Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here are five ideas for things to do with family and friends to celebrate summer from the Twin Cities to Duluth.
Twin Cities Pride
June 26 - 29
Take part in one of the many activities going on all weekend for Twin Cities Pride. Catch some laughs when comedian Margaret Cho performs her stand up routine at Orchestra Hall on Thursday. Sip some craft brews at the third annual Twin Cities Pride Beer Dabbler on Friday in Loring Park. Dance to the tunes of budding pop princess Betty Who at Pride in Concert on Saturday in Loring Park. Or line up along Hennepin Avenue in downtown Minneapolis for the Pride Parade on Sunday. Click here for more information.
Twin Cities Jazz Festival
June 26 - 28
The Twin Cities' largest jazz festival will take place in Mears Park in St. Paul from Thursday through Saturday. The 16th annual event will host musicians on four main stages with area venues also hosting performances. The event is free and open to the public. Click here for more information.
Water Ski Days in Lake City
June 27 - 29
There will be a spectacle on the water as Lake City hosts the annual Water Ski Days festival. The celebration of the birth of water skiing in the city will feature water shows on Lake Pepin, live music, a midway, art fair and much more. Click here for more information.
Duluth's Bayfront Music Festival
June 28 - 4:30 p.m.
$25 advanced/$30 at the door
Feel like road tripping? Head up north to Duluth for some live local music at Bayfront Park. The lineup includes Minnesota's own Trampled by Turtles, Doomtree, Low and Haley Bonar. Click here for more information.
Minnesota Food Truck Fair
June 29 - 11 a.m - 9 p.m.
Over 35 different food trucks will take part in the Minnesota Food Truck Fair on Sunday throughout the streets of Uptown. The event is free to attend and will offer cuisines from around the globe, beer options and live music. Click here for more information.