Lose Yourself in Minneapolis this Fall

When autumn comes to Minneapolis, it brings excitement with it. You can feel it in the crisp air. It’s the excitement for harvest flavors, changing colors, and a wide range of uniquely fall events. And when you visit Minneapolis, the best way to savor the season is to do it with all 5 senses. So here’s a local’s perspective on getting lost in autumn and getting the most out of your fall stay.

See the spirited fall fun of The Great Pumpkinfest at Valley Fair

Fall in love with fall at The Great Pumpkinfest. Enjoy activities such as a hay bale maze and a spooky sing-along at this family-friendly event open on Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 28.

Taste the season at a Fall Harvest Dinner 

Savor fall in the most delicious way. Our Executive Chef Timothy Fischer prepares a couple of five-course dinners (with wine pairings) at Cosmos Restaurant to showcase the best of harvest season and his own foraged ingredients.

Hear the cheers at a Minnesota Vikings or Timberwolves game.

Join in the applause and sound like a Minnesota native for a night. Head across the street to a Timberwolves game at the Target Center, or take a short walk or ride over to U.S. Bank Stadium to enjoy a Vikings victory.

Smell the fresh Midwest air with a paddle trip on the Mississippi

Enjoy the crisp, fall air of the Mississippi. A paddle trip is the best way to experience the natural beauty of Ol’ Man River.

Feel united in relaxation with the Couple Spa Bliss Package.

Unwind in the company of your special someone and enjoy a spa treatment for two, along with a bottle of champagne and chocolate truffles delivered to your room at Loews Minneapolis.