Getting There

Vogue Knitting LIVE will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center, located conveniently in downtown Minneapolis and a short 15-minute drive from the Minneapolis–St. Paul International Airport. The area surrounding the Minneapolis convention center is full of restaurants, bars, and some of the museums and arts institutions that Minneapolis is known for.
 
Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55403
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Minneapolis–St. Paul International Airport 
 
The Minneapolis Convention Center is located a short 15-minute drive from the Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport
 
Driving Directions from the Airport Main Terminal
Take Hwy. 55 exit from the airport. Follow Hwy. 55 West to Minneapolis. This will become Hwy. 62 west. Follow Hwy. 62 to I-35W north to Minneapolis downtown exits. Then take the 11th Street exit. Follow 11th Street South to 2nd Avenue South. Turn left on 2nd Avenue South and go 1 block to the Convention Center.
 
Driving Directions from Major Highways
 
Please be avised that I-35W, a major interstate that passes through Minneapolis, is under construction for a 2.5 mile stretch – between 43rd and 15th Street. The project is ongoing through fall of 2021 and may affect transport in and out of the city. For more information, refer to the MN Department of Transportation’s detailed report.

For downtown Minneapolis construction updates, check out the city's Web site: construction updates. For traffic and road conditions in the metro area, visit the 511 Traffic & Road Conditions page
 
From the West (I-94)
Take the 4th Street exit from I-94 and proceed to 2nd Avenue South. (Do NOT turn right onto 2nd Avenue North.) Turn right on 2nd Avenue South and go 8 blocks to Convention Center.
 
From the West (I-394)
Take Downtown exit (12th Street): follow 12th Street South to 2nd Avenue South and turn right. The Convention Center is on your left.
 
From the East (I-94)
Take the 11th Street exit: follow 11th Street South until you reach 2nd Avenue South, turn left onto 2nd Avenue South and cross 12th Street South. The Convention Center is on your left. The Underground Plaza Parking Ramp is on your right.
 
From the South (I-35W)
Follow downtown exit signs to the 11th Street exit and follow 11th Street to 2nd Avenue South. Turn left on 2nd Avenue South and go 1 block to Convention Center.
 
From the North (I-35W)
Take I-35W to Hwy 280. Follow Hwy 280 to I-94 west. Follow I-94 to the 11th Street exit (NOT 11th Avenue exit). Follow 11th Street to 2nd Avenue South. Turn left on 2nd Avenue South and go 1 block to the Convention Center.
 
 
The most convenient parking lot to our event is the Outdoor Plaza parking at 2nd Avenue South and Grant Streets

1st hour: $6.00
6 to 12 hours: $17.00

Parking is also available on Third Avenue directly east of the Minneapolis Convention Center.

 
1 Hour $5.00
1 to 3 Hours $8.00
3 to 6 Hours $10.00
6 to 12 Hours $15.00
12 to 24 Hours $20.00
Early Bird 6:00–8:00a.m. and out by 5:00 p.m. $9.00
 
For more information about Parking at the Minneapolis Convention Center, visit their website here
 
For additional parking options in Minneapolis please visit Parking Panda

Reserve Discounted Parking
We recommend reserving parking in advance with SpotHero!
To reserve your parking spot today, visit the
Minneapolis Convention Center SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up. 
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Public Transpiration
Metro Transit operates one of the largest public transportation systems in the country. Riding public transit is a convenient and inexpensive way to get around. Fares range from $1.75 to $3.00, depending on time of day. If you're already downtown and need to hop a ride a few blocks, the fare is 50¢ in the Downtown Zone. Look for buses marked “Free Ride” and pay no fare when boarding along Nicollet Mall.