As we ready ourselves for 2020, planning bigger and better things for the new decade, we’re looking back at our top nine Instagram Posts of 2019. These are listed in no particular order.
Our 2020 Winter To-Do List
Winters can be cold and long in Minnesota, but there are ample indoor and outdoor activities to enjoy during this frigid season. We’ve rounded up 80-plus ways to make January and February fantastic.
The Best of MN: 2019
We believe Minnesota is the best. To prove it, here are 125 reasons to full-on obsess about our state—from food to shopping, from activities to the arts—picked by us and by you.
4 Spots for Fall Foliage
Nothing beats autumn in Minnesota. We curated a list of top four spots to catch the majestic fall colors around the Twin Cities. Save it for next year.
Winter To-Do List: 46 Can’t-Miss Events
Avoid the temptation to hibernate this winter. Get up north, downtown, to theaters, among the clouds, jamming out, fishing, eating, riding a giant kite across a frozen lake—and more January through February.
We hosted a giveaway on behalf of Sidewalk Dog, which drew lots of attention from local dog lovers and beer drinkers. Of course, local Goldendoodle Murphy‘s headshot helped this post gain traction. View our recent contests and giveaways.
Minnesota Monthly‘s Annual Events
If you haven’t heard, Minnesota Monthly hosts a lot of annual events—like the Food & Wine Experience, Grill Fest, Fine Spirits Classic, Luxury Home Tour, Baby & Beyond Expo, and the Best of Minnesota Party. Our Best of Minnesota Party post garnered a lot of attention, but don’t wait 12 months to see what our events are all about. Learn about the Food & Wine Experience, our next event, happening in early March.
Where in MN?
In each issue of Minnesota Monthly, we include one photo taken somewhere in the state and ask readers to write in with the location and a personal connection. We call it “Where in MN?”, and readers submit guesses as soon as the magazine hits their hands. The social posts receive a lot of interaction, too. Find the latest photo challenge here.
All 53 New or Exclusive Beers and Beverages at the 2019 Minnesota State Fair
The Minnesota State Fair, or the Great Minnesota Get-Together, is easily one of the best things about our state. Buzzing with thousands of people every day, it offers endless edibles-on-a-stick, one-of-a-kind brews, wines, sweet treats, and more. Each year, food editor Jason DeRusha clues you in on what’s new.
10 Best Fall Events in the Midwest
We’re not sure if it’s the slight chill in the air, the leaves changing colors, or Caribou Coffee’s Pumpkin Pie Latte that gets Minnesotans so ecstatic about autumn. Here, we gathered 10 of the best fall events, from picking pumpkins to celebrating the melting pot of cultures in the Upper Midwest.