About Minneapolis Festivals

(Minneapolis, Minnesota, MN, USA)

Minneapolis is known for its street artists and entertainment, as well as its impressive calendar of annual festivals and its many open-air summer celebrations, which are often staged within the principal parks.

Popular festivals in Minneapolis include the following events.

Annual Minneapolis Festivals

  • January: Winter Carnival, taking place every year at the beginning of January, with street processions and local entertainment
  • February: Winterfest, known for its jazz music and beer, hosted by the Minneapolis Craft Brewers' Guild
  • April: Minneapolis / St. Paul International Film Festival, with many popular screenings of international films, in various central cinemas and venues
  • May: May Day Parade, including a large and colorful procession through the city center towards Powderhorn Lake
  • June: Twin Cities GLBT Pride, an enormous gay pride events with festivities centered around the Loring Park in Minneapolis
  • July: Aquatennial, featuring a range of unusual events, including an exciting 'Milk Carton Race' and open-air concerts
  • July: Basilica Block Party, taking place over two days in aid of charity, with live music, dancing and large crowds
  • August: Minnesota State Fair, with a large selection of family fun and plenty of things to do for all ages

Minneapolis Convention Center
Address: 1301 2nd Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota (MN), 55403, USA
Tel: +1 612 335 6000
Website: www.minneapolis.org/minneapolis-convention-center

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