Category Archives: Best of Shakopee

Plan Your Late Summer Getaway to Shakopee

While the fireworks have faded from the Fourth of July, there is still plenty of summer fun happening in Shakopee. If you’re looking for more things to do outside Minneapolis, look no further! We’ve compiled a short list of favorites that will keep that care-free summer feeling going strong. Events Keep Coming at Canterbury Park…

Summer Festivals In and Near Shakopee

Visiting Shakopee this summer is a promise of incredible live music, delicious food and cultural activities you can’t find anywhere else. The variety of summer events happening in and around Shakopee may have you wondering why you ever venture into the Twin Cities! So, take out your summer calendar and start filling it in with…

Summer Concerts In and Near Shakopee

Rhythm on the Rails Back and better than ever, Rhythm on the Rails is the ultimate free concert experience. With top regional artists gracing the Downtown Shakopee stage the last two years, their line-up for year 3 has people excited as ever! Every Wednesday from July 17 – August 14, head down to the Lewis…

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…

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…