Category Archives: Festivals

9 Family Friendly Activities at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival

Celebrating its 49th season, the Minnesota Renaissance Festival in Shakopee, MN is a unique and wonderful event to experience. With 16 stages of live entertainment, themed weekends, over 250 artisan booths for a delightfully unique shopping experience, and great food and drinks, the festival has something to offer to people of all ages. All the…

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…

Shakopee Has Something for Everyone

When you’re looking for things to do as family, with your spouse, or for a group of friends in and around the Twin Cities, the search stops here! Visit Shakopee. It’s an easy drive from Minneapolis and the suburbs and has something for everyone from preschoolers to thrill-seekers, animal lovers to card sharks. Bring the…

19 Reasons to Visit Shakopee This Summer

Shakopee is where the Midwest comes to play! Shakopee is home to world-class attractions and festivals like Valleyfair Amusement Park, Minnesota Renaissance Festival, and Canterbury Park. Shakopee is also part of the vibrant Minneapolis and Saint Paul metro area, so there are other great entertainment options nearby! 1) Valleyfair Shakopee is home to the Upper-Midwest’s Largest Amusement, featuring over 75…

Great Things to Do in Shakopee This Winter

Shakopee, Minnesota may only have a population of 40,000 inhabitants, but that doesn’t mean that you won’t have the time of your life while visiting here. Whether you visit in summer, spring, fall or winter, you’ll always find plenty of things to do in Shakopee. While our winters are known for being cold, that doesn’t mean you…

Halloween and Fall Fun in Shakopee

Making the most of the fall season in Shakopee should be easy: there is lots to do, lots to see, and it’s filled with great people for you to meet. But it proves a little more difficult when the season is short and you have to try to fit it all in before the snow…

Start Planning Your Fall Getaway in Shakopee

While many of us will be sad to see summer come to an end, the shorter days, colder mornings and decreased sunshine is no reason to be depressed! Instead, embrace the change in season and the incoming fall weather. It’s time to think about how you can make the most of this time of year,…

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Fun Things to Do as a Group in Shakopee

Vacations, events, and activities are always more fun when you enjoy it with a group of friends or family members. In Shakopee, there is something for everyone to enjoy regardless of your age. Let’s explore some of the fun group activities in Shakopee that you’ll want to add to your bucket list this summer.  …