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Final Four Fan Fest presented by Capital One
  • Monday, 11:00am CDT-6:00pm CDT   Ical event icon
  • If the games weren’t exciting enough, the Final Four is bringing a weekend jam-packed with events around Minneapolis for residents and visitors of all ages. Sports fans, college students, families, music junkies: there is something for everyone! Tip off your weekend with a trip to Final Four Fan Fest presented by Capital One. As you take your first steps through the Minneapolis Convention Center doors, you’ll be greeted by a sports wonderland of interactive games, special celebrity and athlete appearances, autograph signings, and much more! Fan Fest is so much more than basketball. Knock it out of the park at Home Run Derby, participate in one of the free cheer clinics taking place over the weekend or make your way over to the rock wall and climb to the top to get a birds-eye view of the entire event! You will even have a chance to snap a selfie with the championship trophy! Didn’t have enough time to see and do everything in one day? Don’t worry, Fan Fest is open all weekend! Fan Fest is the best way to celebrate Final Four weekend in Minneapolis. And with free entry for kids 12 and under, it’s affordable too! Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime experience! Planning for Minneapolis is underway, be sure to check back in February 2019 for event updates and activities!
  • Location: Minneapolis Convention Center
  • Tag(s): Community Events  Exhibits  Sports 
Tip-Off Tailgate
  • Monday, 4:00pm CDT-11:59pm CDT   Ical event icon
  • Stop by Tip-off Tailgate on your way to and from the games at U.S. Bank Stadium and Final Four Fan Fest presented by Capital One at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Fans can enjoy daily entertainment and other free activities. Special activities include: Tip-off Tailgate Ferris wheel presented by Capital One on 10th Street. Capital One cardholders who show their card will enjoy a priority entry line. Tip-off Tailgate Main Stage presented by Wendy’s on 11th Street. Sample food and beverages from Coca-Cola, Wendy’s and Pizza Hut. Relax at the Buffalo Wild Wings Sports Lounge. Check out moments of the NCAA basketball semifinal and championship game coverage. Check out the AT&T, Axe and Buick activities as well.
  • Location: Nicollet Mall
  • Tag(s): Community Events  Concert/Live Music  Festivals and Parades 
Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes
  • Monday, 7:00pm CDT   Ical event icon
  • Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes first achieved prominence in the mid-1970s, emerging from the same New Jersey Shore music scene as Bruce Springsteen. With their classic blend of hard-core R&B and street-level rock, molten grooves, soulful guitar licks and blistering horn section, Johnny and his Jukes continue to put their unique stamp on the Jersey Shore sound, while recalling the glory years of Otis Redding and similar Stax Records titans.
  • Location: Dakota Jazz Club
  • Tag(s): Downtown Events  Concert/Live Music