Events

You are sure to find a family friendly event in the Twin Cities, every season of the year.

  • Minnesota Twins\

    Minnesota Twins Baseball

    Apr 3, 2017 - Oct 3, 2017
    Target Field

    866-800-1275

    See Minnesota's Professional Baseball team live in action at their home at Target Field!

    Photo Courtesy of the Minnesota Twins

  • Caponi Art Park\

    Caponi Art Park

    May 1, 2017 - Oct 31, 2017
    Caponi Art Park

    651-454-9412:

    Located on 60-acres of rolling wooded hills in Eagan, Minnesota, Caponi Art Park and Learning Center is a distinctive cultural center offering free programs and educational experiences in an inviting, natural setting that seamlessly blends art and nature.

  • Canterbury Park\

    Live Horse Racing

    May 5, 2017 - Sep 16, 2017
    Canterbury Park Racetrack & Card Casino

    952-445-7223

    Canterbury Park, one of the greatest racetracks in America, offers live horse racing action from May to August. The 300,000 square foot grandstand includes three different levels of seating, bars and eateries and the newly remodeled 18,000 square-foot Card Casino.

     

  • Saint Paul Saints\

    Saint Paul Saints

    May 8, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017
    CHS Field

    651-644-6659

    The St. Paul Saints Baseball Club has provided family entertainment to the Twin Cities since 1993. Known for their outlandish promotions, the Saints are the only team in baseball with a live pig as its mascot (past swines have included Brat Farve, Hammy Davis, Jr., Garrison Squeallor and Boarack Ohama), an 80-year old nun who gives massages in the stands, and a hot tub above the left field fence. Now playing in Lowertown at CHS Field!

  • Valleyfair\

    Valleyfair Amusement Park

    May 12, 2017 - Sep 10, 2017
    1 Vallefair Drive Shakopee MN

    952-445-7600

    With more than 75 rides and attractions, Valleyfair is the Twin Cities’ amusement park where families come to play the Minnesota way! Discover your next adventure on one of eight thrilling coasters, hanging out with the Peanuts gang at Planet Snoopy, reliving your childhood on the classic rides in Route 76 or making a splash at the area’s premier waterpark. Find your true north in 2017 with the all-new 230-foot North Star. The only ride of its kind in the upper Midwest, North Star will spin riders 20 stories above the ground at speeds up to 40mph.

  • Minnesota Lynx Basketball\

    Minnesota Lynx Basketball

    May 14, 2017 - Sep 3, 2017
    Target Center

    612-673-1660

    Catch Minnesota's own 2011, 2013 and 2015 WNBA Champions on the court at Target Center!

     

  • Elko Speedway\

    Elko Speedway - NASCAR

    May 28, 2017 - Oct 1, 2017
    Elko Minnesota

    952-461-7223

    You won’t want to miss the live racing season at Elko Speedway, the premier racing facility in the Mid-west. The racing season includes NASCAR races and Elko’s famous Eve of Destructions. Check website for exciting schedule of NASCAR, Eve of Destruction, family nights and bands!

  • Paul Shaffer at Ames Center\

    Paul Shaffer & The World's Most Dangerous Band

    Jul 1, 2017
    Ames Center

    952-895-4685

    See Dave Letterman's sidekick for 33 years, Paul Shaffer, along with The World's Most Dangerous Band plus Special Guest Vocalist Valerie Simpson when they take the stage at the Ames Center on July 1, 2017!

     

  • Pan O Prog\

    Pan-O-Prog - Lakeville's Summer Festival

    Jul 3, 2017 - Jul 11, 2017
    Lakeville - variety of locations

    PAN-O-PROG, Lakeville's week-long festival, began in 1967 as the "Panorama of Progress" to celebrate the success of this growing community and continues as a great week for residents and visitors alike!  Over 50 celebrations, events and activities take place over the week of July 4.

    By the masses, residents line up to watch the Annual Grand Parade, Classic Car parade and 4th July Fireworks!  Favorite activities also include various sporting tournaments, ping-pong ball drop, street dance, tractor pull, baby crawlathon, and so much more!

  • Lakefront Music Fest\

    Lakefront Music Fest

    Jul 14, 2017 - Jul 15, 2017
    Lakefront Park - Prior Lake

    The Lakefront Music Fest is an annual 2-day outdoor music event held in Prior Lake's Lakefront Park. This year’s line-up TBA.

  • Minnesota Renaissance Festival\

    Minnesota Renaissance Festival

    Aug 19, 2017 - Oct 1, 2017
    Hwy 169, Shakopee

    800-966-8215

    Experience the magic of our realm at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. King Henry invites you to step back in time and experience the 16th century European village filled with hundreds of characters and handmade wears. The marketplace features more than 275 artisans who display and sell their goods. The village is also filled with more than 500 entertainers and 15 stages!

  • MN State Fair\

    Minnesota State Fair

    Aug 24, 2017 - Sep 4, 2017
    Minnesota State Fairgrounds

    651-288-4400

    The "Great Minnesota Get Together" features 11 nights of big-name Grandstand entertainment, over 75 performers on 5 free stages; nearly 70 rides, thousands of agricultural, livestock and creative competitions; and over 450 foods including more than 50 delicacies on a stick. BIG names for grandstand entertainment!

  • Holiday on main\

    Holiday on Main

    Dec 2, 2017 - Dec 3, 2017
    Holyoke Avenue in Historic Downtown Lakeville

    Annual event in Historic Downtown Lakeville for kids of all ages!  Kick off the Christmas season with photos with Santa Claus, meet his reindeers, sleigh rides, caroling, entertainment and holiday lights!  Shops and eateries offer holiday specials.