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Featured Tickets

Available Seasonally

The Depot Ice Rink[Available next winter]

The Depot Ice Rink

Description

Named one of the top ten best places in the United States to ice skate by USA Today and MSNBC, The Depot Rink is a historic Downtown Minneapolis train shed that now houses a modern-day, indoor rink with floor-to-ceiling glass walls showcasing views of the downtown city skyline.

Website
Visit the The Depot Ice Rink website
Directions
Directions to the Depot Ice Rink
Prices
Ticket
$ 6.00 (save $3)
Availability

Please check back next winter for The Depot Ice Rink tickets!

Renaissance Festival[Available now]

Renaissance Festival

Description

The legend of the 16th century comes to life at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. Become part of the fantasy and magic, when kings reigned supreme and the arts flourished. Costumed characters represent village life from simple peasants to ornate Royalty. A successful blend of lively entertainment, unusual foods, unique crafts and family fun, create all the ingredients for a 16th century amusement.

Website
Visit the Renaissance Festival website
Directions
Directions to The Renaissance Festival
Prices
Adult
$ 18.00 (Save $5.95)
Child
$ 12.00 (Save $2.95)
Food Coupon Book
$ 5.50 (Save $0.50)

Valleyfair[Available now]

Valleyfair

Description

Valleyfair opened its gates in the spring of 1976. The park covers 90 acres and features over 75 rides and attractions, including a 3.5 acre waterpark. It has rides and attractions for all ages and thrill levels.

Website
Visit the Valleyfair website
Directions
Directions to Valleyfair
Prices
Adult Ride & Refresh
$ 41.00 (Includes unlimited fountain drinks all day - Save $11)
Adult/ValleySCARE
$ 34.00 (Save $18)
Parking
$ 12.00 (Save $3)
Junior/Senior
$ 30.00 (Save $2)

Scream Town[Available now]

Scream Town

Description

Scream Town is one of the Largest Halloween Haunted Attractions in Minnesota. Here you will find an entire town of fear, including the largest Minnesota haunted Corn Maze. Experience a thrilling haunt this Halloween!

Website
Visit the Scream Town website
Directions
Directions to Scream Town
Prices
Ticket
$ 19.00 (Save $1)

Trail of Terror[Available next fall]

Trail of Terror

Description

Prepare yourself for an unbelievable spooky thrill when you take an adventure on The Trail of Terror Haunted Hay Ride. And keep your eyes wide open when you weave your way through the horrifying maze! Don't miss out on this shocking experience!

Website
Visit the Trail of Terror website
Directions
Directions to Trail of Terror
Prices
Ticket
$ 16.95 (Save $3)
Availability

Please check back next fall for Trail of Terror tickets!

Minnesota State Fair[Available next summer]

Minnesota State Fair

Description

Besides deep fried food and food-on-a-stick, the Minnesota State Fair features animals, rides, competitions, and exhibits. Whether you are two or ninety-two, you can be assured that you will find something that will pique your interest.

State Fair Ticket Purchase Process:

1. Click this link: http://www.etix.com/ticket/c/B2CB619F3A51767E6C3403AABED2F990/corporate-program

2. Select the tickets that you would like to order and then select the number of tickets desired and click “Add Tickets.” You can then either “Continue Shopping” or “Continue to Payment.”

3. To continue to the payment. Enter the code: UM2016R. Then select continue.

4. Fill out your billing information. At the bottom of that page, fill in “University of Minnesota” for company name. Select “Purchase.”

Website
Visit the Minnesota State Fair website
Directions
Directions to the Minnesota State Fair
Availability

Please check back next summer for Minnesota State Fair tickets!

Available All Year

Minnesota Zoo[Available now]

Minnesota Zoo

Description

The Minnesota Zoo is one of the nation's top zoos located just south of the Twin Cities in Apple Valley. The zoo is currently home to more than 2,400 animals, representing 15 species on the U.S. Endangered Species Act list. Visitors to the zoo can enjoy everything from Discovery Bay and a dolphin show to playful snow monkeys.

Website
Visit the Minnesota Zoo website
Directions
Directions to the Minnesota Zoo
Prices
Adult
$ 16.50 (Save $1.50)
Child
$ 10.50 (Save $1.50)
Parking
$ 4.00 (Save $3)

Minnesota Sea Life Aquarium[Available now]

Minnesota Sea Life Aquarium

Description

Experience the world's largest underground aquarium right here in Minnesota! This aquarium takes you 14 feet underwater through a 300 foot-long curved tunnel that even includes a moving walkway. You will be surrounded by 1.2 million gallons of water and 4,500 living creatures including sharks, stingrays, and giant sea turtles! The tour will take you through 4 different habitats of creatures and will even allow you to stop and touch some of your favorite sea critters!

Website
Visit the Minnesota Sea Life Aquarium website
Directions
Directions to the Minnesota Sea Life Aquarium
Prices
Adult
$ 17.00 (Save $6)
Child
$ 11.00 (Save $9)

* Children 3 years and younger are free.

Water Park of America[Available now]

Water Park of America

Description

Located inside the Radisson Hotel Bloomington, near the Mall of America and soaring 90 feet above the Twin Cities' skyline, Water Park of America entertains both the young and young at heart. Surf on Minnesota's only Flow Rider Surf Simulator, catch a wave in the Lake Superior wave pool or challenge your fears in America's longest indoor family raft ride at ten stories tall and over a mile long!

Website
Visit the Water Park of America website
Directions
Directions to the Water Park of America
Prices
Half-day Tickets
$ 17.50 (Save up to $16.45)

* Entrance Prices vary by day.

Culture

Award-Winning City Tours on the Gray Line[Available now]

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Description

Twin Cities Highlights Tour provides the highlights of Minneapolis, Saint Paul and the neighborhoods in between; all from the comforts of a deluxe motorcoach. This tour is approximately three hours long and includes short stops at Minnehaha Falls and Guthrie Theatre.

Website
Visit the Award-Winning City Tours on the Gray Line website
Prices
Ticket
$ 28.00 (Save $10)

Education

Science Museum of Minnesota[all year | Available now]

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Description

The Science Museum of Minnesota, founded in 1907, is a large regional science museum located on the banks of the Mississippi River in downtown St. Paul. The Science Museum's programs combine research and collection facilities, a public science education center, extensive teacher education and school outreach programs, and an Imax Convertible Dome Omnitheater to provide science education to our audience of more than a million people per year. Tickets valid for museum and omnitheater admission. Additional charge applies for special exhibits.

Website
Visit the Science Museum of Minnesota website
Directions
Directions to SMM
Prices
Adult Ticket
$ 18.00 (You save $2.)

Minnesota Children's Museum[Available now]

Minnesota Children's Museum

Description

Explore exhibits that provide children with creative, colorful, educational, safe environments to discover exciting galleries and programs based on sound principles of learning.

Website
Visit the Minnesota Children's Museum website
Directions
Directions to the Minnesota Children's Museum
Prices
General Admission
$ 8.00 (Save $1.95)

* Tickets brought to you by customer request.

Mill City Museum[Available now]

river side view of the museum and Gold Medal Flour sign

Description

Built into the ruins of what was once the world’s largest flour mill, Mill City Museum is located on the historic Mississippi Riverfront. Here, visitors of all ages learn about the intertwined histories of the flour industry, the river, and the city of Minneapolis.

Website
Visit the Mill City Museum website
Directions
Directions to Mill City Museum
Prices
Adult
$ 8.50 (Save $3.50)
Senior/Child
$ 8.50 (Save $1.50)

Recreation

Timber Twister[Available now]

Timber Twister

Description

Test your wild side on Spirit Mountain's alpine coaster! Due to its unique track system, the Timber Twister is open all year. This six-minute ride is a true hands-on experience as riders have complete control over their own speed (up to 26 mph). Don't miss out on the excitement and the breathtaking views of Lake Superior.

Website
Visit the Timber Twister website
Directions
Directions to the Timber Twister
Prices
Ticket
$ 7.00 (Save $3)

Nickelodeon Universe[Available now]

Nickelodeon Universe

Description

Join Spongebob, Dora the Explorer, and all of your favorite Nick Kids characters at the newly renovated Nickelodeon Universe. Take a whirlwind ride on the latest roller coaster - the speeding and spiraling Timberland Twister. The park is home to seven acres of fun with more than 30 remarkable rides and attractions, nine mouth-watering places to eat, loads of entertainment, and shopping, of course!

Website
Visit the Nickelodeon Universe website
Directions
Directions to Nickelodeon Universe
Prices
Adult All Day, Any Day Pass
$ 26.99 (Save $8)

Vertical Endeavors[Available now]

Vertical Endeavors

Description

With over 18,200 square feet of climbing surface for new or expert climbers, Vertical Endeavors is one of the largest indoor rock climbing facilities in the world. Experience this adventure yourself or with your friends.

Website
Visit the Vertical Endeavors website
Directions
Directions to Vertical Endeavors
Prices
Day Pass
$ 12.00 (Save $1 weekdays or $3 weekends)
Day Pass with Rental
$ 21.00 (Save $2 weekdays or $4 weekends)

Sporting Events

Minnesota Wild[Available next winter]

Minnesota Wild

Description

Catch a Minnesota Wild game in the Great State of Hockey. Cheer them on as they battle other NHL competitors in the amazing Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Available Games: 11/05 vs. Predators

Website
Visit the Minnesota Wild website
Directions
Directions to Excel Energy Center
Prices
Minnesota Wild
$ 52.00 (Save up to $10)
Availability

Please check back next winter for Minnesota Wild tickets!

St. Paul Saints[Available now]

St. Paul Saints

Description

The St. Paul Saints have had a rich history in Minnesota since they moved here over a hundred years ago. Experience a ball game with added fun from entertainers like Mudonna and Gert the Flirt at CHS Field as the Saints take on their American Association competitors. All games take place on Saturdays: 5/21 vs Gary South Shore Railcats 5/28 vs Kansas City T Bones 6/25 vs Winnipeg Goldeyes 7/16 vs Fargo- Moorhead RedHawks 7/23 vs Laredo Lemurs 8/2 vs TBD (Tuesday Game All Star Game) 8/6 vs Fargo- Moorhead RedHawks 8/13 vs Sioux Falls Canaries 9/3 vs Lincoln Saltdogs

Website
Visit the St. Paul Saints website
Directions
Directions to CHS Field
Prices
Tickets
$ 15.50 (Up to a $2 savings)

* Tickets valid for any game that is not sold out

Minnesota Timberwolves[Available next fall]

Timberwolves logo

Description

The Timberwolves are a team on the rise, and they want you along for the ride! Cheer them on by getting your discount tickets through promo codes via the Timberwolves website. Visit the Info Desk for code details.

Website
Visit the Minnesota Timberwolves website
Directions
Directions to Target Center
Prices
Timberwolves
$ 32.00 (Discounted Lower Level Seats)
Availability

Please check back next fall for Minnesota Timberwolves tickets!

Minnesota Twins[seasonal | Available now]

twins logo with two men shaking hands

Description

Secure your tickets to watch your Twins at Target Field! Limited quantities available. Opening season game tickets now available at the CMU & SPSC Info Desks.

Website
Visit the Minnesota Twins website
Directions
Directions to Target Field
Prices
Twins vs. Tigers, 9/20/16
$ 13.00

Disclaimer

Due to vendor restrictions, Student Unions & Activities Information Desks are not able to offer refunds on movie, seasonal, or discount tickets.

Redemption of tickets is subject to vendor restrictions and availability. Purchase does not guarantee entrance for a specific date or time.