Exploring the Twin Cities with Kids
Super Bowl Fun at Home
Kids Eat Free or Cheap Twin Cities List
Family Fun Ideas: MLK Monday Break

Exploring the Twin Cities with Kids

Exploring the Twin Cities with Kids
Connecting families to the educational, cultural, and meaningful fun in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis & St. Paul – and beyond!



Monthly & Seasonal Family Guides

Twin Cities January Family Events GuideFFTC’s Winter Break Survival Guide
Top 10 Family Picks: January in the Twin CitiesWinter FestivalsTwin Cities Winter Family Festival Calendar
16 Things to Do Over Winter Break in the Twin CitiesSt Paul Winter Carnival: Top Free Family Activities
Twin Cities Sledding Hills Guide

Twin Cities Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks

Year-round Family Fun

Tweens/TeedsFamily Fun with Tweens & TeensbirthdayFFTC’s Ultimate Guide to Twin Cities Birthday Parties
Twin Cities Indoor Playgrounds & Play AreasTwin Cities Open Play, Gym & Swim Spots for Tots
I love this site! I didn't know about most of these Waterparks!Twin Cities Indoor Waterparks and PoolsTwin Cities Kids Eat Free or Cheap List

Family Service Guides

Special NeedsTwin Cities Special Needs Guide

FFTC’s Guide to Dance Studios

cooking classesFFTC’s Guide to Cooking with Kids in the Twin Cities
FFTC’s Family Music Classes Guide
Family Wellness Guide BloomaTwin Cities Family Wellness Guide

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Weekly Newsletter: FFTC's Family Planning

Super Bowl Fun at Home

Well, Minnesota, we didn’t #BringItHome.  But let’s be the tough Minnesotans that we are and embrace the fun party coming to town.  Even though the Super Bowl is in town, most of us will be at home watching. Especially now. 

Twin Cities Super Bowl Fun

We’ve invited Tiffany Cavegn from The Kids Cooking School to help us make our Super Bowl Parties even more fun!
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Kids Eat Free or Cheap Twin Cities List

Because dining out can be considered family fun…right? All “Kids Eat Free or Cheap” entries have been personally verified and are updated regularly. However, because they are subject to change without notice, please call or check the website in advance – especially if you are visiting a local chain of a national restuarant.

Kids Eat Free or Cheap

Kids Eat Free or Cheap Twin Cities List:

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Family Fun Ideas: MLK Monday Break

MLK Monday – So, what’s closed today? Or, perhaps more importantly, what’s open and where can I get the kids out of the house? We’ve got ideas both indoor and out plus a couple of fun family events to observe the day:

MLK Monday - Family Fun


11 am-2 pm: Powderhorn Recreation Center
3-4 pm: Central Gym
6:30-7:30 pm: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center


  • Winter Play Day | Silverwood Park, St Anthony | 1-4:30pm | Kite making, snowman building contest and an indoor concert courtesy Roe Family Singers. (Activity #1SIL0050)
  • Find your nearest Twin Cities-area sledding hill.
  • Find your local Twin Cities-area outdoor ice skating rink.
  • Como Park Ski Center | St Paul, 10am-6pm | Special MLK hours for cross-country skiing, downhill skiing and snowboarding.
  • Go snow tubing at some of our favorite hills | Minneapolis
  • Free Third Monday | Minnesota Landscape Arboretum | Take advantage of both indoor and outdoor activities.



  • Inter-generational Play Time | Glenn of Hopkins | 9:30am-10:30am | A great way to build community and hang out with the wonderful clients of the Glen of Hopkins elderly daycare
  • Health Kit Packing Party | Medina Entertainment Center | 5pm-7pm | Join your community to pack Health Kits for refugees around the world.


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