PeopleFest! Party at Staring Lake Park

“PeopleFest! A Community Celebration of Culture” is a series of free community events to celebrate the unique cultures represented in Eden Prairie.

The PeopleFest! Party is the celebration’s main event.

The event includes live music and dance performances, demonstrations and art experiences, as well as booths with a variety of cultural and educational organizations sharing their stories, activities and outreach.

Kidstock | 3 Strings: Celebrating People with Disabilities at Staring Lake Amphitheatre

Celebrate the 32nd anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Experience 3 Strings, a revolutionary music teaching method for youth plus performances and exhibits for families.
American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreter provided for performances.
Event highlights:
◾ 3 Strings, a specialized method of teaching music to youth with developmental disabilities and a Twin Cities non-profit organization, will headline with a full band performance.
◾Get Your Glee On summer camp participants will sing songs learned through the City of Eden Prairie’s Friends Together program.
◾ Ruth LeMay, founder and director of 3 Strings, will share how her music method works.
◾ MacPhail Center for Music Instrument Petting Zoo invites guests to try out a variety of instruments.
◾ Several organizations specializing in providing services for people with disabilities will be present to answer questions, share resources and have fun!
◾ The Eden Prairie Library will host a pop-up library where you’ll be able to check out selected books and sign up for/renew your library card.
Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Food/refreshments available for purchase, credit/debit cards only.

Kidstock | Talewise – Pirates: Lost at Sea at Staring Lake Amphitheatre

Enjoy the sounds, actions, stories and fun of children’s entertainers from around the Twin Cities through Kidstock, a free event series.

Set sail with us on a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a desert island. With mutiny and high-tide looming, they must rescue their salty captain and find a way to repair their ship before all hope is lost… at sea!

Throughout the story, volunteers from the audience will help us conduct several hands-on science experiments that ‘ARRR’ sure to amaze you! Explore the incredible science behind clouds, physical and chemical changes, air pressure, and more!

Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Food/refreshments available for purchase.

The Eden Prairie Library joins other organizations on the plaza during our KidStock concerts. The pop-up library will share selected books for checkout, and you’ll be able to sign up for or renew your library card!

Kidstock: Will Hale and the Tadpole Parade at Staring Lake Amphitheatre

Enjoy the sounds, actions, stories and fun of children’s entertainers from around the Twin Cities through Kidstock, a free event series.
Kids are the rockstars when they clap, dance and sing with Will Hale. The kid tested and parent approved family concerts of Will Hale and the Tadpole Parade create a fun atmosphere filled with plenty of audience participation, excitement and energy.
Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Food/refreshments available for purchase.
The Eden Prairie Library joins other organizations on the plaza during our KidStock concerts. The pop-up library will share selected books for checkout, and you’ll be able to sign up for or renew your library card!

4th of July Hometown Celebration – Sparklefest at Round Lake Park

Free event featuring children’s entertainment onstage along with self-directed activity stations throughout the park. Kid-friendly mini-fireworks display adds some sparkle at the end of the evening.
Summertime food and beverages available for purchase or bring your own.
Sparklefest Food Trucks and Beverages Starting at 6 pm:
Cookie Dough Bliss and Creamery
Lemon Heaven
Leo’s Kitchen
Red’s Savoy
Westrums
Icy Icy Baby
Taco Mobile by Fiesta Cancun
Café Cairo
Weenie Wagon
Soft Serve Social, ice cream
Wingman Matt
A Whale of a Treat