Welcome to the Twin Cities! We hope you enjoy your time here.
Minneapolis has a great Fourth of July Weekend getaway lined up for you, complete with lodging specials (including fee waterpark passes), lots of patriotic activities for couples or the whole family, and all within walking distance along Minneapolis’ scenic riverfront where the Red, White, & Boom! firework display.
Enjoy America’s pastime at special prices when the Minnesota Twins play this summer!
If you have time outside of racing and Independence Day festivities, Minneapolis offers museums, shopping, restaurants, nightlife, and loads of activity options.
Kick off the Fourth with the Red, White & Boom! TC Half Marathon, Relay & 5K!
Enjoy live music at Father Hennepin Bluffs Park.
Then, celebrate with Minneapolis’ annual Independence Day firework show, the Red, White, & Boom! celebration, near Gold Medal park and the Stone Arch Bridge!
Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot - up to .8 miles from start lines
225 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Rate: $139/night Standard King or Queen/Queen Room
Dates: July 1 - 6, 2017
Please contact Renaissance Reservations at (612) 375-1700 or 866-211-4611 and ask for the Red, White & Boom! Room Block to get the group rate of $139.00 for a Standard King or Queen/Queen Room or book your group rate for Red, White & Boom! online by June 4, 2017.
Residence Inn Minneapolis Downtown at The Depot - up to .7 miles from start lines
425 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Rate: $139/night Standard Studio Queen Suite or One Bedroom Queen Suite
Dates: July 1 - 6, 2017
Please contact the Residence Inn Reservations at (612) 340-130 or (800) 331-3131 and ask for the Red, White & Boom! Room Block to get the group rate of $139.00 or book your group rate Standard Studio Queen or One Bedroom Queen Suite for Red, White & Boom! online by June 4, 2017.
If you are looking to extend your stay pre- or post-current blocks established or are having difficulties in making your reservation(s), please call Kory Kingsbury at (612) 758-3205.
Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP), 4300 Glumack Dr, is served by most major airlines.
For discounted transportation to and from the airport, and getting around the entire Twin Cities Area, call Super Shuttle at (800) 258-3826 or visit supershuttle.com.
Route 55 Hiawatha Line (Airport to Downtown Minneapolis)
Light rail trains serve four downtown Minneapolis stations: Metrodome, Government Plaza, Nicollet Mall and Warehouse District. Trains leave every 10-15 minutes, and every 7.5 minutes during rush hours. Travel time to Warehouse District (last stop) is 25 minutes. For more transit information, visit metrotransit.org.
Follow the Ground Transportation/Taxi signs at the airport to the travel concierge for taxi service to any location in the metro.
Take advantage of the weekend by watching the best of All-American baseball on the Fourth of July! Grab your friends and family for some major league fun and excitement at Target Field in Minneapolis. U.S. Bank Home Run Porch view tickets are available for only $25!
Spend some quality time at a ball game this summer! It's the perfect time of year to attend one or all of the games in this triple header at Target Field!
Race Day Parking
There are various surface lots, parking ramps, metered-parking and non-metered parking available near the Start/Finish area. Parking fills up quickly on race morning so it’s best to arrive early to find a spot. Plan on walking a few blocks up to 3/4 mile.
St. Anthony Falls Parking Ramp is located at University Ave SE & SE 2nd Avenue. There is also a surface lot just east of the ramp. Due to road closure schedules, it is advisable to be in the ramp/lot by 6:00 a.m.
Do not leave valuables in your car.
If you park in the neighborhoods, please be courteous. Don’t block any driveways and respect private property.