Twin Cities Fall Festivals – Family Calendar

Get ready for a bumper crop of Twin Cities Fall Festivals! Find these fun family events near the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area all through the fall.

Twin Cities Fall Family Festival Calendar


Sept 11-Nov 1, 2020: Sever’s Fall Festival | Shakopee
A full lineup of fun – obstacle course, corn maze, petting zoo, magic shows, zip line, playground and jumping pillow; additional activities extra. Open Fri-Sun, $17/pp.

Sept 12, 2020: Harvest of Art Celebration | Eagan Art House
Short film festival, artist demos and other entertainment. 1-8pm, FREE.

VIRTUAL EVENT IN 2020 Minneapolis Monarch Festival | Lake Nokomis, 49th & Woodlawn
Art-making activities, guided nature walks, music & monarch exhibits. 10am-4pm, FREE. (Sept 12, 2020)

Sept 12, 2020: Otsego Prairie Festival | Prairie Park, Otsego
Catch firetruck displays, a carnival and fireworks at dusk. 10am-dusk, FREE. FIREWORKS ONLY FOR 2020.

Sept 12-26, 2020: Eagan Art Block | Eagan 
Kid-friendly activities include coloring & hot cocoa, CAP Super Saturday, National Dot Day, movie screenings. FREE.

Sept 19, 2020: Nickle Dickle Day | Waconia
Kid Zone, live music, library sale. FREE. MEDALLION HUNT & DEALS FROM LOCAL BUSINESSES ONLY IN 2020.

Sept 19-Oct 4, 2020: Minnesota Renaissance Festival on Parade | Shakopee
A 2.5-mile drive through experience with the change to purchase favorite festival food with activities and entertainment along the route. Weekends only, $20/car.

Sept 26-27, 2020: Pahl’s Market Fall Festival | Pahl’s Market, Apple Valley
Pick a pumpkin, send the kids through the straw maze and corn box, enjoy storytime, face painting and more. 9am-5pm, $5/pp admission covers the activities.

Sept 26-Oct 11, 2020: Afton Apple Fest | Afton Apple Orchard, Hastings
Admission includes hayrides, run of the playground and tire hill, petting farm, magician, music and other live entertainment. Weekends only, 10am-6pm. $4-$5/pp.


TENTATIVE: Oct 10-11, 2020: Apple Fest | Carpenter St Croix Nature Center, Hastings
Hayrides, kids activities, live animals and music. 10am-5pm, FREE.

Oct 17, 2020: Wargo Fall Festival | Wargo Nature Center, Lino Lakes
Play pioneer games, try cider pressing and take nature walks. 2-4pm, FREE.

Oct 23-25, 2020: Harvest By the Lake Festival 2020 | Dock & Paddle, Como Park, St. Paul
Hay maze, music, games, pumpkin carving contest and food available to purchase. Tickets include a Apple Cider, Hot Cocoa or Apple Crisp.. 2-4pm, Adults $5; Children: $3.50.

Annual Apple Festival | Fischer’s Croix Farm Orchard, Hastings
Activities at the orchard including their wagon rides, straw mountain, farm animals and family-friendly corn maze. 9:30am-5pm, FREE admission. (First 2 weekends in October)

For our monstrous list of Twin Cities Halloween events, jump over to our Halloween Guide (if you dare!)

More Festivals: Twin Cities Festivals & Fairs: A Year-Round Minnesota Family Guide

Go to Page 2 for Events that have been cancelled or not-yet-announced for 2020. We hope to see these events back in 2021:

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