high season: April to August
low season: November to March
shoulder season: September to October
Weather InformationMinneapolis experiences four seasons. Summers can be warm, with average highs in the upper 70s to low 80s. Fall temperatures cool down, with average highs falling from 71 in September to 40 in November. Winters bring snow and colder weather, with average highs in the upper 20s. The spring sees warmer temperatures and blooming flowers, with average highs of 41 in March warming up to 70 in May.
Crowd InformationThe summer tends to be the busiest time, with warm weather and school vacations. The holiday season also picks up, especially with signature events such as the Holidazzle parade (every Thursday through Sunday) and the annual Macy's holiday display in November and December.
Closure InformationHotels, shops, and attractions remain open year-round.
When to SaveThe winter, excluding holidays, is the least expensive time to visit. The summer has higher prices because of an increase in demand.
Information provided by the Greater Minneapolis Convention & Visitors Association