Category Archives: Best of Shakopee

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…

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,…

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.  …