Skip to main content

Things to do in Waite Park, MN This Weekend

Things to do in Waite Park, MN This Weekend

Whether you live at Legacy Apartments in Waite Park or are just visiting the area, check out some of the best things to do in the area. With active outdoor options or indoor options, there is something for everyone in every season. If you're hungry, scroll down to the bottom to see our top 5 restaurant recommendations in Waite Park.  



Another great place to get active in Waite Park, MN, is River's Edge Park. Located in Waite Park, there is so much to do in any season! In the Summer, enjoy the outdoor splash pad, disc golf course, pickleball courts, and a biking and walking path! When it starts to get colder, in winter, you can enjoy a skating rink and a warming house. With so much available, River's Edge park is one of the best places to go in Waite Park, MN.  

Do you love the theatre? Whether you're looking for a place to act or looking for a great community event to attend, Great Theatre has you covered! With new shows every month and lots of opportunities to see community theatre right here in Waite Park. Check out the website for upcoming auditions or shows to attend.  

Wanting to get out and enjoy nature? Check out some of the best hiking Waite Park has to offer. Quarry Park started as a Granite Mining area during the first half of the 20th century. The site is currently used by local universities for geology and wetland science but is open to everyone to explore. During the winter, this is a great place to go snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. It is a great way to see the striking landscape when it is a beautiful winter wonderland.  

Have you wanted to see if you could be a ninja warrior? AirMaxx is a Trampoline Park in Waite Park, MN. AirMaxx is a Trampoline Park with trampolines, Ninja Warrior Course, and even a virtual reality experience. In the Virtual reality area, you can explore a library of games with an HTC VIVE headset! There is so much to do at AirMaxx. Visit the website for more information on what to expect! 

Another great idea for what to do in Waite Park is to see who is playing at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center. Named after the former U.S. Olympic Hockey Coach, the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center hosts the St. Cloud State University's Division 1 Hockey teams. This 6,000-seat arena is great for catching an exciting hockey match if you're in the St. Cloud area. You can also practice your own skating for a fee during the open skate times.   



There are many great restaurants located in Waite Park, MN. Try out these delicious places and more while you are living at The Legacy Apartments.

a cheeseburger with a side of fries on a wooden table

Grizzly's Grill

Are you looking for classic favorites like pasta, salad, or sandwiches? Grizzly's is perfect, with something to please even the pickiest eaters! Some of the most popular items are the Bear Creek Pasta, Minnesota Chicken and Wild rice Soup, and wood-roasted chicken.  

a plate of tacos and rice on a table


At Añejos, you can enjoy a wide range of authentic Mexican dishes. With all the Mexican dishes you know and love and some chef specials, there is so much to choose from. One of our favorite dishes is the Hawaiian special that is served inside a baked pineapple. Check out the menu and learn more about the hours and history of the restaurant.  

a bowl of chocolate chip cookies

Cold Spring Bakery

Does fresh-baked bread sound amazing right now? If so, visit the cold spring bakery. With bread, donuts, muffins, bagels, and more, there is something to satisfy everyone's sweet tooth. For over 75 years, the Cold Stone Bakery has been bringing delectable treats to the central Minnesota area, and there is a reason why! Stop by today to try some of the fantastic bakery items!  

a plate of food on a table

Granite City Brewery

Granite City Brewery has fantastic fresh-brewed beer and a made-from-scratch menu. This award-winning Restaurant and Brewery has been a staple of the St. Cloud area since 1999. Granite City Brewery has one of the best brunches around, including a heavenly Rumchata French Toast! Visit the website to see the menu and what's on tap.  

a close up of a plate of sushi

Fuji Sushi and Hibachi

If you love sushi, you have to check out Fuji! This sushi and steak house restaurant gives you the fun opportunity to watch your food being cooked in front of you by a skilled hibachi chef. Beyond Hibachi, there is an extensive sushi menu that includes Sashimi and Nigiri Sushi. Visit this amazing restaurant in Waite Park and get a memorable Hibachi experience.