In Minnesota, family fun outdoors means embracing all four seasons. If you are on this page because you are looking for a new Twin Cities-area park, playground or nature center to explore, hundreds of entries can be found through our Parks & Playgrounds Search feature. Or, continue searching hundreds more ideas of things to do with kids in the Twin Cities through our Family Directory, including family outings, services, classes, camps, birthday parties and more.
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While there are any number of greenhouses and garden centers in the Twin Cities, Bachman's Garden Center is the hometown favorite. Whatever your family's gardening interest is, Bachman's will have it in their catalog and offer advice for growing it. Fairy Gardens, Bonsai, flowers, vegetables. you can find it in their catalog. There are seven garden centers in the Twin Cities plus a downtown location and several Lunds & Byerly's locations.
Bachman's offers gardening events and activities year round. Events geared toward kids have been so popular that we don't try to list them on our calendar. If gardening with kids is your thing, we recommend checking early and often for kids programming or joining their purple rewards club so you'll get heads up emails.
Get More Ideas with our Family Fun Idea: Gardening with Kids.
Christmas at the Lyndale Bachman's Garden Center
The Lyndale location traditionally develops an original Christmas play each season, with showtimes during their annual Christmas open house. Other highlights of the open house include:
- Arrival celebration for Santa and his entourage
- A reindeer corral
- A craft area
- Photo ops with Santa and elf
- Special guests
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This is the most extensive collection of companies, organizations, activities and places to find things to do with kids in the Twin Cities. Find things to do this weekend, things to do today, things to do with toddlers, things to do with teens. We have it all. Sort by indoor things to do with kids or outdoor things to do with kids. Find theater, music, water parks, aquariums, zoos, museums, seasonal fun.
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We share Family Friendly Businesses. We work hard to keep it the most current and accurate parenting resource in the Twin Cities. Not just a blog for moms, we are a informational resource for families. This parent to parent list is perfect for dads, moms and grandparents to find fun things to do with kids year round.
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