Events

Festivals, art shows, plays and concerts are just some of the events that occur regularly in the Twin Cities area.

If you are looking for local events there are several websites that do an excellent job of providing information:

Minnesota Parent

Explore Minnesota

I also provide a monthly list of events – as part of a challenge to myself to provide something different and fun to do every day for a year. For those days where there isn’t a family event available I list other attractions or one of the local parks.

October

 

Date: 10/1/2016
Event Name: Fall Bird Banding
Type of Event: Park
Cost:
Location: Maplewood
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Date: 10/2/2016
Event Name: Creepy Crawly Creature Awareness
Type of Event: Como Zoo
Cost: Free
Location: St. Paul
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Date: 10/3/2016
Event Name: MN Timberwolves
Type of Event: Basketball
Cost: Ticket start at $6
Location: Minneapolis
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Date: 10/4/2016
Event Name: Harrison Park
Type of Event: Park
Cost: Free
Location: Minneapolis
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Date: 10/5/2016
Event Name: Minneapolis Farmers Market
Type of Event: Food Market
Cost: Free to attend
Location: Minneapolis
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Date: 10/6/2016
Event Name: French Regional Park
Type of Event: Park
Cost: Free
Location: Plymouth
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Date: 10/7/2016
Event Name: Fall Color Excursion
Type of Event: Train Ride
Cost: tickets start at $59 per person
Location: Chanhassen
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Date: 10/8/2016
Event Name: Minnesota Valley National Wildlife 40th Anniversary
Type of Event: Park
Cost: Free
Location: Minneapolis
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Date: 10/9/2016
Event Name: James I Rice Parkway
Type of Event: Park
Cost: Free
Location: Minneapolis
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Date: 10/10/2016
Event Name: Pumpkin Palooza
Type of Event: Arboretum
Cost: Adult $12
Location: Chaska
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Date: 10/11/2016
Event Name: Holmes Park
Type of Event: Park
Cost: Free
Location: Minneapolis
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Date: 10/12/2016
Event Name: Islands of Peace Regional PArk
Type of Event: Park
Cost: Free
Location: Fridley
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Date: 10/13/2016
Event Name: Trail of Terror
Type of Event: Festival
Cost: $25 per person
Location: Shakopee
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Date: 10/14/2016
Event Name: A Beautiful Planet Omnitheatre Film
Type of Event: Film
Cost: Adult $8, Child $7
Location: St. Paul
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Date: 10/15/2016
Event Name: Hike Around the Pond
Type of Event: Park
Cost: Free
Location: New Prague
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Date: 10/16/2016
Event Name: Keewaydin Recreational Center
Type of Event: Park
Cost: Free
Location: Minneapolis
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Date: 10/17/2016
Event Name: Lake Byllesby Regional Park
Type of Event: Park
Cost: Free
Location: Cannon Falls
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Date: 10/18/2016
Event Name: Manomin County Park
Type of Event: Park
Cost: Free
Location: Fridley
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Date: 10/19/2016
Event Name: Cardboard Gallery
Type of Event: Science Museum
Cost: Adult $13, Child $10
Location: St. Paul
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Date: 10/20/2016
Event Name: In the Park after Dark
Type of Event: Park
Cost: $5 per person
Location: St Anthony
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Date: 10/21/2016
Event Name: Valley Scare
Type of Event: Amusement Park
Cost: Varies – $35 online
Location: Shakopee
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Date: 10/22/2016
Event Name: Como Friends Zoo Boo
Type of Event: Festival
Cost: $6 – $7 per person
Location: St Paul
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Date: 10/23/2016
Event Name: Boo Fest on Grand Avenue
Type of Event: Festival
Cost: Free
Location: St Paul
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Date: 10/24/2016
Event Name: Noerenberg Gardens
Type of Event: Park
Cost: Free
Location: Wayzata
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Date: 10/25/2016
Event Name: Powderhorn Park
Type of Event: Park
Cost: Free
Location: Minneapolis
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Date: 10/26/2016
Event Name: Young People’s Concert: Watch the Orchestra Grow
Type of Event: Concert
Cost:
Location: Minneapolis
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Date: 10/27/2016
Event Name: Rebecca Park Reserve
Type of Event: Park
Cost: Free
Location: Rockford
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Date: 10/28/2016
Event Name: Burnsville Halloween Fest
Type of Event: Festival
Cost: Free
Location: Burnsville
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Date: 10/29/2016
Event Name: Gibbs Halloween
Type of Event: Park
Cost: $8 Adults, $7 Seniors, $5 Children
Location: St. Paul
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Date: 10/30/2016
Event Name: Severs Corn Maze
Type of Event: Maze
Cost: $15 per person
Location: Shakopee
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Date: 10/31/2016
Event Name: Sandhill Crane Nature Area
Type of Event: Park
Cost: Free
Location: East Bethel
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