Kids Activities in the Minneapolis Minnesota Area | Kids Out and About Minneapolis/St. Paul

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Classic Cars and Classic Trains Show - Minnesota Transportation Museum

MTM is hosting a series Classic Car and Train Shows at the Jackson Street Roundhouse! Come check out classic cars, vintage trains as well as the museum. Wednesday car shows 5-8pm, Saturday shows are 12-4pm.
Dates: 
08/11/2021
08/21/2021
Wednesday car shows 5-8pm, Saturday shows are 12-4pm.
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Location:

193 Pennsylvania Ave E
Saint Paul , MN, 55130
United States

Phone:

(651) 228-0263

Anoka Food Truck Festival 2021!

Free event featuring 50+ food truck fares! The Anoka Food Truck Festival WILL BE BACK downtown Anoka on Saturday, August 21st. You’ll be able to sample food truck delicacies all day long, with hours from 12 p.m. – 10 p.m. More than 50 food trucks will be selling their unique street eats with global cuisines ranging from Indian to British to Japanese to locally grown pork. Food trucks will line up on Jackson Street between 1st and 3rd Avenues (right near city hall).
Dates: 
08/21/2021
1 - 11 pm
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Location:

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St. Paul & Anoka, MN, .
United States

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks!

Come experience the national parks! On five days in 2021, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. Mark your calendar for these entrance fee–free dates in 2021: ***PLEASE CHECK DIRECTLY WITH THE PARK BEFORE HEADING OUT!! Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state and local public health authorities, park operations continue to adapt to changing conditions while maintaining public access, particularly outdoor spaces. Though the park buildings you know and love may be closed, outdoor spaces remain a place to explore and have fun with the whole family.
Dates: 
08/04/2021
08/25/2021
09/25/2021
See website for details.
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Organization:

National Park Service

Location:

1849 C St NW
Washington, DC, 20240
United States

Phone:

202-208-6843

Friday Night Sightseeing Cruises - With Padelford Riverboats

Enjoy a Friday evening on the river! Sit back, relax and listen to a little bit of Mississippi River history while taking in the sites of St. Paul. All Sightseeing Cruises offer a fully stocked bar and limited snacks available for purchase onboard (please no outside food or beverage). Ride as often as you like with a Family Season Pass!
Dates: 
08/20/2021
08/27/2021
09/03/2021
7:00PM-9:00PM
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Organization:

Padelford Riverboats

Location:

Harriet Island
Saint Paul, MN, 55107
United States

Phone:

(651) 227-1100

Galaxium: Coming Summer 2021 - Circus Juventas

2050. On an alien planet at the edge of the known universe, a beacon blinks in glittering darkness. A crew of maverick space explorers spin out of Earth’s orbit into the vast unknown on a rescue mission clouded in the mystery surrounding their leader—a controversial, brilliant entrepreneur with limitless resources and murky intentions. Alien conspiracy theories, adventure, and comedy abound in this high-flying, sci-fi fantasy spanning from Area 51 across the galaxy to a world of unimaginable beauty and ancient civilizations. Explore lush rainforests, fly with primordial beasts, and uncover the cataclysmic secret at the heart of a distant planet. Circus Juventas. July/August 2021. We are not alone. TICKETS ON SALE JUNE 28, 2021!
Dates: 
08/05/2021
08/06/2021
08/07/2021
1 pm & 7 pm showtimes
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Organization:

Circus Juventas

Location:

1270 Montreal Avenue
St. Paul, MN, 55116
United States

Phone:

651-699-8229

Downtown Mpls Street Art Festival

The annual Downtown Minneapolis Street Art Festival is a free and unique downtown art experience for residents and visitors that celebrates street art in all its forms. We can't wait to bring the festival back to the street August 12-14, 2021, with more art, performance, craft and fun! We hope to see you for this inclusive and joyful experience in the heart of downtown Minneapolis!
Dates: 
08/12/2021
08/13/2021
08/14/2021
11 am - 8 pm
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Location:

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Minneapolis, MN, .
United States

Vadnais Heights Heritage Days 2021

Heritage Days events are scheduled for August 9 - 15, 2021!
Dates: 
08/09/2021
08/10/2021
08/11/2021
9 AM - 5 PM
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Location:

800 County Road E
Vadnais Heights, MN, 55127
United States

Phone:

(651) 204-6000

Down on the Farm: A Lift-the-Flap Outdoor Adventure -Stages Theatre Company

Look under the flap and see inside the farm. • IT'S A WORLD PREMIERE OUTDOOR ADVENTURE! • A Covid-conscious, interactive outdoor creation by Stages Theatre Company for ages 0-5. Based on the concept of lift-the-flap picture books, this Theatre for the Very Young outdoor performance is sure to delight our youngest audience members. We invite you inside the picture book to explore and discover what is under the flap.
Dates: 
08/04/2021
08/05/2021
08/06/2021
9:00 AM-1:30 PM
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Location:

1111 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN, 55343
United States

Phone:

952-979-1111

Irish Fair of Minnesota

Resume shenanigans at our annual celebration of all things Irish. Join us for music, culture, dance, sports and more.
Dates: 
08/13/2021
08/14/2021
08/15/2021
Times vary
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Location:

836 Prior Avenue
Saint Paul, MN, 55104
United States

Phone:

651-645-0221

Movies in the Parks: Raya and the Last Dragon at Langford Park Recreation Center

Bring along a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy a starlit night of fun with friends and family! Movies in the Parks provides a wide range of outdoor films at parks and recreation centers around Saint Paul. Movies in the Parks events are free and open to the public.
Dates: 
08/13/2021
8 pm
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Location:

15 Kellogg Blvd. West
Saint Paul, MN, 55102
United States

Phone:

651-266-8989

2021 Minnesota Renaissance Festival

The Minnesota Renaissance Festival will return in 2021 and we will be celebrating our 50th Anniversary and promise that it will be the grandest Renaissance Festival in all the realm.
Dates: 
08/21/2021
08/22/2021
08/28/2021
9am-7pm Rain or Shine
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Location:

12364 Chestnut Blvd
Shakopee, MN, 55379
United States

Phone:

(952) 445-7361