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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Upcoming Events

  • Canterbury Carnival
    Jul 4
    June 30 - July 5

    Canterbury Carnival

    Canterbury Park

    Join us for the Canterbury Carnival on five days from June 30 through July 5 in Shire's Square during live racing. Rides, games and fair food for all ages! Kids 17 and under get in free. Canterbury Carnival Hours: Saturday, June 30 • 11:30 a.m.... View more info »

  • Newsies
    Jul 4
    Mar 2 - Sep 29

    Newsies

    Chanhassen Dinner Theatre

    Chanhassen Dinner Theatres is thrilled to bring its audiences the exciting musical that took Broadway by storm, Disney’s Newsies! With astounding choreography, unforgettable songs and inspirational storytelling, Newsies is a not-to-be-missed, high-energy show for all ages.Inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City, Jack... View more info »

  • Summer History Scavenger Hunt
    Jul 4
    June 1 - Aug 25

    Summer History Scavenger Hunt

    Explore the history at your doorstep! Visit ten historic in Scott County between June 1st and August 20th. At each site take a selfie or family photograph. Once you have visited each location share your pictures with the Scott County Historical Society at info@scottcountyhistory.org using... View more info »

  • Valleyfair Military Days – July
    Jul 4
    June 30 - July 4

    Valleyfair Military Days - July

    Valleyfair

    Valleyfair is proud to announce a special event in honor of our nation's military heroes: on public operating days from May 25 - 28 and June 30 - July 4, any member of the armed services, active or veteran, will receive free regular admission to the park. Plus,... View more info »

  • Independence Day 1889
    Jul 4

    Independence Day 1889

    The Landing

    Join us on the Fourth of July to celebrate America’s birthday! Join a parade, play yard games and churn ice cream. Watch historic baseball and listen to a brass band. Meet raptors from Richardson Nature Center of Three Rivers Parks. Food concessions available. Enter through the... View more info »

  • The Great Gazebo Get-Together
    Jul 4
    June 2 - Sep 3

    The Great Gazebo Get-Together

    Valleyfair

    Lip Sync Battles, Lyrical Showdowns, Scavenger Hunts and more! Join our hosts for FREE games, activities and challenges all day long! LOCATION Gazebo Stage RUN DATES May 19 - May 20 May 26 - May 28 June 2 - September 3 SHOW TIMES View more info »

  • Snoopy’s Dog Days of Summer
    Jul 4
    June 2 - Sep 3

    Snoopy's Dog Days of Summer

    Valleyfair

    Join Snoopy and Charlie Brown for a special showing of Snoopy’s Dog Days of Summer! LOCATION PEANUTS™ Showplace SHOW TIMES 11:30AM, 12:30PM, 1:30PM, 2:30PM MAY 1 - MAY 31 Weekends JUNE 2 - SEPTEMBER 3 T, W, TH, F, SAT, SUN View more info »

  • 4th of July BBQ
    Jul 4
    July 2 - 4

    4th of July BBQ

    Valleyfair

    JULY 4TH BBQ July 2-4 Let us handle the BBQ for you! Enjoy a delicious July 4th BBQ menu including pulled pork sandwiches, BBQ ribs, cajun chicken quarters, corn on the cobb and more! Does not include park admission. Regular: Ages 3+ and over 48” tall... View more info »

  • Sally’s Sing-A-Long
    Jul 4
    June 2 - Sep 3

    Sally's Sing-A-Long

    Valleyfair

    Sally and TJ want you to join them for Sally’s Sing Along! Sing your favorite tunes loud and proud on the Peanut Showplace Stage. LOCATION PEANUTS Showplace SHOW TIMES 12:00P, 1:00PM, 2:00PM, 3:00PM MAY 1 - MAY 31 Weekends JUNE 2 - SEPTEMBER 3 M,... View more info »

  • Independence Day
    Jul 4

    Independence Day

    Canterbury Park

    Hit the Family Fun Fest and Corgi Encore this Independence Day for the best Fourth of July ever! Presented by Hormel. Featuring a kiddie carnival and a second round of our famous Corgi races, this July 4 is going to be a blast at Canterbury... View more info »

  • Minnie & The St. Pauls
    Jul 4
    June 9 - Aug 26

    Minnie & The St. Pauls

    Valleyfair

    Don’t miss Valleyfair's very own House Band as they celebrate the biggest hits from the last 50 years to now! LOCATION Gazebo Stage SHOW TIMES 2:30PM, 3:30PM, 5:00PM, 6:30PM JUNE 9 - AUGUST 26 M, T, W, F, SAT, SUN View more info »

  • Vocal Coasters
    Jul 4
    June 2 - Sep 3

    Vocal Coasters

    Valleyfair

    This troupe of singers are serving up power house vocals, spine tingling harmonies, and the sickest dance moves this side of Soak City! LOCATION Midway Stage SHOW TIMES 3:00PM, 5:00PM, 6:00PM, 7:00PM JUNE 2 - SEPTEMBER 3 T, W, TH, F, SAT, SUN View more info »

  • Party with the PEANUTS
    Jul 4
    June 2 - Sep 3

    Party with the PEANUTS

    Valleyfair

    Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy and Snoopy are throwing a Plaza Party and YOU are invited! Join us for a show like no other as the PEANUTS characters rock out to some classic jams with our Planet Snoopy dance crew! LOCATION PEANUTS™ Plaza RUN DATES June... View more info »

  • Rock and Rockets
    Jul 4

    Rock and Rockets

    Mystic Lake Casino Hotel

    Free Admission FIREWORKS AT 10 PM Located outside near the Mystic Amphitheater It’s the pinnacle of summer in the U.S.—and we’ve got the celebration to match! Join us as we celebrate the red, white and blue with local artists and “The Voice” stars Kat Perkins... View more info »

  • Long Minnesota Goodbye Party
    Jul 4
    June 3 - Sep 3

    Long Minnesota Goodbye Party

    Valleyfair

    As is tradition in Minnesota, no goodbye should take less than an hour! We’ve got music, dancing and fun events to help you cope with leaving Valleyfair. Join some of your favorite Valleyfair entertainers and get the whole family moving to the goodbye beat! LOCATION... View more info »