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

  • Newsies
    Jul 15
    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 15
    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 »

  • The Great Gazebo Get-Together
    Jul 15
    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 »

  • Downtown Shakopee Farmers Market
    Jul 15
    July 15 - Sep 30

    Downtown Shakopee Farmers Market

    Downtown Shakopee

    We're excited to host our brand new Downtown Shakopee Farmers Market! Get ready to enjoy some of Minnesota's best farm-to-table vendors including fresh vegetables, handmade jewelry, syrups, gifts, and so much more. Skip the grocery store and come out and support local businesses and farmers. View more info »

  • Taste of Shakopee
    Jul 15

    Taste of Shakopee

    Huber Park

    The Taste of Shakopee is an event that showcases local food vendors allowing them to highlight signature dishes to the event patrons. This year we are adding a Business Expo and children/family activities. Hope to see you there! If you want to have a booth... View more info »

  • Snoopy’s Dog Days of Summer
    Jul 15
    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 »

  • Minnesota Eats Food Festival
    Jul 15
    July 14 - Aug 5

    Minnesota Eats Food Festival

    Valleyfair

    Join us for four weekends of the most quirky, delicious, and uniquely Minnesotan food combinations you can possibly imagine. We’re talking hotdishes, juicy lucys, and fresh fried walleye in every way conceivable! Don't forget about our delectable desserts - flan, s’mores, strawberry fluff, and blueberry... View more info »

  • Sally’s Sing-A-Long
    Jul 15
    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 »

  • Pepsi Family Day
    Jul 15
    May 27 - Sep 3

    Pepsi Family Day

    Canterbury Park

    Sunday is Pepsi Family Day at Canterbury Park, including family day activities like pony rides and face painting! First race 12:45 p.m. Pepsi Family Days are every Sunday race day until August, when there will be no live racing at Canterbury Park. (Sundays May 27... View more info »

  • Social Saturdays
    Jul 15
    May 5 - Sep 15

    Social Saturdays

    Canterbury Park

    Follow us on social media & receive access to special offers every Saturday! #CanterburyForTheWin First race 12:45 PM* Check-in on Facebook every Saturday during live racing hours and receive two free admission passes.  Simply show your check-in on Facebook to the staff at the live racing information booth... View more info »

  • All-Star Stunt Dogs
    Jul 15
    June 16 - Aug 17

    All-Star Stunt Dogs

    Valleyfair

    Experience the exciting routines from the world's most athletic and talented dogs this summer at Valleyfair! Stunt Dog Productions dogs have been rescued from pounds and shelters across the country. Their mission is to promote pet adoption, responsible pet ownership, and educate on the importance... View more info »

  • Minnie & The St. Pauls
    Jul 15
    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 15
    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 15
    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 »

  • Benchwarmerz
    Jul 15
    June 2 - Sep 3

    Benchwarmerz

    Valleyfair

    The St Paul Saints 2nd String Team took a wrong turn and ended up here in Shakopee. See if you can find them wandering around the walkway! LOCATION Midway Stage SHOW TIMES 4:45P, 5:45P, 6:45P JUNE 2 - SEPTEMBER 3 M, T, TH, F, SAT,... View more info »

  • Long Minnesota Goodbye Party
    Jul 15
    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 »