go outside with hennepin county

go outside with hennepin county this summer

Go Outside this summer and join us at Target Field Station (335 N. 5th Street) and Hennepin County Government Center South Plaza (300 S. 6th Street). Activities will include movie nights, fitness classes, music, special events and more. Don’t miss out this summer!

hennepin county government center south plaza activities
(June 1 – August 31)

Go Outside Summer Sessions | 11:30am – 1:00pm
dates | June 7, June 21, July 5, July 19, August 9, August 23

Take a break during your lunch hour and get outside! Enjoy some fresh air at South Plaza over your lunch hour while enjoying other fun and free activities such as live music and food giveaways.

pianos on parade performance | 12pm – 1pm
dates | Thursdays in June

Join us at South Plaza to enjoy some fresh air and fun activities! Enjoy a live piano performance outside of Hennepin County Government Center over your lunch hour on Thursdays during the month of June.

Go Outside with Hennepin County

target field station activities
(June 1 – August 31)

movie nights | 7-9 pm
movie dates | June 8, June 29, July 6, July 20, August 3, August 17, August 31


On select evenings this summer, you can enjoy outdoor movie nights at Target Field Station. Bring a lawn chair or blanket, find a spot on the green grass outside the Twins’ ballpark and enjoy an evening watching a movie under the stars and the downtown skyline. Movie info to come.

  • June 8: Little Shop of Horrors
  • June 29: Space Jam
  • July 6: Puss In Boots: The Last Wish
  • July 20: Legally Blonde
  • August 3: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
  • August 17: Encanto
  • August 31: Top Gun: Maverick

fitness classes | 6 – 7pm
fitness dates | June 6, June 26, July 11, July 24, August 1, August 21


Get outside and get active at Target Field Station this summer! We are bringing fitness outside at Target Field Station on select evenings this summer. Gather a group of colleagues, friends or family and enjoy a great workout in downtown. Bring your mat, water bottle, friends and family and join us at Target Field Station this summer! You can pre-register for the Alchemy 365 classes by following the links:

family fun day | 11 am – 1 pm
date | August 19


Go Outside with the whole family this summer and enjoy the Family Fun Day at Target Field Station. Join us on the lawn on August 19th from 11am – 1pm for family-friendly activities, giveaways and more!

go outside with hennepin county events schedule

Go Outside with Hennepin County South Plaza events schedule

South Plaza Summer Sessions

Wednesday, June 7, 11:30am – 1pm

Wednesday, June 21, 11:30am – 1pm

Wednesday, July 5, 11:30am – 1pm

Wednesday, July 19, 11:30am – 1pm

Wednesday, August 9, 11:30am – 1pm

Wednesday, August 23, 11:30am – 1pm

Pianos on Parade

Thursdays, June 1 – 30, 12pm – 1pm


Go Outside with Hennepin County Target Field Station schedule

Outdoor Movies: 

Thursday, June 8, 7pm

Thursday, June 29, 7pm

Thursday, July 6, 7pm

Thursday, July 20, 7pm

Thursday, August 3, 7pm

Thursday, August 17, 7pm

Thursday, August 31, 7pm

Fitness Classes:

Tuesday, June 6, 6pm – 7pm

Tuesday, July 11, 6pm – 7pm

Tuesday, August 1, 6pm – 7pm

Most Epic Family Fun Day:

Saturday, August 19, 11am – 1pm

about target field station

Target Field Station (335 N. 5th Street) is a dynamic transportation hub that connects Downtown Minneapolis with 500 light rail lines and 1,900 buses each day as well as the Northstar Commuter Rail. But it is also a major entertainment destination. Opened in May 2014, Target Field Station offers a large green space for gathering, a big screen for movies and other viewing opportunities, and an amphitheater for musical performances. Located next to Target Field and nestled into the Warehouse District/North Loop, it is close to downtown residential communities, businesses, entertainment, dining, breweries and coffee shops.

about hennepin county government center south plaza

Hennepin County Government Center South Plaza (300 S. 6th Street) is a tree-lined, circle plaza with a grassy knoll located between 6th and 7th Streets in Downtown Minneapolis. Stop by the Government Center South Plaza to enjoy an outdoor piano, added seating options and great special events each week.

don’t miss out on the fun


The Go Outside with Hennepin County program is filled with fun activities and events for all ages and abilities throughout the year. Stop by Target Field Station and South Plaza to get in on the festivities.

While you’re here, don’t miss out on the opportunity to share your experience with others. Invite friends, family and colleagues to come with you, and share your experience on social media using the hashtags #gooutside and #mymplsdt.

You can learn more by following @mplsdowntown on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

join us this summer

go outside with hennepin county

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