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Anoka Things to Do This Weekend, and Every Day!

Anoka is a historic town, rich in charm and thriving in business! With an incredible river waterfront, boutique and antique shopping galore, craft beer and adorable cafes, Downtown Anoka is a city packed with beauty and fun. It is also home to incredible resources and opportunities for small business owners who prefer to work locally, and the Anoka Directory connects you to the best in town!

We have selected these great things to do based on our own local experience, local reviews, online representation, and user experience to the company’s online presence. We hope you enjoy our list of Top Things to Do in Anoka, and that you’ll reach out to these activities for your fun!

Genesis Winemaking

228 East Main Street
Anoka, MN 55303
(763) 270-8521


The Twin Cities’ Premier On-Premises Craft Winemaking Shop
The practice of creating fine wine – the art and science of winemaking – has been occurring for thousands of years. Whether you’re a wine enthusiast, one who enjoys an occasional glass of wine at dinner, or someone preparing for a special occasion like a wedding or family reunion, we encourage you to experience the joy of personal craft winemaking at Genesis Winemaking. ​Exceptional craft wines created by you in Anoka, MN  …grapes from all over the world.   READ MORE


Lyric Arts: Main Street Stage of Anoka


420 East Main Street
Anoka, MN 55303

Lyric Arts Main Street Stage, located in the heart of historic downtown Anoka, offers a full season of live theater (including musicals, dramas, comedies, and children’s productions) and intimate live music events as part of their “Music in the ‘Burbs” Concert Series. The Main Street Stage (formerly the Anoka Cinema Building) was fully renovated in 2001 and features free parking, a warm and welcoming environment, and a cozy 228-seat bowl-style theater with comfortable stadium seating—there isn’t a bad seat in the house!  READ MORE

Pinewski’s Board & Ski Shop

Pinewski’s Board & Ski Shop

“Try It Before You Buy It” Check Out our Demo Program for Waterskis, Wakeboards, and Wakesurf boards! Pinewski’s Board & Ski Shop is your stop for river fun and adventure in Anoka! Wake Board, Wake Surf, Water Ski, Water Tube, Kneeboard, and Stand-Up Paddle Board on the Rum River in Anoka. And use the great Anoka trails to shred with your new skateboard, long board, inline skates and even shoes! When winter comes around, we’ve got your snowboards and snowshoes covered…READ MORE


Anoka Paranormal Investigations

Anoka, Minnesota 55303
(612) 619-7628

Tell us your best ghost story… Join us for an evening of ghost stories! Tell yours, and listen to others. We meet in the basement of Billy’s, originally the Jackson Hotel, est 1884. (The Story of the Haunted Jackson Hotel) The waitstaff is available for food & beverage orders to serve us in the conference room (at own expense). Event Cost: $5  MORE EVENTS

API provides confidential & discreet paranormal investigation services at no charge to help people deal with unexplainable events. Our team is an extraordinary group of people who convey respected, varying experience and overall professionalism throughout the investigation from the client interview to the result reveal. READ MORE

Anoka Historical Society

Anoka County Historical Society


Exhibit Hall Admission: FREE

Guided Tour: $30

Library & Exhibit Hall Hours
Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Wed–Fri: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday & Monday: Closed

Founded in 1934, the Anoka County Historical Society is dedicated to preserving and sharing Anoka County history. Our mission is to gather, preserve and disseminate history for the enjoyment and education of young and old, residents and travelers alike. The artifacts donated to the museum are symbols of our pride in the past. We are thankful for the foresight and hard work of this organization’s founders and we continue to be dedicated to preserving our county heritage. READ MORE


The Mad Hatter Tea House

The Mad Hatter Tea House- Anoka Restaurant & Tea Party

Sun | 10 am4pm
Mon | Closed
Tue | 10am4pm
Wed | 10am4pm
Thu | 10am4pm
Fri | 10am8pm
Sat | 10am8pm

Tea Service, Brunch, Dinner & Private Events Established in 1999, The Mad Hatter continues to serve fabulous Tea Services along with a scrumptious Brunch Menu and Friday/Saturday night Dinner. We are located on the Rum River in the historic Woodbury House in Anoka Minnesota, built in 1857. READ MORE


Ackerman Acupuncture | Massage & Cupping

Ackerman Acupuncture, Massage & Cupping

What is Cupping? Can I get a massage this weekend? Does acupuncture work for sport injuries? Find acupuncture, massage and professional cupping in Anoka at Ackerman Acupuncture! Mike and Aleesha are staples in the Anoka area, and would love if you stopped in to say HELLO! Learn more about the popular therapeutic relief and uses for acupuncture, professional cupping, and massage. Visiting from out of town? Give us a call! 763.477.1338  READ MORE


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