For the Kids

The 2020 Flint Hills Family Festival

Bring the whole family for a day of wonder, imagination, and all-ages fun!

Presented by the Ordway, the Flint Hills Family Festival is an annual multi-day event featuring performances, free activities, art-making, and more. Families will be swept away on adventures that spark imagination and inspire exploration, with performances by artists from all over the world and right here at home. Read more about The 2020 Flint Hills Family Festival

Sons of Mystro

Sons of Mystro are young violinists made up of brother duo Malcolm, 23, and Umoja, 20, who use their violins to creatively interpret various genres of music; reggae classics, American pop songs, and their own creations. Stunning virtuosity.

In covering a song, Sons of Mystro invariably enhances that particular song due to their unique styling. Read more about Sons of Mystro

Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical

Polkadots follows 8-year-old Lily Polkadot who just moved to the “Squares Only” small town of Rockaway. As the first Polkadot in an all-Square school, Lily faces an almost impossible task of gaining acceptance from her peers. From daily bullying, to segregated drinking fountains, Lily’s quest seems hopeless until she meets Sky, a shy Square boy whose curiosity for her unique polkadot skin blooms into an unexpected pal-ship. Read more about Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical

NOOMA, an opera for babies

This opera for babies uses parachutes to create an intimate world of wonder and interaction.

Designed by Moving Star Vocal Ensemble, the performance invites our youngest audiences into an expanding and contracting world and immerses them in a parachute’s movements as it becomes a metaphor for breathing. Bring imagination and your full selves into this baby and toddler-centric experience designed just for them! Read more about NOOMA, an opera for babies

CycleHealth Kidarod

Bring out the kids for a fun and unique experience. This is a two-mile foot race that includes sliding, pulling, hiking, climbing and a chance to meet real husky sled dogs! The event is for children ages 7–17, but new to the race this year is adult family members can run with the children. All ages.  Read more about CycleHealth Kidarod

Wayzata Chilly Open

Visit Wayzata for its biggest, chilliest community event of the year. Enjoy free skating on Wayzata Bay and a movie night in the heated 19th Hole Tent with heartwarming hot cocoa and tasty treats. Watch colorful kites overtake the sky for the Snowkiting event. Finish the festival with the ticketed Golf Tournament and annual Chili Cook-Off. All ages. 952.473.9595 Read more about Wayzata Chilly Open

SnoDaze

Lace up those skates and bundle up for a night of fun at Sibley Park. Skate under the stars as you enjoy a night of music and fun. After carving up the ice, you and your family can warm up around the firepit and cook up some s’mores. All ages. 612.370.4844  Read more about SnoDaze

Family Funday: Groundhog Day Celebration

Join the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board to celebrate Groundhog Day. Get the kids outfitted for a day partially outside, partially inside with fun crafts, games and activities. Hike the surrounding North Mississippi River Regional Park with a naturalist in search of those weather predicting woodchucks and see if we’ll get six more weeks of winter after all. All ages. 612.370.4844 Read more about Family Funday: Groundhog Day Celebration

2020 Saint Paul Winter Carnival

The Winter Carnival is back for 2020! This year’s events will include ice carvings, merchandise and food sales, music and much more. Bring out the whole family and come join the fun at the recently renovated Rice Park and Landmark Center. This all-day event will be a fun time for everyone in the winter months. All ages.  Read more about 2020 Saint Paul Winter Carnival

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