Twin Cities August Family Festival Calendar

August Family Festival Calendar

Kicking off with some neighborhood fetes and culminating with summer’s fair-well bash, August is ripe with family festivities. Admission to these festivals is FREE unless otherwise noted:

July 26-Aug 4, 2019: Family Fringe
Saint Paul Family Fringe offers children and families interested in new and adventurous work the ability to see shows presented by companies creating multi-generational productions. See website for tickets.

Aug 2-4, 2019: Canadian Days | Spooner Park, Little Canada
Ice cream social; kids activities & kiddie parade; fireworks & the Grand Parade.

Aug 2-4, 2020: Uptown Art Fair | Minneapolis
Stop by the Family Imagination Station hosted by Northern Clay Center.

ROAD TRIP:Aug 2-4, 2019: Day Out With Thomas | Duluth
Children take a ride with Thomas the Tank Engine, meet the railway controller Sir Topham Hatt, have fun in the Imagination Station, explore the Railroad Museum, and much more! Tickets:  $20/pp

Aug 3, 2019: Owamni Falling Water Festival | Father Hennepin Bluff Park, Minneapolis
This free and family-friendly event celebrates indigenous Minnesota culture with music, art & food.

Aug 3, 2019: Victoria Volksfest | Victoria
Music, arts & crafts booths, and fireworks.

Aug 3-12, 2019: New Brighton Stockyard Days
Family activities in Long Lake Regional Park, a kiddie parade, petting zoo, and fireworks.

Aug 7, 2019: Lake Hiawatha Neighborhood Festival | Lake Hiawatha Park, Minneapolis
Free canoe rides, pony rides, kids games, face painting, hair painting, and Sports 5-in-1 Combination Bouncer, the wading pool will have an inflatable slide! 5-8pm.

Aug 9, 2019: Eagan Food Truck Festival | Eagan Festival Grounds
Music by Omission Republic and Boogie Wonderland. FREE admission, food available to purchase.

Aug 9-11, 2019: Irish Fair of Minnesota | Harriet Island Regional Park, St Paul
The Children’s Area of the Fair allows kids to meet Irish dogs, explore Irish instruments, take an Irish dance lesson, and craft  in the Art Tent.

Aug 9-11, 2019: Twin Cities Polish Festival | Minneapolis
Musical and dance entertainment, traditional foods, Polish fun.

Aug 9-11, 2019: Rockford River Days
Carnival, fireworks & Grand Parade.

Aug 10, 2019: Fiesta Latina | CLUES St Paul
A family-friendly community festival celebrating Latin culture through arts, health & wellness, fitness, food and entertainment. 11am-4pm.

Aug 10, 2019: IndiaFest | Minnesota State Capitol
Experience India in a day, parade, live music, children’s activities. 11am-9pm.

Aug 11, 2019: Pioneer Day | Pioneer Memorial Park, Newport
Parade (11am), live music, inflatables and a balloon artist. 11am-7pm.

Aug 15-18, 2019: Vadnais Heights Heritage Days
Kids games, bounce house and watermelon-eating contest, kiddie parade, and the Grande Parade.

Aug 15-18, 2019: Ki Chi Saga Days | Vilhelm Moberg Park, Chisago City
Music, craft fair and food vendors, fireworks, parade.

Aug 16-18, 2019: North Hudson Pepper Fest | North Hudson, WI
Rides, games, Grand Parade. $2-$3/button for events.

Aug 16-18, 2019: Heritage Days Festival | St Paul Park
Grande Day Parade, Kids Zone filled with games and a petting zoo, fireworks.

Aug 16-17, 2019: Mounds View Festival in the Park | Silver View Park, Mounds View
Parade, family fun fair, fireworks. 11am-Dusk.

Aug 16-18, 2019: Blue Heron Days | Lino Lakes
Movie in the Park: Wonder, parade on Lake Drive, petting zoo, bounce house, family picnic, Waldoch Farm tours.

Aug 17, 2019: Nershfest | Inbound Brewco, Minneapolis

Aug 17, 2019: Spelmansstämma | Gammelgarden Museum, Scandia
Fiddle fest and pig roast ($20.00 to eat), games, historic building tours, art fair.

Aug 17, 2019: St Paul Food Truck Festival | Mears Park
Music, games & giveaways. Noon-10pm, FREE admission, food available to purchase.

Aug 17-Sept 29, 2019 (weekends): Minnesota Renaissance Festival | Shakopee
Explore the Fairy Wing Forest and Mermaid Cove, take in a maypole dance, craft a wand or pirate hat, learn to juggle and much more. Open weekends 9am-7pm | $13.50-$24.95.

8/18/19: Como Park Japanese Obon Festival (Lantern Festival) | Como Park Conservatory, St Paul  Traditional music, dance, taiko drumming, and lantern lighting at dusk. $3-5/pp, under 3 FREE.

8/22/19-9/2/19: Minnesota State Fair | Falcon Heights
Find Family Highlights in our Annual Guide to the Minnesota State Fair. $12-$15/pp, under 5 FREE.

8/23/19-8/25/19: Woodbury Days
Buttons required for many events ($5/pp or $15/4-pack – children’s coin hunts, workshops and art activities), petting zoo, magic shows and Grande Parade.

8/23/19-8/25/19: Stiftungsfest | Norwood Young America
Carnival, market, escape room ($20), and music.

8/25/19: Open Streets Franklin | Minneapolis, 11 AM – 5 PM



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