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
More Twin Cities Spring Festivals: Browse our massive list of Twin Cities Easter Egg Hunts & Activities.
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 | $8-$11/pp in advance, under 6 FREE | Family highlights: Authentic performances, cuisine, demos & exhibits from 40 different cultures.
May 2, 2020: 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.
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 | 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 16, 2020: Hopkins Mainstreet Day | Hopkins | 9am-4pm, FREE admission.
May 22-23, 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 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 30-31, 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