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:

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,…

7 Great Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July in Shakopee

There are some terrific things happening in the Shakopee area over the Fourth of July Weekend. The only problem is choosing which ones! Here are some happenings which we think you may enjoy. Canterbury Park Canterbury Park has a full slate of fun activities planned to celebrate the Fourth of July. Head to the track…

7 Fun Things to Do in Shakopee for Father’s Day

Father’s Day Weekend is a wonderful time to have the entire family celebrate a day with dad at a fun event, attraction, or restaurant. Shakopee has events and activities to enjoy while celebrating dad’s day. 1) Food Truck Festival at Valleyfair With over 75 rides and attractions, including the new Delirious, Valleyfair is a great…

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Fun Things to Do as a Group in Shakopee

Vacations, events, and activities are always more fun when you enjoy it with a group of friends or family members. In Shakopee, there is something for everyone to enjoy regardless of your age. Let’s explore some of the fun group activities in Shakopee that you’ll want to add to your bucket list this summer.  …

8 Reasons to Plan a Girlfriend Getaway in Shakopee

Sometimes you simply need to get away from the all the household management and dinnertime battles and enjoy yourself. Instead of slipping out with your girlfriends for just a few hours, plan a girlfriend summer getaway weekend in Shakopee, Minnesota. There is no shortage of things do whether you want a weekend to relax and…

Summer in Shakopee: Events, Activities and Things to Do

Every year, it seems to be that summer passes too quick and it’s gone before you had a chance to do half the things on your list! This year, start your planning early and get ready for a summer in Shakopee.  Whether you want to come for the food, come for the festivals, or come…

Great Weekend Breakfast Spots In and Near Shakopee!

There are not many things better than heading out with friends and/or family on a weekend morning to one of your favorite restaurants for a filling and delicious breakfast. Next time you are in Shakopee, make sure to grab an amazing breakfast from one of these unique and local locations. Wampach’s Located in beautiful Downtown…

Things to Do in Shakopee During Super Bowl Week

The big game is coming to Minneapolis on Sunday, February 4! Whether you are coming to the Minneapolis Metro area to attend the big game, or to just enjoy the festivities surrounding the Super Bowl, come out to Shakopee – only 20 minutes from Minneapolis – and enjoy some of the one-of-a-kind attractions and events…

11 Winter Events & Activities In & Near Shakopee

Shakopee is home to amazing activities and events no matter the season. Check out our latest blog on eleven fun events and activities you can enjoy during the winter months! 1) Snowmobiling & Snocross The Shakopee area has some amazing options for the snowmobile enthusiast, check out amazing trails in the Minnesota Valley Region and…

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