fun kids activities mn

Top 10 things to do with the kids this weekend in the Twin Cities and surrounding areas.

  1. Belwin Bison Festival (West Lakeland MN) May 18th, 10AM2PM This free community festival celebrates bison’s critical role in helping Belwin maintain and improve our restored prairie.
  2. Fairytale Ball (Minneapolis MN) Saturd, May 18, 9AM – 7PM – Spend the day with your favorite princesses. Tickets include – a Royal Entrance, Group Games, Ocean Yoga, Princess Crafts, Candy Buffet, Stories, and Sing-A-Longs, Princess Performances, Professional Portraits, and MORE.
  3. TC Kids Cross Country Fun Run Como Park (St Paul MN) Saturday, May 18, 8AM – Flexible course with lots of fun activities. Kids receive a 2019 medal and participant shirt to commemorate the event!
  4. Family Garden Hike Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden (Minneapolis MN) Saturday, May 18, 11AM – Join a Wildflower Garden Naturalist for a scavenger hunt style walk to look for the plants and animals of the spring woods.
  5. Juggle Jam (Minnetonka MN) Friday & Saturday May 17 & 18, 7PM – The show will include over 90 members of the JUGHEADS Youth Juggling Company in an energetic, music-filled performance.
  6. Dodge Nature Center Rock the Barn (St Paul MN) Saturday, May 18th, 3PM7PM – Enjoy a day at the farm with live music, animals, activities, bounce house, pony rides and more.
  7. Kid Fest (Bloomington MN) Saturday, May 18, 11AM -Children will enjoy a mini petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, balloon animals with Skippy the Clown and bubble fun with The Baron of Bubble. Kids also can dance to music by Kidsdance and create crafts with Artistry.
  8. Spring on the Farm (Brooklyn Park MN) Saturday, May 18, 10AM1PM – meet baby animals, help plant a garden and plant an herb to take home.
  9. Children First Ice Cream Social (St Louis Park MN) Sunday, May 19, 2PM – 5PM – Enjoy free ice cream cones, entertainment and exhibits by local organizations.
  10. Shelter Vet Camp Humane Society (Golden Valley MN) Sunday, May 19, 9AM12PM – Our Shelter Vet Camp is designed to immerse students in the world of shelter medicine. Registration required.


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