Does the spring weather have you itching to explore beyond the backyard? Twin Cities-area nature centers and outdoor education centers are wonderful places to seek out signs of the seasons and play in the natural world. Most of them offer programming specially designed for preschoolers, free family events, and indoor exhibits to stimulate little explorers. Read More
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 2018.
TWIN CITIES ATTRACTIONS OPENING IN MAY
Early May: 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.
5/1/18: 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+
First week of May: Wheel Fun Rentals | Lake Calhoun, Minnehaha Falls & Veterans Memorial Park – Richfield | visit the links for complete hours | Rent surreys, choppers, canoes, paddleboards and more. Weekend hours for Lake Nokomis begin 5/12/18, Como Park’s location begins 5/19/18, and Lake Harriet begins Memorial Day Weekend.
5/5/18: 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 2018.