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About Blaine

Recognized by Money Magazine as one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live, Blaine is a vibrant and growing community with great amenities, even better residents, and a fantastic future. Blaine is one of the fastest growing cities in Minnesota, annually ranking atop new home construction lists.

Blaine’s wide-open spaces are attractive to many people looking for the suburban lifestyle just a short distance from the Twin Cities. Due its close proximity to three major highway’s, Blaine is a very attractive location for business and residential development. Blaine is home to many new corporate residents, including the Aveda Corporation and Dayton Rogers Manufacturing.

National Sports Center

National Sports Center (NSC) is the world’s largest amateur sports facility and the state’s most visited sports destination. It is an Olympic class training facility. NSC operates over 100 unique programs and events in a variety of sports as well as hosting numerous national and international competitions. These events draw over 4 million visitors each year! The NSC is a priceless, innovative, and unique asset to the local community, state, and region.

Beyond the Yellow Ribbon

Blaine is currently taking steps to become a nationally recognized Yellow Ribbon Community. The Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Community Campaign unites key areas across Blaine to create a network that coordinates and connects agencies, organizations, resources, and employers for the purpose of proactively supporting those affected by military deployments. Blaine has the highest concentration of National Guard members in the North Metro area.

Blaine Festival

The Blaine Festival is an annual community celebration with weekend-long events for the whole family. Events include a carnival, crafter/business fair, civic tent, petting zoo, magician, recreational activities, food, and live bands plus much, much more!