City of Maple Grove
Maple Grove is the eighth largest city in Minnesota and is continuing to grow. With its prime location in the heart of the northwest metro, Maple Grove is home to state-of-the-art entertainment, dining, shopping and recreational opportunities. There is something for everyone in this blossoming community.
The Arbor Lakes Shopping & Dining District is home to The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes and more than 150 businesses. National retailers, small boutiques, and a variety of dining and entertainment options make Arbor Lakes the leading regional destination in the Twin Cities area. Within Arbor Lakes sits Maple Grove’s Main Street, which is the gathering place for many year-round activities.
One of the most famous events on Main Street is Chalkfest at Arbor Lakes, the largest street art festival in the Midwest! Every summer, residents and visitors come out in droves to view stunning chalk murals, created by talented artists from around the world, over the course of this two-day summer festival.
There are endless opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors in Maple Grove. No matter the season, Elm Creek Park Reserve is a beautiful spot to enjoy exercise, nature and wildlife, with 4,900 acres of beautiful scenery. In the summer, go camping, play disc golf, cool off in the swim pond, explore the gigantic playground, or hike or bike more than 20 miles of trails. In the winter, enjoy skiing, tubing, snowshoeing and more! Other parks and lakes provide additional opportunities for fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding and boating.
Maple Grove hosts a variety of summer concert performances at the Town Green bandshell and on the Great Lawn of Central Park. Central Park also boasts an interactive fountain and splash pad, sport courts, expansive playground, and a unique ice-skating loop.
While in Maple Grove, be sure to stay in one of the many fine hotels, including the Holiday Inn & Suites, home to The Venetian Waterpark, as well as SpringHill Suites, Hampton Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, Courtyard by Marriott, and many more located near shopping and dining.