have to try to fit it all in before the snow…

Start Planning Your Fall Getaway in Shakopee

While many of us will be sad to see summer come to an end, the shorter days, colder mornings and decreased sunshine is no reason to be depressed! Instead, embrace the change in season and the incoming fall weather. It’s time to think about how you can make the most of this time of year,…

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