Things to do in Minneapolis-St Paul this weekend!
April 20-21, 2019
We’re not eggs-agerating when we say our Twin Cities egg hunt round-up is more massive than ever this year. A few highlights have been listed below to give you just a taste of what I mean, organized by corner of the Metro. Hit the link for our complete list of where to find the hunts. If you’re not interested in hunting eggs, keeping scrolling because many parks are celebrating Earth Day this Saturday.
EASTER EGG HUNTS & ACTIVITIES
MINNEAPOLIS & ST PAUL
Fri, Apr 19: Hip Hop Egg Drop | East Phillips Park, Minneapolis | 6:30-8pm | Hop down trail and find eggs along the way. Also a craft project, refreshments, the bunny hop and some treats for all! FREE.
Sat, Apr 20: Spring Fling Egg Hunt | Linden Hills Park, Minneapolis | 10-11:30am | $5-$8/pp | Light brunch, puppet show, art projects, candy treats, live bunnies, and the egg hunt. Space is limited and must be reserved in advance.
Sat, Apr 20: James J. Hill House Easter Egg Hunt | St. Paul | 10-11am | $8/child, adults free | The Hill House hosts their annual outdoor egg hunt for kids ages 2-7 (BYO basket.) Win prizes, enjoy a snack, hear stories and look around the first floor of the elegant home. Reservations encouraged.
Fri, Apr 19: Tiny Tot Easter Egg Hunt | Andrews Park, Champlin | 11am | Ages 4 & under | Bring your own basket to collect the eggs! FREE.
Sat, Apr 20: Spring Egg Hunt | Casey Lake Park, North St Paul | 10-11:30am | Egg hunt, pictures with the bunny, activities and refreshments. FREE.
Sat, Apr 20: Easter Egg Hunt | Edgerton Community Gym, Maplewood | 10-11:30am | $5/pp | Treats, a visit with the Bunny and an age-divided egg hunt.
Sat, Apr 20: Bloomington Egg Hunt & Family Fun | Normandale Lake Bandshell | 10-Noon | Kids ages 8 and under are invited to scramble for their piece of 9,000 and enjoy family entertainment. FREE.
Sat, Apr 20: Victorian Egg Roll | The Landing, Shakopee | 10am-4pm | $5-$8/pp | Craft a mini basket and decorate a wooden egg. Play with old-fashioned toys and games, and explore the banks of the Minnesota River Valley.
Sat, Apr 20: Community Egg Hunt | Excelsior Commons | 10am | 4 hunts, 16,00 eggs, free food, live entertainment & face painting. FREE.
EARTH DAY CELEBRATIONS – Saturday, April 20
Treat Mother Earth to a day of TLC. Families can choose from a variety of Earth Day celebrations this weekend at local nature centers. You can find our complete list of opportunities here.
Earth Day Celebration | Harriet Alexander Nature Center, Roseville
Enjoy free entertainment, beat a drum in the parade, and help with planting at this annual celebration. Top off the day with a slice of cake to celebrate the nature center’s birthday. 10am-2pm, FREE.
Family Earth Day Celebration | Wargo Nature Center, Lino Lakes | All kinds of family fun at this Earth Day celebration: climbing wall, light refreshments, and a make-and-take earth art project. 12:30-3pm, FREE.
First, to answer the question: What’s Open Easter Sunday? Then, to offer some suggestions.
- Minnesota Children’s Museum – This year, Easter coincides with Free Third Sunday. Not only is Children’s Museum open, but it’s free.
- Great River Water Park – $4 Sunday swim special
- Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park & Richardson Nature Center – Free Family Fun Days, drop in afternoons.
- Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden – Family Garden Hike, 4pm