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Rochester, MN Events

 The next big event is always just around the corner (or coming up soon!) in Rochester, MN. Annual can't-miss events include WinterFest and SocialICE (Rochester's outdoor ice bar) as well as RochesterFest and the Thursdays on First & 3rd festival every week from June 1 to August 31. Experience Rochester's friendliness and enthusiam for celebrating by attending one of our many entertaining events!    

 


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Sunday Feb 11, 2018

Scenic Mississippi River Valley & National Eagle Center Tour

February 11, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday
  • Location: Pick up directly at your hotel or any location in Rochester

Relax and enjoy the scenic beauty and unique culture of the Upper Mississippi River Valley, rated among the top scenic drives in America. We'll journey through picturesque "Bluff Country" on our way to the mighty river where we'll visit Whitewater State Park visitor center, an apple house and/or elegant winery, a magical toy shop that is the largest in the country, historic river towns, and the National Eagle Center. 

UNRAVELED Escape Room

February 11, 2018
  • Location: UNRAVELED Escape Room
  • Address: 300 11th Ave NW - Lower Level, Rochester, MN 55901

The Escape Room is a real life escape challenge where you come with a group of between 4 and 10 friends/family members/co-workers/etc and you get LOCKED UP! It is up to you and your team to find the clues and solves the puzzles in order to escape in time... First theme up: Escape From Alcatraz - Experience The Rock like never before!

Chili Challenge

February 11, 2018
  • Location: Grace Lutheran Church
  • Address: 800 East Silver Lake Drive, Rochester, MN 55902

Try out different types of chili and vote for your favorite! Individual tickets: $10; family: $30 Bring your chili to compete for prizes! Proceeds benefit mission projects of Grace Lutheran, Rochester.

Festival of Music Concert

February 11, 2018
  • Location: First Presbyterian Church
  • Address: 512 3rd Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902

Dr. Grigor Khachatryan is Assistant Professor of Piano at Concordia College faculty on the Northern Lights Music Festival. He recently debuted at Carnegie Hall and toured with the Concordia Symphony Orchestra. She regularly performs with her husband, Dr. Grigor Khachatryan, as a member of Duo Neglia-Khachatryan.

Rochester Symphony: French Festival

February 11, 2018
  • Location: Lourdes High School
  • Address: 2800 19th Street NW, Rochester, MN 55901

In this concert, we give you the greatest French composers in their most gushingly gorgeous moments. With the Symphony Chorale in the spotlight, we showcase the loveliest French choral work ever written (Duruflé) and the wildest ballet finale (Ravel). In between, the orchestra shines in Debussy's ultimate orchestral work.

WinterFest XVI: Friends Book Sale

February 11, 2018

The Friends of the Rochester Public Library is a non-profit organization of community people dedicated to strengthening the Public Library, promoting awareness and use if Library services, building community and financial support, and encouraging volunteer involvement.  

Rochester Area Builders Home Show

February 11, 2018
  • Location: Mayo Civic Center
  • Address: 30 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Venue: Mayo Civic Center

Rochester Area BuildersJoin us for the 39th Annual Rochester Area Builders, Inc. Home Show. Check out everything from home improvement ideas & products to new home construction from over 180 vendors, daily seminars, the DOORS & WINDOWS UNHINGED design contest, and much more. 

WinterFest XVI: It's Snow Crazy!

February 11, 2018
  • Location: Quarry Hill Nature Center
  • Address: 701 Silver Creek Road NE, Rochester, MN 55906

Get ready to experience snow like you never have before! Bring your mittens for snow games including ice bowling, snow snakes, and snowball toss; bring your sweet tooth for making snow candy; and bring your creativity for snow creating! You can color it, shape it, or adorn it for the birds - whatever you are in the mood for. We'll provide the materials and (hopefully) Mother Nature provides the snow! The fire will be roaring and hot cocoa simmering whenever you need to take a warm up break! ... Visit Website

Stay with Me Awhile

February 11, 2018 - February 18, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Address: 20 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester, MN 55904
  • Venue: Rochester Civic Theatre Company

Stay with me Awhile by Mary E Johnson (local playwright) - World Premier Stay with me Awhile explores the intensely personal yet universal experience keeping vigil with a loved one as death approaches.

Indoor Bubble Soccer

February 11, 2018 - March 31, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: TBD
  • Address: 14 4th St SW, Rochester, MN 55902

Feeling the winter blues? BubbleBall is the perfect solution! Contact BubbleBall Rochester for some fun indoor entertainment. You can play bubble soccer, sumo circle, capture the flag and more. Bring your family, group of friends, or book for an event. It's the perfect way to burn off some steam and stay active this winter. Not to mention - it's a ton of fun! We're open virtually every day, any time.

Monday Feb 12, 2018

Archery Addiction

February 12, 2018
  • Address: 3020 N Broadway Avenue Suite 200, Rochester, MN 55906

Want a challenge? Come visit Rochester's only Archery Combat facility! 90 minutes of pure adrenaline and fun! Think dodgeball with bows. Immerse yourself in an epic battle between friends, workmates or people you've just met! 

Escape Challenge

February 12, 2018

Locked in a room. 60 minutes on the clock. Can you complete the mission and escape the room before time expires? Choose your mission. Mission one is Norwegian Job. You are a group of thieves trying to get back your cash, diamonds and gold that are locked in a room. Can you find your loot and escape before time expires? Mission two is a rescue mission. Part of your team has been captured. You need to sneak into a cartel safe house, free the prisoners, and then find a way to escape. All... Visit Website

UNRAVELED Escape Room

February 12, 2018
  • Location: UNRAVELED Escape Room
  • Address: 300 11th Ave NW - Lower Level, Rochester, MN 55901

The Escape Room is a real life escape challenge where you come with a group of between 4 and 10 friends/family members/co-workers/etc and you get LOCKED UP! It is up to you and your team to find the clues and solves the puzzles in order to escape in time... First theme up: Escape From Alcatraz - Experience The Rock like never before!

WinterFest XVI: Outdoor Curling & Olympic Watch Party

February 12, 2018
  • Location: The Freight Yard
  • Address: 821 Civic Center Drive NW, Rochester, MN 55901

Outdoor curling, indoor bar games, food and drink specials, Olympic curling watch party (Mixed Doubles Bronze Medal match at 6pm), door prizes and a raffle drawing.      

Indoor Bubble Soccer

February 12, 2018 - March 31, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: TBD
  • Address: 14 4th St SW, Rochester, MN 55902

Feeling the winter blues? BubbleBall is the perfect solution! Contact BubbleBall Rochester for some fun indoor entertainment. You can play bubble soccer, sumo circle, capture the flag and more. Bring your family, group of friends, or book for an event. It's the perfect way to burn off some steam and stay active this winter. Not to mention - it's a ton of fun! We're open virtually every day, any time.

Assisi Heights Tour

February 12, 2018 - December 29, 2018

Enjoy a guided tour of Assisi Heights, home to the Sisters of Saint Francis, who were instrumental in establishing the first hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. Please call for tour reservations.

Tuesday Feb 13, 2018

Archery Addiction

February 13, 2018
  • Address: 3020 N Broadway Avenue Suite 200, Rochester, MN 55906

Want a challenge? Come visit Rochester's only Archery Combat facility! 90 minutes of pure adrenaline and fun! Think dodgeball with bows. Immerse yourself in an epic battle between friends, workmates or people you've just met! 

Escape Challenge

February 13, 2018

Locked in a room. 60 minutes on the clock. Can you complete the mission and escape the room before time expires? Choose your mission. Mission one is Norwegian Job. You are a group of thieves trying to get back your cash, diamonds and gold that are locked in a room. Can you find your loot and escape before time expires? Mission two is a rescue mission. Part of your team has been captured. You need to sneak into a cartel safe house, free the prisoners, and then find a way to escape. All... Visit Website

Trivia Mafia

February 13, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday
  • Location: Grand Rounds Brew Pub
  • Address: 4 3rd Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902
  • Venue: Grand Rounds Brew Pub

Get your smartypants down to Grand Rounds Brewing Company for Tuesday night trivia with Trivia Mafia! Prizes and pints!

UNRAVELED Escape Room

February 13, 2018
  • Location: UNRAVELED Escape Room
  • Address: 300 11th Ave NW - Lower Level, Rochester, MN 55901

The Escape Room is a real life escape challenge where you come with a group of between 4 and 10 friends/family members/co-workers/etc and you get LOCKED UP! It is up to you and your team to find the clues and solves the puzzles in order to escape in time... First theme up: Escape From Alcatraz - Experience The Rock like never before!

Indoor Bubble Soccer

February 13, 2018 - March 31, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: TBD
  • Address: 14 4th St SW, Rochester, MN 55902

Feeling the winter blues? BubbleBall is the perfect solution! Contact BubbleBall Rochester for some fun indoor entertainment. You can play bubble soccer, sumo circle, capture the flag and more. Bring your family, group of friends, or book for an event. It's the perfect way to burn off some steam and stay active this winter. Not to mention - it's a ton of fun! We're open virtually every day, any time.

Wednesday Feb 14, 2018

Archery Addiction

February 14, 2018
  • Address: 3020 N Broadway Avenue Suite 200, Rochester, MN 55906

Want a challenge? Come visit Rochester's only Archery Combat facility! 90 minutes of pure adrenaline and fun! Think dodgeball with bows. Immerse yourself in an epic battle between friends, workmates or people you've just met! 

Escape Challenge

February 14, 2018

Locked in a room. 60 minutes on the clock. Can you complete the mission and escape the room before time expires? Choose your mission. Mission one is Norwegian Job. You are a group of thieves trying to get back your cash, diamonds and gold that are locked in a room. Can you find your loot and escape before time expires? Mission two is a rescue mission. Part of your team has been captured. You need to sneak into a cartel safe house, free the prisoners, and then find a way to escape. All... Visit Website

UNRAVELED Escape Room

February 14, 2018
  • Location: UNRAVELED Escape Room
  • Address: 300 11th Ave NW - Lower Level, Rochester, MN 55901

The Escape Room is a real life escape challenge where you come with a group of between 4 and 10 friends/family members/co-workers/etc and you get LOCKED UP! It is up to you and your team to find the clues and solves the puzzles in order to escape in time... First theme up: Escape From Alcatraz - Experience The Rock like never before!

Romantic City Lights and Water Trolley Tour

February 14, 2018
  • Location: Downtown Marriott Hotel
  • Address: 101 1st Ave SW, Rochester, MN 55904

Bring your favorite date and board the trolley during Valentine's Weekend for a romantic trolley tour. This tour will take us along some of the city's best skyline and night views, lighted night-time landmarks, through its historic districts, and along its romantic river stretches, winter scenery, and waterways. A light historical narration will accompany the music.

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