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A good thing about being on vacation is that every day can be a weekend day. Wanting to hit the coolest spots in the area is only natural. That’s why we wanted to showcase this area’s vibrant nightlife.

Below you’ll find a list of the most trendy and interesting places to check out while you’re in town. Whether you’re new to the area, looking for something different to do, or just visiting, we’re sure you’ll find something you’ll love.

Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant

1010 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403   Directions

(612) 332-1010


For a sultry night on the town filled with good music, food and drinks, head to the Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant. The nightlife spot hosts jazz, r&b, blues, and Americana music almost every night, and has hosted performances by Ray Brown, McCoy Tyner, Benny Green, Sonny Fortune and others. Happy hour on Friday and Saturday lasts until 1:30am so be sure your favorite designated driver is on call.

Famous Dave's BBQ

3001 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55408   Directions

(612) 822-9900


Head to Famous Dave's BBQ and Blues for fun nightlife and live music, seven nights a week and some of the best barbeque around. Grub on some finger-lickin'-good ribs, chicken, brisket, sausage, and all the trimmings, then wash it all down with a cold beer from the bar. Eat and drink up, then dance it all off when the band starts to play.

Kieran's Irish Pub

85 N 6th St
Minneapolis, MN 55403   Directions

(612) 339-4499


Hang out and drink pints until you're Irish at Kieran's Irish Pub. You'll feel like you're in a genuine pub on the streets of Ireland once you're in this nightlife spot. Kieran's hosts live music by local Irish bands and serves up some of the best cuisine from the Emerald Isle, including fish and chips, corned beef and cabbage, and steak and mushroom pie.

Mystic Lake Casino Hotel

2400 Mystic Lake Blvd
Prior Lake, MN 55372   Directions

(800) 262-7799


Let's hope lady luck is on your side when you gamble at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel. The Midwest's largest casino attraction tests your luck with blackjack, slots, bingo, and more. If you're not having much luck, check the schedule and see who's hitting the Mystic Showroom stage. Heart, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Steve Miller Band, The Beach Boys, B.B. King, Peter Frampton and Hank Williams, Jr. have all played at the Mystic.

The Nomad World Pub

501 Cedar Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55454   Directions

(612) 338-6424


Join in all the fun at The Nomad World Pub. The bar offers a wide selection of beers from all over the globe, and hosts events like live music and bocce ball. The Nomad is a pretty laid back nightlife venue, perfect for unwinding after a stressful day. The pub invites you to bring your own food to grill on the patio, and if your dog is well behaved you can bring him too!

Treasure Island Resort & Casino

5734 Sturgeon Lake Rd
Welch, MN 55089   Directions

(800) 222-7077


Get ready to feed the slots and wear your best poker face for an excursion to Treasure Island Resort & Casino. Table games, bingo, slots, and poker are available to those wanting to gamble but if you're looking for some friendly competition or fun recreation attractions, you can find it on the lanes at the bowling alley or the greens of the golf course. Bored with games? Take a look at the calendar for the Island Event Center - your favorite entertainer may just be making an appearance at Treasure Island.

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