Quality Inn Northtown
9052 University Ave, NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55448
Phone: (763) 785-4746
Fax: (763) 786-9474
The National Sports Center (Blaine Soccer Complex) hosts numerous state, national and world events on its 180-acre site. The U.S. Olympic Cycling Trials, International Special Olympics and USA Cup Soccer have all taken place here. Each year hundreds of youth soccer teams from all over the world make their way to this facility, just 30 minutes from downtown Minneapolis, to participate in the USA Cup. With 52 outdoor soccer fields and an indoor facility, the site is in constant use for practices and tournaments. Besides soccer, the field house is used year-round for basketball, volleyball and track events. There are four separate ice rinks built to Olympic and international competition standards, plus the nation's only all-weather wood cycling track nestled neatly in an inclined velodrome that is not for the faint of heart. There is seating for around 12,000 people to enjoy the outdoor events while the velodrome bleachers can handle over 2,000 fans.
The Heights Theatre is one of the few classic cinemas left in the world, complete with red velvet curtains and crystal chandeliers. To add to the old-time atmosphere, an organ player plays before every movie screening, making the Heights a welcome departure from the chain theaters and their many pre-show commercials.
Situated on the Rum River, the distinguished Windego Park Auditorium/Open Air Theater is one of the most distinct amphitheaters in the entire Minnesota. Located in the Anoka region, the amphitheater site was constructed in 1914. It carries immense monumental value and is listed on the national Register of Historic Places. It constitutes an area that brags of a capacity of holding 1600 people at a certain time. The site has gained tremendous vitality over the years.
TCF Bank Stadium has a capacity to accommodate nearly 50,300 avid football fans. This horseshoe-style stadium has 39 suites and almost 300 indoor club seats. Apart from football matches, it is also rented out for state tournaments, concerts and marching band competitions. All-in-all it is a perfect stadium complete with modern-day facilities and amenities.
The House of Comedy at the Mall of America features the best comedians within the stand-up field. Some familiar names that performed at this comedy club include nationally-known comedians, such as Jay Leno and David Letterman. Show tickets are on a first come, first serve basis, and individual event hours vary. Refer to website for more details.
CO Exhibitions is a spacious art venue that is completely dedicated to art exhibitions. It is managed and owned by the Burlesque of North America and Permanent Art & Design Group, and showcases multimedia designs. Artists and designers come together and weave their magic of expertise and uniqueness in every project. This multi-faceted and versatile venue highlights and presents collaborative work of artists. For more details about CO Exhibitions, please call ahead.
Midwest Music Museum commemorates the power of music as a common thread binding worldwide communities. It was established in 1996 as a platform for local musicians to achieve recognition for their talent and continues to patronize original compositions and alternative genres. They organize several educational programs, exhibitions and live performances throughout the year. Some of the exhibits include artifacts, photographs, documents and memorabilia of legendary The Beatles.
Acme Comedy Company is a place to turn to when you are suffering from "no-laughter-in-life" syndrome. The company presents stand-up acts from known comedians in a venue that can accommodate around 290 people. It is a great place to spend a night out with friends in revelry and to ensure the same, one needs to book tickets which are sold two hours before the show. All in all, for a fun filled night sipped along with a spirit of your choice, which is served by the waiting staff, come to Acme Comedy Company.
The Front is the place to be when you're just looking to spend a night dancing and having a great time. The DJs at this club know how to keep the party moving on the dance floor, playing all of your favorite songs. There is seating against the walls and on an upper level balcony, but why sit down when the dance floor is calling?
Located inside the Minnesota Internship Centre Charter School, The Utech Atrium is an important feature of this charming university. Housed in the Utech Building, this place is used by the school for holding award ceremonies, graduation ceremonies, prom nights and even dances. The facility is also rented out for concerts and functions. A great place to have an event with its stunning interiors and great ambiance.
This is the place to be at if you ever wanted to have dinner at a theater. You can have this and more at New Hope Cinema & Grill. The wait staff will even serve you beer and wine as you dine. With 3 screens for your viewing pleasure, you can enjoy each production from a booth or table while you dine. This spot is great for the kids, but also shows R-rated features for an older crowd. While you can use a credit card for your dining needs, make sure to bring cash to pay for the tickets.
This multiplex has several screens for your viewing pleasure. For a more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information please call or see their website.