You can get started planning those beautiful weekends in April & May right here with our list of Twin Cities Spring Festivals:
Note that Festivals and Fairs will be under the same guidelines as the rest of the state regarding gatherings during current mandated restrictions.
TWIN CITIES MARCH FAMILY FESTIVALS
Cancelled: Mar 17, 2020: St. Paul’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade | Rice Park, St Paul
Cancelled: Mar 16-17, 2020: St. Patrick’s Day Irish Celebrations | Landmark Center, St Paul
Cancelled: Mar 17, 2020: Minneapolis’ St. Patrick’s Day Parade | Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis
TWIN CITIES APRIL FAMILY FESTIVALS
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Postponed Until Further Notice: April 24, 2020: Minneapolis Arbor Day Festival | Theodore Wirth Regional Park
TWIN CITIES MAY FAMILY FESTIVALS
Cancelled: May 1-3, 2020: Festival of Nations | RiverCenter, St Paul
Authentic performances, cuisine, demos & exhibits from 40 different cultures. $8-$11/pp in advance, under 6 FREE.
Virtual Event: May 2, 2020: Cinco de Mayo | West Side neighborhood of St Paul
A full day of events celebrating the vibrant and diverse District del Sol neighborhood. 9am-6pm, FREE.
Cancelled: May 2, 2020: Arbor Day Walk & Green Fair | Staring Lake Park, Eden Prairie
Cancelled: May 8-10, 2020: Shepherd’s Harvest Sheep & Wool Festival | Stillwater
Competitions, sheep shearing demos and animal encounters. 9am-5pm Sat, 10am-4pm Sun. $5/pp ages 9+, under 9 FREE.
Cancelled: May 15-17, 2020: Art-A-Whirl | Northeast Minneapolis
Many studios offer hands-on activities that interest all ages. A listing of Art-A-Whirl family offerings can be found at the link. Fri 5-10pm, Sat 12-8pm, Sun 12-5pm. FREE.
Cancelled: May 16, 2020: Hopkins Mainstreet Day | Hopkins
9am-4pm, FREE admission.
Cancelled: May 22-23, 2020: West St Paul Days | West St Paul
Carnival ($20 unlimited rides), street dance, parade. Fri 3-11pm; Sat 11am-11pm; Sun 12-6pm. FREE admission.
May 25, 2020: Memorial Day at Lakewood Cemetery | Minneapolis
Live music, refreshments, trolley tours, horse-drawn carriage rides and art activities for kids. 10:30am-3pm, FREE.
Cancelled: 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.
Find More Festivals: Twin Cities Festivals & Fairs – A Year-Round Minnesota Family Guide