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Win Mall of America® and Nickelodeon Universe® Prizes at the October 4 ‘First Thursdays’ Event at Minneapolis Visitor Information

Via a September 26 News Release:

Minneapolis Visitor Information, located on Nicollet at 5th Street, is bringing the fun of Mall of America to downtown Minneapolis for its monthly “First Thursdays” event. Beginning at 9 a.m. on Oct. 4, guests may register to win a Mall of America coupon book and Nickelodeon Universe all-day wristband.

Winners will be selected every 10 minutes between noon and 2 p.m.* In addition, Mall of America staff will be onsite giving away promotional items and answering questions. Guests also will receive 10 percent off retail merchandise from Love From Minneapolis during this event.

Guests may:

  • Register to win a coupon book and wristband and receive promotional items from Mall of America
  • Purchase Love From Minneapolis merchandise at 10 percent off from noon to 2 p.m.

Even after the October First Thursdays ends, Minneapolis Visitor Information will continue to be the only downtown location where Mall of America coupon books and Nickelodeon Universe all-day wristbands can be purchased.

First Thursdays are held each month to encourage residents, employees of downtown businesses and visitors to learn more about Minneapolis Visitor Information and its partners, Love From Minneapolis and Move Minneapolis, as well as highlight community organizations and events.

For more information and daily hours, visit 

*No purchase necessary. Need not be present to win.


Minneapolis Visitor Information includes three services in one convenient location on Nicollet at 5th Street:                                                                

  • Shop: Love From Minneapolis offers Minneapolis- and Minnesota-themed apparel, art, specialty foods, souvenirs and gifts, including many made by local artisans. Products are also available at:
  • Move: Move Minneapolis (formerly the Commuter Connection) provides services to commuters, carpool information, transit passes, schedules and maps, MnPass and bicycling commuting information and accessories. Visitors seeking help with transit options should make this their first stop downtown.
  • Find: Meet Minneapolis staff is available to answer questions, share visitor maps and provide suggestions about things to do in Minneapolis and the surrounding area. The Visitor Information Center in the Minneapolis Convention Center also is available to provide similar information to visitors and convention attendees.
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