Target Field, located at 1 Twins Way in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is the home field of the MLB’s Minnesota Twins. An open-air ballpark with a capacity of nearly 40,000, Target Field just might offer the number one baseball stadium experience in the country.

With easy parking options, a great downtown area, and incredible food options inside the stadium, it’s no wonder fans flock to Target Field in impressive numbers, game after game. Below, we’ll tell you how to get to Target Field, where to eat before the game, where to park, and plenty more.

Getting to Target Field

If you’re driving to Target Field, the route will depend on which direction you’re coming from. Here are a few options for getting to Target Field:

●   From the North. Travel south on I-35 and follow I-35W at the divide. Then, merge onto I-94 West and exit on Olson Memorial Highway (Highway 55). Take a right after exiting, then take another right onto North 7th Street (Highway 55). Target Field will be on your left.

  • From the South. Travel north on I-35 and follow I-35W at the divide. Then, take the downtown exit and follow along as it turns into 5th Ave S. Take a left at 7th Street S. and you’ll see Target Field just beyond the Target Center.
  • From the East. Travel west on I-94 and exit on Olson Memorial Highway (Highway 55). Take a right after exiting, then take another right onto North 7th Street (Highway 55). Target Field will be on your left.
  • From the West. Travel east on I-394 and exit on either 6th Street North or 4th Street North. You’ll be only a few blocks from Target Field.

For even more directions, visit the Minnesota Twins’ official directions page.Seeing Double! A Night at the Minnesota Twins Ballpark!

Where to Buy Twins Game Tickets

If you’re looking to go straight to the source, you can buy Twins game tickets directly from the Minnesota Twins. Just visit the franchise’s official ticketing page for more information about ticketing.

Looking to save some cash? There are a number of third-party sites where you can safely buy Twins game tickets as well. We recommend checking out the following sources of tickets:

Hotels Near Target Field

If you’re trying to stay overnight in the area and want to be as close to the action as possible, you’re in luck. There are a number of hotels near Target Field, and even some that are within walking distance. Here are a few places we recommend:


Hotel Location Distance Price
Hampton Inn & Suites/Downtown 19 North 8th Street 0.3 miles $162
Embassy Suites by Hilton Minneapolis Downtown 401 Hennepin Avenue 0.3 miles $223
AC Hotel by Marriott Minneapolis Downtown 12 South 6th Street 0.3 miles $167
Loews Minneapolis Hotel 501 North 6th Avenue 0.2 miles $272

Target Field Parking and Transportation

Wondering where to park at Target Field? Or looking to leave your car home? Here’s a breakdown of parking and public transit options near Target Field.

Bikes, Shuttles, and Trains

If you want to avoid the parking problem entirely, you can take advantage of Minneapolis’ great public transit system. Here are some of your best options:

  • The METRO Blue Line and METRO Green Line offer light-rail service directly to Target Field Station from Minneapolis, St. Paul and Bloomington. For more information, visit the Metro’s official transit page.
  • Several bus routes stop near Target Field, including the Metro C Line, 5, 9, 14, 22, and 94 bus lines. For more information about bus routes, visit the Metro’s official transit page.
  • The Cedar Lake Trail provides bike and pedestrian access to Target Field, running from downtown Minneapolis to other bike trails in the western suburbs. In addition, there are a number of skyways and pedestrian routes in the downtown area bikers can take advantage of. For more information, visit the Twins’ transport page.

Official Target Field Parking

Ramps A, B, and C are located around Target Field and offer relatively cheap parking, with more than 7,000 spaces in total. Prices will vary depending on the event. Check out the chart below for more info.


Lot Daily Price Monthly Pass Special Events
Ramp A $13 $145 $7 – $27
Ramp B $15 $165 $7 – $27
Ramp C $15 $160 $7 – $27


Accessible parking is available to guests with valid disability parking permits in both Ramp A and Ramp B. These ramps also offer direct connections to the stadium via a skyway.

Parking Nearby

If you don’t want to use the official lots, whether because they’re full or you’re looking to save a few bucks, there are several unofficial lots and garages near the stadium. We recommend the options below:


Garage/Lot Location Distance Walking Time Price
800 Marquette Avenue 800 Marquette Avenue 0.5 Miles 10 minutes $5
Hennepin 10th Lot 935 Hennepin Avenue 0.4 miles 7 minutes $8
Hawthorne Lot 31 North 9th Street 0.1 miles 2 minutes $8
50 South Sixth Parking Garage 50 South 6th Street 0.4 miles 8 minutes $8
City Center Garage 10 7th Street South 0.3 miles 6 minutes $25

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Things to Do Nearby

Right outside of Target Field is the Warehouse District, an area that’s full of bars, restaurants, clubs, and more, making it the perfect place to hang out before and after the game.

Best Restaurants and Bars in Downtown Minneapolis

If you’re trying to grab a bite or a drink before the game, downtown Minneapolis has more than enough options to satisfy whatever craving you have. Here’s a list of some of the best bars and restaurants near Target Field:

  • Inbound BrewCo offers 12 beers on rotation in a sleek, minimalist setting. Plus, you just might catch some live music while you’re there.
  • Fulton, Minneapolis’ very first tap room, opened all the way back in 2009, and is a real local favorite, supplying beer to more than 100 local restaurants!
  • Cowboy Jack’s boasts a huge rooftop patio that’s just right for grabbing a beer on a gorgeous day — plus, this saloon-style bar offers fun yard games right on the patio.
  • Lyons Pub offers all the pub classics you’re craving, from sandwiches to burgers, onion rings, pretzels, and a solid selection of beers.
  • Graze Provisions + Libations is for people who like a choice — enjoy a stunning view of downtown as you choose from seven different food vendors offering everything from barbecue to tacos.

Popular Attractions Near Target Field

From the Mill City Museum, to the Sculpture Garden at the Walker Art Center, to walking or biking along the Mississippi riverfront and checking out the Stone Arch Bridge, there are plenty of popular attractions right by Target Field.

Fun for the Whole Family

At Target Field, every Sunday home game is Kids Day — that means any child 14 and under with a valid ticket can be part of a special pre-game autograph session, and they’ll also be able to run the bases after the game.

Target Field offers a number of other amenities for its younger fans as well, from free photos with T.C., the Twins’ mascot, to TC’s Clubhouse, a play area for children 48 inches tall and under, located on the club level near section 229.

Attending an Event at Target Field

Whether you’re checking out a baseball game or heading to Target Field for a concert, the city of Minneapolis makes it easy to attend events at Target Field.

Twins Games and Popular Events

Far and away the most popular events at Target Field are the Minnesota Twins baseball games. The stadium is pretty dedicated to baseball, though they will hold large concerts with popular artists from time to time.

Twins Tailgating

Unfortunately, there’s no tailgating allowed at Target Field’s official lots. However, some lots in the northeast portion of downtown offer special tailgating spaces where typical tailgating rules apply. You’ll want to call or check in advance whether the lot you’re considering allows tailgating.

What to Bring to a Twins Game

When it comes to containers, you’ll be allowed to bring in soft-sided bags with a maximum size of 16 inches by 16 inches by 8 inches. The only beverages you’re allowed to bring to Target Field are sealed water bottles of 32 ounces or less, and soft-sided single juice or milk containers for children.

Otherwise, you’ll likely want to bring weather-appropriate clothing — that means if it’s sunny, you’ll want to bring a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen as well.

Target Field Food You Don’t Want to Miss

Even if you grabbed a bite to eat before the game, you’re going to want to check out some of the phenomenal food options located inside Target Field. Here’s what we recommend:

  • Hrbek’s. Named for famous Twins player Kent Hrbek, Hrbek’s features its namesake’s favorite signature basket foods, as well the Triple Sausage Sampler Bloody Mary.
  • Bub’s Gourmet Aussie Pies. Hand pies stuffed with chicken wild rice stew and sloppy Joe mix are the savory, portable treats on offer at this joining, located near Section 126.
  • Mac’s Fish. Mac’s is famous for its hand-battered walleye baskets with French fries and jalapeno-lime tartar sauce, and is a local favorite in Minneapolis.
  • La Tapatia. Don’t miss the adobo chicken tacos wrapped in two pillowy corn tortillas from La Tapatia, located near section 109.
  • Soul Bowl. Check out the Henry sandwich, made on a potato roll with barbecue-braised beef, or the summer soul bowl, filled with Cajun corn, mac and cheese, and barbecue-braised beef.
  • Upcycle Foods. For hefty Italian grinders, stacked with capocollo, mortadella, ham, salami, and provolone, don’t miss Upcycle Foods.


Below, we’ve brought together answers to some frequently asked questions about visiting Target Field.

What can be brought into Target Field?

Visitors can bring in single-compartment bags, including purses, clutches, tote bags, drawstring bags, diaper bags, and soft-sided coolers, that do not exceed 16 inches by 16 inches by 8 inches.

Does Target Field allow water bottles?

Sealed water bottles no larger than 32 ounces, as well as soft-sided single juice or milk containers for children are the only outside beverages permitted in Target Field.

How early does Target Field open?

Target Field opens 1½ hours before the first pitch for Monday-Thursday games, and 2 hours before the first pitch for Friday-Sunday games, and for games that fall on holidays.

Can you Tailgate at Target Field?

Unfortunately, tailgating is not permitted at Target Field. Some off-site parking lots in the surrounding area will offer tailgating, and there are plenty of bars and restaurants near the field.