The Twin Cities doesn’t shy away from its fairs and festivals. We celebrate our communities and traditions all year round. From Winter Carnival in January, to the legendary Minnesota State Fair in August, to the Holidazzle Festival in December, we love to get outside and explore this awesome State. Click on the images below to browse our seasonal and monthly listings to find old favorites and new ideas:
Taking a Vacation Outside the Twin Cities Metro? Check out these fabulous family fun websites to find festivals and fairs and other family entertainment across the country: Family Travel and Fun Around The Country.
In the Land of 10,000 Lakes, there is a good chance summer festivals and fairs will take you near water. Our friends at Goldfish Swim School have some Water Safety Tips for You.
It’s often easier to take public transit to Fairs and Festivals. In fact Metro Transit offers Free Rides to some events. Joy offers suggestions on packing for an all day outing and getting around by bus with kids in Get on the Bus! Public Transit With Kids.
Fairs and Festivals — especially the big ones — can be daunting with small children, who may be too excited to think about safety. Gianna offers Tips for Family Safety At the State Fair, but most of these ideas can be used at any crowded event.
Don’t miss FFTC’s Annual Orchard Crawl. We might be a tad biased, but we think its the best apple festival of the year.