As 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.
In fall 2015, Mall of America worked with iconic artist Shane Anderson to create a one-of-a-kind art exhibit in collaboration with our community partners. The pieces are on display on Level 1, Central Parkway in our new expansion. Check them out and get inspired by art created by those who inspire us.
Build-a-bear isn’t just for making bears – you can also make dogs, cats, tigers, monkeys and more. Mall of America is home to the only Build-a-Bear store in the Twin Cities. Personalize your new friend with outfits, accessories, sounds, scents and more. Plus to celebrate the upcoming Ghostbusters flick, you can even create your own stuffed Ghostbuster or Slimmer. Located on Level 1 East.
RED velvet that is. Mall of America is home to Cupcake, winner of The Food Network show Cupcake Wars. A great way to recharge after some serious shopping, Cupcake offers a variety of succulent options including chocolate cream pie, salted caramel and lemon sunshine. Taste buds, prepare to be blown. Located on Level 3, West.
Have you ever wanted to be a cowboy or a civil war hero? Have a classic, vintage looking antique portrait taken at Old Time Photos (located on Level 3, North). Sessions come complete with costumes and props. I see a unique Christmas card in your future!
It's National French Fry Day! Mall of America is taking cheesy fries to a whole new level with Disco Fries, located on Level 3, North. Featuring perfectly crisped fries with toppings like beef brisket + gravy, bacon + eggs and beef stroganoff, your taste buds will explode with these unique flavor combinations.
Hard Rock Café at Mall of America hosts trivia every Thursday night! Where else can you enjoy a burger and trivia alongside Jimi Hendrix's jacket? Located on Level 1 South.
Presented by Radisson Blu Mall of America, dive into a beer event unlike any other! Sample beer from local breweries while you come within inches of sharks, sea turtles, jellyfish and more. Even touch real sea creatures and stingrays—all while enjoying unique, local brews! A portion of proceeds from this event will go to the Georgia Sea Turtle Hospital to create more tanks to house rescued sea turtles.
Your ticket includes: Aquarium admission, souvenir beer tasting glass, unlimited samples from 8+ local breweries, and light refreshments. Learn more + get your tickets here.
This is a 21+ event (including those who purchase Designated Driver tickets). Guests must show valid ID before entering aquarium.
Join us for an experience that will take you on an exciting journey through light and sound. Universe of Light, the nightly light show in Nickelodeon Universe combines cutting-edge production with the fun, playful ambiance of Nickelodeon Universe®. Lasers, strobe lights, music and smoke effects transform the air space into a Technicolor dream sure to excite and engage adults and kids alike. Universe of Light uses strobe lights and smoke effects.
In honor of National Ice Cream Day, grab a scoop (or two) at Mall of America. With over 12 spots serving ice cream throughout the building (including Pinkberry, Paciugo and Cold Stone Creamery) it’s a perfect time to indulge.
Hey all you celeb fans! We will have a special guest visiting Mall of America on this day for a one-of-a-kind performance and autograph signing. Stay tuned for the big reveal soon!
Mall of America is home to the only America Girl Store in Minnesota. Dolls can get their hair done at the doll hair salon followed by afternoon tea in the bistro (which comes complete with special doll seating). Located on Level 1, East.
A.C.E.S. Flight Simulation Center, located on Level 3, East, offers the same experience used for the training of military pilots. This virtual-reality attraction allows you to fly both modern F/A-18 Hornet jets and classic WWII flights such as the P-51.
Adam Turman and Michael Birawer are iconic Minneapolis artist whose works are on display in locations all over the Twins Cities--from Mall of America to Minneapolis and St. Paul. Pick up one of their pieces at Deck the Walls on Level 3, West.
Hey YouTube fans! We will have a special guest visiting Mall of America on this day. Stay tuned for the big reveal soon!
Yeehaw! Give a shout out to your inner cowboy by stopping into Boot Barn to try on a pair of cowboy boots. FUN FACT: Arnold Schwarzeneggar made a pit stop at Boot Barn when he visited back in 2012.
Amazing Mirror Maze on Level 3, North is one of the largest mirror mazes on the planet! Grab your friends and see who will be the first to emerge from this tedious and challenging mind-trick of a maze!
Celebrate National Merry-Go-Round Day in the best way with a spin on the Nickelodeon Universe Carousel. Lions and tigers and bears, the choices are endless on this classic ride—you may even need a few go-rounds to really amp up the party!
Top off your look with the perfect hat and let LIDS help you customize it! Whether you want your favorite team emblazoned on your favorite hat, or you want to wear one of your own designs, LIDS will embroider anything you’d like right in front of you at any of their four Mall of America stores!
Get ready to jam out during a special performance and autograph signing with this surprise musical guest! Stay tuned for the big reveal soon!
Be the first guest in line at the Disney Store on Level 1, South to unlock the magic! Every morning one lucky guests gets the honor of turning a special key to open the store—will you be next? Come by early to find out!