Twin Cities Fall Family Festival Calendar


Twin Cities Fall Family Festival Calendar

Get ready for a bumper crop of fall festivals in the Twin Cities!

9/4/19-9/7/19: Burnsville Fire Muster | Family highlights: Don’t miss the fire truck demonstrations, annual community and fire truck parade and fireworks. FREE admission.

9/5/19-9/8/19: Inver Grove Heights Days | Family highlights: Community Family Fun Night, kids treasure hunt, grand parade and fireworks. FREE admission. ($3 Button required for many events, including Family Fun Night and Kids Treasure Hunt).

9/6/19-9/8/19: James J. Hill Days | Lake Street, Downtown Wayzata | Family highlights: $5 cruises on the Steamboat Minnehaha, a carnival, parade, and fireworks. FREE admission.

9/6/19-9/8/19: CountryFest | St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Oak Grove | Family highlights: Entertainment, Kids Games and Food.

9/7/19: Harvest of Art Celebration | Eagan Art House | 1-8pm | Family highlights: Short film festival, artist demos and other entertainment.

9/7/19: Minneapolis Monarch Festival | Lake Nokomis, 49th & Woodlawn | 10am-4pm | Art-making activities, guided nature walks, music and monarch exhibits.

9/7/19-9/8/19: Edina Fall into the Arts Festival | Centennial Lakes Park, Edina |  Family highlights: A nice excuse to enjoy the outdoors while the weather is still nice while viewing works by local and regional artists.

9/13/19-9/14/19: St Paul Oktoberfest | Historic Schmidt Brewery | Family highlights: Opening parade, bed races and a kids carnival.

9/14/19: Blaine World Fest | Blaine | 1-4pm | Family highlights: Cultural learning booths, and ethnic food vendors and food trucks. Rain or Shine.

9/14/19: Golden Valley Arts & Music Festival | City Hall Campus | Family highlights: Family-friendly live entertainment, games, art activities and artist vendors to browse. FREE.

9/14/19: Nickle Dickle Day | Waconia | Family highlights: Kid Zone, live music, library sale. FREE.

9/14/19: Wild Rice Festival | Harriet Alexander Nature Center, Roseville | 10am-4pm | Family highlights: Games for all, activities with Gibbs Farm, Native American dancing and drumming, hands-on demos and much more. FREE admission.

9/14/19: Minnesota Children’s Book Festival | Anderson Center, Red Wing | Family highlights: One of Family Fun Twin Cities Favorite annual events! Meet local children’s book authors, hear them read from their books and purchase a signed copy. There are also games, activities and art projects and it is always a beautiful drive.

9/14/19: Otsego Prairie Festival| Prairie Park, Otsego | 10am-dusk | Family highlights: Catch firetruck displays, a carnival and fireworks at dusk. FREE

9/15/19: Twin Cities Veg Fest | Harriet Island, St Paul | 11am-5pm | Family highlights: Free samples!

9/20/19-9/21/19: Bayport Derby Days | Lakeside Park, Bayport | Family highlights: Duck Derby, community kickball, kid-friendly activities, bonfire and ice cream social, fireworks over the St. Croix River.

9/21/19: Excelsior Apple Day | Downtown Excelsior | 9am-10pm | Family highlights: Tots will love the Happy Apple Kids Corner, parents may like the artisan vendors, music and street dance. FREE.

9/21/19: Apple Festival | Gibbs Farm, Falcon Heights | 10am-4pm | $5-$8/pp | Family highlights: All things apple! Treats, games, crafts, a tour through the orchard, and all food included.

9/21/19: Bloomington Heritage Days | Nativity of Mary Catholic Church grounds (9/15/18) | Family highlights: Live music and performing arts, parade. FREE admission.

9/21/19-9/22/19: Lakeville Art Festival | Downtown Lakeville | 10am-5pm | Family highlights: 70+ exhibitors and a “Young at Art” tent for youth. FREE admission.

9/21/19-9/22/19: Lone Oak Days Fall Festival | Holz Farm, Eagan | 11am-4pm | Family highlights: Old fashioned fun farm includes pedal tractors, kids coin hunt, animals in the barn, fun farm chores & more. $2/admission.

9/22/19: Open Streets on 50th | W 50th Street, Edina | 1-5pm | Visit the shopping district for food samplings, free fitness activities, music, games and more.

9/28/19: Fall Raptor Release | Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center, Hastings | 10am-3pm | Family highlights: The Raptor Center releases rehabbed birds at 11am & 2pm plus wagon rides, kids activities and educational displays. FREE admission.

9/28/19-9/29/19: Afton Art in the Park | Town Square Park | 10am-5pm | Family highlights: Art vendors and Franconia Sculpture Park’s free art pavilion for kids with fall crafts and spin art. FREE admission.

9/28/19-9/29/19: Pahl’s Market Fall Festival | Pahl’s Market, Apple Valley | 9am-5pm | Family highlights: Pick a pumpkin, send the kids through the straw maze and corn box, enjoy storytime, face painting and more.


2018 Festivals Not Yet Announced for 2019



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