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:

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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…

9 Family Friendly Activities at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival

Celebrating its 47th season, the Minnesota Renaissance Festival in Shakopee, MN is a unique and wonderful event to experience. With 16 stages of live entertainment, 8 themed weekends, over 250 artisan booths for a delightfully unique shopping experience, and great food and drinks, the festival has something to offer to people of all ages. All…

Fall Fun in Shakopee

Summer flew past in the blink of an eye! As we bid the warm season goodbye, it’s time to look ahead to many exciting fall activities featured in Shakopee. Apple picking, Renaissance Festivals, and haunted house tours are just a few of our favorite fall things and we’re thrilled that the weather is finally cooling…

7 Ways to Enjoy the End of Summer in Shakopee

Labor Day, for many in Minnesota, is the unofficial end of summer. Kids are heading back to school, football season is starting, and are very close to fall. Below is a list of events, activities, and attractions you can take advantage of in Shakopee through Labor Day Weekend! 1) Valleyfair Events, Shows, and Rides Valleyfair…

7 Kid Friendly Activities and More at the Renaissance Festival

Celebrating its 47th season, the Minnesota Renaissance Festival in Shakopee, MN is a unique and wonderful event to be a part of. With 16 stages of live entertainment, 7 themed weekends, 250 artisan booths for endless shopping, and great food and drinks, the festival has something for people of all ages. The hidden gems of…

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