The Minneapolis Skyway System

The Minneapolis Skyway System is an interlinked collection of over 11 miles (18 km) of enclosed pedestrian footbridges that connect various buildings across 69 full city blocks of Downtown Minneapolis, enabling people to walk in climate-controlled comfort year-round. Many of the conference hotels are connected to the Minneapolis Convention Center via the Skyway, as are numerous businesses, restaurants, and shops along the route. A map showing the location of the hotels, convention center, and Skyway can be found in the front of the program book.

The Skyway My Way website ( and mobile app can help you plan your trip to and from the convention center as well as provide real-time GPS navigation of the Skyway. Simply search “Minneapolis Skyway” in the app store or android marketplace to download the Skyway app to your smartphone.

While in the Skyway, you’ll find signage that points to the Minneapolis Convention Center to help you find your way. Simply follow the direct to the below 

General operating hours of the Skyway are as follows:

Sunday, November 15: 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Monday, November 16: 6:30 AM – 10:30 PM
Tuesday, November 17: 6:30 AM – 10:30 PM
Wednesday, November 18: 6:30 AM – 10:30 PM