Welcome to the 2017 MPRB Holiday Gift Guide! We all have that one friend or family member can be challenging to shop for. From lifelong residents to brand new transplants, from students and travelers to those just visiting, you're sure to find something fun and unique for everyone on your gift lists!

For Posterity, Memorials & Tributes

Commemorate a special person or occasion with a tribute tree or bench! Not only is this an incredibly unique and distinctive way to remember, but it's also a great way to support the parks. Additional options for gift donations can be made through Minneapolis Parks Foundation or People for Parks. Learn more.

Memorial Trees
Historical Image

For History Buffs, City of Parks Book

Learn how the park system became an important contributor to the quality of city life in City of Parks: The Story of Minneapolis Parks. City of Parks tells of the events leading up to the historic creation of the Minneapolis Board of Park Commissioners in 1883, and how the people of a city fought to preserve natural resources and open spaces, and shape them to meet evolving needs.  Learn More and Buy Online.


For Explorers, Permits & Gift Cards

Annual Patron Parking Permits allow year-round parking at designated parking spaces at some of our most popular regional parks, including the Chain of Lakes, Minnehaha and Central Riverfront parks. Learn more, and order online.

Gift cards can be used for facility rentals, online registration for sports leagues, park programs, lessons and more. Buy Online.

Dog Park permits, also known as Off-Leash Recreation Area, is a gift for your friend and their furry pal. It will give them access to seven dog parks throughout the city to run freely and make new friends. Learn more.


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