Springtime is almost here, and that means all new family fun activities in the twin cities. Here is everything your family needs to see and do in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Disney Animation: Immersive Experience – March 23rd through Mid June
Surround yourself int the worlds, music and animation of Disney Animation. Become part of your favorite Disney movies, old and new! An innovative and interactive exhibit at Lighthouse Artscape in Minneapolis. Tickets start at $28 per person for the Family Package (4 tickets minimum).
Maplefest – March 26th
Celebrate maple syrup season with an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast in the MacMillan Auditorium at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. The menu includes pancakes and maple syrup, served with sausage, a selection of pancake toppings, coffee and orange juice. Reservations required; prices vary from $13-$23.
Sleeping Beauty by Metropolitan Ballet – April 1st & 2nd
If you want to experience the brilliance of the music and balletic storytelling, checkout Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty at The Fitzgerald Theater in Saint-Paul. Experience with your family the glory and wonder of an original classical ballet. Buy tickets in advance.
Easter Party – April 8th
Hop over to Midtown Global Market on April 8, from 11am-1pm. Play games, meet the Easter Bunny, make your way through the market and collect candy and more! It’s sure to be an eggcellent time!
Family Bingo Night – April 11th
Looking for an activity to take your family out to in the early spring night? Check out the ‘Family Bingo Night’ at Highland Park Community Center. Designed for families of all ages. Winners can go back home with lots of prizes.
The Royal Canadian International Circus – April 13th to 23rd
The Royal Canadian International Circus is kicking off its annual tour in Minneapolis this year! From beautiful trapeze artistry to bone breaking stunts to magnificent motorcycles, the whole show will keep you and your family on your toes! See fan favorites like trapeze artist Claudia Alvaro Bauer, or the all-new African Bone Breakers troupe! It is some of the most family fun you can get in the twin cities, and an event not to miss! Get tickets here.
Earth Day 5K Bee Run – April 22nd
Take part in a family & pet-friendly run/walk through the only National Park offering scenic views of the Mississippi River. Be the change and a responsible citizen by participating in the organized river cleanup after the main event. Registration is required, costumes are encouraged! You’ll also have a chance to win great prizes.
GeekCraft Expo – April 22nd & 23rd
Head over to the Minneapolis Convention Center for all things geeky and handmade. Everything for sale at GeekCraft Expo is incredibly unique, limited in quantity and totally nerdy. Sure to please kids young and old! A 5$ cover ticket is required.
Paw Patrol Live! – April 28th to 30th
Calling all good citizens! The Paw Patrol is yelping for help as they face their greatest challenge yet. Lend a paw to your favorite doggo at the State Theatre in Minneapolis! Tickets range from $24 to $79.
Landmark: Kid’s Tea at the Castle – April 30th
Head to the Landmark Center in Saint-Paul for a Kid’s Tea at the Castle! There will be crafts, tea, juice and sweet or savory confections. Admission for this event is $5, reservations open March 21st.