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MOA Building the World’s Largest Gingerbread House

Coming to the Mall of America (MOA) in Bloomington, Minnesota is the World’s Largest Gingerbread House! On November 24th, after 1,700 hours of working, the 60 foot, 1,496 square foot gingerbread house will open up. With 14,250 pounds of gingerbread and 4,750 pounds of icing, it’ll be sweet for sure! Mall of America’s holiday shoppers […]

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Cedar Point’s New Coaster – Maverick

Cedar Point, the sister part of Valleyfair, is opening up their own old west themed coaster in 2007 called Maverick. Maverick is a steel coaster that has an amazing 95-degree angle drop and has linear synchronous motors to propel the train. Meaning it doesn’t climb slowly up a hill, it races up hills. Reaching speeds […]

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Haunt Jaunt 5K – October 14 2006

Strap on your running shoes, Valleyfair is hosting a unique 5k run/walk to benefit Park Nicollet Jane Brattain Breast Center. Taking place on October 14th, runners will run a course through Valleyfair ValleySCARE. You can even dress up in costume to make it more fun! Just make sure you are there early as the race […]

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Battle of the Bands, Get Discovered at Valleyfair!

Valleyfair and radio station Drive 105 are looking for the best band around. The Battle of the Bands competition is taking place throughout September. Eight bands will compete, four on September 9th and four on 6th, but only two will continue each night making up the final four. The final competition will be September 23rd […]

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St. Thomas Students & Facility Get Reduced Prices

If you attend, or work at, St. Thomas University, you can get discounted Valleyfair admission! It’s only $22.50 for adults down from the regular admission price of $33.95. The St. Thomas Box Office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday in Room LL, Murray-Herrick Campus Center. Many other companies and schools also have […]

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