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Minnesota Renaissance Festival
August 20 @ 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM CDT
An event every week that begins at 9:00 AM on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 2, 2022
One event on September 5, 2022 at 9:00 AM
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 display and sell their handcrafted wares for a truly unique shopping experience. Patrons can interact with hundreds of memorable characters roaming the village streets as well as view live armored jousting throughout the day. Come celebrate our 51st season by visiting the Festival grounds in Shakopee, MN. Huzzah!
- Free Parking
- Live Armored Combat Jousting
- 7 Full Themed Weekends
- 16 Stages of Exciting Entertainment
- 50 Free Family Friendly Activities
- 250 Artisan Booths for Endless Shopping
- Food, Drinks & More!
- Once Upon a Time AUG. 20 – 21
- Highland Fling AUG. 27 – 28
- Wine, Chocolate & Romance SEPT. 3, 4 & 5
- Woofstock SEPT. 10 & 11
- Middle Eastern Bazaar SEPT. 17 & 18
- Shamrocks & Shenanigans SEPT. 24 & 25
- Festival Friday SEPT. 30
- Oktoberfest OCT. 1 – 2
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.