Welcome to Anoka, Minnesota!

Travel to Anoka, MN, the “Halloween Capital 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.

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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Things to Do in Anoka

Berry Hill Farm

6510 185th Ave NW
Anoka, MN 55303

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Rum River Art Center

2665 4th Avenue North
Suite 103 Anoka, MN 55303

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Upcoming Anoka Events

Anoka Riverfest
Anoka Riverfest Jul 10, 2021 -Jul 10, 2021

One of the Twin Cities largest craft fairs where over 140 hand-selected crafters exhibit their unique, 100% hand-crafted wares.

Anoka Riverfest has something for everyone. Spend a great day in historic downtown Anoka browsing booths or enjoying free, live music on two stages, a food court with all your favorite fair foods, family activities, and more.


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A Night 4 Hope
A Night 4 Hope The Mill Site April 23, 2021
The Revolutionists
The Revolutionists April 23, 2021 - May 2, 2021
Spring Fling Disc Golf and Outdoor Recreation Event
Spring Fling Disc Golf and Outdoor Recreation Event Sunny Acres Park April 24, 2021

Places to Stay in Anoka

Ticknor Hill Bed & Breakfast – Anoka

1625 3rd Avenue South
Anoka MN 55303

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Regency Inn and Suites – Anoka

1129 HWY 10 W
Anoka, MN 55303

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Places to Eat in Anoka