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A Guide to Events and Festivals in Minneapolis & St. Paul

From local happenings to the biggest thing this month, here's a calendar, reviews and previews of events in the Minneapolis and St. Paul Metro Area.
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Christmas in Minneapolis - Christmas in St. Paul

Minnesota will guarantee you a white Christmas. Most other Christmas necessities, however, you'll have to provide yourself. Here's a guide to Christmas shopping, Christmas food, Christmas activities, Christmas trees, volunteering for the holidays, Holiday lights, and Holiday events in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Getting Rock the Garden Tickets
Rock the Garden tickets can be hard to come by. The Rock the Garden music festival in Minneapolis usually sells out fast, so here's where to get tickets, and where to get a ticket if it's sold out already, and other ways to get into the Rock the Garden festival without a ticket.

Things to do in the Snow in Minneapolis/St. Paul
Looking for things to do in the snow in Minneapolis or St. Paul? Here's some ideas for outdoor activities and sports, winter-only attractions, and

New Year's Eve in Minneapolis and St. Paul
Where to see new year's eve fireworks in Minneapolis and St. Paul, where to find family events for new year's eve in Minneapolis/St. Paul,

Things to do in Minneapolis on Christmas Day (And St. Paul, Too)
What is there to do in Minneapolis on Christmas Day? What is there to do in St. Paul and around the Twin Cities? Here's what's open in Minneapolis on Christmas Day, and also what's open in St. Paul and around the Twin Cities metro area.

Dia de los Muertos - Day of the Dead Celebrations and Processions in …
Dia de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, is celebrated on November 1 and 2. Minneapolis' Dia de los Muertos celebrations and St. Paul's Dia de los Muertos celebrations, parades and candlelit processions are smaller than in other major cities, but there are many ways to celebrate Day of the Dead in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Beer Festivals in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the Twin Cities
Beer festivals are not limited to October around here. Between the new kids on the block and the established beer festivals there's beer to be sampled all year round. Here's a calendar of beer festivals in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

September 2008 Events & Festivals in Minneapolis, St. Paul and Twin Cities Metro
September 2008 events calendar for Minneapolis and St. Paul: A list of events and festivals in Minneapolis, and events and festivals in St. Paul in September 2008. September events in Minneapolis and September Events in St. Paul, Minnesota.

The Ashley Rukes LGBT Pride Parade in Minneapolis
Every year, the Ashley Rukes Pride Parade marches (or dances, sails, sashays...) through Minneapolis. It's one of the largest and most fabulous in the nation.

Bastille Day Celebrations in Minneapolis and St. Paul
Bastille Day, the National Day of France, is July 14. Minneapolis and St. Paul aren't noted for having a large French ex-pat population, but French restraurants, French cultural organizations and francophiles in Minneapolis and St. Paul put on popular Bastille Day celebrations worthy of an Ooh la la!

Twin Cities Pride Festival, Ashley Rukes GLBT Pride Parade, P…
June is the unofficial LGBT Pride month in the Twin Cities. Community events and celebrations all month lead up to the annual and fabulous Pride Festival and Ashley Rukes Pride Parade in Late June, then there's the Uptown Pride Block party, a boat cruise, and plenty of family friendly, and over 21s only entertainment and festivities. Here's the highlights of Pride events in Minneapolis an…

Which Are The Best Parks For Live Music In the Summer in Minneapolis …
Parks in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the Twin Cities have free outdoor concerts all summer long. Which is the best park to listen to music in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the Twin Cities?

Cinco de Mayo Celebrations in Minneapolis and St. Paul
Cinco de Mayo is celebrated in Minneapolis and St. Paul at restaurants and clubs, and with a huge fiesta in the District del Sol in the Westside of St. Paul. Here's what's happening for Cinco de Mayo in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

The St. Paul Winter Carnival
The St. Paul Winter Carnival, held at the end of January, has ice carving, Minnesotan foods, and a grand parade.

The St. Paul Winter Carnival
The St. Paul Winter Carnival, held at the end of January, has ice carving, Minnesotan foods, and a grand parade.

Annual Events in Minneapolis and St. Paul
From the Winter Carnival in January to the Holidazzle Parade in December, there are major events, parades, festivals and sporting events every month. Here's a year planner of major events in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

New Year's Eve Events, Parties and Celebrations in Minneapolis and St. Paul
Where to celebrate New Year's Eve in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and around the Twin Cities metro area.

Winter Solstice in Minneapolis and St. Paul
The longest night of the year is December 21, the Winter Solstice. Here's what happens to celebrate Midwinter in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and the Twin Cities.

Thanksgiving in Minneapolis and St. Paul
Thanksgiving food, events, activities, shopping, volunteering, and more to help you plan your Thanksgiving holiday in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the Twin Cities.

Labor Day Events in Minneapolis and St. Paul - September 1, 2008
What's happening on the Labor Day Holiday in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and the Twin Cities metro area.

Labor Day Events in Minneapolis and St. Paul - September 1, 2008
What's happening on the Labor Day Holiday in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and the Twin Cities metro area.

Independence Day in St. Paul: Fireworks for July 4th
Independence Day - The Fourth of July - is celebrated with a boom in St. Paul. Where are the fireworks, and what else is happening to celebrate Independence Day in St. Paul, Minnesota?

Independence Day in Minneapolis and St. Paul: Fireworks and More for July 4th
Independence Day - The Fourth of July - is celebrated with a boom in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Where are the fireworks, and what else is happening to celebrate Independence Day in Minneapolis, St. Paul and the Twin Cities?

Fathers Day Gifts in Minneapolis and St. Paul
Fathers Day is June 15 2008. Here's some ideas for things to do, and places to take Dad in Minneapolis and St. Paul for fathers day.

Fathers Day Festivals, Events and Ideas in Minneapolis and St. Paul
Fathers Day is June 15 2008. Here's some ideas for things to do, and places to take Dad in Minneapolis and St. Paul for fathers day.

Free Concerts in Minneapolis and St. Paul's Parks
Every summer, the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul put on free concerts in city parks. Every style of music imaginable is played, for all tastes and ages. Here's a list of what's happening this summer.

Memorial Day Events in Minneapolis and St. Paul
Memorial Day Events in Minneapolis and St. Paul: A list of events and festivals to commemorate Memorial Day in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Mother's Day Gifts in Minneapolis and St, Paul
Mother's Day is Sunday May 11 2008. Where are you going to do for your Mom? Here's a guide to events, brunches, places to take mom to. And here's some great places to buy Mom a gift, a card, or some flowers. Happy Mother's Day!

Events and Ideas For Mother's Day in Minneapolis and St, Paul
Mother's Day is Sunday May 11 2008. Where are you going to do for your Mom? Here's a guide to events, brunches, places to take mom to. And here's some great places to buy Mom a gift, a card, or some flowers. Happy Mother's Day!

Events, Gifts and Ideas For Father's Day in Minneapolis and St, Paul
Mother's Day is Sunday May 11 2008. Where are you going to do for your Mom? Here's a guide to events, brunches, places to take mom to. And here's some great places to buy Mom a gift, a card, or some flowers. Happy Mother's Day!

Events, Gifts and Ideas For Mother's Day in Minneapolis and St, Paul
Mother's Day is Sunday May 11 2008. Where are you going to do for your Mom? Here's a guide to events, brunches, places to take mom to. And here's some great places to buy Mom a gift, a card, or some flowers. Happy Mother's Day!

Earth Day Events in Minneapolis and St. Paul: April 19-22 2008
Participate in and celebrate Earth Day in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Here's what's happening for Earth Day 2008.

Special Events at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts
A guide to exhibitions, lectures, family events and annual events held by the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

Minneapolis Events Calendar
Searchable calendar of events happening in Minneapolis.

St Paul Events Calendar
Searchable calendar of events happening in St Paul.

St. Mary's Basilica: The Basilica Block Party
Every July, St. Mary's Basilica in Minneapolis holds a rock festival to raise money for restoration of the church.

Taste of Minnesota: Food, Live Music and Fireworks in Downtow…
The Taste of Minnesota was St. Paul's Independence Day celebration, and a fair of Minnesota food, local restaurants' cuisine, live music from national names and local headliners, and a fireworks display. What happened to Taste of Minnesota?

Independence Day in Minneapolis: Red, White and BOOM! Firewor…
Independence Day - The Fourth of July - is celebrated with a boom in Minneapolis. Red, White and BOOM! is Minneapolis' Independence Day festival and fireworks display.

Things to do in Minneapolis on Thanksgiving - Things to do in Minneapolis on...
Things to do in Minneapolis on Thanksgiving - Things to do in Minneapolis on Thanksgiving Day and Thanksgiving Weekend

Minnesota Fireworks Laws - Are Fireworks Legal in Minneapolis and St. Paul?
What are the rules about fireworks in Minneapolis? Are fireworks legal in Minneapolis? What about fireworks in St. Paul? Here are the laws about fireworks in Minneapolis, St. Paul and Minnesota.

420 Day in Minneapolis and St. Paul
Minneapolis is the 13th highest city in the nation. So what's happening for 420 day in Minneapolis?

Things to do in Minneapolis and St. Paul
Looking for things to do in Minneapolis? Things to do in St. Paul? Here's where to find the best things to do in Minneapolis and St. Paul - events, arts, shopping, eating, family events, free things and more!

100 Free Things to Do in Minneapolis and St. Paul
A list of 100 free things to do in Minneapolis and St. Paul - free events, art, entertainment, museums, shows, sports and more - free things to do in Minneapolis and St. Paul

Things to do in the Fall in Minneapolis and St. Paul
Many Minnesotans pick fall as their favorite season. Why? Here's lots of fun things to do in the fall in Minneapolis and St. Paul, and around the Twin Cities.

Martin Luther King Day in Minneapolis and St. Paul
What's open in Minneapolis and St. Paul on Columbus Day, what's closed on Columbus Day, and ideas for things to do on Columbus Day in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Presidents Day Events: Things to do on President's Day
What's open in Minneapolis and St. Paul on Columbus Day, what's closed on Columbus Day, and ideas for things to do on Columbus Day in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Presidents Day - What's Open in Minneapolis and St. Paul?
What's open in Minneapolis and St. Paul on Columbus Day, what's closed on Columbus Day, and ideas for things to do on Columbus Day in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Martin Luther King Day - What's Open in Minneapolis and St. Paul?
What's open in Minneapolis and St. Paul on Columbus Day, what's closed on Columbus Day, and ideas for things to do on Columbus Day in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Veterans Day in Minneapolis and St. Paul
What's open in Minneapolis and St. Paul on Columbus Day, what's closed on Columbus Day, and ideas for things to do on Columbus Day in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Columbus Day in Minneapolis and St. Paul
What's open in Minneapolis and St. Paul on Columbus Day, what's closed on Columbus Day, and ideas for things to do on Columbus Day in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Free Holiday Events in Minneapolis and St. Paul
Looking for free holiday events in Minneapolis and St. Paul? Here's free holiday events, festivals, parades, shows, entertainment in Minneapolis and St. Paul this Christmas season.

Mother's Day Things to do in Minneapolis, St. Paul and Around the Twin Cities
Easter chocolates in Minneapolis/St. Paul - are you looking for a chocolate bunnies and other candy for Easter ? Here's a list of suggestions for places to get unique, gourmet, delicious Easter chocolate, candy, and treats for Easter in and around Minneapolis and St. Paul.

New Year's Eve Fireworks in Minneapolis and St. Paul
Where can you go to watch fireworks on New Years Eve in Minneapolis and St. Paul? Are there fireworks in downtown Minneapolis? Here's where to see fireworks in Minneapolis and St. PAul on New Years Eve.

Father's Day Brunch in Minneapolis, St. Paul and Around the Twin Cities
Easter brunch in Minneapolis/St. Paul - are you looking for a place to go for Easter brunch this year? Here's a list of suggestions for places to go for Easter brunch in and around Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Mother's Day Brunch in Minneapolis, St. Paul and Around the Twin Cities
Easter brunch in Minneapolis/St. Paul - are you looking for a place to go for Easter brunch this year? Here's a list of suggestions for places to go for Easter brunch in and around Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Easter Brunch in Minneapolis, St. Paul and Around the Twin Cities
Easter brunch in Minneapolis/St. Paul - are you looking for a place to go for Easter brunch this year? Here's a list of suggestions for places to go for Easter brunch in and around Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Easter Egg Hunts in Minneapolis, St. Paul and Around the Twin Cities
Easter egg hunts are hugely popular in Minneapolis, St. Paul and around the Twin Cities. Here's a list of Easter egg hunts in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Free Music Festivals in Minnesota
Free Minnesota music festivals offer something for the classic rock fan, jam, country and alternative music fans. Here's a list of free music festivals and block parties in Minnesota, including music festivals in Minneapolis and music festivals in St. Paul.

Summer in Minneapolis and St. Paul
Staying cool, having fun, and making the most of summer in Minneapolis and St. Paul - here's a guide to summer in Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Aquatennial Planner and Calendar of Events
What's happening at the Aquatennial? When is the Aquatennial Block Party, the Torchlight Parade, the Milk Carton Boat Race? Here's a calendar and planner of the major Aquatennial events in 2012.

Veterans Day Events, Ceremonies, and Rememberances

The Minnesota Renaissance Festival - August and September in Shakopee
The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is held annually in August and September in Shakopee, a short distance southwest of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

The Minnesota Renaissance Festival - August and September in Shakopee
The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is held annually in August and September in Shakopee, a short distance southwest of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Oktoberfest Beer Festivals in Minneapolis and St. Paul
Several Oktoberfest beer festivals are held in Minneapolis, St. Paul, around the Twin Cities and Minnesota in September and October. Here's a list of Oktoberfest beer festivals in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and around Minnesota. Cheers!

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