Gov. Dayton and Lt. Gov. Smith to open MinnRoast 2016

MinnPost photo by Jana Freiband

If you’re curious about what’s happening in the photo above with Lt. Gov. Tina Smith tying up Gov. Mark Dayton, you must’ve missed last year’s MinnRoast. You’re not going to want to miss this year’s event. We’re pleased that Dayton and Smith are taking time to once again participate. What will they come up with this year? You’ll have to buy a ticket to find out!

MinnRoast, now in its ninth year, has become a highlight of the Minnesota political calendar, bringing policymakers and journalists together to poke fun at each other and the state we all love in songs, skits, and monologues.

Joining Gov. Dayton this year will be Sen. Al Franken, Rep. Tom Emmer, Mayors Betsy Hodges and Chris Coleman, Minneapolis City Council Member Abdi Warsame, and more. You can find more information about the event and special guests here.

Buy MinnRoast 2016 tickets

MinnPost Gold and Platinum members are eligible for a 25% ticket discount on show-only MinnRoast tickets. To get the discount code, become a Gold or Platinum member by donating $10 a month (or more) and contact Development Director Claire Radomski at or (612) 455-6954.

MinnRoast 2015 video highlights

Watch Sen. Franken's monologue from MinnRoast 2015Watch Rep. Emmer's monologue from MinnRoast 2015Watch Mayor Hodges' monologue from MinnRoast 2015

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