Every Minnesotan worth their road salt knows how much fun winter can be. If you’re new to the area, here are our top winter activities to check out in Richfield and beyond.
1. Sledding/Ice Skating
Richfield has a multitude of parks with skating and sledding options. Richfield is home to 8 pleasure rinks and 6 hockey rinks. Check out our full guide to ice skating and sledding spots in Richfield to find the one closest to you.
2. Minnesota Magicians Hockey Games
Richfield is home to the Minnesota Magicians minor league hockey team. If you’re looking for a fun winter activity for the whole family, why not check out a game? Check out upcoming local games on our events calendar.
3. Open Curling League
If you’ve always wanted to try this unique sport, now is the time. The Richfield Open Curling League is taking on new registrants – and new curlers are welcome! Anyone over 13 is invited to register and learn this new sport. All necessary equipment is provided. Sign up on the City of Richfield’s website.
4. Richfield Historical Society
Check out some local history at the Richfield Historical Society. Here you’ll find exhibits on what life in Richfield was like in the past and be able to take a tour of the Bartholomew House.
There are many beautiful theaters within driving distance of Richfield. The beautifully restored Orpheum Theatre is like stepping back in time. The 90-year old theater features a chandelier that hangs 15 feet high and weights 2,000 pounds. The Guthrie Theater is a Minnesota staple. The Guthrie houses three stages as well as production facilities, classrooms, full-service restaurants and dramatic public lobbies. For a fun night out, try your hand at improv at the HUGE Improv Theater or catch a show at Acme Comedy Company.
Want even more wintertime activities? Check out our winter activities and indoor winter activities itineraries for more fun!
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