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
    Sep 3
    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
    Sep 3
    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 »

  • Christmas in September
    Sep 3

    Christmas in September

    Minnesota Renaissance Festival

    Christmas in September brings holiday spirit and good cheer early this year. Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest View more info »

  • 1889 Harvest Festival
    Sep 3
    Sept 1 - 3

    1889 Harvest Festival

    The Landing

    Immerse yourself in 1800s Minnesota River Valley life and visit with costumed interpreters living on the frontier, farmstead, and village. Celebrate summer's end with a town fair and participate in cooking and food preservation demonstrations Food concessions available. Enter through the west entrance. Drop-in anytime;... View more info »

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

    The Great Gazebo Get-Together


    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 »

  • Corn Feast
    Sep 3
    Sep 1 - 3

    Corn Feast


    The 42nd Annual Corn Feast is coming back to Valleyfair this fall as one of the parks longest-standing traditions. There will be over 30,000 lbs of FREE corn at the park for all guests to indulge in (while supplies lasts). All the corn combinations you... View more info »

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

    Sally's Sing-A-Long


    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 »

  • Bark in the Park Championships
    Sep 3

    Bark in the Park Championships

    Canterbury Park

    We’re crowning the top dogs on Labor Day for the Bark in the Park Championships! Presented by the Star Tribune Bark in the Park Championships • First Horse Race 12:45 p.m. • Bulldog, Corgi, Wiener dog and Basset Hound races in between live horse racing... View more info »

  • Hit the Open Road
    Sep 3
    Aug 3 - Sep 3

    Hit the Open Road

    Mystic Lake Casino Hotel

    Endless vistas. Summer sunsets. Weekends at the cabin. It’s road trip season! Live life in the fast lane on a new motorcycle, or hit the open road in a Ford® Mustang! Choose Your Own Adventure with Up to $1,000 Free Slot Play! We’ll draw three... View more info »

  • Benchwarmerz
    Sep 3
    June 2 - Sep 3



    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
    Sep 3
    June 3 - Sep 3

    Long Minnesota Goodbye Party


    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 »