Welcome to Anoka, Minnesota!

Travel to Anoka, MN, the “Halloween Capitol of the World” for fun attractions, events and activities. Anoka’s historic downtown boasts an array of unique shops, the Lyric Arts Main Street Stage, restaurants and services, all surrounded by beautiful city parks, trails, and neighborhoods. Anoka also hosts a North Star Commuter Rail Station for easy access to Minneapolis.

The city-owned Green Haven Golf Course & Banquet Center and the Anoka Aquatic Center provide hours of seasonal entertainment. Events such as Anoka Riverfest & Craft Fair and the Anoka Classic Car Show draw visitors from all over during the summer. As the "Halloween Capital of the World", Anoka’s Octobers are filled with fun activities including three parades and a 5K Grey Ghost Run.

Visitors can stay at the comfy Ticknor Hill Bed and Breakfast, the Regency Inn Suites or at one of the other twenty fine lodging properties in the Twin Cities Gateway communities.

Don't miss the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area – the National Park Service natural wonder that runs through Anoka and stretches for 72 miles.

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