Memorial Day Weekend Events in the Twin Cities – 2020

Memorial Day Weekend is May 23-25 in 2020. Sticking around town?  We’ve got some weekend suggestions sure to be memorable.

Twin Cities Memorial Day Weekend Events

FREE TWIN CITIES MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND EVENTS

There isn’t much community activity happening this year due to Covid, but even so I encourage you to embrace this holiday.  
  1. Stroll through a cemetery. 
  2. Give thanks for those who have gone before. 
  3. Pick up some take out and have a special picnic. 
  4. Take a boat ride or a drive along the shore of a lake.
  5. Go Fishing
  6. Visit a Park with a Dedicated Memorial

OUTDOOR SWIMMING BEACHES & POOLS

Spend the holiday weekend at the beach!

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HISTORIC SITES

Pond Dakota House Open House | Bloomington |
Note: The house will be closed this year, but families can still enjoy the grounds.

The Landing | Shakopee
The park grounds and trails are open daily for self-guided exploration. Access to the park is free, though it does not include access inside the historic buildings.

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CEMETERY CEREMONIES

Twin Cities Memorial Day Weekend Events

May 25, 2020: Memorial Day at Lakewood Cemetery | Minneapolis
A pre-recorded, virtual ceremony begins at noon on the cemetery’s website. Lakewood will still be open on Memorial Day and staff will be onsite to answer questions  12pm.

May 25, 2020: Roselawn Cemetery | Minneapolis 
Virtual Ceremony. Organ concerts daily 11am-1pm and Memorial Day Ceremony Monday at 10 am.

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NATURE PROGRAMS

With social distancing still recommended, all programs have been cancelled this weekend. Check out our 65+ Fun Nature Play Ideas for Kids for ideas you can implement at home.

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COMMUNITY EVENTS

As with Nature Programs, community events are still not recommended. We have ideas for family fun at home:

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PAID EVENTS TWIN CITIES MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND EVENTS

Twin Cities Memorial Day Weekend Events
Fort Snelling Celebrates Memorial Day Weekend every year.

HISTORIC SITES

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OUTDOOR SWIMMING

All of the paid pools, ponds and beaches are delaying or cancelling opening in 2020, but check out our free listing. A couple smaller beaches are opening.

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OTHER ATTRACTIONS

Family Fun Twin Cities at Como Town

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Wheel Fun Rentals
Rent surreys, choppers, canoes, paddleboards and more. Weekend hours are open at all locations by Memorial Day Weekend. Visit the links for complete hours.


2019 memorial day weekend events

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