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A good tour is affordable, unique and, most of all, exciting. In Bloomington, we welcome tour groups of all kinds. Explore the shops of Mall of America®, the fun in Minneapolis–St. Paul and everything in between. We’ll make sure there’s plenty of excitement at every turn and a comfortable place to rest at the end of the road.
The Bloomington Convention & Visitors Bureau has created a wide array of services for more successful, stress-free events. We can help you from start to finish with your plans, and our FREE services eliminate the tedious work of calling hotels.
To help boost your attendance and delight meeting delegates, take advantage of the many complimentary services we offer, from Visitors Guides to maps.
The Bloomington Convention & Visitors Bureau is eager and ready to make your event memorable and successful. Take a moment to look over our Mall of America & Bloomington, MN Visitors Guide and see for yourself what Bloomington, Minnesota has to offer.
Need a unique itinerary for your clients? We have created some great itineraries to help you plan your tour for a great experience for your clients. Bloomington's central location offers an exceptional vantage point from which to travel the entire region.
The Bloomington CVB has a unique opportunity for visiting groups to give back to the local non-profit community. We encourage all of our visiting groups to work on projects to assist in charitable work while they may be in town for a meeting or event. We receive inquiries from national and regional groups that come in and want to have a day designated to giving back to the local community.
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Mall of America is pleased to offer a complimentary meal from Villa Italian Kitchen (up to $10 value) to bus drivers and tour leaders for each qualifying group tour arriving to the Mall.
The group must be pre-registered at least two weeks in advance and be a minimum of 15 guests.
Mall of America® is pleased to offer complimentary VIP Shopping Packages to qualifying group tours upon arrival to the Mall—a value of $30.95 per package. The package includes:
To reserve the VIP Shopping Packages for your group members, please complete the online form or contact Mall of America Tourism at least two weeks prior to your arrival by calling 952-883-8643 or emailing Tourism@moa.net
Learn the science behind the thrills as you experience them in real-time! Nickelodeon Universe is packed with learning potential, and we’ve created a self-guided program that makes it easy for you to help students learn physics concepts while having serious fun on this one-of-a-kind field trip opportunity. Learn about Newton’s first law on Spongebob SquarePants Rock Bottom Plunge! Study centripetal force + circular motion on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shell Shock and much, much more!
Cost: Free with purchase of group ticket order of 15 or more three-hour, five-hour, or all-day wristbands.
To order, please contact MOA Group Sales at email@example.com or call 952-883-8809 at least five business days in advance.
National Tourism Account Manager