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Twin Cities August Family Events & Activities Guide
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Budget Twin Cities July Events & Activities
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Budget Twin Cities June Family Events & Activities
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Twin Cities May Family Events & Activities Guide
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Opening in May – Twin Cities Area Attractions
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Free Twin Cities March Family Events & Activities
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Twin Cities February Family Events & Activities Guide
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Free Twin Cities January Family Events & Activities
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Free Twin Cities December Family Events & Activities
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Twin Cities November Family Events & Activities Guide

Twin Cities August Family Events & Activities Guide

Twin Cities August Guide

It is our hope that you can use our August Family Events & Activities Guide page as a convenient way to find our traditional Free & Budget lists along with all the special themed activities each month brings. In August we are highlighting one of our absolute favorite events, the Minnesota State Fair, as well as reminding you of all the festivals and outdoor entertainment left to enjoy before summer’s last gasp.  As always, we hope to be inspiration in planning your family time together!

– Anne, Gianna & Joy
Family Fun Twin Cities


This guide is brought to you by Wheel Fun Rentals.For over 25 years, Wheel Fun Rentals has offered ways for riders of all ages to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. With seven Minnesota locations, choose from a complete lineup of recreational vehicles like Surreys, specialty cycles, two-wheeled bikes, watercraft and more. Selection may vary; please visit our website for current availability. Read More

Budget Twin Cities July Events & Activities

It doesn’t have to break the bank to entertain the family away from home in the Twin Cities! You’ll find July’s seasonal and ongoing events and activities listed here that all cost $5-$6 or less per person to attend. For more ideas on budget and FREE family outings, check our Family Fun Calendar or hop over to our Free Twin Cities July Family Events & Activities page. Read More

Budget Twin Cities June Family Events & Activities


It doesn’t have to break the bank to entertain the family away from home in the Twin Cities! You’ll find June’s seasonal and ongoing events and activities listed here that all cost $5-$6 or less per person to attend. For more ideas on budget and FREE family outings, check our Family Fun Calendar.


Wheel Fun RentalsThis guide is brought to you by Wheel Fun Rentals.

For over 25 years, Wheel Fun Rentals has offered ways for riders of all ages to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. With seven Minnesota locations, choose from a complete lineup of recreational vehicles like Surreys, specialty cycles, two-wheeled bikes, watercraft and more. Selection may vary; please visit our website for current availability.

 


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Twin Cities May Family Events & Activities Guide

It is our hope that you can use our May Family Events & Activities Guide page as a convenient way to find our traditional Free & Budget lists along with all the special themed activities each month brings. May is filled with seasonal openings across the Twin Cities Metro Area, Mother’s Day activities and farmer’s markets bursting with fresh produce. And, when it’s time to unwind at home, we’ve added in some suggestions for crafts, recipes and read-alouds. As always, we hope to be inspiration in planning your family time together! Read More

Opening in May – Twin Cities Area Attractions

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It’s official – Family Fun Twin Cities has SPRING FEVER! Check back often as we’re always adding to this list of Twin Cities-area attractions opening for the season in May 2017.

TWIN CITIES ATTRACTIONS OPENING IN MAY

Caponi Art ParkNOW OPEN: Caponi Art Park | Eagan • Tues-Sun, 9am-8pm • FREE admission, donations appreciated • Wander the trails through the sculpture park and take in free cultural entertainment. Special event: Summer Performance Series, Sundays July-Aug, 6:30pm.

4/28-4/30: Gammelgarden Museum | Scandia • Guided tours Fri-Sun, 1 & 2:30pm • $7/adults, under 13 FREE • 5 historic buildings immerse you in the lives of Swedish immigrants in the mid-1850s. There is no charge to picnic, walk the grounds, seek out the colorful Dala horses, or play on the equipment.

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5/1: Cafesjian’s Carousel | St Paul • Como Park’s famous carousel, open daily through Labor Day, Mon-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat-Sun 10am-6pm • $2/pp ages 3+

5/6: Wheel Fun Rentals | Lake Calhoun, Minnehaha Falls & Veterans Memorial Park – Richfield • visit the links for complete hours • Rent surreys, choppers, canoes, paddleboards and more.

5/6: Spring on the Farm | Eidem Homestead, Brooklyn Park • 10am-1pm • $6/adults, $4/under 12, under 4/FREE • Greet the farm babies, help with spring planting and other activities. Eidem Homestead will be open for a variety of special events through Dec 2017.

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5/6-7: Grand Opening Celebration | Oliver Kelley Farm, Elk River • Noon-5pm • $6-$12/pp, under 5 & MHS members FREE • Be among the first to see the new visitor center and indoor/outdoor exhibits, participate in make-and-takes, demos and see the animals. Upcoming special events include Mother’s Day Weekend (5/13-14) and come out to meet the farm babies in June.

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Free Twin Cities March Family Events & Activities

We’ve pulled together a fun list of Free Twin Cities March Family Events & Activities.

TWIN CITIES SPECIAL EVENTS – FREE

3/1: Let’s Get Crafty | American Girl Store, Mall of America • Ongoing first Wed/month, 4-6pm

3/3: Forever Wild Family Friday: Nature Bingo | Lebanon Hills Visitor Center, Eagan, 7-8:30pm


Thanks to our March Sponsor, Wishing Tree Play Cafe.

Located in White Bear Lake on Hwy 96 near 35 E, Wishing Tree Play Cafe is respite of delicious food and fun play!

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Twin Cities February Family Events & Activities Guide

Twin Cities February Family Events


Thank you to our awesome February Sponsor.

As a neighborhood medical center, MedExpress offers a broad scope of urgent care, basic wellness and employer health services. With warm, welcoming centers and a full medical team, centers are open every day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. with no appointments necessary. Centers offer walk-in treatment for everyday illness and injury, including more advanced offerings such as X-rays, IVs, EKGs, labs, minor surgery, stitches and treatment for broken bones, sprains and strains. MedExpress also offers wellness and prevention services such as physicals, wellness exams, tobacco cessation counseling and flu shots.

MedExpress is located conveniently in Eden Prairie, Plymouth, and West St. Paul. Visit medexpress.com for more information.


It is our hope that you can use our February Family Events & Activities Guide page as a convenient way to find our traditional Free & Budget lists along with all the special themed activities each month brings. In February, seek out ways to celebrate with your little (and big) valentines, stay cozy in the trenches of winter, and browse camps for your kids while dreaming of summer!  As always, we hope to be inspiration in planning your family time together!

– Anne, Gianna & Joy
Family Fun Twin Cities

Twin Cities February Family Events

 

 

Free Twin Cities February Family Events & Activities

Budget Twin Cities February Family Events & Activities

Twin Cities February Family Events

 

 

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Twin Cities Valentine’s Day Family Events

Spend a lovely weekend with your favorite sweethearts taking advantage of all the Valentine's Day activities in the Twin Cities - many of them FREE. Here are 10 ideas to get you started

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Free Twin Cities January Family Events & Activities

Free Twin Cities January Family Events & Activities
Free Twin Cities January Family Events

Who doesn’t appreciate a whole lotta FREE after the holidays? Free events, free activities, free admission – January is stocked with opportunities for free family fun in the Twin Cities! Read More

Free Twin Cities December Family Events & Activities

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TWIN CITIES DECEMBER SPECIAL EVENTS – FREE

12/2: Forever Wild Family Friday: Scavenger Hunt @ Lebanon Hills Regional Park Visitor Center, Eagan • 7-8:30pm • Details: Drop in for smores and a nighttime hunt.

12/3: First Free Saturday: Walker Open House @ Walker Art Center, Minneapolis • 10am-3pm • Details: Activities are geared towards kids ages 6-12, but don’t let that stop you from bringing your littler ones! Free gallery admission for the whole family. Read More

Twin Cities November Family Events & Activities Guide

It is our hope that you can use our Twin Cities November Family Events & Activities Guide page as a convenient way to find our traditional Free & Budget lists along with all the special themed activities each month brings. In November we are exploring opportunities across the Twin Cities to volunteer and give back as a family as well as keeping an eye on early holiday events around town. As always, we hope to be an inspiration in planning your family time together!

– Anne, Gianna & Joy
Family Fun Twin CitiesTwin Cities November Family Events

 


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This month, we are thrilled to partner with  kiddywampus as our monthly sponsor.

Kiddywampus is one of our favorite local hangouts with our kids (it’s where we held our Monster Bash this year).

It’s a great place to create, play, move, and stock up on Christmas presents–whether hand-made or purchased.

 

Twin Cities November Family Events

 

 

Free Twin Cities November Family Events & Activities

Budget Twin Cities November Family Events & Activities

Twin Cities November Family Events

 

 

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Friday, November 11, 2016 • 8:30 am-11 am • For Ages 4 and under
Saturday, November 12, 2016 • Noon-2 pm • For Ages 18 months- 12 years

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