Three Events to Check Out in Minneapolis this Weekend (Feb. 14th)

By Bradley Carlin

Balkan Festival

The Balkan Festival will be held on Sunday, February 16th from 12pm to 5pm at the Landmark Center in St. Paul, MN. The festival pulls together lots of cultural activities including dance, music, foods, and arts & crafts — all inspired by the Balkan region of Eastern Europe

When: Sunday, February 16th from 12:00–5:00pm

Location: Landmark Center | 75 5th Street W., St. Paul, MN 55102

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Mpls WinterSkate

Skating at the Wells Fargo Mpls WinterSkate in Loring Park is a great opportunity to ice skate under the Minneapolis skyline. The skating rink is open through the end of February, and skating and skate rentals are complimentary! There’s also a warming house onsite in case you need a break from the cold.

When: Ongoing

Location: Loring Park | 1382 Willow Street., Minneapolis, MN 55403

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Monster Jam

If you’re into Monster Trucks, or just looking for something new to do this weekend, you should check out Monster Jam at U.S. Bank Stadium. This limited time only event runs February 14–16th, and features a great lineup of trucks.

When: February 14th through 16th

Location: U.S. Bank Stadium | 401 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55415

Things to Know: Advanced ticket purchase required

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Brad is statistician and a longtime musician who contributes to several bands throughout the Minnesota area.

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