The largest shopping and entertainment complex in the country, Mall of America always has something new to impress first-time guests and frequent visitors alike. New stores, special exhibits and on-site hotels are among the many highlights the mall has in store this year.
Moms, kids and everyone in between will find new stores to suit their needs. For fashionistas, BCBGMaxazria and Kate Spade are among the newcomers. Fjallraven specializes in Swedish-inspired outdoor adventure gear, and House of Samsonite features high-quality luggage and travel accessories. The North Face is another new arrival, just in time for winter.
Get some food with your merchandise at the new Burger Burger, Cantina Laredo, Piada or Zio, or warm up with a cup of tea at DavidsTEA, all opening soon.
Opened in spring 2013, Radisson Blu was the first hotel attached to the mall via skyway and features 500 fashion-inspired rooms, a fitness center, indoor pool and on-site restaurant. Opening in late 2015, the JW Marriott will have 342 rooms, a full-service restaurant and bar, fitness center, pool, and direct access to the mall.
Special events & exhibits
Families will enjoy exploring the new Minnesota Children's Museum "pop-up" play space on the north side of the mall. Home to exhibits like Ball-o-Rama and Storyland. Visitors will also have a chance to meet storybook favorites like Clifford the Big Red Dog and Curious George.
Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium recently expanded its Stingray Adventure, which features a 12,000-gallon pool with stingrays that guests can touch and feed, and an expanded Pacific Northwest touch pool filled with sea anemones, sea cucumbers, starfish and more.
For a high-flying adventure, visit the Barnacle Blast Zip Line inside Nickelodeon Universe—the longest indoor zip line in North America. The Bubble Guppies Guppy Bubbler is a hit with the little ones, and a nightly light show provides fun for all ages. The newest attraction, Shredder's Mutant Masher, is an exciting thrill ride that spins and swings riders more than 50 feet in the air.
Year-round, the mall hosts daily events and celebrity appearances, including book signings, live performances, charity drives and Toddler Tuesdays. Check the event calendar for the upcoming schedule.
The mall also recently introduced free Wi-Fi throughout the complex, and has expanded its valet parking.