Military Days – Military Discount Tickets & Offerings – Valleyfair

Valleyfair Military Days:  A Tribute to Our Heroes

Knowing well the potential dangers in the work, an extraordinary brand of men and women step up to preserve our freedom, a cause greater than self. Valleyfair celebrates America’s best by offering what we do best: a full day of pure AWESOME with thrilling rides, super-fast water slides and ginormous waves, never-ending laughs and memories for a lifetime. During our Military Days, we honor our service members by providing free military tickets and exceptional military discounts.

On July 4-7, we will waive the regular admission fee for active military, retired military, National Guard, veterans with honorable or medical discharge and Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. What’s more, our special military offers extend beyond service members to their families as well. Up to six immediate family members of military personnel can purchase tickets for only $37 per person. Just bring a valid government-issued ID to receive these tokens of our military appreciation.

To take advantage of this discount, present a valid military ID at the front gate turnstiles. If purchasing additional tickets, stop by any Valleyfair ticket window.


Yolonda Von Itter
Family Assistance Specialist Contractor

Strategic Resources, Inc.
…Creating Powerful Solutions
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MN National Guard Readiness Center
1536 Ben Franklin Dr
Arden Hills, MN 55112
Office: 651-282-4055

Ironwood Spring Ranch – Family retreat opportunities

Ironwood Spring Ranch – Family retreat opportunities

Who:  Service Members, Veterans, and their families
What:  “Operation Welcome Home” is a series of retreats hosted by Ironwood Springs free of charge
Where:  Miracle Lodge Retreat and Conference Center at Ironwood Springs, Stewartville, MN
When:  October 19-21 – Fall Family Retreat
Why:  To strengthen marriages, develop strong family connections, and have fun!
How:  To register, go to their website,
POC:  Tracy Bashore at:, or (507)533-4315

Military Appreciation night for the St. Paul Saints – FREE tickets

Please see attached for more information for FREE St. Paul Saints games for military members and their families.

What: Free Saints games against the Kansas City TBones


Where: CHS Field



Don’t forget to check our Calendar of Events page

2017 MDVA Women Veterans Conference – May 25

Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs 2017 Women Veterans Conference!

WHAT: 2017 MDVA Women Veterans Conference
WHO: ALL Ages, Eras, Branches, Transitioning Military Women WELCOME!
WHEN: May 25, 2017 * 8:00am-5:00pm
WHERE: Ramada Plymouth Hotel and Conference Center 2705 Annapolis Ln N Plymouth, MN 55441
WHY: Its Free, There will be a great benefit assistance, Veteran resources and organizations on site and many great things.
HOW: To register, or for more information, * 1-888-LinkVet

Valleyfair is honoring our hometown heroes with Military Days

What: Valleyfair is honoring our hometown heroes with Free admission during Military Days

When: Memorial Weekend (May 26-29) and Fourth of July Weekend (July 1-4)

Who: Any member of the armed service, active or veteran, will receive a free regular admission ticket into Valleyfair. Along with free admission, members of the military will be able to purchase discount admission tickets for members of their immediate family (maximum of six) at a special military discount price of $35.00 plus tax per ticket. A valid military ID must be presented at a Valleyfair ticket window to receive this offer.

For more information, please see attached PDF or visit:

Valley Fair Military Special.pdf

Additional free tickets have been provided for the St Paul Osman Shrine Circus

WHAT: Free Tickets to the St Paul Osman Shrine Circus

WHO: Veterans, Military and their families

WHEN: Thursday March 30, 2017 Starting at 7:00pm

WHERE: Minnesota State Fairgrounds

WHY: An opportunity for military, veterans and their families to spend great time together.

HOW: Contact SPC. Kesselly at the Family Programs Office in Cottage Grove. Free Tickets are available for Service members, veterans and their families on a first come first serve basis.

POC: SPC. Kesselly (651)-282-4284

The Plymouth Concert Band presents “Salute to Veterans”

plymouth-concert-bandA musical tribute to the men and women of our armed services. Featuring: A Lincoln Portrait, Narrated by Kelli Slavik, Mayor, City of Plymouth

Sunday, November 20, 2016, 4:00 p.m.

Free Admission

Wayzata High School Auditorium, 4955 Peony Lane N, Plymouth, MN 55446

Please feel free to forward the message and the attachment. Everyone is welcome. Thank you.

Plymouth band concert.pdf

Regional Spotlight: Plymouth Concert Band

Belong Tour tickets available

The Minnesota Wild and the Xcel Energy Center have provided a limited number of tickets available for military connected women to the BELONG Tour being held at the Excel Energy Center on Friday, October 21st from 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, October 22nd from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

What is the BELONG Tour?  BELONG is a Friday night – Saturday live event bringing women together in arenas across the country.  Thousands of women will gather to hear remarkable communicators Jen Hatmaker, Shauna Niequist, Nichole Nordeman, Sharon Irving, Angela Davis, Patsy Clairmont hone in on how to live a fun, faith-filled, purposeful life.  There will be plenty of personal stories, music, laughter and maybe even some tears in this open space where women can connect to one another, to see and know each other, and carry each other’s burdens.

I have the tickets in my St Paul Office or can mail them as well. Let me know if you have any military connected women who may be interested in this inspiring event.

Annette Brechon Kuyper
Director of Military Outreach
MN Department of Military Affairs
20 West 12th Street
St Paul, MN 55155-2004
(O) 651.282.4002
(C) 651.955.3108


Minnesota WILD Pre Season ticket offer

wild-ticketsWhat: Minnesota Pre Season Take a Service Member or Veteran to a game event

Where: Tickets will be available at will call on 2 October game day

How: Call the Rosemount FAC at 651-282-4748, please have child’s name, age and number of tickets needed. Requests must be received by close of business on 16 September

The hope is that children who might not otherwise be able to go to a game will get the chance. They will also have several other things going on that night like meeting Nordy, face painting, 1st game certificates and other things.