Welcome to Edina
Nestled in Hennepin County, Edina is a city with a population of approximately 52,000. The origins of Edina can be traced back to the 1860s, where it started as a small farming and milling community. Known for its high quality of life, Edina offers residents the best of small-town living, where they enjoy top public schools, golf clubs, charming neighborhoods, a variety of festivals, and a plethora of eateries.
Edina is a short 15-minute drive away from Downtown Minneapolis and a 25-minute drive to Downtown St. Paul. This ideal location makes it the perfect choice for those who want to soak up all the advantages of living in a small town while having easy access to big-city amenities.
Although home to residents from all walks of life, Edina is mostly comprised of families. Parks and green spaces, great schools, and a family-friendly environment make it a great place to raise a family. Edina Public Schools is a nationally-recognized suburban public school district that serves approximately 8,500 students. According to US News
, Edina Senior High is ranked as the 11th best high school in Minnesota.
Edina is packed with great shopping and dining options. For an upscale culinary experience, head over to Pittsburgh Blue
. This acclaimed steakhouse will give you a memorable evening out. RH Rooftop Restaurant
is another great place to celebrate a special occasion. Enjoy innovative American food while soaking up the dazzling views. For a more casual dining experience, you’re sure to love Tavern on France
. This local joint serves American comfort food along with a thriving bar scene.
Incredible food isn’t all that Edina is known for. Residents can also enjoy the revolving calendar of festivals that take place here. Edina Art Fair
takes place on the first weekend in June and features nearly 280 fine artists from Minnesota, the United States, and Canada. Taste of Edina
is Edina’s premier culinary experience—and for a good reason. Here, you can get to know your neighbors over local food, wine, and craft beer. Each January, the Winter Ice Festival
brings the community together for face painting, ice-sculpting demonstrations, and horse-drawn wagon rides. Of course, you won’t want to miss out on the annual 4th of July Parade
. This esteemed celebration has become a town tradition.