Dive into the Archives
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 we have to offer!
1) Canterbury Park Card Casino and Racebook
Canterbury Park is a short 20-minute drive from much of the Minneapolis/Saint Paul Metro area. Their poker room is one of the best in Minnesota. They run special promotions, daily tournaments, and unique formats. Try your hand at Texas Hold’em, Omaha, and more! Also play Blackjack, EZ Baccarat, and more in their smoke free card casino, open 24/7!
Canterbury Park also has Simulcast Horse Racing in their Racebook for visitors who want to bet on the ponies. Click HERE for their simulcast calendar.
2) Mystic Lake Casino
Home to one of the largest gaming floors in the Midwest, Mystic Lake will not disappoint the person looking for gaming fun! Just 25 minutes from Minneapolis, and open 24/7, Mystic Lake is the place to come and play some of the hottest slot machines around or pull up a seat at nearly one of their 100 blackjack tables. If those games aren’t your style, grab some friends and head over to play bingo or some pull tabs.
Mystic Lake is more than gaming. During the week of the Super Bowl, come out to their beautiful entertainment venues to see great performances from stars like Gwen Stefani, The Chainsmokers, Kygo, and Florida Georgia Line! Before the show, make sure to head to one of Mystic Lake’s wonderful dining establishments, or pamper yourself with a massage or facial at The Spa!
3) Downtown Shakopee
Shakopee has a beautiful and eclectic downtown that is a must to experience. Located along the Minnesota River, Downtown Shakopee has some unique local shopping, dining, and eating establishments, including a beautiful BrewHall (or nearby Badger Hill). Also check out our events calendar for fun events before and during the big game!
4) Embrace the Outdoors in the Bold North
Minnesota is a bastion for winter activities and, when here, make sure to embrace what this northern state has to offer. The Shakopee area runs parallel to the Minnesota River, which is home to the Minnesota Valley State Recreation area.
Rent a Snowmobile from Minnesota Snowmobile Rental in Shakopee and travel along the many miles of amazing trails located in the region.
Or, just wander through some of the River Valley and experience the peaceful beauty of the winter surroundings.