Big, long weekend this weekend and it's supposed to be nice out.
Here are some ideas if you're looking for something to do other than sit in the back yard and drink! (Which doesn't sound like a bad idea!)
Stone Arch Bridge Festival
Sat. Jun 18 & Sun Jun 19
West River Parkway from 11th Av S to N. 4th Ave
A weekend of art & music on the Minneapolis Riverfront.
Star Tribune Ugly Tie 5K
Sun Jun 19 9:45 am to 1 pm
Mill Ruins Park, Mpls.
MSRA Back to the Fifties Car Show
Mn State Fairgrounds
Fri Jun 17 - Sun Jun 19
More than 12,000 street rods, customs, classics and restored vehicles; 1964 & older.
Food Truck Extravaganza 2022
Sat Jun 18 Washington County Fairgrounds
Marketplace, Live Music, Beer Tent
Fri Jun 17 - Sun Jun 19
Moondance Jam 2022 Country Weekend
Fri Jun17 and Sat Jun 18
(Rock weekend is July 22-23 includes Brett Michaels on Sat July 23)
Rockin Rogers Days
Thurs Jun 16-Sat Jun 18
Rogers Community Center
Parade Sat morning at 11 am ( Main St./Memorial Dr closed for Parade)
Johnny Holm Band Fri. night, Hairball Saturday night.
Cottage Grove Strawberry Festival
Thurs Jun 16 thru Sun Jun 19th Kingston Park
Parade is Saturday morning 10:30am
Fireworks Saturday night
Buffalo Days - Buffalo, MN
Now thru Sun Jun 19
Every June, Buffalo residents and guests convene to celebrate Buffalo Days, a week-long celebration featuring a carnival, medallion hunt, royalty coronation, street dance, fun activities in Sturges Park, fireworks display on Friday, a parade at 6 pm on Saturday, and much more!
White Bear Lake Manitou Days
Thurs Jun 16 thru 4th of July
Beach Dance, Fri Jun 17 8 - 11pm Memorial Beach
Manitou Days Grande Parade Fri Jun 17 6:30 pm
Downtown White Bear Lake
Nordic Midsummer Fest
Sat. Jun 16 9am to 9 pm at Buck Hill in Burnsville.
Nordic Midsummer Fest will be picking up on the old traditional aspects of the Norway Day celebration and adding new interesting takes on our Nordic heritage in 2022.
All the Nordic food traditions, new Nordic Brews, Nordic music/entertainment, a Midsummer bonfire, Minnesota authors writing about the Nordic ways, children’s activities, and local vendors creating new Nordic traditions including clothing, jewelry and Viking items.
This is a family friendly event, so please stop by to be a part of this new Nordic event at Buck Hill Ski Resort in Burnsville!
Sounds of Blackness - Brooklyn Center Community Center
Sat Jun 18 3-4 pm
Juneteenth Celebration in Maple Grove, Central Park
Sun Jun 19 1pm to 6pm
Juneteenth Minnesota West Broadway Block Party
Sun Jun 19 8 am to 6 pm on West Broadway from Bryant to Emmerson Ave N.
Live music, kids activities, food trucks
Juneteenth Celebration at the Midtown Global Market, Mpls.
Sat Jun 18 Noon - 3pm
Traditional Storytelling, Music, Dance and more
Juneteenth at North River Hills Park in Burnsville
Sat. 1-3 pm
Free to Be — Celebrating Freedom with the Black Community. Everyone is welcome in celebrating Juneteenth. Musical performances, line dance party and kids crafts and grab a bite to eat at Cave Café food truck food. No registration required - bring a lawn chair/blanket and join the fun! Juneteenth, also know as Freedom Day, is a festival held annually on the nineteenth of June to commemorate emancipation from slavery on that day in 1865. We will be celebrating on Saturday, June 18. Directions: Take W River Hills Drive/River Hills Drive to 19th Ave to get to the park.
WWE Friday Night Smackdown
Fri Jun 17 Target Center
Car Show & Food Truck Extravaganza VFW Post 210
VFW Hastings Sat. Jun 28 10 am to 4 pm
Did I miss anything? If so, let me know! Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
And have a great weekend!