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 9
    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 »

  • Newsies
    Sep 9
    Mar 2 - Sep 29


    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 »

  • Dog Days of Summer Handicapping Tournament
    Sep 9
    Sep 8 & 9

    Dog Days of Summer Handicapping Tournament

    Canterbury Park

    Win an entry to the National Horseplayers Championship and the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge! $650 Entry, includes: $150 Entry Fee $100 to prize pool $400 Live Bankroll First prize: $10,000 Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) entry AND National Horseplayers Championship (NHC*) entry plus 15% of prize... View more info »

  • Downtown Shakopee Farmers Market
    Sep 9
    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 »

  • Social Saturdays
    Sep 9
    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 »