Spring fever in the Twin Cities hits hard around March, picks up speed in April and full-on blooms in May. Minnesota families are extra excited to shed the layers of winter and make the most of the bonus daylight and creeping temperatures. Let’s get out and play! Start by exploring our spring monthly guides, our spring family festival calendar and ideas for nature play to soak up all that green.
2022 Twin Cities Spring Break Guide
Sticking close to home with your crew this Spring Break? Craft a fun staycation for your own family – be tourists right in the Twin Cities! Our 2022 TWIN CITIES SPRING BREAK GUIDE is packed with ideas to spend your days off, whether your break is in March or April.
Spring Nature Play – outdoor activities in the twin Cities
Studies show that playing in nature offers a multitude of benefits – psychological well-being, cognitive growth, and physical health to name a few. It has also been shown to increase a child’s concern for their natural environment and natural resources. The Twin Cities area is packed with parks and green space to nurture a family’s appreciation for the outdoors. Follow some of our outdoor play ideas including: NATURE PLAYGROUNDS, INTERPRETIVE NATURE CENTERS, and our BEST PARKS IN THE TWIN CITIES series.
Twin Cities Easter Egg Hunts & Easter Events
Grab your baskets and get ready for the hunt! Easter is Sunday, April 17th in 2022. Easter egg hunts are one of the most fun parts of spring for families with young children. Check out our HUGE master list of TWIN CITIES EASTER EGG HUNTS and get planning for the spring!
More fun things to do in the spring in the twin cities with kids
Need more ideas for fun things to do with Twin Cities kids in the springtime? March is MAPLE SYRUP MONTH in Minnesota (see our guide for the best family-friendly syrup programs). We also cover the freshest SPRING FARMERS MARKETS and BEST BIKE TRAILS for families.
Things to do this weekend in the twin cities with kids & family!
Our TWIN CITIES WEEKEND FAMILY GUIDE is always stocked with ideas and carefully updated each week for planning memorable outings with your kids.