Family Fun Directory

Nicollet Commons Park, Burnsville

Nicollet Commons Park, 12550 Nicollet Ave, Burnsville, MN, United States
Admission: $ 0.00
Hours of Operation:
Monday 05:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday 05:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday 05:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday 05:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday 05:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday 05:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday 05:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Nicollet Commons Park is basically the courtyard of the Ames Center. It is part of the area Burnsville calls the "Heart of the City" (126th Street and Nicollet Avenue). Families will enjoy the park's amphitheater where the city hosts summer concerts, movies and story times. There is also room to picnic and a water feature.

This park hosts annual events including the International Festival of Burnsville in July, Halloween Fest in October, and a Holiday Lighting Celebration in November. Learn more about these events in the articles linked at the bottom of this page.

Nicollet Commons Park Splash Pad

Nicollet Commons Park Splash Pad

The prettiest splash pad in the Twin Cities

The splash pad at this park is one of the prettiest I've ever seen. In fact, I hesitated to let my kids play in it until I saw that all the other kids were. It looks like a decorative fountain. If you come for a movie or music, definitely bring your kids swim suits and towels!

Summer Entertainment at Nicollet Commons Park

The amphitheater is employed all summer with activities for the whole family. For a calendar of events see our Family Fun Calendar or the City of Burnsville's Website. Entertainment series include:

  • Thursday Rockin’ Readers • June 14-August 16, 2018 • 11:15 a.m. •  Join local school principals for a story time each Thursday in the summer.
  • Thursday Rockin’ Lunch Hour • June 14-August 16, 2018 • Noon • The concert series is geared toward preschool children and includes all our favorite kid bands. (Read why Anne recommends Thursdays at Nicollet Commons: Family Fun: Best Twin Cities Splash Pad & Thursday Rockin’ Lunch Hour)
  • Friday Night "Flicks on the Bricks" • Select Fridays June 8 -August 24, 2018 • Seating at 7:30 p.m. •  Movies begin at dusk.
  • Heart of the City Music in the Park – Sunday Night Concerts • July 1 -August 5, 2018 • 7 p.m. 

Articles Related to Nicollet Commons Park

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

© 2016 Family Fun Twin Cities LLC. All Rights Reserved. 1786 Carroll Ave, Saint Paul, MN, 55104, USA