What to do in the Twin Cities This Weekend!

Dave reads this list every week of stuff to do this weekend! We wanted to share it!

X-Games  Thurs Aug 1 - Sun Aug 4

US Bank Stadium

Powderhorn Art Fair   Sat Aug 3 & Sun Aug 4


Beauty and creativity abound in the 66 acre pastoral Powderhorn Park where artists from across the country circle around the tree-lined, picturesque Powderhorn Lake. The Powderhorn Art Fair is a regional fine arts and fine crafts art fair that is a multi-cultural and family friendly event with food, music and community participation.

Uptown Art Fair   Fri Aug 2 - Sun Aug 4


An award-winning fine arts festival held annually the first full weekend of August. Features include artists, live music and performances, family activities, wine and beer gardens, and more.

Midwest Home Luxury Home Tour  Starts Fri Aug 2 thru Aug 11

Join Midwest Home at the Luxury Home Tour on August 2-4, 9-11, & 16-18 and experience the newest in luxury homes.

Sunflower Festival at Waldoch Farm  Now thru Sun Aug 4

8174 Lake Drive

Lino Lakes,MN55014

This year Waldoch Farm and Garden Center's love of flowers and nature has spilled over into a 4 acre field of gorgeous sunflowers! Come and walk through 10's of thousand blooms spreading down the hill like liquid sunshine, with photo opportunities, wine and gathering areas, and pick-your-own sunflower areas to take home a handful of summer for yourself.

Woof-a-Pawlooza  Sat Aug 3

Arbor Lakes

Maple Grove,MN55369

Bring the furry four-legged member of your family to Woof-a-Pawlooza this August at the Shoppes at Arbor Lakes!

Little Canada Canadian Days   Fri Aug 2 - Sun Aug 4

Little Canada,MN55117

Canadian Days is run by an all volunteer, non-profit organization.

Lake Lillian Fun Days   Fri Aug 2 thru Sun Aug 4

Lake Lillian,MN56253

Join the town of Lake Lillian as they celebrate Lake Lillian Fun Days August 2-4, 2019! Events include kid's tractor pull, bingo, raffle, bean bag tournament, grand day parade and much more!

Vintage Band Festival  Thur Aug 1 - Sun Aug 4


Vintage Band Festival provides a joyful, fun, and family-friendly atmosphere with eclectic brass music played by bands from all over the world.

Buffalo Bill Days   Thurs Aug 1 - Sun Aug 4


Lanesboro city-wide festival, marketplace, food booths, entertainment, dances, volleyball & softball tournaments, and grand parade.

Emotions in Motion: 5k Run/Walk for Mental Health - Minneapolis

Sat. Aug 3

4135 W Lake Harriet Pkwy


Join us August 3rd at Lake Harriet Bandshell, Minneapolis for Emotions in Motion: 5k Run/Walk for Mental Health. Registration starts at 8 am with the 5k and 10k starting after 9 am. Stay after for food, silent auction, and resources from all over the Twin Cities area!

River City Days  Fri Aug 2 - Sun Aug 4

Red Wing,MN55066

Red Wing's annual summer festival full of fun for all ages! All over our beautiful city, you can find a variety of events including live entertainment, a large arts and crafts fair, sports tournaments, pancake breakfast, parade, beer garden, and more!

The Mighty O.A.R. w/ American Authors  Fri Aug 2

Mystic Lake

Get ready to rock out under the stars! Known for their legendary live performances, O.A.R. returns to Mystic Lake for another high-energy, hands-in-the-air night of hits like "Shattered," "Peace" and "Just Like Paradise." Joining them on their summer tour are Brooklyn-based American Authors, bringing singalong anthems like "Best Day of My Life" and "Go Big or Go Home.”

New Brighton Stockyard Days  Starts Sun Aug 4 - Aug 12

New Brighton,MN55112

Come join us August 4-12 for our annual Stockyard Days Festival in beautiful New Brighton, MN. This year's event will feature with the golf tournament "The Corral Open," softball tournament, the Medallion Hunt, parades, street dances, car show and swap meet, a karaoke contest, food and craft vendors at the scenic Long Lake Regional Park, and the finish of the 120 mile Antique Car Run.

2019 Minnesota Fringe Festival   Thur Aug 1 - Aug 11



Minnesota Fringe Festival fills 40,000 seats to more than 650 performances by greater than 1,000 artists on over a dozen stages during 11 days of summer.

Circus Juventas presents Twisted  Now thru Aug 11

1270 Montreal Ave

St Paul,MN55116

Circus Juventas presents Twisted, a twisted, fantastical, fairy-filled journey of fun, farce and romance.

Washington County Fair  Wed Jul 31 - Sun Aug 4

Lake Elmo, MN

Hazelfest 2019  Sat Aug 3

Hazelden Cork Center

Minnesota United FC vs. Portland Timbers

Sun Aug 4 3:00 PM

Allianz Field

Minnesota Twins vs. Kansas City Royals

Fri 7:10 Sat 6:10 Sun Aug 4 1:10 PM

Target Field

Willie Nelson & Family, Alison Krauss

Fri Aug 2 7:30 PM

Target Center

Santana w/ the Doobie Brothers

Sat Aug 3 7:00 PM

Xcel Energy Center

Peter Frampton

Fri Aug 2 7:30 PM

Grand Casino - Hinckley

The Up North Report

Stearns County Fair   Wed. Jul 31 - Sun Aug 4

Sauk Centre,MN56378

Midway rides, games, demolition derby, 4H demonstrations and livestock judging. Senior displays, commercial displays and great food!

Pine County Fair   Wed Jul 31 - Sun Aug 4

Pine City,MN55063

Enjoy 5 days of County Fair events that are sure to satisfy visitors of all ages! Grandstand events featured included the famous Demolition Derby on both Friday and Saturday nights. Other events include a Truck Pull, Tractor Pull, ATV Pull

Doc "Moonlight" Graham Days Wed Jul 31 - Sun Aug 4


Community event with parades, tournaments, street dance and much more as Chisholm goes all out to celebrate "Shoeless Joe," a revered town doctor who was the inspiration for a character in the movie "Field of Dreams." Visit special exhibits at the Minnesota Museum of Mining in Chisholm, and take part in many activities around town.

Benton County Fair  Now thru Sun Aug 4

Sauk Rapids,MN56379

Fisherman's Picnic   Wed Jul 31 - Sun Aug 4

Wisconsin Street

Grand Marias,MN55604

This is way more than just shore lunch! It's the 88th annual Fisherman's Picnic and downtown Grand Marais is filled with visitors, crazy days sales, craft show, daily contests and prizes, live music, kids activities, and so much more!

Cambridge MN Art Fair  Sat Aug 3


Minnesota Artists, Food Trucks, Live Music, Activities for Kids all outdoors in Downtown Cambridge Minnesota.

Lake Itasca Family Music Festival   Fri Aug 2 - Sun Aug 4

Minnesota Hwy 200

Lake Itasca,MN56470

A family music festival that has become a favorite for music fans of all ages. The outdoor main stage plays host to some of the greats in gospel bluegrass around the country while the side stages feature broad interpretations of the genre spanning from an exciting mix of seasoned performers to first-timers. It is family entertainment at its best with music, food, camping, fun and sun!

Antique Tractor & Engine Club Field Days   Sat and Sun

County Road 6

Park Rapids,MN56470

Food, Ford Tractors, Unusual & homebuilt tractors, Tractor Raffle, Field Work using vintage implements, Tractor pull, working sawmill, steam engine, parade & more!

Midsummer Night of Mayhem at Proctor Speedway Sat Aug 3

S. St. Louis County Fairgrounds 


Fun night of racing mayhem, featuring bus races and other crazy events at the Proctor Speedway.

Perham Crazy Days  Fri Aug 2 & Sat Aug 3


12th Annual Choke Cherry Festival  Sat Aug 3

Pequot Lakes,MN

The Chokecherry Culinary Contest starts at Noon. Enter for your chance to win. The only rule is that chokecherries MUST be included in the recipe. You may enter in more than one category and all entries MUST be received by 11:30am. Kid's arcade area features a wide variety of reasonably-priced kid's games, something for all sizes including Plinko, Bean Bag Toss, tugboats, fishpond, and more with prizes for the kids to win!

Downtown Crazy Days  Thur Aug 1 - Sat Aug 3


Sidewalk sales, summer blowouts and crazy fun in stores Downtown!

RiverFest  Fri Aug 2 - Sun Aug 4

Thief River Falls,MN56701

Come out to Hartz Park for a fun evening of great musical entertainment!

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