Fans made their way to a Twins game as an event at Target Center let out in 2010.

— Bruce Bisping, Star Tribune file

Taylor Swift, Pride, other festivities could bring 200,000 people to downtown Minneapolis

Expect crowds and congestion as revelers descend on downtown over the weekend.

Why Taylor Swift's Minneapolis-bound Eras Tour means so much to COVID-tested families

Next weekend's sold-out shows at U.S. Bank Stadium cap off a trying era for many of her biggest fans.

Our music critic ranks Taylor Swift's albums from worst to best

Taylor Swift accepted the Grammy for album of the year for “Folklore” in 2021.

— Chris Pizzello, Associated Press, Star Tribune

Our thoughts may change after experiencing these records in concert this weekend in Minneapolis.

What 'surprise songs' will Taylor Swift play in Minneapolis? We take an (educated) guess

What has she played so far? Could U.S. Bank Stadium have a special guest?

As Swifties prepare to invade the city, Minneapolis becomes 'Swiftieapolis'

Met Council Chair Charlie Zelle held up a Pride-themed Metro Transit card Wednesday after Mayor Jacob Frey announced that Minneapolis will change its name to Swiftieapolis on Friday in honor of Taylor Swift.

— Glen Stubbe, Star Tribune

Mayor Jacob Frey unofficially changed the name of the city, as officials view the weekend of Swift and Pride as a welcome boost for Minneapolis.

Open for business: Taylor Swift's outdoor merch stand signals Eras Tour's arrival in Minneapolis

The U.S. Bank Stadium’s Taylor Swift Eras Tour advertisements hung over the long merchandise line in Minneapolis on Thursday.

— Angelina Katsanis, Star Tribune

Thousands of Swifties lined up for hours for the first crack at her tour items, including a coveted crewneck sweater.

Gov. Tim Walz proclaims 'Taylor Swift Days' in Minnesota

Taylor Swift performed during opening night of the Eras Tour at Soldier Field on June 2 in Chicago.

— Shanna Madison, Chicago Tribune/TNS

The proclamation marks the pop icon's sold-out shows at U.S. Bank Stadium on Friday and Saturday.