Capitol Celebration 11 Aug 17

(Learfield News Service/St. Paul, MN) The State Capitol Grand re-Opening celebration kicks off today (Friday).

After nearly four years of construction, the restored Capitol building–with a $310 million price tag–is ready for its close-up.

Activities are planned throughout the weekend, including tonight’s lighting of the Capitol Rotunda chandelier, and a Prince dance party.

On Saturday, a full day of family-friendly events will be capped off with fireworks.

On Sunday, there will be a Capitol workers’ memorial plaque dedication and appreciation celebration.

Tours of the newly-refurbished Capitol are running throughout the weekend.

For a schedule of all the weekend’s events, click here.