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Fun things to do in 2016

January

•   Urban Expedition! – Sweden
   January 10, 2016
St. Paul, MN
(651) 292-3063
www.landmarkcenter.org

  St. Paul Winter Carnival
   Jan 24 – Feb 7, 2016
St. Paul, MN
(651) 233-4700
www.winter-carnival.com

February

•  Laugh For Life
   January 30, 2016 – 7pm
Grace Church
9301 Eden Prarie Rd.
Eden Prarie, MN
Tickets $12
(612) 866-7643
www.nlfs.org

•  Urban Expedition! – Taiwan
   April 10, 2016
St. Paul, MN
(651) 292-3063
www.landmarkcenter.org

•  Scottish Ramble
   April 2, 2016
11am -6pm 4-6$
St. Paul, MN
(651) 292-3063
www.landmarkcenter.org

March

•  Parade of Homes
    Spring PreviewSM
Mar 1 – Feb 20 – March 20, 2016
www.paradeofhomes.org

•  Urban Expedition! – Turkey
   April 24, 2016
St. Paul, MN
(651) 292-3063
www.landmarkcenter.org

•  St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
   March 17, 2016
St. Paul, MN
(651) 292-3063
www.landmarkcenter.org

•  Irish Day of Dance
   March 17, 2016
St. Paul, MN
(651) 292-3063
www.landmarkcenter.org

•  Parade of Homes
   Remodelers ShowcaseSM
March 25 – March 27, 2016
www.paradeofhomes.org

April

•  Urban Expedition! – Nigeria
   May 15, 2016
St. Paul, MN
(651) 292-3063
www.landmarkcenter.org

•  Minnesota Horse Expo
   April 22 – April 24, 2016
Minnesota State Fairgrounds
St. Paul, MN
(952) 922-8666
www.mnhorseexpo.org

May

•  Festival of Nations
   May 5 – May 8, 2016
Saint Paul RiverCentre
St. Paul, MN
(651) 647-0191
www.festivalofnations.com
June

•  Woodbury Summer Events
   Summer 2016
Woodbury, MN
www.ci.woodbury.mn.us

•  Grand Old Day
   June 5, 2016
7:45am – 6:00pm
Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN
(651) 699-0029
www.grandave.com

•  Joyful Noise Family Festival
   June 3-4, 2016
The National Sports Center
Blaine, MN
www.joyfulnoisefest.com

•  Cottage Grove Strawberry Festival
   June 16 – June 21, 2016
Kingston Park
Cottage Grove, MN
www.cottagegrovestrawberryfest.com

•  Mantiou Days
   June 16 – July 4, 2016
White Bear Lake, MN
(651) 429-8537
www.manitoudays.webs.com

•  Back to The 50s Weekend
   June 17 – June 19, 2016
www.msra.com
   www.exploreminnesota.com/events

July

•  
Eagan FunFest
   July 4, 2016
Eagan Festival Grounds
Eagan, MN
www.eaganfunfest.org/events

•  Maplewood – Lights it Up!
   July 4, 2016
Wakefield Park
Maplewood, MN
www.ci.maplewood.mn.us

•  Ramsey County Fair
   July 13 – July 17, 2016
Maplewood, MN
(651) 770-2626
www.ramseycountyfair.com

•  Minneapolis Aquatennial
   July 20 – July 23, 2016
Minneapolis, MN
(612) 376-7669
www.aquatennial.com

•  Walnut Grove Family Festival
   July 9, 16, 23, 2016
11:00am – 6:00pm
Walnut Grove, MN
www.walnutgrove.org/festival

•  Sonshine Music Festival
   July 21 – July 23, 2016
Willmar, MN
(320) 235-6723
www.sonshinefestival.com

•  Highland Fest Washington County Fair
   July 15 – July 17, 2016
St. Paul, MN
(651) 699-9042
www.highlandfest.com



August

   Washington County Fair
July 30 – August 3, 2016
Lake Elmo, MN
www.washingtoncountyfair.com

•  Irish Fair
   August 12 – August 14, 2016
Harriet Island
St. Paul, MN
www.irishfair.com

•  Pepper Fest
   August 19 – August 21, 2016
North Hudson, WI
www.pepperfest.org

•  Minnesota Renaissance Festival
   August 20 – October 2, 2016
Shakopee, MN
(952) 445-7361
www.renaissancefest.com

•  Minnesota State Fair
August 25 – September 5, 2016
St. Paul, MN
(651) 288-4400
www.mnstatefair.org/

•  Woodbury Days
   August 26 – August 28, 2016
Ojibway Park
Woodbury, MN
(651) 735-0409
www.woodburydays.com

September

•  Emma Krumbee’s Scarecrow Festival
   September & October 2016
Belle Plaine, MN
(952) 873-3006
www.emmakrumbees.com

•  Parade of Homes
   Fall ShowcaseSM
Fall 2016
www.paradeofhomes.org

•  Festa Italiana Minnesota
   September 23 – September 24, 2016
Harriet Island
St. Paul, MN
www.festaitalianamn.com
October

•  Zoo Boo
   October 2016
Como Zoo & McNeely Conservatory
St. Paul, MN
(651) 487-8229
www.comozooconservatory.org

•  Fright Farm Haunted House
   October 2016
Maplewood, MN
www.frightfarm.org

•  Mall of America
   October 2016
World’s Largest Trick or Treat
Mall of America
Bloomington, MN
(952) 883-8800
www.mallofamerica.com
November

•  Holidazzle Parade
   November 26 – December 24, 2016
Thursdays – Sundays at 6:30pm
Minneapolis, MN
(612) 376-7669
www.holidazzle.com
December

•  Justyna’s Christmas Gathering
   November 26, 2016
Santa and family pictures will be available
www.calljustyna.com