Downtown Rochester MN

Rochester, MN’s downtown offers a wide array of fun things to do, exceptional dining, vibrant nightlife, and unique shopping. Many downtown hotels, restaurants, stores, and entertainment venues are within an easy walking distance of one another and connected via climate-controlled skyways and undergrounds walkways.

Attend a concert or sports event at our convention and event center, explore the Rochester Art Center, or shop at several only-in-Rochester boutiques. Indulge yourself with a manicure, facial, or other specialty treatment at Rejuvenate Spa, or stay active by dropping into a small group fitness, yoga, or Pilates class at downtown's Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, which is open to the public (no membership required).  

For a one-stop shop in entertainment and dining,  explore the Castle Community. This innovative gathering place in a newly-renovated Armory building (with an exterior that looks like a castle) features Cameo at the Castle restaurant, as well as Collective Books & RecordsQueen City Coffee & JuiceNeon Green Studio, Latent Space, and artists in residence with Threshold Arts. Play a game or just relax in the Castle Commons, and view local art on display throughout the building.

On warm-weather days, explore downtown Rochester’s renowned outdoor gems like Peace Plaza, Soldiers Field Memorial Park, or our Farmers Market, or take a trolley tour departing from a downtown location. Also, be sure to mark Rochester’s many downtown events and festivals on your calendar!

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