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Valleyfair is the Upper Midwest's largest amusement park, offering endless fun and thrills with world-class rides, attractions and live entertainment.

Whether you’re a Minnesota native or novice, you should know that spending a day at Valleyfair is one of the best things to do in Minnesota. Now, we have done you a favor and put together a list of the best things to do at Valleyfair. Follow this guide, and you’re sure to have the best day ever!

Things to do at Valleyfair

Minnesotans aren’t shy to brag about their state pride. And why should they? There is A LOT to be proud of. From lake cabins to vibrant local cuisine to outdoor experiences, there’s always something do to in Minnesota. Now, Valleyfair’s nostalgic Minnesotan atmosphere definitely makes it one of the best things to do in Minnesota. We have you covered whether you are looking to take a spin on the brand new family thrill ride Delirious or enjoy some of the area’s most entertaining events. Don’t forget about our new Minnesota Merchandise that makes it easy to show off your state pride. Valleyfair has fun for all ages, two parks in one, and endless events all in a place where the fun never ends!

Things to do in Minnesota at Valleyfair

Things to do at Soak City

Going to Soak City is definitely one of the most fun things to do around the Twin Cities. From slides and attractions to relaxing cabanas, this waterpark has something for everyone. Catch a ride down the raging rapids or sit back and relax in the lazy river. Stop by Breakers Bar for a delicious refreshment or have it delivered to you in your own personal cabana. Don’t forget about the Valleyfair Food Truck or Beach Bites that provides delicious entrees. This is definitely the coolest place in the Twin Cities area to slide, splash, chill, and dine.

Things to do in Minnesota at Soak City

Things to do at ValleySCARE

If you’re looking for fun things to do around Shakopee, Minnesota, you won’t find a shortage of options going into this fall. On select nights in the fall, the fun takes a terrifying turn as the park transforms into ValleySCARE, the upper Midwest’s largest Halloween attraction. With more than 75 rides, haunted mazes, scare zones and monsters prowling the park, there is something to satisfy everyone’s devilish desire. For our younger guests, we have the Great Pumpkin Fest. During the day, tiny terrors can join Snoopy and the rest of the PEANUTS gang for some not-so-scary Halloween activities for kids. Enjoy your favorite rides, live entertainment, and great fall activities!

Scary Things to do in Minnesota at ValleySCARE

Things to Eat at Valleyfair

Find tempting treats and restaurants throughout the park, along with some great places to grab a cold and refreshing drink. Choosing from the plethora of dining options in a big city is one of the best things to do in Minneapolis, and Valleyfair does not lack in this category. Some of our newest signature items are making a big splash including the Paul Bunyan Burger, Hot Dish Dog, Chicken and Waffles, and the classic Pronto Pup. Don’t miss out on these phenomenal fair foods at Valleyfair!

Things to eat in Minnesota at Valleyfair

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