Get to know how to organize the Minnesota Goodbye tradition as a host or guest

Stephanie Moua

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Farewell can be a special moment to wrap up the togetherness that has been passed and welcoming the new phase. Minnesota has a unique tradition of this, called the long goodbye. It is not just an ordinary party to comfort the loss but it relates to the characteristic of the city’s residents.

Minnesotans love to chit-chat with each other even talk about a common topic. Geographical aspect takes a reason here as winter is the favorite period to do long goodbye. Their interaction is a simple socializing that bring warmness on cold days.

Long goodbye can be done anywhere for ten until thirty minutes as the duration. This short chit-chat is an extension of the prior party. Get to know the tips to make it memorable if you do as host or guest.


Create a fun invitation instead of something melancholy can attract your guests to come. When the party is over, you just need to do a proper habit such as shake some hands. If they tend to bait past experience, respond to further chit-chat for keeping in touch. Throw a prank for your close persons will be an interesting attempt to engrave more memory with them.


Good Cop and Bad Cop is a term in this city in which there are two peoples who respond to a topic with proper or contrary answers. This can be executed if you come with the group. Divide the task of these roles by pointing at someone you trust. There is nothing spectacular reason to do except for joking at the farewell. Meanwhile, you have to tell a clear excuse when you leave early to appreciate the host.

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