Fall? There’s still a lot of summer left!
It doesn’t feel like it but fall is just around the corner and nothing is more symbolic of our next season then Vikings football! The Vikings play a preseason game on Saturday, August 16th at TCF Bank Stadium. While the Vikings are not playing downtown you still can with dinner and drinks in the Warehouse District before or after the game. Park your car here, avoid the traffic going and coming, and grab a ride on the METRO Green Line! The Loon Cafe has free METRO Green Line tickets available while supplies last with purchase. Other fun spots covenant to light-rail include The 508, Brothers Bar & Grill, Darby’s Pub & Grill, The Depot Tavern, Gluek’s, Hubert’s, J.D. Hoyt’s, Kieran’s Irish Pub, Lyon’s Pub, O’Donovan’s Irish Pub, Pizza Luce, and Sneaky Pete’s. Check with each business to find out what specials they might be offering!
The Twins are in town too with a series against Kansas City, Cleveland, and Detroit coming up. The Warehouse District is the place to catch them whether you’re going to the game or not! Come on in, pull up a stool or grab a table and cheer on the home team, regardless of who your home team is!
If you’re not into sports, there are all sorts of events going on in the Warehouse District including great live music and other shows at the First Avenue, Mill City Nights, or Shout House Dueling Pianos!
For something a bit tamer, our shops have some unique and fun items and offer welcome respite from the heat! Our shops offer casual luxury for men and women at Arrow, a contemporary sanctuary for beauty at Brian Graham Salon, simple, useful and beautiful objects for the home at The Foundry Home Goods, one of a kind designs from European, French-Canadian as well as local artisans. Asian & tribal arts at Indigo, jewelry at Lowell Lundeen Jewelry, inspired style and design in furnishings, apparel and interiors at Martinpatrick 3, custom framing, mirrors, frames, cards, gifts, and vintage items at Mitrebox Framing Studio, wine, spirits, and craft beer at North Loop Wine & Spirits, furs and leather at Ribnick Fur & Leather, and much much more!
While fall may be just around the corner, it is still patio season and our sidewalk cafes are open and a great place to watch the world go by! Eat lunch with a friend or co-worker or meet friends or family for a drink, happy hour or dinner alfresco!
Whatever you want to do, you’ll find it in the Warehouse District!