Play Ball at Target Field, Home of the Minnesota Twins

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Play Ball at Target Field, Home of the Minnesota Twins

Target Field, the Minnesota Twins outdoor ballpark in downtown Minneapolis, is widely considered one of the best stadiums in Major League Baseball. The 40,000-seat, open-air stadium with a natural grass playing field features unbeatable views of the Minneapolis skyline, locally inspired food and drink, and loads of fun for the whole family.

Outside Target Field prior to 2010 season opener

Outside Target Field prior to 2010 season opener

Visiting Target Field

The exterior, built with native limestone quarried about 90 minutes south of Minneapolis near Mankato, has a distinctive Minnesota look. The landscaped plaza out front is a welcoming place to gather before the game. Inside, the park features one of the closest seating bowls in Major League Baseball, and the fourth-largest scoreboard.

Target Field is located in the historic Warehouse District on the north side of downtown Minneapolis. The neighborhood is full of cafes, restaurants and breweries, so fans have plenty of spots to enjoy a meal before or after the game.

The ballpark is easy to get to by public transit. It's adjacent to a station serving light rail and commuter train lines, and a commuter bike trail runs along the ballpark. Regular and express bus service is available, and there is plenty of parking downtown.

Bloody Mary at Target Field

Bloody Mary at Target Field / @swan0835

Game Day Experience

You'll know it's game day as soon as you get near the stadium, with fans clad in Twins gear everywhere you look. Once inside, you'll appreciate the wide concourses with open views of the field  (they're also heated on cooler days).

Concessions include a wide variety of food and drink, including local specialties like walleye on a stick and local beers on tap. Every year, the stadium releases a list of new foods, ranging from bloody marys topped with sliders to vegan sriracha brats to fried chicken with honey in a waffle cone.

After you find your seats, get ready to cheer. Twins fans are friendly, fun, and generally pretty knowledgeable about baseball. In 2019, the team solidified its "Bomba Squad," shattering the MLB's regular season home run record, with 17 players hitting at least one homer. T-shirts, chants and thousands of tweets ensued.

The Twins’ regular season runs from April through September. The venue also hosts concerts and other special events when the team is on the road.