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Minneapolis, Minnesota Picturesque Minneapolis is often called “city of lakes”. Rivers and lakes make city landscapes really compelling. They have become an integral part of the city. Around lakes, there are beautiful parks. The city has perfect conditions for outdoor recreation. The locals are very friendly and welcoming, which will be a pleasant addition to your vacation. Minneapolis lives an eventful cultural life. During the year, a lot of interesting festivals and holidays are held.
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In summer, the beautiful Minneapolis Aquatennial festival takes place. It was first held in 1940. Today, the fest is incredibly massive. For several days, the city plunges into a fiery and festive atmosphere. The main stages are city parks on the shores of lakes. Within the festival, interesting water sports competitions are held. The fest program is very diverse. Its guests can enjoy concerts and street musicians’ performances, as well as visit contemporary art exhibitions and sports competitions. One of the main attributes of the festival is a costume parade on the main city streets. Local restaurants and cafes take part in the festival so visitors can taste the most popular regional dishes here.
The annual Minnesota State Fair is another popular event that attracts foreign guests. The fair is organized like a colorful holiday dedicated to national culture and traditions. Its guests can enjoy different entertainments here. At the fair, there are hundreds of market stalls on city streets and squares. Here, you can buy the best regional products and non-food items. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Tourists are attracted by stalls with popular food, traditional cookies, waffles, and citizens’ favorite drinks. Children can have fun at the fair too. Every day, relay races, sports competitions, and outdoor theatrical performances are held. There are also playgrounds with amusement rides. Music concerts are a mandatory part of the fair too.
Santa Maria Vergine Madre, Lakewood Cemetary In Minneapolis, more interesting festivals are held in summer. The fest season is opened by the traditional Stone Arch Bridge Festival. It takes place in early June and is dedicated to the beginning of summer. It is named like this because it is usually held near an old arch bridge. It is an important city attraction. Today, there are beautiful parks and shopping streets that are full of life and colors. There are also outdoor stages where music concerts and theatrical performances are daily held for children.
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Modern designers and people of art take part in the festival. Its guests have an opportunity to visit exhibitions and themed conferences. Fans of active pastime will be surprised too. They can take an interesting tour and walk in the most beautiful places in Minneapolis. They can also rend a boat or a kayak on the shores of lakes. Then, you can relax in one of the outdoor cafes of the city.
Skyline All connoisseurs of contemporary art should visit the city when the Fringe Festival is held. It is dedicated to different types of contemporary art. Every year, thousands of artists, theatre workers, musicians, and designers participate in the festival. 15 stages are annually equipped for the fest. Concerts and theatrical performances are daily held here. In contrast to other fests, the representatives of non-standard cultural spheres take part in this one. The fest will impress those who are tired of classical theatrical performances and want to discover the new facets of contemporary art.
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It is also interesting to visit Minneapolis in winter. In December, a lot of festivals and fairs dedicated to the New Year and Christmas are held. City streets are decorated with beautiful lights. In the main squares, traditional fairs and restaurants offer visitors to taste festive treats.
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♥   Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis, 1.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of St. Paul, St. Paul, 12.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of St. Paul, Techiman, 16 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Minneapolis

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Minneapolis. Learn the best periods to visit Minneapolis to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Minneapolis.
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