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

  • High Roller Coaster Car Auction
    Aug 28
    Aug 24 - Sept 14

    High Roller Coaster Car Auction

    Scott County Historical Society

    Bring home an iconic piece of Valleyfair! The 1974 High Roller Coaster Car #1 goes on the auction block Friday, August 24 at noon.  This is a major fundraiser for the Scott County Historical Society.  We are extremely grateful to Valleyfair for their generous donation... View more info »

  • Minnesota State Fair
    Aug 28
    Aug 23 - Sep 3

    Minnesota State Fair

    Minnesota State Fair Grounds

    Often referred to as the “Great Minnesota Get-Together,” the annual Minnesota State Fair is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region. The fair attracts nearly 2 million guests annually. This end-of-summer tradition is always held the 12 days leading up to and... View more info »

  • Newsies
    Aug 28
    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 »

  • Pre-K Playdates
    Aug 28
    June 5 - Aug 28

    Pre-K Playdates

    Valleyfair

    Do you have a 2018 Pre-K Pass? Show up to the park at 9:00 AM every Tuesday in June, July and August, show your pass, and go on your favorite Planet Snoopy rides before the park opens to the public. On June 12, July 10, and August... View more info »

  • Valleyfair Cares
    Aug 28
    Aug 20 - 31

    Valleyfair Cares

    Valleyfair

    Get a day of thrills - give the gift of hope. Valleyfair is partnering with the 30-Days Foundation for our annual Valleyfair Cares! The 30-Days Foundation is a Minnesota-based, non-profit organization that assists people in real-life financial crisis. Since 2011, the foundation has assisted over... View more info »

  • The Great Gazebo Get-Together
    Aug 28
    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
    Aug 28
    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 »

  • Vocal Coasters
    Aug 28
    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
    Aug 28
    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
    Aug 28
    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
    Aug 28
    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 »