Welcome to Edina
Upscale, established neighborhood with contemporary flair
Sophisticated and refined, Edina embodies suburban chic in the Twin Cities. Ideally situated just minutes from downtown Minneapolis, Edina is an established, inner-ring suburb west of Minneapolis. With its many upscale shops, restaurants, and parks, there is so much to love about living in Edina.
Explore the designer boutiques in the Galleria, dine at some of the area’s award-winning restaurants, or explore the beautiful parks. There is always something new to explore in Edina.
What to Love
- Easy commute to downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul
- An established suburb with traditional and modern homes
- Tons of beautiful parks, trails, and green spaces
- Home to some of the city’s best shopping and dining
Of the many communities within the Twin Cities, Edina holds a cachet for many Minnesotans. With a rich history dating back to the 1880s, Edina exploded in popularity during the 1950s and 1960s as the Twin Cities’ premier neighborhood and continues to be one of the area’s most prestigious suburbs.
Edina is a desirable, upscale community with pristine parks, nature trails, and lakes. Centennial Lakes Park, located in the heart of Edina, is considered one of the Twin Cities’ most beautiful parks. It is also well-known for its unparalleled commercial corridor near 50th and France and its high-end shops and restaurants. Edina homes come in various styles, including traditional, mid-century, and contemporary new-builds. Many newer homes in the area are listed in the seven figures.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
For those who love shopping and fine dining, there is no better neighborhood than Edina. Edina is the epitome of commercial development in the Twin Cities, from high-end retailers to designer boutiques. The heart of Edina is 50th and France, the city’s premier shopping district. With over 175 retail shops and offices, 50th and France has a confluence of specialty boutiques, national retailers, restaurants, and service providers.
Another popular retail area is the Galleria, a posh, upscale shopping center in Edina. The Galleria is located just minutes from 50th and France. Some of the Galleria’s most noteworthy shops include Tory Burch, Tiffany & Co., and more.
For some of Edina’s best fine dining, check out Salut Bar Americain, a French-American fusion restaurant with a modern twist. Another popular restaurant near the Galleria is CRAVE, featuring exceptional American and Japanese fare, including steak, seafood, and fresh sushi.
Things to Do
Beyond the exceptional shopping and dining scene, Edina is well-known for its excellent outdoor spaces and many events and festivals throughout the year. For outdoor enthusiasts, check out the Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail, a scenic hiking trail in the southwest portion of Edina. Nearby the Nine Mile Creek Regional Trail is Bredesen Park, a 206-acre nature park featuring bike trails, nature paths, and picnic areas.
One of Edina’s most popular parks is Centennial Lakes Park, a recreational park set on over 24 acres. Centennial Lakes Park offers paddle boats, putting courses, lawn games, and an ice skating rink. One of the area’s most popular events is Outdoor Music in the Park, an outdoor concert series held all summer long.
Other popular events include the Edina Fourth of July Parade and the Edina Art Fair. The Edina Fourth of July Parade, which always takes place the first weekend of July, is one of the city’s liveliest events. The parade begins behind Edina City Hall and ends on Halifax. The Edina Art Fair, located on 50th and France, showcases the work of local artists and is held the first weekend of June.
Edina is part of the Edina Public School District for those considering moving to the area. Some of the area’s top educational opportunities include: