2012 Twin Cities Festivals

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With the Champlin Father Hennepin Festival wrapping up today and Brooklyn Park’s Tator Days starting in less than a week, I thought that you may like to know what other kinds of festivals are out in the Twin Cities.  Check out the great list by Minneapolis Northwest :

JUNE
14th – 17th - Brooklyn Park Tater Daze: Noble Sports Park | Brooklyn Park, MN
15th – 17th - Stone Arch Bridge Festival | Minneapolis, MN
16th - The Juneteenth Festival: North Mississippi Regional Park | Minneapolis, MN
16th - St. Paul Beer Fest: MN State Fairgronds | St. Paul, MN
16th - Rock the Garden: Walker Art Center/Minneapolis Sculpture Garden | Minneapolis, MN
21st – 23rd - Earle Brown Days Festival | Brooklyn Center, MN
22nd – 24th - MSRA’s Back To The 50′s Weekend: MN State Fairgrounds | St. Paul, MN
23rd – 24th - Twin Cities Pride Festival: Loring Park | Minneapolis, MN
23rd – 24th - Eagan Art Festival: Eagan Community Center | Eagan, MN
23rd – 24th - River’s Edge Music Festival: Harriet Island | St. Paul, MN
28th – 30th - Twin Cities Jazz Festival: Mears Park | St. Paul, MN

JULY
3rd – 4th - Red, White, and Boom! Celebration | Minneapolis, MN
6th – 7th - Basilica Block Party | Minneapolis, MN
7th – 8th - Hopkins Arts Festival | Hopkins, MN
8th - Vans Warped Tour: Canterbury Park | Shakopee, MN
8th - Move & Groove Family Fest: The Basilica of St. Mary | Minneapolis, MN

12th – 15th - Maple Grove Days | Maple Grove, MN
13th – 21st - Minneapolis Aquatennial | Minneapolis, MN
14th - Lakefront Music Fest: Lakefront Park | Prior Lake, MN
14th - Midwest Tomato Fest | Minneapolis, MN
14th – 15th - Dragon Festival: Phalen Park | St. Paul, MN
14th – 18th - Strawberry Fest: Kingston Park | Cottage Grove, MN
20th – 22nd - Highland Fest | St. Paul, MN
20th – 22nd - Middle Eastern Festival | West St. Paul, MN
26th - Toast & Taste in the Gardens: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum | Chaska, MN
28th - Dakota Street Fest: Nicollet Mall | Minneapolis, MN

AUGUST
2nd – 12th - Minnesota Fringe Festival: Various Locations | Minneapolis & St. Paul, MN
3rd – 4th - ROCKWOODS JamFest | Otsego, MN
3rd – 5th - Uptown Art Fair | Minneapolis, MN

4th – 5th - Loring Park Art Festival: Loring Park | Minneapolis, MN

4th – 5th - Powderhorn Art Fair: Powderhorn Park | Minneapolis, MN
10th – 12th - Afrifest | Brooklyn Park, MN
10th – 12th - Irish Fair of Minnesota: Harriet Island | St. Paul, MN
11th – 12th - Twin Cities Polish Festival: Old Main Street | Minneapolis, MN
11th - Twin Cities Beer Fest: Stadium Lot @ Mall of America | Bloomington, MN
18th - Art & All that Jazz Festival: Nicollet Commons Park | Burnsville, MN
18th – Sept 30th - Minnesota Renaissance Festival | Shakopee, MN
23rd – Sept 3rd - Minnesta State Fair: MN State Fairgrounds | St. Paul, MN

SEPTEMBER
7th – 8th - Kramarczuk’s Kielbasa Festival | Minneapolis, MN
14th – 15th - Ramble Jam Country Rockin’ | Farmington, MN
15th – 16th - Lakeville Art Festival | Lakeville, MN
21st – 22nd - Festa Italiana: Harriet Island | St. Paul, MN
22nd - Surly Fest: Surly Brewing Co. | Brooklyn Center, MN

OCTOBER
5th – 6th - Twin Cities Oktoberfest: MN State Fairgrounds | St. Paul, MN
12th – 13th - Saint Paul Oktoberfest: The Klub Haus | St. Paul, MN

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