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Best of Minnesota Party

One night, one experience, one spirit of Minnesota…

When: November 30, 2017
General Admission: 7 - 10 pm // VIP: 6 - 10 pm
Where: Fountain Room at the Lumber Exchange Building (Map)
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Thank you to all who joined us to celebrate the spirit of Minnesota on November 30th, 2017, at the Lumber Exchange Building!

Event Information

Featuring the Best of Minnesota – the people, the culture, the landmarks and the spirit, the party will showcase the fun and diverse aspects of our state. Relish critically acclaimed food, savor award-winning wine, craft beer and cocktails, be in awe of arts and entertainment, and win fabulous prizes.

General admission tickets: $50 // VIP tickets: $60

Tickets include access to the party, including food and beverage samples.

VIP tickets include the above as well as early access to the event at 6 pm, a gift bag, and two Minnesota specialty cocktails.



St. Paul Hotel logo


Chanhassen Dinner Theatres logo


Vujovich Design Build logo


Country Financial Logo


Kowalskis logo


OB GYN West logo


Woodchuck USA logo


Renaissance at the Depot logo


Coastal Seafoods logo


Ace High Entertainment logo

Parking & Lodging


Midtown Garage $6 after 6 p.m.

Allied Parking - 414 Parking Lot $10 after 4 p.m.

Additional parking information to come.

Lodging Information for the Renaissance Hotel Minneapolis, The Depot

Originally built as a train station over a century ago, the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot, is conveniently located in downtown Minneapolis—just a few blocks from the Best of Minnesota party—near the Historic Mill District and Mississippi River, with easy access to major freeways and public transportation. The hotel’s modern amenities include Marriott luxury bedding, complimentary Wi-Fi, and Aveda products. 

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Overhead view of the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel - The Depot

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Food & Beverage Partners

4 Bells logoA Hardy logoBetty Dangers logoBootleg logoBronco Wine Company logoBronco Wine selections for the Best of Minnesota partyWoodford Reserve logoCafe Latte logoCrave logoThe Depot logoDakota Jazz Club logoGraves Hospitality logoHandsome Hog logoIndeed Brewing Company logoLake Street Kombucha logoLift Bridge logoLoews Hotels logoMain Street Farmer logoMichelob Golden Light logoPimento Jamaican KitchenPsycho Suzi's logoSt. Paul Grill logoTin Whiskers logo