There are some major construction things happening on I-35W & I-94 right now and we are encouraging everyone to consult the following website for information.

Please plan ahead, give yourself extra time and consult www.511mn.org for real-time updates. The project web page is here: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/35w94/

Visit the web page to sign up for regular project email updates.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO THE MINNEAPOLIS CONVENTION CENTER
1301 Second Avenue South – Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 335-6000

I-94 FROM THE EAST (ST. PAUL)
Take Exit 233A for 11th Street and continue to 2nd Ave South, turn left onto 2nd Ave South. The Convention Center will be on your left.

I-94 FROM THE WEST
Take Exit 230 for 4th Street North (and continue to 2nd Ave South (NOT 2nd Ave North), turn right onto 2nd Ave South and proceed 8 blocks to the Convention Center.

I-35W FROM THE SOUTH
Take Downtown Exit to the 11th Street exit and follow to 2nd Ave South, turn left onto 2nd Ave South and go 1 block. The Convention Center will be on your left.

I-35W FROM THE NORTH
Take the I-94 exit: follow I-94 to the 11th Street exit (NOT the 11th Ave Exit). Follow 11th Street exit to 2nd Ave South, turn left onto 2nd Ave South and go I block to The Convention Center.

I-394 (HIGHWAY 12) FROM THE WEST
Take Downtown Exit (12th Street South): Turn right onto 12th Street South (oneway)and proceed 7 blocks to the Convention Center.

FROM THE AIRPORT MAIN TERMINAL
Take the Hwy 55 Exit from the Airport, proceed west to Minneapolis, this will become Hwy 62 West. Follow Hwy 62 West to I-35W North and proceed to Minneapolis Downtown Exits. Take Downtown Exit to the 11th Street exit and follow to 2nd Ave South, turn left onto 2nd Ave South and go 1 block. The Convention Center will be on your left.

PUBLIC ENTRANCES
There are 4 main public entrances located on 2nd Ave South, & Grant Street labeled “Ballroom Entrance”, “Hall C”, “Hall D” & “Hall E”. There’s also a public entrance located on 3rd Ave South. All MCC entrances meet current ADA standards.

ENTRANCES TO PARKING RAMPS
Underground Plaza Ramp: enter on either 2nd Ave South or on 12th Street South. Ramp is connected via skyway to the Convention Center. MCC Third Avenue Parking Ramp: enter on 3rd Ave South, directly across from the Convention Center (not skyway accessible). Follow driving directions from I-35W or I-94 but turn on to 3rd Ave South instead of 2nd Ave South.