Category Archives: Outdoors

10 Ways to Enjoy a Budget-Friendly Summer Vacation in Shakopee

With free and budget-friendly attractions, special promotions, and dining deals, a vacation in Shakopee offers lots of fun for a great value. Free and budget-friendly attractions Rhythm on the Rails is a free outdoor concert series in downtown Shakopee featuring regional headliners and local opening acts.  Upcoming dates are July 13, 20, and 27 and…

Make Your Plans for 2022 Rhythm on the Rails

This summer, enjoy live music, local food, family activities, and more at Rhythm on the Rails in downtown Shakopee! The free six-week concert series will be held on Wednesday nights June 22-August 3, 2022 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Lewis Street.  It’s the perfect opportunity to savor the summer weather and explore Shakopee’s…

Memorial Day Weekend 3 Ways in Shakopee

Family-friendly fun, a romantic getaway, or a mini-vacation with a group of friends—this Memorial Day weekend, there’s something for everyone in Shakopee!  Check out these itineraries for activities, dining, and more to enjoy during Memorial Day weekend.  For families Celebrate Soak City Opening Weekend at Valleyfair from Saturday, May 28-Monday, May 30, 2022.  Cool down…

8 Tips for Planning Your Shakopee Summer Vacation

Already dreaming about your summer vacation plans?  Check out these tips for planning a fun getaway to Shakopee. Buy concert tickets. There are some top music acts coming to Shakopee this summer—buy your tickets early so you don’t miss out!  Rock, country, and pop music festival Twin Cities Summer Jam will be held at Canterbury…

9 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Shakopee

Whether you’re looking for a romantic date night, family-friendly fun, or an activity all of your friends will enjoy, Valentine’s Day in Shakopee offers something for everyone! For couples NPG Jazz: Midnight Love  Friday, February 11, 2022, 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Start your Valentine’s weekend with the stylings of local jazz band Midnight Love…

Extreme Horse Skijoring at Canterbury Park

Extreme horse skijoring is coming to Canterbury Park on Saturday, February 12, 2022—but what exactly is skijoring?   “It’s kind of a blend of horseracing and skiing together,” says Ted Slathar, president of Extreme Events MN, the skijoring event organizer.  “It’s fast and action-packed—it’s really impressive to watch these guys.” A skijoring team consists of a…

Shakopee Winter Weekend Itinerary In Shakopee

Feeling a bit of cabin fever?  Plan a wintertime getaway to Shakopee!  From snocross races to the great outdoors, this weekend itinerary has something for everyone—including plenty of tasty eats.  Friday Kick off your long weekend in Shakopee with the 2022 Pirtek Snocross National.  Snocross is the snowmobile version of motocross, with riders racing around…

Family Holiday Fun In Shakopee

This holiday season, make Shakopee your destination for family-friendly fun!  From Christmas lights displays to holiday crafts and activities, educational tours to photos with Santa, there’s something for kids of all ages. Christmas in Color November 19 through December 31, 2021 Get in the holiday spirit with Christmas in Color, a drive-through animated light show…

Sever’s Holiday Lights are Funky and Fresh

Hop in your battery-operated sleigh (car) and go dashing through the snow to the brand-new Sever’s Holiday Lights program in Shakopee. Open seven days a week beginning November 26, including Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, through January 2. Make sure to stop by before they close this holiday season, and be sure to make this…

12 Most Instragrammable Spots in Shakopee

Whatever you like to photograph, you can find it in Shakopee!  Photogenic food, vibrant murals, and scenic views: here are the city’s most Instagram-worthy spots. Drool-worthy food pics From colorful tacos to brightly-hued Jarritos sodas, Bravis Modern Street Food serves up a feast for your camera as well as your taste buds.  Order the quesadilla…