Twin Cities Spring Family Festival Calendar

 You can get started planning those beautiful weekends in April & May right here:


Mar 17, 2020: St. Paul’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade | Rice Park, St Paul

Mar 16-17, 2020: St. Patrick’s Day Irish Celebrations | Landmark Center, St Paul

Mar 17, 2020: Minneapolis’ St. Patrick’s Day Parade | Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis


Browse our massive list of Twin Cities Easter Egg Hunts & Activities.

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

TBA: Spring Babies | Twin Cities Festival, Brooklyn Park (4/13/19-5/5/19)

TBA: Earth Day Celebration | Harriet Alexander Nature Center, Roseville

April 24, 2020: Minneapolis Arbor Day Festival | Theodore Wirth Regional Park

April 25, 2020: Family Earth Day Celebration | Wargo Nature Center, Lino Lakes

TBA: Earth Day Birding Festival | Carpenter Nature Center, Hastings


May 1-3, 2020: Festival of Nations | RiverCenter, St Paul | $8-$11/pp in advance, under 6 FREE | Family highlights: Authentic performances, cuisine, demos & exhibits from 40 different cultures.

TBA: Cinco de Mayo | West Side of St Paul | 9am-6pm | Family highlights: A full day of events celebrating the vibrant and diverse District del Sol neighborhood. FREE.

TBA: Arbor Day Walk & Green Fair | Staring Lake Park, Eden Prairie (5/4/19)

May 8-10, 2020: Shepherd’s Harvest Sheep & Wool Festival | Washington County Fairgrounds, Stillwater | 9am-5pm Sat, 10am-4pm Sun | $5/pp ages 9+, under 9 FREE | Family highlights: Competitions, sheep shearing demos and animal encounters.

May 15-17, 2020: Art-A-Whirl | Northeast Minneapolis | Fri 5-10pm, Sat 12-8pm, Sun 12-5pm | Family highlights:  Many studios offer hands-on activities that interest all ages. A listing of Art-A-Whirl family offerings can be found at NEMAA’s website. FREE.

May 15-17, 2020: West St Paul Days | West St Paul | Fri 3-11pm; Sat 11am-11pm; Sun 12-6pm | Family highlights: Carnival ($20 unlimited rides), street dance, parade. FREE.

May 16, 2020: Hopkins Mainstreet Day | Hopkins | 9am-4pm, FREE admission.

May 17, 2020: Holz Farm Spring Festival | Holz Farm Park, Eagan | 11am-4pm | Family highlights: Old-fashioned farm activities. Small fee for some games & food.

TBA: Immigrant for a Day | Gammelgarden Museum, Scandia | 1-4pm | Family highlights: 1850’s immigrant family activities and tours. FREE admission. (Traditionally held the Sunday before Memorial Day).

Twin Cities Spring Family Festival Calendar

May 25, 2020: Memorial Day at Lakewood Cemetery | Minneapolis | 10:30am-3pm | Family highlights: Live music, refreshments, trolley tours, horse-drawn carriage rides and art activities for kids. FREE.

May 30, 2020: Art Start’s EcoArts Fest | Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Interactive art and nature activities.

May 30-31, 2020: Flint Hills Family Festival | Downtown St Paul
The whole shebang, from outdoor artist performances to the exhibit and activities tent, is great for kids. Get tips for bringing the whole family at the link.

Cancelled for 2020: MayDay Parade & Festival | Powderhorn Park, Minneapolis | Family highlights: Catch the MayDay Parade with festival to follow in the park. FREE. (Look for it again 5/2/2021)

Twin Cities Spring Family Festival Calendar

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


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