Category Archives: Events

Family Halloween Fun at The Great Pumpkin Fest

In the Fall, Valleyfair transforms into one of the Midwest’s best and most exciting Halloween attractions with Halloween Haunt at ValleySCARE. But, during the day, the tiny terrors in your family can join Snoopy and the entire PEANUTS gang for some not-so-scary activities at The Great Pumpkin Fest!, happening Saturdays and Sundays October 2 through…

Visit Shakopee Itinerary: A Day of Fall Fun

Freshly picked apples, corn mazes, hayrides, cider, and a visit to Minnesota’s largest candy store: Shakopee is your destination for fall fun!  This family-friendly itinerary includes all the information you need to spend a day enjoying the season. Start your day with a stop at Minnesota’s Largest Candy Store in Jordan, Minnesota.  As you would…

Family Fun at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival

Did you know that you can travel to a 16th century European village without leaving Minnesota?  At the Minnesota Renaissance Festival in Shakopee, you can experience the sights, sounds, and tastes of a bygone era. The Festival is a fun event for the entire family, with discounted ticket prices for children ages 5-12 and free…

Visit Shakopee Itinerary: Couple’s Date Night at Canterbury Park

Looking for a date night spot to enjoy with your special someone?  Head to Canterbury Park for an evening of fun!  Canterbury Park is a conveniently located a 25-minute drive from downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul.  You can watch a race, try your luck at cards, and enjoy a tasty meal and drinks.  The highlight…

Summer Festivals and Events In and Near Shakopee

Visiting Shakopee this summer is a promise of incredible live music, delicious foods, and cultural activities you can’t find anywhere else. The variety of summer events happening in and around Shakopee may have you wondering why you ever venture into the Twin Cities! So, take out your summer calendar and start filling it with all…

Plan a Whole Week of Valentine’s Day Celebrations with Your Loved One

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to show how much you enjoy being with your loved one, so why not enjoy a week of happenings with that special someone. Options in the Shakopee area include going out to dinner, seeing a show, catch live comedy or catch the latest feature movie, there is always something…

Halloween and Fall Fun in Shakopee

If you’re looking to plan a fun fall getaway, Shakopee, Minnesota, is where the place the Midwest comes to play. From Halloween events at Valleyfair to fall activities in Minneapolis, you’ll find plenty of things to do in the fall in Shakopee. Get ready to fill your days and nights with food, festivals and local…

Plan Your Late Summer Getaway to Shakopee

While the fireworks have faded from the Fourth of July, there is still plenty of summer fun happening in Shakopee. If you’re looking for more things to do outside Minneapolis, look no further! We’ve compiled a short list of favorites that will keep that care-free summer feeling going strong. Events Keep Coming at Canterbury Park…

Summer Festivals In and Near Shakopee

Visiting Shakopee this summer is a promise of incredible live music, delicious food and cultural activities you can’t find anywhere else. The variety of summer events happening in and around Shakopee may have you wondering why you ever venture into the Twin Cities! So, take out your summer calendar and start filling it in with…

Summer Concerts In and Near Shakopee

Rhythm on the Rails Back and better than ever, Rhythm on the Rails is the ultimate free concert experience. With top regional artists gracing the Downtown Shakopee stage the last two years, their line-up for year 3 has people excited as ever! Every Wednesday from July 17 – August 14, head down to the Lewis…