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

Upcoming Anoka Events

Anoka Halloween
Anoka Halloween Oct 1, 2020 -Oct 31, 2020

You’re in for a spooktacular time during Anoka’s annual Halloween celebration. Anoka is the Halloween Capital of the World by congressional proclamation. October is loaded with fun Halloween events including races, parades, pumpkin carving contests, a medallion hunt, a house decorating contest and more!

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The Foreigner Lyric Arts Main Street Stage May 29, 2020 - June 21, 2020
How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying Lyric Arts Main Street Stage July 10, 2020 - August 9, 2020
Anoka Riverfest Downtown Anoka September 26, 2020

Places to Stay

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.
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Ticknor Hill Bed & Breakfast – Anoka

1625 3rd Avenue South
Anoka MN 55303

763-421-9687
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 27 Reviews
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Regency Inn and Suites – Anoka

1129 HWY 10 W
Anoka, MN 55303

763-422-8000
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Places to Eat

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