As the summer nears its final weeks, don’t miss out on all that the Twin Cities has to offer! Whether you are seeking art, live music, food & drinks, or anything in-between, the Twin Cities is a diverse hub of entertainment for all. Look no further for the best activities yet to occur this year!
Jul 28-Jul 29 – Loring Park Art Festival Loring Park
Featuring over 140 artists, food trucks, family activities, Lakes & Legends beer garden, and live music, this interactive, family-friendly event is sure to keep you busy all weekend long!
Jul 28 9:00 AM-10:00 PM – Tangletown Gardens’ Garden and Art Tour Wise Acre Eatery
A self-guided walking tour of the Twin Cities’ best gardens and local art accompanied by food, drinks, and a music festival hosted by Wise Acre Eatery.
Jul 28 12:45 PM-6:00 PM – Wiener Dogs & Donuts Canterbury Park
Delicious donuts from local vendors and adorable dachshund races! What could be better?
Aug 2-Aug 5; Aug 9-Aug 12 – Family Fringe Celtic Junction
An opportunity for children and families to experience diverse, new, experimental works from avant-garde creatives.
Aug 3-Aug 5 – Annual Uptown Art Fair Uptown Minneapolis
Featuring over 350 artists, fine food & beverages from over 20 vendors, family activities, an outdoor performance stage, outdoor wine & beer gardens, a youth art fair, and culinary arts competition.
Aug 4 11:00 AM-2:00 PM – Run For Beer 612 Brew
A 5k race with a free beer waiting for every 21+ participant at the finish line, plus goodies, giveaways, and more!
Aug 7-Sep 2 – Northern Clay Center August Featured Artists Exhibition Northern Clay Center
A free gallery featuring emerging and established artists where visitors can appreciate a complete range of work in clay.
Aug 11 12:00 PM-10:00 PM – Pizza Lucé Block Party Pizza Lucé
Live local music, Surly brews including their brand-new Lucé Lime Lager, face painting, and of course pizza!
Aug 18 11:00 AM-4:00 PM – CLUES Fiesta Latina CLUES
A taste of Minnesota’s vibrant Latino culture for families of all descents and heritage. From music and dance to authentic food there’s something for everyone at this fiesta!
Aug 19 3:00 PM-9:00 PM – Como Park Japanese Obon Festival Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
A celebration of Japanese culture with traditional food, music, bonsai, and more.
Aug 23-Labor Day – Minnesota State Fair
The Great Minnesota Get-Together. Need we say any more?
Aug 25 5:00 PM-10:30 PM – Water Lantern Festival Lake Phalen
Spend your Saturday launching paper lanterns into the sunset over Lake Phalen and making memories that you will cherish for a lifetime.
Aug 25 5:30 PM-9:00 PM – The 10th Annual Summer Beer Dabbler CHS Field
Celebrate a decade of Summer Beer Dabblers with 120 breweries, 350 craft beers, live music, and fireworks!
Aug 29 – Hamilton Orpheum Theatre
Broadway’s hot ticket show makes its Minneapolis debut.