fun kids activities mn

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

  1. Springbrook Nature Center Bubble Bonanza (Fridley MN) Saturday, May 11, 10am11am – Families can enjoy a morning exploring bubbles and making your own bubble wands.
  2. Okee Dokee Brothers Hopkins Art Center Saturday, May 11, 7pm
  3. Family Day Canterbury Park (Shakopee MN) Sunday, May 12, 12:45 – 6:00 pm. Face painting, pony rides, games and food special for the kids. Free admission for kids to Canterbury Park.
  4. Mustard Seed Garden Center Petting Zoo & Food Truck (Chaska MN) Sunday, May 12 11am3pm. Kids can enjoy the free petting zoo and play area while parents enjoy exploring the many greenhouses.
  5. Bruce The Bug Guy (Pacifier Store Minneapolis MN) Saturday, May 11, 11am12pm – Bruce will share his preserved specimens of local and exotic insects and LIVE arthropods from his Critter Zoo. RSVP for this free event. Space is limited.
  6. Twin Cities Ballet Narnia Ames Center (Burnsville MN) Based on the classic novel by C.S. Lewis.
  7. St. Paul Civic Symphony Mother’s Day Concert (St Paul Landmark Center) Sunday, May 12, 1pm – 3pm – Spend the day celebrating mom at this free performance.
  8. Rootbeer Run (Boom Island Minneapolis MN) Sunday, May 12, 12pm3pm – The Rootbeer run is a 0.5 MILE, or, 1 MILE kid-friendly run.   Free Root Beer (with option to make it a float!), inflatable jump house, kids arts & crafts, photo-station, a food truck, and more!
  9. MIA Family Day (Minneapolis MN) Sunday, May 12, 11am5pm – This month at MIA family day is inspired by nature. Bring the kids for hands-on art activities, live music, dance performances, artist demonstrations, family tours and more 
  10. Mario the Magician Maker Minnsky Theatre (Minneapolis MN) Sunday, May 12 – An award-winning children’s performer, Mario is known for his integration of DIY electronics and robotics in his show. It’s a modern take on old school vaudeville and slapstick… upbeat, interactive, rock n roll, and hilarious. Ideal for ages 3-11 and their families!

Celebrate Mom on Sunday at one of these fun events!

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