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Special Events

The Minnesota Governor's Residence periodically holds special events or includes special displays and experiences as part of its public tours. One example is tours held during past holiday seasons, which have included musical performances from local choirs and signature holiday decorations created and arranged by local design studios and home and garden establishments.

Check this page for news on upcoming special events, displays and occasions scheduled to take place during tours of the Minnesota Governor's Residence. 

Upcoming Special Events

Friday, October 31, 2014 - Halloween at the Residence

The Governor's Residence will be celebrating Halloween this year with treats donated by Pearson's Candy Company, Pinetree Apple Orchard, and the Crow River Chapter of the Sustainable Farming Association. The gates will be open from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, October 31. The front vestibule will be decorated by Southview Garden Center and is a great place to get a picture of your little monster.

Additional Special Event Opportunities

A number of special events for members of the 1006 Summit Avenue take place at the Residence throughout the year. More information about these events and membership in the 1006 Summit Avenue Society is available at