Welcome to Coon Rapids, Minnesota!

Travel to Coon Rapids – for all our residents and visitors alike – we offer a unique combination of urban excitement and small town friendliness. Coon Rapids also hosts a North Star Commuter Rail Station for easy access to Minneapolis.

Recreational activities abound in Coon Rapids with Bunker Hills Regional Park, Bunker Hills golf course, Bunker Beach water park and Bunker Park Stable. Visitors can also enjoy our softball and baseball fields, tennis and basketball courts, hiking and biking trails, skateboard parks, fishing, boating and more! Be sure to check out Coon Rapids’ 4th of July festivities too!

If you’re looking to shop, don’t miss the Riverdale Village Shopping Center.

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

Coon Rapids Map

Things to Do in Coon Rapids

Average Joes Archery

1285 114th Ave NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55448

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Cheap Skate Roller Park

3075 Coon Rapids Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433

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Classic Bowl

11707 Round Lake Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433

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Upcoming Coon Rapids Events

Coon Rapids Snowflake Days
Coon Rapids Snowflake Days Feb 4, 2023 -Feb 11, 2023

Family fun and community tradition!

Medallion Hunt

February  4th

The medallion hunt will begin on Saturday, February 4th, 2023 and will continue throughout the Snowflake Days celebration until found. Clues will be posted on this page daily.

Miss Coon Rapids/Miss Coon Rapids Outstanding Teen Pageant

February  4th

Coon Rapids High School
2340 Northdale Boulevard NW

Doors open at 3:30 p.m.
Pageant begins promptly at 4:00 p.m.

More information can be found at www.misscoonrapids.com​

Free Community Waffle Breakfast

February  5th, 8am – 12pm

Hosted by the Coon Rapids North Star Lions Club

Sand Creek Elementary School
12156 Olive Street NW

Free will donations will be accepted at the door!

​Funds raised will be donated to Coon Rapids Police Department Explorer unit​.

Family Fun Day

February  5th, 4:30pm – 7:30pm

Coon Rapids Ice Center

Outdoor Skating & Games

February  5th, 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Enjoy ice bowling, dice games, and more at the Cric Outdoor Rink.

Free Public Skate

February  5th, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

At the Cric Indoor Rink. Skate rentals available for purchase.

Snow Sculpture Contest

February  9th, until 11:59pm

​Create your own snow or ice sculpture in your front yard!

1ST PLACE: $200
2ND PLACE: $150
3RD PLACE: $100

​All sculptures must be complete by 11:59 p.m. February 9th. Judging to take place February 10th.

Sculptures will be judged on originality, quality of work, design and general effect.

Pre-register your household online: www.coonrapidsmn.gov

A map featuring addresses of the sculpture locations will be available online on date TBD for public viewing (participants have until end of ​day February 9th to actually finish sculptures).​

Mayor’s Cup Simulated Golf Tourney

February  10th-11th

Bunker Hill Golf Course. Finals and awards around 12:30pm on February 11th.

Winter Fun at Sand Creek Park Day

February  11th, 10am – 2pm

Sand Creek Park & Warming house. Hot dogs & hot chocolate served until gone.

Please bring a non-perishable food donation for the ACBC Food Shelf.

Schedule of events:

  • Cookies & Canvas 12pm – 2pm: Children paint their own art canvas with fun winter themes. Cookies and hot chocolate will be served.
  • Outdoor Skating & Games 12pm – 2pm: Ice bowling, dice games, and more!
  • Snowman Building Contest 10am – 1:30pm: Must provide all of your own materials to decorate your snowman
    Prizes to be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place​ and will take place at 2:15 at Sand Creek Warming House

Kid’s Medallion Hunt

February  11th, 10:15am – 11:15am

Sand Creek Park Concession Stand & Warming House.

Open to children 5-10 years of age.

Girl’s only hunt will begin at 10:15 a.m. Boy’s only hunt will begin immediately following the girl’s hunt.

IMPORTANT: There must be a minimum of 10 children participating in each group for the hunts to take place. Encourage registering in advance of the event (see Kid’s Medallion Hunt tab). Previous medallion hunt winners are ineligible to participate.

A $200 gift card from Jerry’s Schwinn will be awarded to the winner of each group.

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Painter's Choice Paint Night
Painter’s Choice Paint Night Alloy Brewing Company February 8, 2023
Live Pro Wrestling
Live Pro Wrestling Coon Rapids High School Fieldhouse February 10, 2023

Places to Stay in Coon Rapids

AmericInn by Wyndham – Coon Rapids

3430 Northdale Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55448

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Quality Inn – Coon Rapids

9052 University Ave NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55448

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InTown Suites – Coon Rapids

420 Coon Rapids Blvd NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55433

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Places to Eat in Coon Rapids