Things to do in Minneapolis-St Paul this weekend!
March 28-29, 2020
On spring break this weekend? Make sure to check our 2020 Twin Cities Spring Break Guide for tons of ideas if you’ve planned a staycation.
DOWN ON THE FARM FUN
Starts Friday, March 27, 2020: Come on out and meet the fuzzy new arrivals of Minnesota Zoo’s Farm Babies — lambs, chicks, piglets, goats and all the rest. In addition to getting hands-on with the babies, there are tons of other activities to enjoy out at the Wells Fargo Family Farm area of the zoo. If the weather cooperates, the outdoor nature playground will absorb the rest of your kids’ spring fever. March 27-April 30, included in Zoo admission.
Find more Minnesota Farm Babies events HERE.
MAPLE SYRUP PICKS
March is maple syrup month in Minnesota, and with an abundance of nature centers around the Twin Cities, we have ample opportunities to learn about and participate in the maple syruping process. Get up close to observe this sweet process at an event at these Twin Cities parks or see our weekend picks below:
Fort Snelling State Park: Maple Syrup in Your Backyard
Learn about the equipment necessary and process for tapping maples in your own backyard. March 29, 1-2:30pm, FREE with $7 state park vehicle permit.
Carpenter Nature Center: Making Maple Syrup Public Program
Listen to a story about maple syruping, go outside to tap a maple trees, and sample some maple syrup. Ages 2-5 with adult, pre-register. March 29, 1-3pm, $6/pp.
Always free to visit weekends
- Minneapolis Institute of Art
- Minneapolis Sculpture Garden – adjacent to the Walker Art Center (free each first Saturday/month)
- Weisman Art Museum – located on the Minneapolis campus of the University of Minnesota
- Como Park Zoo & Conservatory – note that fall & winter hours are 10am-4pm.
Find hundreds more things to do in Minneapolis & St Paul with kids!
During this cold weather, find tons of fun indoor games for kids you can play right at home.