Minneapolis Stone Arch Bridge and Skyline at night.

As the largest cities in Minnesota and having the capital, the Twin Cities is home to some of the best live entertainment in the state. Minneapolis and St Paul have always had a powerful artistic presence, and you will not need to go far from your Minnestay lakefront rentals to find incredible comedy, theatre, music, and more. No matter your taste in entertainment, you will be located in the heart of where all of the best venues are centered. Grab your friends or sweetheart for evenings full of phenomenal live entertainment during a Minnestay getaway!


Music has always brought people together, and when you stay with us at Minnestay, you can discover all of the best St Paul and Minneapolis concert venues as well as local businesses that offer live music. Tap your toes to the best and enjoy some of Minnesota’s best musical talents. Aside from First Avenue, The Palace Theatre, Orpheum Theatre, and other concert venues, you can find various halls that host a wide variety of musical performances. Put on your best dress for a show at the Minnesota Orchestra. From the best in brass to the skillful strumming of stringed instruments, you can sit and enjoy the sounds of the best musicians in the state at one of the most esteemed venues in the Twin Cities. If you are staying in one of our Brainerd vacation rentals, catch a performance at the Central Lakes Community Performing Arts. Whether it is a local band performing a catchy set-list or a local theatre group putting on a tasteful exhibition, the CLC Performing arts is sure to make for a fantastic evening of entertainment.


The Guthrie Theatre is well-known throughout the state of Minnesota and surrounding midwest communities. Upon arrival, you will be blown away by unique architecture. The walls are lined with photos of memorable past performances, performers, and artists. You can walk out the long hallway to a free hanging overlook that faces the Mississippi River in a unique view that you cannot find anywhere else. The main attraction, of course, is the world-class talent, so be sure to reserve tickets to a show and watch Minnesota’s best actors and crew members as they perform a historic, theatrical spectacle.


Another fantastic form of entertainment that keeps the Twin Cities area humorous is the comedy scene. Visit one or a few of the many venues that host both comedies and open mic nights. Acme Comedy Company, House of Comedy in Mall of America, and The Comedy Corner Underground are three of the best spots near our lakefront rentals to grab a drink and have a laugh. Whether it is a date night or an outing with friends, laugh your socks off with some of the best comedians in Minnesota.


No matter what style of entertainment you prefer, Minnesota has a lot to offer. Each of our lakefront rentals, cabins, luxury condos, and estates is located in an area that provides easy access to most of these venues, as well as many more! Discover Minnesota’s creative side when you stay with us at Minnestay and check out these incredible performing arts venues.