When you think of summer, you undoubtedly imagine enjoying days in the sunshine, having fun with friends and family – perhaps attending a few summer festivals. The events scheduled for the Saint Louis Park area this season will help you get the most out of where you live by enjoying the local scene and soaking up the sun.
St. Louis Parktacular
This annual festival happens on Father's Day weekend – June 15th to the 18th – to splash into summer. There will be free live music on Friday by “The Dweebs” and Saturday night by “Jonah and the Whales.” The Grand Day parade is on June 17th and the senior dinner with “Elvis” is on the 15th. Besides all that fun, there are tons of family-friendly aspects to the festival like inflatable water slides, canoe and kayak rides, pony rides, a petting zoo, and so much more! To see all the event's scheduled activities, visit the website!
Fourth of July Celebration
What would summer be without a big Independence Day celebration? At Aquila Park, there will be a grand fireworks display at 10 pm on July 4th. Leading up to the big bang, there will be concessions, vendors, and live music by Stevie and Table Rockers from 7-9:30 PM. Celebrate this holiday with your neighbors at this lively town event!
Summer Concert Series
If you enjoy listening to music, attend performances from the Rotary Club's Summer Concert Series. Wednesday evenings throughout the summer, live music will be free to enjoy at Wolfe Park. Click here to see the entire list of musicians in the concert line-up.
Uptown Art Fair
This art fair is one of the biggest and most entertaining in all of Minnesota! Running August 4th - 6th, there will be over 350 talented artists from around the world displaying their work at Lake Street and Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis. Nearly 400,000 people flock to enjoy the Uptown Art Fair which also includes 25 food vendors, live performances by musicians and dancers, and interactive art activities as well as a youth art fair. This event is one you cannot miss!
Mill City Live
Set in Mill City Museum's dramatic open air Ruin Courtyard, Mill City Live features five great evenings of outdoor music by local bands. Throughout the month of August, get outside and enjoy great live music as well as a discounted entrance prices to the historical museum in Minneapolis. Get more information here.
As you can see, there is no shortage of fun in and around the St. Louis Park area this summer! Put these summer events on your calendar and get out to enjoy the sunshine. These reasons and many more are why St. Louis Park is a great place to live!