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Mall of AmericaAs the nation’s largest retail and entertainment complex, Mall of America® hosts over 400 events. MOA® has earned a national reputation for entertaining guests with celebrity appearances, musical performances, charitable initiatives, product launches, book signings and movie premieres.

Featured Events

  1. Fright Lights Halloween Spectacular

    October 1 - October 31
    7:30 p.m. nightly
    Nickelodeon Universe®

    Nickelodeon Universe® and Mall of America® have come under the spell of a dark witch who can command the lights and music to groove, and people to move—all in celebration of our most spooky and fun of holidays. It's Mall of America's Fright Lights Halloween Spectacular!

    Monday - Thursday: 7:30, 9:30 p.m.
    Friday and Saturday: 7:30, 8:30, 9:30 p.m.
    Sunday: 7:30 p.m.

    Halloween show runs through October 31, 2015. Universe of Light uses strobe lights and smoke effects.

  2. Art + Style Series: Curated Style: Straight from the Runway Fashion Show

    Friday, October 9
    7:30 p.m.

    Join us on Friday, October 9 as our Art + Style Series culminates with a star-studded fall runway fashion show. Designers Peach Carr, Christopher Straub, Irina Shabayeva, Korto Momolu + Michael Costello will showcase the best of the best from their AW15 collections. For more information on our fabulous Art + Style Series, click here.

    For more information, please see our Official Event Guidelines.

  3. Shay Mitchell Book Signing

    Saturday, October 10
    1 p.m.

    Shay Mitchell is an international celebrity, best known for her role as Emily Fields on the smash-hit ABC Family show, Pretty Little Liars. With the success of the show, Shay’s platform has sky rocketed. She’s been featured on the covers of countless media outlets including Self Magazine, Glamour, Maxim and Elle Magazine; and her trailblazing social media platform includes 6.3 million followers on Instagram, over 4 million followers on Facebook, and 2.74 million Twitter followers. Now, along with her real-life BFF Michaela Blaney, Shay takes readers and her millions of fans on an intoxicating portrait of life in your early twenties in their debut novel, "Bliss." We hope you can join us for this special book signing!

    For complete event details, please view the Official Event Guidelines.

  4. Get Your Rear In Gear

    7 - 11 A.M.
    East Lot

    One in 20 Americans will be diagnosed with colon cancer in their lifetime. One in 10 of those will be diagnosed before the recommended screening age of 50. Join the Colon Cancer Coalition for the nation’s largest special event for colon cancer awareness in the country.  Help us raise awareness and encourage screening for the nation’s No. 2 cancer killer. The day will include opportunities for celebration of the survivors and support for caregivers and those who may have been left behind. By making the words colon, colorectal and colonoscopy a part of the everyday language, we can overcome the fear and decrease deaths from this preventable disease.

    For more information or to register visit the Colon Cancer Coalition.

  5. TeenNick Top 10 Filming

    Sunday, October 11

    Nick Cannon and TeenNickTop 10 are shooting its biggest episodes ever at Mall of America! Featuring rap superstar Flo Rida, plus rising stars Daya and Amanda Dilks, the weekly countdown series will shoot three music-filled episodes set to premiere in November on TeenNick. Each episode will feature a musical performance hosted by Nick Cannon and co-hosts, DJ Maxwell and Morgan Lynzi.

    For complete event details, please view the Official Event Guidelines.

  6. Maryellen's Swingin' Sock Hop

    Tuesday, October 13 and Wednesday, October 14
    5 - 7 p.m.
    American Girl®

    Join us for a rock-n-rollin’ good time and bop to the music of the fabulous ’50s at Maryellen’s Swingin’ Sock Hop! Get dressed up in fun 1950s-style fashions, then come to the store and learn to dance the most popular dances of that era. Take some great photos using a hip diner backdrop, decorate a Maryellen-themed goody bag filled with take-home gifts, and enjoy a special treat, too! Tickets are $10 per person. Note: prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable. Reservations required. Call toll-free at 877.247.5223. For girls ages 8 and up.

  7. Toddler Tuesdays: Thomas & Friends: Sodor’s Legend of the Lost Treasure

    Tuesday, October 13
    10 a.m. - Noon
    Theatres at Mall of America®

    Shiver me timbers! Surprises await Thomas and his friends as they dig up their most daring adventure yet. Unearthing an old pirate ship, Thomas is on the hunt for Sodor's lost treasure. When Thomas rocks the boat with some new friends, trouble soon rushes in. Will Thomas track down the treasure in time, or will Sailor John set sail with it? Join Thomas & Friends in this explosive movie adventure! Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. and the movie will begin at 10:15 a.m.

  8. Kristina Webb Book Signing

    Tuesday, October 13
    6 p.m.

    With stunning illustrations and the message to inspire, influence and empower, Kristina Webb has garnered more than 2.4 million followers across all media platforms. Her Instagram posts receive an average of 170,000 likes, and her drawings and artful digital techniques have received celebrity attention from Ed Sheeran, Lauren Conrad, and Tyra Banks, as well as brands such as Starbucks, YouTube, and NBA.  “COLOR ME CREATIVE includes fifty creative, art-inspired challenges designed by Kristina Webb herself, including doodle, fashion, and mixed media challenges. The full-color paperback original is perfect for anyone who wants to explore their creativity and unlock their imagination. Hope you’re able to join us for this inspirational event!

    For more information, please see our Official Event Guidelines.

  9. Tape Freaks

    Third Thursday of Every Month beginning May 21
    7:30 p.m.
    Theatres at Mall of America®

    A monthly exploration into the strange side of cinema, Theatres at Mall of America proudly presents: TAPE FREAKS. Each month we will bring you a weird, unique, and cheesy movie we think deserves a larger audience. This series is based on the days when scouring the shelves of your local video store, relying on the cover art and misleading descriptions on the backs, would get you movies that would blow you away, make you cringe, or both. The movies will remain secret until the title hits the screen, but we'll be dropping hints on the Tape Freaks blog to give you an idea of what to expect. Learn more about each month's masterpiece of VHS delight.

  10. Monster Bash

    Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17
    Friday, October 23 and Saturday, October 24
    Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31
    5 - 10 p.m.
    Nickelodeon Universe®

    You’re invited to a howling affair! Join monstrous hosts in 5 all new silly, spooky zones Friday and Saturday nights in October. Boogie down with our disco zombies, watch mad scientist concoct something gooey, and enjoy our 28 spine-tingling rides and attractions starting October 16 from 5 – 10 p.m. Monster Bash unlimited ride wristbands are $23.99. The first 1,000 ticket purchases get a free treat bag while supplies last.

    Check back for more information including the event schedule.

  11. Ski + Snowboard Expo

    Friday, October 16 - Saturday, October 17
    Mall Hours

    Get ready to kick off your ski season right at the 8th Annual Explore Minnesota Slopes Ski & Snowboard Expo! Get great deals on passes & tickets from local and western ski areas, see what’s new in equipment, talk to the local Reps at Hoigaard’s retail area and more! Kids can even learn how to snowboard at Burton’s Riglet Park right in the Rotunda! The excitement doesn’t’ just end there. There are many other vendors to visit! We hope you can join us!

  12. The North Face Grand Opening

    Friday, October 16 - Sunday, October 18
    Mall Hours
    Sears Court

    For over 40 years, The North Face has provided an authentic solution to the real needs of athletes and now it’s coming to the Mall of America®! Come join The North Face and learn all about their products at their grand opening activation. There will be product demos and even an awesome green screen photo op! Make sure you stop by and discover what The North Face has to offer!

  13. Toddler Tuesdays: Minnesota Children's Museum

    Tuesday, October 20
    10 a.m. - Noon
    Sears Court

    Minnesota Children’s Museum is opening a pop-up play place and would like to tell you all about it! Come learn about the newest attraction and Snoopy will be stopping by from 10 – 10:30 a.m. & 11 – 11:30 a.m. to promote his newest adventure, THE PEANUTS MOVIE hits theaters November 6. Make sure to stick around for story time presented by Minnesota Children’s Museum.

  14. Together Against Bullying Day with Bethany Mota

    Tuesday, October 20
    Viktor Shows at 10 a.m. + 1 p.m.
    Bethany Mota Appearance at 6 p.m.

    October is National Bullying Prevention Month, which was started by PACER Center in 2006, and YouTube sensation Bethany Mota will help mark the occasion at Mall of America® during PACER’s Together Against Bullying Day. Mota, who has more than 8 million subscribers on her YouTube channel and has been featured in “TIME Magazine,” on the Ellen DeGeneres Show and numerous other major media outlets, will share her personal experiences with bullying and participate in a Q&A session with 300 fans. Additionally, there will be a Viktor’s Quest to S.T.O.P. Bullying show in the Rotunda at 10 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. This event is presented by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center, with cosponsors the Minnesota Vikings, HopeLine® from Verizon, and Mall of America.

    For more information on the Bethany Mota meet + greet, please view the Official Event Guidelines.

  15. Barnes & Noble Presents: Jesse Ventura Book Signing

    Saturday, October 24
    2 p.m.
    Barnes & Noble

    Jesse Ventura is a former professional wrestler, actor, political commentator, naval veteran and politician who served as the 38th Governor of Minnesota. Ventura will be making a special appearance in Barnes & Noble in October to sign copies of his latest book, "American Conspiracies." Be sure you mark your calendars for this great event!

    For more information, please see the Official Event Guidelines.

  16. Light The Night Walk 2015

    4 - 7 P.M.

    Join the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Light The Night Walk. Thousands will carry illuminated colored lanterns on this inspirational evening to celebrate survivors (white), to honor supporters (red), and to remember loved ones lost to blood cancer (gold). LLS funds treatments that are saving the lives of patients today.

    For more information and to register visit our website.

  17. Tyler Oakley Meet + Greet

    Monday, October 26
    6 p.m.

    Pop culture phenomenon, social rights advocate, and the most prominent LGBTQ+ voice on YouTube, Tyler Oakley brings you his first collection of witty, personal, and hilarious essays written in the voice that’s earned him more than 21 million followers across social media. Tyler is making a special stop at Mall of America® on his “Binge” book tour where he will meet + greet with his biggest fans. So grab your friends and get here early, because Tyler can’t wait to meet you!

    For more information, please see our Official Event Guidelines.

  18. Toddler Tuesdays: Little Charmers

    Tuesday, October 27
    10 a.m. - Noon

    Sparkle Up Little Charmers and get ready for a magical adventure! Join us for a whimsical Toddler Tuesday full of activities and a special Little Charmers episode. Plus, Posie will be stopping by to say hello to all of her new friends from 10 - 10:30 and 11 - 11:30 a.m.

  19. Ballroom Dance Showcase

    Wednesday, October 28
    7:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Come and watch some of the best ballroom dancing in the Twin Cities on Wednesday, October 28!  USA Dance-MN will sponsor an all-star showcase of ballroom dancing from waltz, tango, and foxtrot, to swing and many formation team performances by dancers of all ages!  A fun-filled evening highlighting the talents of many local competitors!  You just might want to get up and dance too!

  20. Howl-O-Ween

    Saturday, October 31
    4:30 - 7:30 p.m.

    Calling all ghouls and boys! Grab your mummies and daddies and join us as we celebrate all that is Halloween. Come dressed in your All Hallow’s Eve best as you scour the Mall for sweet treats at participating retailers. After you’ve gotten your candy fix, head into Nickelodeon Universe for a one-of-a-kind experience at Monster Bash! Enjoy discounted ride tickets and a fang-tastic selection of free activities!


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