Twin Cities Gateway Events

The Twin Cities Gateway offers a full schedule of events year ‘round. From our nine communities’ signature events (listed at left) to sporting events and large expositions at the National Sports Center in Blaine and live theater at the Lyric Arts Center in Anoka, our calendar of events is loaded with fun events for the whole family.

In addition to all the local events in the Gateway communities, remember you’ll also be within minutes of all sporting, concert and cultural events taking place in the Twin Cities. Click here for Twin Cities events.

January, 2019 Events in the Twin Cities Gateway

Schwan's Cup

December 26th to December 31st, 2018 | National Sports Center

Schwan's Cup is the most prestigious high school holiday hockey tournament in the state of Minnesota. It’s a hockey lover’s...

Schwan's Cup is the most prestigious high school holiday hockey tournament in the state of Minnesota. It’s a hockey lover’s dream: 54 boys teams, 64 girls teams, and over 175 games played in six days!

1700 105th Avenue NE | Blaine, MN 55449 | P: 763 785 5600

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Lyric Arts: Dead Man's Cell Phone

January 24th to January 27th, 2019 | Lyric Arts Main Street Stage

In this oddball comedy, a man dies in a small café, but his cell phone will not stop ringing. Jean,...

In this oddball comedy, a man dies in a small café, but his cell phone will not stop ringing. Jean, the woman at the next table, answers the phone and quickly ends up stuck in the middle of all his troubles, including becoming connected to his family, and unexpectedly falling in love with his brother, all while confronting her own assumptions about morality, redemption, and how we memorialize the dead.

Tickets range from $29-32

420 E Main Street | Anoka, MN 55303 | P: 763 433 2510

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Anoka Winterfest

January 25th to January 26th, 2019

A flurry of indoor and outdoor activities is planned for the City of Anoka’s Sixth Annual Anoka Winterfest, a two-day...

A flurry of indoor and outdoor activities is planned for the City of Anoka’s Sixth Annual Anoka Winterfest, a two-day event to be held on January 25 & 26, 2019. Activities will be held at two locations; George Enloe Park on Friday evening, and Green Haven Golf Course & Event Center on Saturday morning and afternoon.

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Blaine Snow Day

January 26th, 2019 | Wargo Nature Center

The Anoka County Parks & Recreation Department, in collaboration with Lino Lakes and Blaine Parks & Recreation Departments are thrilled to...

The Anoka County Parks & Recreation Department, in collaboration with Lino Lakes and Blaine Parks & Recreation Departments are thrilled to be offering the 18th annual Snow Day Event. Participants of all ages will have a chance to partake in a variety of winter activities, including: snow shoeing, ice fishing, kick-sledding, cross-country skiing, winter crafts, temporary tattoos, and live animal presentation. Refreshments provided.

For more information, call Wargo Nature Center at 651-429-8007. Event will happen regardless of the weather! Event held at Wargo Nature Center.

No registration required, just show up!

7701 Main Street | Lino Lakes, MN | P: 763-324-3350

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Coon Rapids Snowflake Days

January 26th, 2019 & January 28th, 2019 & January 31st, 2019 | Coon Rapids

The Coon Rapids Snowflake Days began in 1964 as a Jaycee project. It was conceived of the notion that...

The Coon Rapids Snowflake Days began in 1964 as a Jaycee project. It was conceived of the notion that the City of Coon Rapids needed a civic celebration the the entire community could participate in. All of the neighboring communities had summer celebrations so Coon Rapids thought they would try something in the winter so as not to compete with their neighbors.

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Saturday, January 26 Adult Medallion Hunt Begins! Clues posted by 8:00 a.m. daily at www.coonrapidssnowflakedays.com Must have a 2019 Snowflake Days button to participate.

Saturday, January 26 / Rescheduled to Sunday, February 10 DUE TO THE LACK OF SNOW, THE PRESENCE OF DANGEROUS ICE IN THE MEDALLION HUNT AREA AND PROJECTED EXTREME COLD TEMPERATURE (1 DEGREE ABOVE ZERO AT HUNT TIME) - FOR THE SAFETY OF THE PARTICIPANTS - THE KIDS MEDALLION HUNT IS BEING ​RESCHEDULED - UPDATED INFO BELOW Kid's Medallion Hunt, Coon Rapids Fire Station #1 Children ages 5-10 Years Old, Boys & Girls Division Meet at Fire Station #1 (Egret Boulevard) at 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, January 26 Miss Coon Rapids/Miss Coon Rapids Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageant

Monday, January 28 Snowflake Bingo for Seniors 55+

Thursday, January 31 Chili Challenge

February 1 & 2 Friday, Saturday Annual Mayor's Cup Simulator Golf Tournament

Saturday, February 2 Children's Carnival

Saturday, February 9 Coon Rapids Junior Royalty Ambassador Crowning

Sunday, February 10 Winner of Adult Medallion Hunt Announced "Cookies & Canvas" "Family Day at the CRIC" Family Skating Event at Coon Rapids Ice Center Indoor Kids Ice Fishing Contest

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