THINGS TO DO/EVENTS
Ramsey offers plenty of things to do for the active populace. Ramsey's newest park, The Draw, offers seven acres of natural and open space, a 300-seat amphitheater, public art, pedestrian trails and scenic overlooks. If hitting the green is more your style, Ramsey offers two championship golf courses that are open to the public, including The Links and Northfork and Rum River Hills.
Local events include Ramsey's annual hometown festival, Happy Days, which includes a farmer's market, craft show, car show, food vendors, parade and more. Ramsey's annual Game Fair is the nation's largest outdoor sporting event held every August. Residents can celebrate spring and Arbor Day by taking part in Ramsey's annual Tree Sale to beautify their city with greenery.
Additional Twin Cities' attractions include numerous museums and historical centers, including the Science Museum of Minnesota, Cathedral of St. Paul, the Minnesota Museum of American Art, the Minnesota History Center and the Minnesota Transportation Museum. Residents can visit the Walker Art Center, the Guthrie Theatre or the Weisman Art Museum. For some more action, the populace can take in a professional sports game in Minneapolis or head to the Minnesota State Fair around Labor Day.
Ramsey is served by the Anoka-Hennepin School District, featuring Franklin and Ramsey elementary schools, Fred Moore Middle School and Anoka Senior High School. Charter schools include Pact Charter School (K-6) Pact Charter Secondary (7-12). Higher education is provided by Anoka-Ramsey Community College, North Hennepin Community College, Hennepin Technical College, Bethel University, Northwestern College, Walden University, and Minneapolis Community and Technical College, to name a few.
As a growing economy, Ramsey offers many resources to encourage business growth within city limits. The suburb has organized a City Economic Development Team to market available space in Ramsey, working with the Economic Development Authority to assist in redevelopment projects and growing current local business.
Home to more than a hundred businesses, Ramsey is host to Connexus Energy, Life Fitness, Ace Solid Waste, and Vision Ease Lens. Ramsey also sponsors an annual Business Expo that features local businesses providing samples, giveaways and coupons to bolster local businesses in Ramsey. Major employers in the nearby Twin Cities metro area include Target Corporation, University of Minnesota, Allina Health and Mayo Clinic, to name a few.
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