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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