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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.

  1. Universe of Light: Birthday Nighttime Spectacular

    Monday - Saturday at 9:30 p.m.
    South Entrance to NU

    Mall of America® guests will be brought together nightly for an experience that will take visitors on an emotional journey through music and lights. Universe of Light will underscore the unexpected and surprising characteristics of MOA, combined with the fun, playful nature of Nickelodeon Universe. The nine-minute light show is an ongoing attraction for mall visitors. Lights, music and smoke effects will transform the air space into a Technicolor dream that is sure to excite and engage. Universe of Light uses strobe lights and smoke effects.

  2. Double Dare Challenge at Nickelodeon Universe

    Friday, June 16 - Sunday, August 27
    2x Daily at 1 + 4 p.m.
    West Market Square

    On your mark, get set, GO! It’s time for the Double Dare Challenge, right in Nickelodeon Universe. Answer questions, tackle physical challenges, navigate the super sloppy Double Dare obstacle course and get Slimed! Contestants will compete in physical challenges, trivia challenges and of course get to dare their opponents for double the points. Get in on the game…if you dare! It’s the Double Dare Challenge everyday this summer at Nickelodeon Universe from June 16 – August 27.

  3. Nintendo 2017 Summer of Play Tour

    Friday, June 23 - Sunday, June 25
    11 - Mall Close: Friday & Saturday
    Noon - Mall Close: Sunday

    Dive into the world of Nintendo on the 2017 Summer of Play Tour! Create long-lasting memories while playing a selection of high-profile games on Nintendo’s popular Nintendo Switch™ console and the Nintendo 3DS™ family of systems. Play games that offer social competitive fun together with family and friends and snap photos in front of colorful visuals full of characters like Mario and the Inklings from the Splatoon™ series. Choose from a wide variety of Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS games from beloved franchises. Visit us and make this your Summer of Play! For more details, click here.

  4. Summer Vacation & Beach Cupcake Decorating Event

    Saturday, June 24: 9 - 10 a.m.
    Sunday, June 25: 10 - 11 a.m.
    Friday, June 30: 4 - 5 p.m.
    Saturday, July 1: 9 - 10 a.m.
    American Girl®

    Get ready to hit the road for a summer adventure with American Girl! Your girl can enjoy a fun-filled time playing games, creating cupcakes perfect for a beach picnic, and personalizing her own craft license plate. She’ll get to take her craft license plate home—and it’s the perfect décor to show off her wanderlust! Her doll will get to rock her own cute travel style, too, with a summery T-shirt. This event will get your girl ready for summer adventures, whether it’s a cross-country road trip, or fun set right in her backyard.

    $10 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), Reservations required, For girls ages 8 and up. Call 877-247-5223, or visit


  5. Toddler Tuesdays: "Shrek the Musical" presented by Stages Theatre

    Tuesday, June 27
    10 a.m. - noon

    The rousing fairy tale adventure of an ogre turned unlikely hero galumphs onto our main stage this summer in this Tony Award-winning musical based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film. A wise-cracking Donkey, a feisty princess, a short-tempered villain, a cookie with an attitude and dozens of fairy tale misfits stir up the kind of muddled mayhem that calls for a real hero. Fortunately, Shrek is on the way! Preview performances will be held at 10 + 11 a.m.

    For more information about Toddler Tuesdays, click here.

  6. Daniel Skye + FRANKIE Performance + Meet and Greet

    Thursday, June 29
    5 p.m.

    Mall of America® and KDWB present Daniel Skye and FRANKIE at Mall of America’s Sweet Summer Concert Series powered by Pepsi! At 17, Skye is a singer, songwriter and Instagram verified musician. Skye has been racking up likes and follows thanks to his engaging voice and soulful pop sound. FRANKIE is an American indie pop musician who is currently working on her debut studio album, set to be released later this year. We hope you can join us for this special performance + meet and greet.

    Please check back soon for complete event details! 

  7. Toddler Tuesdays: Red, White & Blue

    Tuesday, July 4
    10 a.m. - Noon

    Happy Birthday America! Celebrate the 4th of July with fun treats, crafts, and more. Story time will be at 10 + 11 a.m. Then stick around to join Uncle Sam in our very own parade! 

    For more information about Toddler Tuesdays, click here.

  8. BMX Demo with Terry Adams

    Saturday, July 8
    11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    Verizon presents LifeProof athlete & gold medal winner, Terry Adams, as he performs a live demo with his BMX bike. Terry travels all over the country performing spinning and balancing tricks on his bike. The performance will include (3) 20-minute demos. In between the demos, Terry will meet and greet fans as well as sign autographs and take photos.  After the live demo, Terry will visit the Verizon store, located in Mall of America® and sign autographs until 2:30 p.m. Mark your calendars for this family-fun performance!

  9. Toddler Tuesday: Patty Shukla

    Tuesday, July 11
    10 a.m. - noon

    Award winning children's musician and YouTube sensation, Patty Shukla is stopping by to meet all her fans! Get ready to dance, jump, wiggle and sing while learning colors, counting, right, left, sign language and more. This dynamic duo group with live drums and guitar know how to entertain and educate! This is an all ages show starting at 10 + 11 a.m. Boogie on down and see you there! Visit Patty Shukla Music for more information! 

  10. Red Ribbon Ride 2017

    Thursday, July 13
    5 - 7 a.m.
    North Lot

    The Red Ribbon Ride is a four-day, 300-mile bike ride that benefits Minnesota-based HIV/AIDS service organizations. Join us for the opening ceremonies for the 15th Anniversary Red Ribbon Ride on Thursday, July 13 at Mall of America. Riders will travel from MOA to Lake City, Rochester, Northfield and finish their journey on the steps of the State Capitol. Riders, crew, volunteers and donations are needed! Visit the Red Ribbon Ride website for more information.

  11. THE EMOJI MOVIE Truck Tour

    Thursday, July 13
    2 - 8 p.m.
    North Lot

    THE EMOJI MOVIE Truck Tour is making its way to Minneapolis! Join us as we celebrate the upcoming release of THE EMOJI MOVIE with Hi-5 & Gene, characters from the upcoming film. The Emoji Movie glass truck activation will be at Mall of America for a day of fun activities including a boomerang photo booth in the ball pit, corn hole games and selfie stations with the emojis, giveaways and more! THE EMOJI MOVIE hits theaters July 28. See the movie website for more details! #EmojiMovie

  12. X Games Minneapolis: Harley-Davidson Flat Track Racing

    Thursday, July 13
    5 - 10 p.m.
    Race begins at 8 p.m.
    East Lot off of 24th Avenue

    In Harley-Davison Flat Track Racing, motorcycle racers compete against one another on an oval dirt track 3/8 of mile and longer, aboard twin-engine motorcycles at speeds reaching up to 100mph. Racers hurl themselves sideways into turns where their handlebars are within inches of each other and often several riders abreast. Visit the X Games website for more information and to purchase your tickets. *All information is subject to change. 

  13. Let's Celebrate The Lynx

    Friday, July 28
    6 - 8 p.m.

    Join FOX Sports North and the Minnesota Lynx at Mall of America Rotunda for the Let’s Celebrate the Lynx event from 6-8PM on Friday, July 28.  Watch the Lynx take on the Atlanta Dream on the Rotunda big screen, enjoy interactive games, register to win prizes and more!

  14. Pusheen Party

    Saturday, July 29
    2 - 6 p.m.

    Please join us for the 2nd annual Pusheen Party at Tomodachi! We will have tons of new, collectable Pusheen merch and will have plenty of fun extras and ultra-exclusive giveaways throughout the day.

    To celebrate our favorite character, we’ll be pulling out all the stops: Enjoy DJ sets, a Pusheen-inspired photo booth, interactive art activities (including a coloring wall!), a Pusheen fashion contest, product giveaways and multiple hourly prize drawings for Pusheen items, gift cards and more.

    The first 200 customers will receive an EXCLUSIVE limited edition silk-screened print created specially by Pusheen for Pusheen Party 2.

  15. World's Largest Birthday Celebration

    Tuesday, August 8
    8 a.m. - 10 p.m.

    The World’s Largest Birthday Celebration would love your participation! Mall of America and Simon Says Give are joining forces to assemble 2,500 birthdays in a box to support kids in need. Check out our website for more info and sign up to volunteer for the day here. We welcome toddlers to seniors, this will be a high-energy, family fun event!


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