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

Antiques on Main

212 E Main St
Anoka, MN 55303

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Rum River Hills Golf Course

16659 NW St Francis Boulevard
Anoka MN 55303

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Upcoming Anoka Events

Anoka Halloween
Anoka Halloween Oct 23, 2021 -Oct 30, 2021

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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Ghosts of Anoka Walking Tour
Ghosts of Anoka Walking Tour Anoka County Historical Society September 1, 2021 - October 31, 2021
Anoka Halloween Wine and Canvas Paint Nights
Anoka Halloween Wine and Canvas Paint Nights Rumriver Art Center October 19, 2021 - October 26, 2021
Scary Story Open Mic with the Anoka Historical Society
Scary Story Open Mic with the Anoka Historical Society Ambi Wine Bar October 28, 2021 - October 29, 2021

Places to Stay in Anoka

Regency Inn and Suites – Anoka

1129 HWY 10 W
Anoka, MN 55303

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Ticknor Hill Bed & Breakfast – Anoka

1625 3rd Avenue South
Anoka MN 55303

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Places to Eat in Anoka