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2022 Minnesota State Fair

Minnesota State Fairgrounds 1265 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul

The Minnesota State Fair is always 12 Days of Fun Ending Labor Day - Aug. 25 to Sept. 5, 2022! See the best of the best in animal competitions, 900+

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Barnesville’s Potato Days Festival

City of Barnesville, MN Barnesville

A perfect weekend getaway, the entire family will enjoy bushels of activities from sunrise to sunset. The festival, originally dating back to the late 30's, combines some of the more

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Cars & Caves at Chanhassen AutoPlex

Chanhassen AutoPlex 8200 Audubon Road, Chanhassen

Stop by the Chanhassen AutoPlex for their 2022 Cars and Caves events happening on the last Saturday of the month, April - September from 8:00 am - Noon. They welcome

Free

All-iday Celebration at your local Hy-Vee Store

Your Local Hy-Vee Store

Join Hy-Vee Saturday, August 27th from 8 am to 4 pm for their first ever All-iday Celebration!!! They celebrate all the holidays in one day! - Kids join them for

Free
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2022 Green Barn Sunflower Field Days

Green Barn Garden Center 26501 Highway 65 NE, Isanti

Visit a field of sunshine! The sunflower field is a great place to take photos and enjoy the sunshine. We have 5 crops planted this year for continuous bloom through

$6.00

Healthy Kids Day at Northfield Area Family YMCA

Northfield Area Family YMCA 1501 Honey Locust Drive, Northfield

The Northfield Area Family YMCA will host Healthy Kids Day 2022 on August 27th, from 9am-Noon. Their annual FREE community event celebrates kids being kids, and aims to inspire kids

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Austin ArtWorks Festival

Downtown Austin 125 4th Ave NE, Austin

Annual FREE two-day celebration of the arts in Austin, MN featuring live music, fine arts, authors and more. Sidewalk Chalk Contest:  Sunday only 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the

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Minnesota Renaissance Festival

Minnesota Renaissance Festival 12364 Chestnut Blvd, Shakopee

King Henry and his royal court invite one and all to his 16th Century European village featuring 16 stages of exciting entertainment. Over 250 artisans fill the Festival marketplace to

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Saturday Morning on the Farm

Three Rivers Park District Gale Woods Farm 7210 County Rd 110 W, Minnetrista

Explore the barn, meet animals, assist a farmer with chores, and participate in other seasonal farm activities. Wear farm clothes and get ready to dig in and be active. Children

$5.00
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Flower Festival at Afton Apple Orchard

Afton Apple Orchard 14421 90th St S, Hastings

🌺🌻Visit Afton Apple for their Flower Festival! Enjoy the beauty of over 11 acres of zinnias and sunflowers! Pick your own blooms and bring them home for some colorful and

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St Cloud SCHEELS FREE Hockey Demo

Scheels (St Cloud, MN) 30 Waite Ave N, STE 94, Saint Cloud

Join us for 2 days of fun on the synthetic ice in the store. DEMO sticks from 2 of our biggest vendors, Bauer and CCM. Try out the Bauer 3D

Free

Summer of Sparky Pop-up Event at Upper Landing Park

Upper Landing Park 180 Shepard Rd., Saint Paul

Now that summer has “flipped” into high gear, Como Park Zoo is excited to announce the Summer of Sparky Event Series! Each Sparky location will be home to a different

Free
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Monster Jam Thunder Alley at Valleyfair

Valleyfair One Valleyfair Drive, Shakopee

Experience the larger-than-life trucks that compete in Monster Jam® and take a stroll through Thunder Alley. Get nose-to-grill with some of Monster Jam's biggest superstars where each truck's vivid personality

Railroad Family Day at Mill City Museum

Mill City Museum 704 S 2nd St, Minneapolis

Enjoy a variety of railroad-themed activities and learn about how railroads and Minneapolis grew up together. Beginning with the arrival of Minnesota’s first rail line in 1862, Minneapolis boomed in

Jam Fest 2 in St. Paul

Fancy’s Beauty Bar 1999 Burns Ave, St. Paul

Get Ready For A Fun Filled Day! They will have OVER 25 LOCAL PERFORMERS - food, games, minnie rides, jumpy houses, prizes, free magic show, dunk tanks, slime booth and

$5.00

Monarchs on the Move at Dodge Nature Center

Dodge Nature Center 365 Marie Ave W, West Saint Paul

Follow the journey of the amazing, migrating monarch butterfly. You’ll take part in an international monarch tracking program and help naturalists capture, tag and release monarchs traveling toward the mountains

$10.00

Honor Roll Athletics Backpack Giveaway at Mall of America

Mall of America 60 E Broadway, Bloomington

Join Honor Roll Athletics for their EMpowerment 8th Annual Backpack (with school supplies) Giveaway. Backpacks are first come, first served. Students must be present. For more information check out their

Free

Whimmy Diddles at the Pond House

Gideon and Agnes Pond House 401 E 104th St, Bloomington

This mysterious mechanical toy originated in southern Appalachia, then traveled west. It has many names including Gee Haw Stick and Whammy Diddle. Make one to take home using basic hand

Free
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FunLab: STEAM for ages 7-11 at Dayton’s Bluff

Dayton's Bluff Library 645 E 7th St, Saint Paul

FunLab is STEAM programming designed for kids ages 7-11. Join Saint Paul Public Library for a fun drop-in session from 2-4 p.m. for crafts, engineering projects, science experiments, or relaxing

Free

Summer of Sparky Pop-up Event at City House

City House 258 Mill Street, St. Paul

Now that summer has “flipped” into high gear, Como Park Zoo & Conservatory is excited to announce the Summer of Sparky Event Series! Each Sparky location will be home to

Free
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Family Storytime at Hamline Midway Library

Hamline Midway Library 1558 W Minnehaha Ave, Saint Paul

Join them as they read, sing, and play! For young children and their families. February 19: Bears February 26: Boxes March 5:  Eggs March 12:  Luck March 19: Read Brave:

Free
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Heavy Metal Dine-In

Extreme Sandbox 1901 Glendale Rd, Hastings

Heavy Metal Dine-In: a fun and interactive outdoor event for the whole family! 🚧 Operate our real construction equipment - Dig up the opportunity of a lifetime! During the event,

$5.00

Fiesta De Nations at Nicollet Commons Park

Nicollet Commons Park 12550 Nicollet Ave, Burnsville

Fiesta De Nations will be located at Nicollet Commons Park in Burnsville MN and will run from 4-8pm. This is a time to celebrate the nations and different communities! They

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Brooklyn Center Community Center Free Time

Brooklyn Center Community Center 6301 Shingle Creek Pkwy, Brooklyn Center

The Brooklyn Center Community Center will be FREE to the public Fridays and Saturdays from 5-7pm! It will included the pool (the slide will be open), fitness center (15+), and

Free
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Coon Rapids Boulevard Saturday Night Cruise 2022

Boulevard Bar & Grille - Coon Rapids 3395 Coon Rapids Blvd NW, Coon Rapids

Coon Rapids Blvd Saturday Night Cruise was massive in 2020. It has since then scaled back. Its running its self at this point. We are still cruising up and down

Free

Movie In The Park at Honkers Stadium

Honkers Stadium 41 7th Ave. NE, Rochester

Join SPARK at the Honkers Stadium for a FREE Movie In The Park experience! They will be featuring the classic family favorite The Sandlot! ⚾️ Doors open at 6:30PM, and

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Outdoor Family Movie Nights in St. Louis Park

Various Parks in St. Louis Park St. Louis Park

Get your popcorn ready, FREE outdoor family movie nights are back! 🍿 Bring a blanket or chair to sit on and your own snacks. Movie nights are for all ages.

Free

Movies in the Park at Rahn Park

Rahn Park 4440 Nicols Rd, Eagan

Bring the blankets, lawn chairs, family and friends and enjoy a night under the stars at the Rahn Park! The event starts at 8:00 pm and showtime for "Luca" is

Free

Glow Mini Golf at Green Lagoon Golf

Green Lagoon Golf 8640 Green Lake Trl, Chisago City

Are you ready for some good night time Fun? Come and play mini golf at night under the lights. They will have light up LED mini golf balls, Music, Lights,

Twin Cities Event Calendar by Twin Cities Kids Club

Are you looking for family-friendly, educational, holiday-themed, and fun events to take the kids to? Our Twin Cities Event Calendar is the perfect resource for finding activities and events your entire family will love. Create precious family memories together by attending unique events designed specifically for children.

In-person, online, indoor, and outdoor events are all included on the Twin Cities Event Calendar. You’re sure to find an activity that is ideal and engaging for your family. For more information, simply click the event, and you’ll be given all of the details, including date, time, location, and cost! There is also contact information for the host for the event in case you have any burning questions.

Use the handy search feature at the top of the event calendar to search by month and keyword if you’re looking for a specific event. For example: search “toddler” to find any events specifically designed for your tiny tots.

This event calendar is updated regularly and chock full of local events and discount days from our partners. Our Twin Cities Event Calendar is free to access—you don’t have to join the discount club (but we’d love it if you did!) Whether you’re a Minnesota Native or just here for the weekend, you’ll find useful information on local events that will spice up your routine.

You can find great activities to beat the heat during the summer, like ice cream socials or a float-in movie. You can find a whole host of indoor activities in the wintertime to keep your kids happy and learning, like ballet, gymnastics, or storytime at the local library.

We list everything from ice skating, to firework shows, to movies in the park, to Online Mario Kart Tournaments. It’s all here! Let Twin Cities Kids Club be your go-to resource for the best events in the Twin Cities.

Parents, keep an eye out for special sales events listed on the calendar too! You may find incredible limited-time deals on maternity wear or kids’ clothes.

Be sure to bookmark this page in your internet browser, so you never miss any of the exciting, kid-friendly events in Minneapolis/Saint Paul and surrounding areas.