Top 12 Bachelor Party Ideas In Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Minneapolis is the largest city in Minnesota. It forms the metropolitan area known as Twin Cities with St. Paul and sits on the shores of the Mississippi River. This Midwestern city offers locals and visitors plenty to explore. Art lovers can check out the latest contemporary art exhibition at Walker Art Center. If you like to spend time outdoors, head to one of the many lakes in the city where you can walk along a waterside trail, go boating or swim. If you want to have some fun before your big day, we have some awesome ideas that you will only experience right at the heart of Minneapolis. Check out our list of the top bachelor party ideas in Minneapolis, Minnesota. To complement these party ideas, there are several hotels and staycation spots that you can rent out.

1. Play indoor golf at Thr3 Jack

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At Thr3 Jack, a unique sports bar in the North Loop neighborhood, the stage is set for unforgettable memories with the troop. This venue offers a fresh spin on the traditional sports bar concept. It is where competition and delectable food and drinks converge into an extraordinary experience.

Brace yourself for an evening of spirited competition as you step into the world of six top-tier simulators, transporting you to over 70 golf courses from around the globe. Show off your best swing in places you never dreamed possible, all while keeping cozy in the comforts of a private curve simulator. Apart from an enjoyable swing time, you can also fuel your revelry throughout the night with American food favorites, expertly crafted cocktails, and an abundance of overflowing beers.

Thr3 Jack

Address: 729 Washington Ave. N. Suite D, Minneapolis, MN 55401

Website: Thr3 Jack

Opening hours: Wed - Thu: 11am - 10pm; Fri: 11am - 12am; Sat: 10am - 12am, Sun: 10am - 6pm (closed on Mon & Tue)

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2. Enjoy drinks at The Pourhouse

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Transport your best crew to The Pourhouse, a prohibition-themed haven that is a suitable venue to raise a toast for the groom-to-be. As you step into this ultimate party spot, you’ll be captivated by the ambience and energy that fills the air. With a massive 25-foot (7.62-meter) HD projection screen and 50 TVs, it’s undeniably the best place in the Twin Cities to catch all the sporting action.

Take advantage of the enticing happy hour from 3 to 6pm, or elevate your celebration with live music and bottle service on Friday and Saturday nights. Keep an eye on its social calendar as this place is known for hosting the most happening events in town.

One of the best bachelor party locations in The Midwest, The Pourhouse offers private event venues so its patrons can skip the line and enjoy an exclusive party experience.

The Pourhouse

Address: 10 S 5th St. Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402

Website: The Pourhouse

Opening hours: Fri - Sat: 6pm - 2am; Mon - Fri: 3pm - 6pm (happy hour)

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3. Revel the dark atmosphere at Ground Zero Nightclub

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Posted by Ground Zero Nightclub on Wednesday, June 16, 2021

If your group of friends is into goth music and horror, then spending your bachelor party at Ground Zero Nightclub, is a perfect option. It’s one of the best nightclubs in Minneapolis and offers a large dance floor so you can bust a move, two bars where you can order drinks, and an outdoor patio for lounging. They are known for hosting themed nights and their most popular night is on Saturdays when you can catch the bondage show called Bondage A-Go-Go. If you’re looking for something less dark, they do host more mainstream-themed nights on Fridays.

Ground Zero Nightclub

Address: 15 SE 4th St, Minneapolis, MN 55413, United States

Website: Ground Zero Nightclub

Opening hours: Fri - Sat: 10pm - 2am (closed from Sun - Thu)

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4. Have a laugh at Acme Comedy Co

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Posted by Acme Comedy Company on Friday, October 1, 2021

For those who want to have a good laugh, checking out a show at Acme Comedy Co is a great option. They have been around since 1991 and are considered to be one of the best comedy clubs in the nation. Touring and local comedians alike take the stage here, so you can catch someone well-known in the field or an up-and-comer. There is an on-site bar and restaurant, so you can enjoy a meal and drinks with your pals before catching the show. Keep an eye on their website to see the availability of tickets as well as upcoming shows.

Acme Comedy Co

Address: 708 N 1st St, Minneapolis, MN 55401, United States

Website: Acme Comedy Co

Opening hours: Tue - Thu: 10:30am - 11pm; Fri: 10:30am - 1am; Sat: 5pm - 1am (closed from Sun - Mon)

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5. Test your throwing skills at Bad Axe Throwing

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Posted by Bad Axe Throwing on Tuesday, June 29, 2021

If you’re looking for unique things to do in Minneapolis for a bachelor party, why not take your friends to Bad Axe Throwing? Their aim is to take this favourite lumberjack pastime and let others experience the fun! When you book a session, you will be assigned a coach who will share tips and tricks to help you become a great axe thrower. They’ve got a selection of beers on site, so you can enjoy a few drinks while you throw and you can even bring in your own food if you want to snack along the way.

Bad Axe Throwing

Address: 2505 Kennedy St NE A, Minneapolis, MN 55413, United States

Website: Bad Axe Throwing

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 5pm - 10pm; Fri: 3pm - 12am; Sat: 12pm - 12am; Sun: 12pm - 9pm

Price: From 25 USD

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6. Drive around with DJ Party Bus Services LLC

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Posted by DJ Party Bus Services LLC on Sunday, June 28, 2020

Feeling like bar-hopping but don’t have a designated driver? Want to check out a variety of clubs without the hassle of waiting for rideshare? How about hiring a party bus from DJ Party Bus Services LLC? With enthusiastic drivers and great sound systems, you can have a blast riding between venues in Minneapolis. They’ve got a variety of buses to choose from and three to five-hour slots, so you can pick the service that suits your needs.

If you want to enjoy a stag party on wheels while roaming the streets of The Midwest, this bachelor party idea is yours for the taking. Sit back and relax with a drink, or perhaps get up on the dance floor of this party bus!

DJ Party Bus Services LLC

Address: 211 St Anthony Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55418, United States

Website: DJ Party Bus Services LLC

Price: From 375 USD

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7. Explore Minneapolis with Pedal Pub Twin Cities

The Minneapolis Pedal Pub
Source: Photo by Flickr user Randy Stern used under CC BY 2.0

Pedal Pub Twin Cities is an excellent way to see the sights in Minneapolis while also enjoying some adult beverages. So, how does it work? Well, your group will sit on a pub-bike handcrafted in the Netherlands. You will have a driver with you who will play your favourite tunes, guide you to your stops, and make sure everyone is having a good time. You make two to three stops during your trip, so you can pick a few spots in town you want to explore. You do have to bring your own alcohol, but there’s a cooler on board. So sit back, pedal away, and enjoy a cold one!

Pedal Pub Twin Cities

Address: 09 N Washington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55401, United States

Website: Pedal Pub Twin Cities

Price: From 39 USD

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8. Enjoy a show and bowling at Bryant-Lake Bowl & Theater

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Bryant-Lake Bowl & Theater has been a longstanding venue in Minneapolis’s Uptown neighbourhood. It’s certainly an eclectic place drawing in an eclectic crowd of people. You can play a game of bowling on a vintage bowling alley, or check out their cabaret theatre that features local music, comedy, and much more. They’ve even got a restaurant serving up breakfast, lunch, and dinner. If you and your friends like to catch local acts before they get big, this is an excellent choice for your bachelor party.

Bryant-Lake Bowl & Theater

Address: 810 W Lake St, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55408

Website: Bryant-Lake Bowl & Theater

Opening hours: Mon - Tue: 10am - 3pm; Wed - Thu: 10am - 10pm; Fri - Sun: 9am - 10pm

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9. Test your problem-solving skills in a scavenger hunt game (from USD 44.0)

bachelor party in minneapolis | test your problem-solving skills in a scavenger hunt game

If your group of friends likes activities such as puzzles and escape rooms, Scavenger Hunt Game is the perfect option for you. This hunt is done by participating in a walking tour guided by a smartphone. For three hours, you have to walk the city’s landmarks including St. Anthony Falls and City Hall. There’s even an opportunity to stop midway and enjoy a meal. This is a great way to explore the city while exercising your brain and body.

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Minneapolis: 3-Hour Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Duration: 3.0 hour

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10. Try a variety of craft beers (from USD 85.0)

Bachelor parties often include copious amounts of drinking, and if that’s what you’re looking for, this craft brewery tour might be right up your alley. On this three-hour tour, you will visit a few different Minneapolis-based breweries. A knowledgeable guide will lead the tour, and they will provide suggestions so you can truly taste a range of beers. The tour includes transportation via minibus, and you can purchase beers to take home with you along the way. Minneapolis is known for having a great craft beer scene, and this is the perfect way to explore it.

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Minneapolis Brewery All-Inclusive Guided Tour with Tastings

Duration: 3 hours

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11. Explore a variety of food at Minneapolis Skyway (from USD 59.0)

One of the most unique things about Minneapolis is the skyway with a series of elevated, indoor walkways that connect the whole of downtown Minneapolis together. This is particularly useful during the cold winters, and local businesses have taken advantage of this unique area. The skyway is filled with restaurants, and on this three-hour tour, your guide will help you explore the offerings. You will taste a range of dishes including sweet and salty popcorn, a hummus platter, and even craft beer. Along the way, you will hear more about the history of the downtown area as well as the skyways.

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Indoor Minneapolis Skyway Food Tour

Duration: 3 hours

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12. Taste some local food on this food tour (from USD 52.0)

We will start our list off with an option perfect for the foodies out there: a food tour around Northeast Minneapolis. While the tour is through Minneapolis, the foods are from around the world. You will get to try Halal restaurants or taste sausages, Nepalese cuisine, Neapolitan pizzas, and Greek desserts. While you’re walking between each stop, your guide will share information about the area so you can learn a bit more about Minneapolis’ history. It’s both a culinary treat and an educational experience!

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Historic Northeast Minneapolis Food Tour

Duration: 3 hours

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Choose from a variety of bachelor party options in Minneapolis

Minneapolis offers soon-to-be grooms plenty of ways to celebrate before their big day. Whether you want to taste some local food, try the local rooftop bars, or check out an up-and-coming band, there are loads of ways to have fun with your friends and even things to do alone. There’s even a way to enjoy Minneapolis within 36 hours if you’re on a quick trip. So book your favourite bachelor party ideas in Twin Cities today.

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Nicole is an American expat living in London, England. When she moved from the midwest to London in 2012, it was her first time leaving the US. She has traveled steadily since then, making trips...Read more

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