Schools out for summer – What do we do now?
Going on adventures is even easier when sKIDaddlers does the hard part for you. Spend less time researching where to go and more time creating amazing memories.
We’re keeping an eye out for all the fun family festivals & events going on in the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota area.
Man-Made Swimming Ponds
They look like a lake. They’re surrounded by a beautiful (clean) sandy beach. And best yet, the water is filtered, lightly chlorinated and without fish! No mysteries in the deep and no off-putting smells.
A Pizza Farm Experience at Suncrest Farms
After experiencing a pizza farm firsthand, We can easily say to you – don’t wait – go now! A visit to a pizza farm will be on our Must-Do List EVERY YEAR! Read our Suncrest Farms blog on the link above, or click here to see one of the other great Pizza Farm spots around
Farmers Market with Family Fun Activities
Don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes to these fun farmers markets!
Summer Music in the Park Series
Grab the picnic blanket and get ready to listen to live music in the park!
Park Nature Programs
If you haven’t heard about our Minnesota’s amazing nature programs then it’s time to get educated. There are LOADS of neat park programs going on throughout the summer.
Pick Your Own (PYO) Fruit Farms – Strawberry Farms Harvesting in June
Minnesota strawberry season generally begins in early to mid June. The length of the season varies from year to year depending on the weather conditions but usually lasts at least 2 full weeks, sometimes closer to 4 weeks.
Pick Your Own Fruit Farms – Raspberry Farms Harvesting in July
The start of the Minnesota raspberry summer bearing season usually begin in late June/early July (in between the start of strawberry season and blueberry season), and the second seasons bears around September.
Pick Your Own Fruit Farms – Blueberry Farms Harvesting in July
These lovely berries are generally prime for picking in mid to late July. Lucky for us, we don’t have to wait long because it’s an early season this year.
Free (or Mostly Free) Indoor Summer Movie Series
Are the free outdoor summer movie series either too late or too buggy for your kiddos? How about a nice, air-conditioned, morning movie?
Outdoor Movies in the Cities
Thanks to The Current, you can find a movie in the park almost every day of the summer!
Kids Bowl Free All Summer
Did you know that a number of bowling alleys offer free kids bowling all summer long?
Ice Cream Shops
I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice Cream!
Check out one of our Outdoor Categories for many more summer fun ideas!
- Amusement Parks
- Animals, Farms, Zoos (Outside)
- Bike Trails
- Boating, Canoeing, Kayaking
- Golf – Disc/Foot/Fling/Regular
- Hiking Trails
- Mini Golf
- Nature Centers (Outdoors)
- Playgrounds (Outside)
- Regional, State & National Parks
- Sculpture Gardens
- Splashpads & Wading Pools (Outside)
- Swimming Beaches
- Swimming Pools & Waterparks (Outside)
- Zip Lines & Alpine Slides
- Boat Tours
- City Tours
- Train & Streetcar Rides