Minneapolis Festivals 2016, 2017

Minneapolis Aquatennial 2016

July, 2016

Minneapolis, Minnesota

For over 75 years, the Minneapolis Aquatennial has celebrated the city's close ties to the Mississippi River and surrounding waterways. Every July, the traditional event kickoff starts with a nighttime parade featuring illuminated floats.. Read More
Minneapolis Riverfront Fest 2016

Minneapolis Riverfront Fest

July, 2016

Sheridan Memorial Park, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Basilica Block Party 2016

Basilica Block Party

July, 2016

Basilica of St Mary, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Midtown Phillips Festival 2016

Midtown Phillips Festival

July, 2016

Stewart Park, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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The Neshoba County Fair 2016

The Neshoba County Fair

July, 2016

Harrison Park, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Raspberries and Wine Festival 2016

Raspberries and Wine Festival

July, 2016

WineHaven Winery and Vineyard, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Midtown Global Music Festival 2016

Midtown Global Music Festival

July, 2016

Midtown Global Market, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Twin Cities Carifest 2016

Twin Cities Carifest

July, 2016

West River Road Park Way, North Mpls, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Northeast Dog Parade 2016

Northeast Dog Parade

July, 2016

Ard Godfrey House, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Lake Hiawatha Neighborhood Festival 2016

Lake Hiawatha Neighborhood Festival

August 3, 2016

Lake Hiawatha Community Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Minnesota Fringe Festival 2016

Minnesota Fringe Festival

August 4, 2016

Multiple Locations in Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Uptown Art Fair 2016

Uptown Art Fair

August 5, 2016

Kitchen Window Cooking School, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Powderhorn Art Fair 2016

Powderhorn Art Fair

August 6, 2016

Powderhorn Park, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Twin Cities Polish Festival 2016

Twin Cities Polish Festival

August 12, 2016

Southeast Main Street between Merriam Street and Central Avenue Southeast, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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North American Festival of Wales 2016

North American Festival of Wales

August, 2016

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Go Fest 2016

Go Fest

August, 2016

Target Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Chipotle Cultivate 2016

Chipotle Cultivate

August, 2016

Loring Park, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Festival for Fathers 2016

Festival for Fathers

August, 2016

North Commons Park, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Vintage Band Festival 2016

Vintage Band Festival

August, 2016

Northfield, Minnesota, United States, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Summer Set Music and Camping Festival 2016

Summer Set Music and Camping Festival

August, 2016

Somerset, Wisconsin, United States, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Skyline Music Festival 2016

Skyline Music Festival

August, 2016

Target Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Ukrainian Heritage Festival 2016

Ukrainian Heritage Festival

September, 2016

Ukrainian Event Center , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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American Pottery Festival 2016

American Pottery Festival

September, 2016

Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Autumn Daze Festival 2016

Autumn Daze Festival

September, 2016

Saint Helena Church , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Festival of Praise 2016

Festival of Praise

September, 2016

Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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About Festivals in Minneapolis

Minneapolis and the surrounding areas are home to several dozen yearly events that expose the visitor to art, culture and music. Festivals in Minneapolis include the Minnesota State Fair, a 12-day event where visitors can try new foods, view art, make crafts and more. Other Minneapolis events include the Minnesota Renaissance Festival, which takes place between the middle of August and the end of September. Visitors should also be sure not to miss the Japanese Lanterning Lighting Festival, Art in Bloom at the Minneapolis Institute of Art and Northern Spark, and all-night art fest like no other.

There are also plenty of Minneapolis music festivals to audiophiles to enjoy, too. Soundset takes place in May every year and features popular hip-hop acts while country lovers can enjoy Moondance Jamming Country Fest. cOMmon Grounds combines music and yoga in one festival while the Galactic Get Down Music Festival is an out-of-this-world music festival with camping that overlooks the lake.