Twin Cities Spring Family Festival Calendar

Spring Festivals

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.


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


More Twin Cities Spring Festivals: Browse our massive list of Twin Cities Easter Egg Hunts & Activities.

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Cancelled: April 10-May 3, 2020: Spring Babies | Twin Cities Festival, Brooklyn Park (Find More Minnesota Farm Babies opportunities)

Postponed Until Further Notice: April 24, 2020: Minneapolis Arbor Day Festival | Theodore Wirth Regional Park

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

Cancelled: April 25, 2020: Earth Day Celebration | Harriet Alexander Nature Center, Roseville

Moving ONLINE: April 18, 2020: Earth Day Birding Festival | Carpenter Nature Center, Hastings


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.

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

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 24, 2020: Immigrant for a DayGammelgarden Museum, Scandia
1850’s immigrant family activities and tours. 1-4pm, FREE admission. Gammelgarden is currently closed until further notice.

Twin Cities Spring Family Festival Calendar

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.

May 30, 2020: Art Start’s EcoArts FestMinnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Interactive art and nature activities. 11am-4pm, 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.

Cancelled for 2020: MayDay Parade & Festival | Powderhorn Park, Minneapolis
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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  3. Fyi. The web site for the Blaine activity on the 20th says they are no longer doing the $7 punch cards.

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