November 12, 2014 • Saint Paul • Xcel Energy Center
Welcome Honored Guests
Thank you for joining us on We Day, and for investing in youth who are working to make a difference at home and around the world. If you have registered as an honored guest through your We Day invitation, we hope you will use these pages to find out how to make the most of your We Day experience; whether that be what to do in your We Day city, the best way to book your hotels and travel or how to get involved with Free The Children and Me to We after We Day is over. This site is here to make your experience the best it can be!
If you have any questions please contact:
Phone: 416-925-5894 ext. 439
Travel and Accommodations
Book Your Travel with Me to We Travel
Should you require expert assistance with flights and accommodation when planning your We Day experience, Me to We Travel is a full-service travel agency and easily reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. By booking with Me to We Travel, everything about your participation in We Day will support youth who are changing the world.
Book Your Own Travel
Hotel Rate: $119.00
Upon booking please mention the group name We Day Minnesota Honored Guests in order to obtain the We Day rate. Hotel will accept reservations from attendees after the Cut-Off Date only on a space- and rate-available basis. Reservations may be made online with a group access code at www.cpstpaul.com or at 651.292.1900.
Book flights to We Day with WestJet and receive up to 10% off.
- Quote discount code CC8380 at the time of booking. The discount code is not available for use on westjet.com at this time
- To book reservations using this discount code, contact the WestJet Groups department at 1-877-952-4696 from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (MST), Monday to Friday.
Enhance Your We Day Experience
Connecting people, animals and the natural world. The Minnesota Zoo is an AZA-accredited zoo in Apple Valley, Minnesota. Its home to over 500 animal species and has an annual attendance of over 1.3 million.
13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124
The Science Museum of Minnesota is an American museum focused on topics in technology, natural history, physical science and mathematics education.It is known worldwide for its interactive exhibits, dynamic travelling exhibitions, and internationally distributed large format films. The museum was an early innovator in the use of live theater and continues to be a training ground for other museums wishing to include live programming in their exhibit halls. The Science Museum constantly explores and implements new technologies to educate audiences about science. The museum’s Science Learning Division and St. Croix Watershed Research Station provides significant ongoing scientific research in the areas of anthropology, paleontology, biology, and environmental sciences.
120 West Kellogg Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55102
Phone: 651-221-9444 or 800-221-9444
The Minnesota History Center is a museum and library that serves as the headquarters of the Minnesota Historical Society. It is near downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota, and is considered one of Minnesota’s finest public buildings. Closed on Mondays
345 Kellogg Blvd W, St Paul, MN 55102
Mall of America has been described as a city within a city. Along with an extensive range of retail, restaurants and entertainment, there are many unique features to Mall of America likely to be found in any community. Mall of America has earned a national reputation for entertaining guests. From musical acts to celebrity book signings to fashion shows, Mall of America is the Hollywood of the Midwest.
60 East Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
The Water Park of America is the tallest indoor water park in the United Sates. It is 70,000 square feet in size with a slide tower ascending nearly 10 stories. The Water Park of America offers a vast collection of heart-pumping water slides, refreshing pools and more. Younger children love the Fort Snelling Sero-Depth Activity Pool and Northern Lights Arcade while more adventurous crowds can showcase their skills at the Cascade Falls FlowRider® or explore the 7th and 10th floor body slides.
1700 American Blvd E, Bloomington, MN 55425
The critically-acclaimed and award-winning Pazzaluna Urban Italian specializes in serving authentic regional Italian food featuring fresh ingredients and masterful preparation. Boasting an award-winning menu, an impressive Italian wine list, a gorgeous mural-adorned dining room and an uncommonly high level of service, Pazzaluna has earned its reputation as one of the best nights out the Twin Cities has to offer.
360 St. Peter St., St. Paul, MN 55102
Voted “Best Thai 2011″, by MPLS St Paul Magazine Readers’ Poll, Sawatdee serves up the hottest and best Thai food in Minnesota. Come try something new on the menu such as the Thai Mussels, Kao Nom Chin or Thai Tilapia. Back by popular demand, Pad See Eew, a stir-fried noodle dish, Spicy Squid and Pataya Crab. And their famous comfort food -Pad Thai! There is something for everyone. “Thai it, you’ll like it!”
486 Robert Street, St. Paul, MN 55101
From its classically timeless dining room, to its buzzy oyster bar – Meritage offers an ambiance regardless of mood. The Terrace offers memorable summer evenings. And, not to be overlooked, the Meritage Crepe Stand returns this year with a new cart, crepes will be served street side four days a week beginning mid-April through mid-October. Experience all of the styles of dining at Meritage.
410St Peter St., St. Paul, MN 55102
Sakura is a traditional Japanese restaurant newly remodelled that features spacious dining areas on two levels, a large sushi bar for those who wish to watch their sushi prepared before them, and now featuring a full length bar. Have quick bit to eat during lunch break, or dinner before your favorite opera at Sakura.
Carriage Hill Plaza 350 St. Peter Street, St. Paul, MN 55102
- The Mall of America in Bloomington is the size of 78 football fields, 9.5 million square feet
- Masking and Scotch Tape, Wheaties cereal, Bisquick, HMOs, the bundt pan, Aveda beauty products, and Green Giant vegetables were all invented in Minnesota.
- Minnesota has 90, 000 miles of shoreline, more than California, Florida and Hawaii combined.
- Saint Paul is the second most populous city in Minnesota
- Saint Paul was formerly called Pig’s Eye or Pig’s Eye Landing.
- More than 80 languages are spoken in Saint Paul public schools
- Saint Paul is Home to elegant Summit Avenue, the longest preserved Victorian avenue in the country. In addition to being the site of the Governor’s Residence, authors F. Scott Fitzgerald and Sinclair Lewis both lived on Summit Avenue at one time.