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Big Thrill Factory News & Resources

Sep 27, 2019

The Secret Recipe for Success in Corporate Events

In this post, we’re going to share the secret recipe for success in corporate events.

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Jul 16, 2019

Best of Lake Minnetonka 2019 Winners!

The votes are in! Big Thrill Factory wins Best Place for Kids’ Activities in 2019 by Lake Minnetonka Magazine. Read more about what sets us apart.

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News

Jul 2, 2019

The Ultimate List of 17 Exciting Field Trip Ideas

Struggling to plan the next school field trip? Here's a list of 17 exciting field trip ideas for kids.

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Jun 28, 2019

The 12 Most Exciting Adult Birthday Party Ideas In Minnesota

Get ready! We’re going to tell you about 12 fun adult birthday party ideas that will stop you from staying in on your birthday ever again.

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Nov 7, 2018

13 Girl Scout & Boy Scout Field Trip & Outing Ideas in Minnesota

Let's explore 13 fantastic Twin Cities activities that your Boy or Girl Scouts will love!

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Aug 1, 2018

Indoor ax throwing is at the cutting edge of fun in the Twin Cities

Star Tribune's Richard Chin gives Axe Throwing a fling and asks the ax-perts why so many people are taking a stab at it.

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Aug 1, 2018

Where to throw axes in the Twin Cities

Big Axes Hurling Hall featured on Star Tribune's list of Where to throw axes in the Twin Cities

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Jul 6, 2018

Laser Tag: History, Fun Facts, and The Best Experience in Minnesota

Today, we’re going to learn all about the origins of laser tag, along with 7 fun facts about the industry that may surprise you.

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Jun 1, 2018

Push the Envelope

Facilities add “fringe” attractions to differentiate themselves, generate buzz, and create unique, share-worthy moments for their guests.

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Jun 1, 2018

Big Thrill’s a Big Deal

Food Service News features Big Thrill Factory on the importance of having good food, especially when people may not be expecting it.

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May 31, 2018

Big Thrill Factory Mini Golf review by A Couple of Putts

Follow "A Couple of Putts" as they play, review & document their visit to Big Thrill Factory's signature mini golf course

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May 22, 2018

Do’s And Don’ts For Your Next Corporate Event

We’ve put together a list of crucial Do’s and Don’ts to help you plan a corporate event that your employees will love and your company will appreciate.

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May 2, 2018

Best of Lake Minnetonka 2018 Winners

The votes are in! Big Thrill Factory wins Best Place for Kids’ Activities in 2018 by Lake Minnetonka Magazine. Read more about what sets us apart.

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Apr 27, 2018

“Little” Big Thrill Factory Returns to Canterbury Park with Axe Throwing

"Little" Big Thrill Factory returns to Canterbury Park May 4 complete with new axe throwing

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Mar 21, 2018

Find a Golden Egg for up to $300 in Prizes!

Visit on Easter Sunday for an egg hunt of epic proportions! Find 1 of 7 golden eggs hidden at Big Thrill Factory and win up to $300 in prizes

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Feb 13, 2018

Valentine's Day Activities for the Anti-Valentine's Day Couple

From a friendly round of laser tag to axe-throwing, here's how to treat Valentine's Day like any regular date night with your anti-Valentine's Day partner.

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Jan 26, 2018

No Joke! Here Comes Axe Throwing!

Replay Magazine introduces readers to Big Axes Hurling Hall at Big Thrill Factory Oakdale

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Jan 1, 2018

Beating the Winter Blues with Active Indoor Entertainment

Keep kids’ cabin fever at bay with these fun indoor activities.

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Nov 15, 2017

Big Thrill Factory Named Top FEC of the World

Big Thrill Factory named #1 Family Entertainment Center in North America by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA).

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Sep 22, 2017

Big Thrill Factory Set for a Spooktacular Season

It’s that time of year again and Big Thrill Factory is the perfect place to get you in the Halloween spirit!

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Jul 1, 2017

Best of Lake Minnetonka 2017

Only the best will do. Readers weigh in on their top pics for the annual Best of Lake Minnetonka Magazine issue and Big Thrill Factory makes the grade.

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Apr 17, 2017

"Little" Big Thrill Factory in the works for Canterbury Park

Big Thrill Factory will open a smaller-format spot at the Canterbury Park horse-racing track on Memorial Day weekend

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Apr 14, 2017

"Little" Big Thrill Factory Opening at Canterbury Park

"Little" Big Thrill Factory pop-in debuts Memorial Day weekend complete with exclusive wipeout trampoline

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May 2, 2016

Best of Lake Minnetonka 2016 Finalists

Big Thrill Factory is nominated Best Place for Kids’ Activities in 2016 by Lake Minnetonka Magazine. Here's a link to the full list of nominees.

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Jan 26, 2016

Readers’ Choice Best Place for Children’s Party 2016

Big Thrill Factory was voted Best Place for Children’s Party in the Minnetonka and Deephaven Sun Sailor’s Readers’ Choice Awards!

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Jan 26, 2016

Sun Newspapers Readers’ Choice Awards 2017

Each year, Sun Newspapers releases their Readers’ Choice Award list and we are thrilled to be included.

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Big Thrill Factory offers fun, good food in Oakdale

Get your fill and thrills. Big Thrill Factory is open in Oakdale with go-karts, a giant arcade, laser tag and big and little kid fare.

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