Date Ideas on Memorial Day Weekend in Minneapolis and St. Paul 2011

Date Ideas on Memorial Day Weekend in Minneapolis and St. Paul 2011

Join others as they celebrate one of the biggest holidays in Minnesota, Memorial Day Weekend.  You might already be one of the thousands of Minnesotans that are heading to the cabin, hitting the lake, or hosting a BBQ to enjoy this much celebrated weekend. If you are taking sometime to enjoy a date this Memorial Day weekend and are looking for some ideas, look no further. You should find something for everyone in the list below.

Weather this weekend will range in temperatures from 68 on Friday to 80 on Monday. As of now the forecast does predict isolated thunderstorms so I suggest you take a look at the weather prior to making any final plans for the weekend.

St. Croix River Train Ride – Saturday or Sunday
114 Depot Rd, Osceola, WI 54020 Osceola & St. Croix Valley Railway Venue Phone: 715-755-3570
Adult Ticket Price: $17.00

Enjoy traveling along the scenic St. Croix on a round trip from Osceola to Marine on St. Croix. On your journey you will cross through William O’Brien St. Park, see waterfalls, eagles and more much more wildlife. This is a beautiful train ride. For further details check out their website.

Journeys Backyard Barbeque Tour – Saturday 12:00-7:00
Maplewood Mall
Cost: FREE

Alternative sports & music tour. Top extreme sport athletes including XGames/VH1 star Jeremy “Twitch” Stenberg will fly through the air in gravity-defying demonstrations of the best of skateboard, BMX and freestyle motocross in a 60,000 square-foot alternative sports playground. Free headliner concerts with Hyland and Plain White T’s, and Battle of the Bands for local acts. Interactive “FunZone” with free giveaways. For schedule and further details check out their website.

St. Paul Farmers’ MarketLowertown or Mill City Farmers Market in Minneapolis
Cost: FREE

Enjoy a morning or early afternoon exploring the products and goods of hard working Minnesota farmers and craftsman. You will find everything form flowers to plant in your garden, fruits and vegetables to meat, honey, and bakery goods. At the St. Paul Farmers’ market you will have a chance to enjoy a FREE horse drawn wagon ride from the parking lot to the market.

St. Paul Farmers’ Market – Saturday 6:00 am to 1:00pm or Sunday 8:00 am to 1:00 pm – Website

Mill City Farmers Market – Saturday 8:00 am to 1:00 pmWebsite

GO to the TWINS Game – Friday, Saturday, or Sunday

Take me out to the ball game! Join thousands of Twins fans as they cheer on their favorite home team in their beloved outdoor stadium, Target Field. This weekend the Twin host the Angels and move on to Detroit on Monday. To check out the schedule and to look into tickets go to their website.

Memory Lanes Block Party – Saturday, Sunday, and Monday

Looking for a surefire fun way to spend Memorial Day weekend? Check out the Memory Lanes 2011 Block Party. Presented by 89.3 the Current, this three-day event features some of the best pre-summer entertainment in town. On the outside stages, catch the hottest live music in the Twin Cities. Inside, feast your eyes and ears on cool DJs and a performance by burlesque artists Tomahawk Tassels and the Tribe of Tease. Celebrity hosts vary each day. There will also be one-handed games to play and a celebrity dunk tank. Don’t forget to visit the beer tent and check out Memory Lanes’ menu all day long. Whether it’s sunny or rainy, the show will go on. All ages.

Cirque du Soleil Ovo – Friday, Saturday, Sunday, or Monday
Mall of America
Vast Range in Ticket Prices

See the show that has been dazzling audiences with its colorful costumes, upbeat music and amazing acts of contortion, high flying stunts, juggling, balance and much more. OVO by Cirque du Soleil opens under the blue-and-yellow Grand Chapiteau May 26th for a limited engagement at Mall of America. For show details and to buy your tickets check out Cirque du Soleil website.

Stillwater Marathon Weekend – Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
Downtown Stillwater

Historic downtown Stillwater is always a great escape and fun way to spend a weekend day. Please keep in mind that this weekend there will be a lot of hustling and bustling as they host the Stillwater Marathon on Sunday. Throw the weekend there will be various activities. To learn more check out their website.

Enjoy the Great Outdoors

Minnesota has such wonderful opportunities for anyone seeking to be outside whether you are seeking to relax or be active. There are numerous biking, walking, running paths, tennis courts, lakes and creeks to enjoy water sports on, cliffs and bluffs to go hiking and exploring.  You could enjoy your time having a private picnic along the shorelines or in the parks.  There are countless locations that you could pick from to make your weekend date to have a unique flair to it. One great resource for finding fun locations is the Explore Minnesota website.

About the Author:

Dating Coach KK, is the leading dating coach in Minneapolis, Minnesota who helps singles not only locally throughout the Twin Cities but also nationally and globally.  As a renowned dating coach  and professional speaker she brings you practical  solutions to the most frustrating dating struggles. Her passion is to assist everyone with achieving the dating life they desire. Contact her today to find out how she can help you.

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Dating CoachKK, Kimberly Koehler is the leading dating and relationship coach in Minneapolis, MN who helps men and women globally. As a renowned coach and professional speaker I bring you practical and applicable strategies and solutions to the most common dating and relationship struggles. Date smarter, have stronger relationship and join me as we navigate the dating and relationship maze.

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