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Arts and Entertainment

Photo of a live band in Rochester, Minn.
Photo of people dining outside in Rochester, Minn.

In Rochester, Minn., you'll find many options for music, art, dining and theater. A growing arts community supports active civic music and theater programs that provide opportunities for you to participate and enjoy. The city is the region's shopping hub, with numerous shopping centers, big-name retail stores, specialty shops and a farmers market.

Minneapolis and St. Paul, also known as the Twin Cities, are an easy 75-minute drive to the north and provide access to metropolitan cultural events, dining and shopping. Among the many attractions are the nationally recognized Guthrie Theater, Minnesota Orchestra, Walker Art Center and Mall of America. Chicago is 350 miles from Rochester, or a 45-minute flight.

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