Shakopee Area Events

There’s always something going on in the Shakopee area! Check out all of the upcoming events in Shakopee, Chanhassen, Prior Lake, and the entire Southwest Minneapolis & Saint Paul metro on our events calendar.

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  • Beach Bash
    Jul 29
    July 29 & 30

    Beach Bash


    Grab your sunscreen and flip flops, and get ready for the Beach Bash in Soak City Waterpark! From 11AM-8PM each day, enjoy a full-on beach experience with games, music, and other waterpark fun for the whole family! In between the festivities, grab some food at... View more info »

  • Grease
    Jul 29
    March 3 - Sept 23


    Chanhassen Dinner Theatre

    After a decade, Grease, the #1 best-seller in Chanhassen Dinner Theatres’ history, joyfully returns to the Main Stage!Fancy a nostalgic evening full of greased-up hair, jukebox jingles and bobby-socks. The most popular, fun-filled musical in the history of Rock ’n’ Roll is packed with explosive... View more info »

  • The Science Behind Pixar
    Jul 29
    June 9 - Sep 4

    The Science Behind Pixar

    Science Museum of Minnesota

    Buzz Lightyear. Dory. Mike. Sulley. No matter who is your favorite Pixar character (or what your age), you’ll love exploring The Science Behind Pixar! This new, special exhibition gives you an unparalleled look at Pixar’s filmmaking process and lets you explore the science and technology... View more info »

  • Scott County Fair
    Jul 29
    July 26 - 30

    Scott County Fair

    Scott County Fairgrounds

    Best 5 Days of Summer!  The Scott County Fair has been a favorite summer attraction in the Southwest Metro since it was first announced way back in the early 1900s! Since then, we have only grown. Make sure to add the Scott County Fair to your... View more info »

  • The Great Midwest Rib Fest
    Jul 29
    July 28 - 30

    The Great Midwest Rib Fest

    Mystic Lake Casino Hotel

    FREE ADMISSION Summer means barbecue, margaritas and music—and The Great Midwest Rib Fest has them all and more in an exciting three-day event! Get ready for some of the tastiest ribs in the country, plus free concerts under the summer sky! Friday, July 28 •... View more info »

  • Corgi Dog Races
    Jul 29

    Corgi Dog Races

    Canterbury Park

    Join us for the 2nd annual Corgi Dog Races and Cupcake Festival! First horse race at 12:45 PM 72 dogs, 7 races, 1 champion! Corgi Dog races will be throughout the live racing day on the main track. No outside pets allowed. Check out last year’s... View more info »

  • Social Saturday
    Jul 29
    May 6 - Sep 9

    Social Saturday

    Canterbury Park

    Social Saturday SATURDAY RACING Follow us on social media & receive exclusive access to special offers every Saturday! #CanterburyForTheWin First race 12:45 PM* Follow us on Social Media!  Facebook  Twitter  Instagram Featured On Track Promotions Mystic Lake ® Who Do You Like Today? Famous Dave’s BBQ... View more info »

  • All Wheels Extreme
    Jul 29
    July 1 - Sep 4

    All Wheels Extreme


    A finalist on NBC's hit show America's Got Talent, All Wheels Extreme brings its high-flying extreme sports show back to Valleyfair. The show features some of the top professional inline skaters, skateboarders and BMX bicycle performers in the world. Dancers, trampoline artists and aerialists add... View more info »

  • Hot Import Nights
    Jul 29

    Hot Import Nights

    Canterbury Park

    Hot Import Nights is the nation's largest and most unique indoor/outdoor car, music, and pop-culture festival! More event details to come! Located in the Canterbury Expo Center For tickets and information, click here View more info »

  • Mary Chapin Carpenter
    Jul 29

    Mary Chapin Carpenter

    Minnesota Zoo

    ABOUT MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER For nearly thirty years strong, on many albums like Come On Come On, Stones in the Road, Between Here and Gone, and Ashes and Roses, Mary Chapin Carpenter has earned the trust of her audience through her willingness to look deep... View more info »

  • The Song Remains the Same
    Jul 29
    July 28 & 29

    The Song Remains the Same

    Chanhassen Dinner Theatre

    Jonny James and the Hall of Fames (the band that brought you "Dark Side of the Moon & Other Floydian Tales") is back rocking harder than ever with “The Song Remains The Same,” a tribute to the greatest rock band of all time, Led Zeppelin,... View more info »

  • Movie in the Park
    Jul 29

    Movie in the Park

    Huber Park

    Enjoy a movie under the stars at Huber Park. The Parks and Recreation Department will be showing an outdoor movie on the big screen at sunset Saturday, July 29 as part of the 2017 Huber Park Performance & Event Series [PDF]. Rain-site location is the... View more info »