Top 10 Family Picks: August in the Twin Cities

Eek out the best days of summer with our Top 10 August family picks.

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August Family PicksIn Three Words
8/4/2018  Minnesota Soda Festival | FREE | Blue Sun Soda Shop, Spring Lake Park | 10AM-7PM
The Worlds Largest Soda Shop, Blue Sun Soda, located in Spring Lake Park, MN, is throwing the first annual Minnesota Soda Festival. Food trucks, face painters, 100 sodas to sample, strolling entertainment & more. The event is free to attend, with small costs for samples.

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kids obstacle challenge - August Family Picks

8/4/2018 Kids Obstacle Challenge | $52-$66/child | Afton Alps,  Hastings | Start Times: 9 am or 12 pm
Parents run free with their kiddos through this kid-friendly (or shall I say parent-friendly) extreme obstacle course.  It’s 2 miles of muddy exhilaration with 13-15 obstacles to prevail.

Dance8/13-14/18: Angelina Ballerina for 2 year olds| Moore Than Dance, 1220 E. Moore Lake Dr., Fridley, MN 55432 | 5-5:30pm | $20.00 | Your child will receive a quality dance education in a caring and fun environment, all based on the beloved Angelina Ballerina character. Your child will be inspired to pursue their dreams of dance, just like Angelina Ballerina!
Class for ages 3-4  at 5:45-6:15 pm

Also, check out the Moore than Dance Open Houses throughout August from 5 pm-7 pm . Monday, August 6 | Tuesday, 8/14 | Wednesday, 8/22 | Thursday, 8/30 

Snapology Summer Camps - August Family Picks8/2018:  Snapology Camp | Snatch up one of the last spots at the Snapology Discovery Center now through August 20.  Your kids will have a blast designing and engineering their way toward school by playing with LEGO purposefully.



August Family Picks

Enjoy the last of the Summer’s Free Entertainment in area parks.

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August Family Picks

Enjoy the Rivers and Lakes in the area.

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August Family Picks mini golf

For a true family memory, go mini golfing.  There are many courses around the metro.

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outdoor dining - August Family PicksEat outside while you still can!  Check out some of our favorite suggestions and enjoy the beautiful summer weather!

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August Family Picks8/23-9/3/2018: Minnesota State Fair | No Twin Cities August list is complete without mentioning the Great Minnesota Get-Together. With a State Fair Expert on our team, we are excited to tell you all about what is happening and how you can best enjoy time at this time-honored event.

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