The city of Shakopee is located in southeast of the Twin Cities just 23 miles from Minneapolis and located on the south bank bend of the Minnesota River. Residents can enjoy the small town feel while still being able to take full advantage of the metropolitan area. Shakopee is home of the metros area’s largest attractions, Valley Fair Amusement Park, Canterbury Park Racetrack, the Historic Murphy’s Landing and the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. The city parks and trail systems covers 496 acres of development parks and over 10 miles of recreation and transportation trails. Shakopee is a vibrant and wonderful place to live, work and play with excellent community values.