Twin Cities May Family Events & Activities Guide

Welcome to May in the twin cities!

It is our hope that you can use our TWIN CITIES MAY FAMILY EVENTS GUIDE page as a convenient way to find the special themed activities this month brings. In May, we’re super excited to get outside and enjoy activities in the parks, spring festivals and nature-based play. We have inspiration on how to spend Mother’s Day and Memorial Day Weekend. We’re also gearing up for another awesome Summer to Remember Adventure, so stay tuned for how you can participate!

Check the links below for events we have collected across the Twin Cities Metro Area. As always, we hope to be inspiration in planning your family time together!

Things to do this weekend in the Twin Cities

Each weekend we put together a guide to the best family events going on in the Twin Cities, plus other ideas on how to spend your family time together. Find our most current weekend guide at the link.

weekend family guide

Free Things to do in May in the twin cities

May is literally blooming with free events and activities in the Twin Cities! You can find them on our big list of free things to do this month. Make sure to check our Family Fun Calendar for a complete listing of events around town.

Spring Outdoor & Nature Play

Spring can be tricky business here in Minnesota; it’s tough to get any kind of commitment out of the weather. But after months of cold and snow (plus a pandemic) everyone is excited to get outside for some fresh air. May we suggest some of the best Twin Cities nature centers for indoor and outdoor exploration? Or, before the bugs are out, check out one of these amazing nature-based playgrounds!

Mother's Day Events in the TWin Cities

How to celebrate that most special lady in your life? We’ve collected a list of events going on around the Twin Cities for Mother’s Day – or check our list of 10 ideas for free ways to celebrate with Mom.


Mother's Day Events in the Twin Cities - Table display with flowers, a photo of mom and daughter painting and a "Mom" block.

Memorial Day & More Spring Festivals in the Twin Cities

You can get started planning beautiful weekends in May right here with our list of Twin Cities spring festivalsincluding Memorial Day Weekend and tips on where to find the Minnesota farm babies.

Still time to plan summer Camp!

Looking for the perfect summer camp for your kiddos? Wondering what’s going to be offered this year? We choose from the best in our 2022 Guide to Twin Cities Summer Camps

2021 Guide to Twin Cities Summer Camps 

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  1. Pingback: Exploring the Twin Cities with Kids - Family Fun Twin Cities

  2. Playseum MN is a great place to play, especially for ages 11 months to 11 years. They have 20 spaces, like an adult city, shrunk down to kid size. Mom, Dad, grandparents, Aunt, Uncle, Nanny, friends, bring your favorite littles to make memories and enjoy fun times together!!

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