Festivals
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Only a few things in life are more exciting than annual festivals. They provide something to look forward to that will add fun and entertainment to your life. From food festivals to music festivals and video festivals, we have something for everyone.

Enjoy a nice outing with your friends and family at one of these exclusive events held throughout the year in your area. Visit their websites or call for more information on what to expect, parking, specific locations, changes in dates, or any other questions you may have.
Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo

176 Cesar Chavez St
Saint Paul, MN 55107   Directions

(651) 222-8398

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Head over to Saint Paul’s West Side for "La Fiesta Mas Caliente de Minnesota"—Minnesota’s Spiciest Celebration—Cinco de Mayo! Mexican and other Latino organizations celebrate their culture by hosting a variety of performances. Aside from delicious food, you can expect to see a colorful parade, a lowrider car show and music to keep the party going all day (and evening) long.

Highland Fest
Highland Fest

790 Cleveland Ave S
Saint Paul, MN 55116   Directions

(651) 266-8989

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Celebrate the warm summer months and lovely weather by heading to the Highland Fest for plenty of outdoor fun. Listen to live music from the two concert stages as you wander around the Highland Village area where the festival is held. Take in the art, munch on some yummy food, have a blast on the amusement rides and, for 21 and up, enjoy some of the best craft-brews in the state.

Irish Fair of Minnesota
Irish Fair of Minnesota

200 Dr Justus Ohage Blvd
Saint Paul, MN 55107   Directions

(651) 645-0221

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Make your way to Harriet Island during August to witness the greenest weekend in Saint Paul at the Irish Fair of Minnesota. Just like St. Patrick’s Day, this fair brings out the Irish in everyone. Come by for music, food, drink and workshops—all designed to share the Irish culture. The proceeds of this festival benefit the new (non-Irish) immigrant projects and other Irish cultural activities throughout the year.

Minnesota State Fair
Minnesota State Fair

1265 Snelling Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55108   Directions

(651) 288-4400

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Join in the "Great Minnesota Get-Together," whether you are from the Twin Cities or are just visiting for the weekend fun at the Minnesota State Fair, the second largest fair in the US. Taste a variety of locally grown and homemade food, listen to a wide range of music on the three stages and learn about Minnesota’s evolving agricultural industry—from livestock displays to machinery and science exhibits. You'll feel like a resident of the state after partying at this festival.

Rondo Days
Rondo Days

1360 University Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55104   Directions

(651) 315-7676

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Learn about the rich history and contribution of the African American community in Saint Paul and the greater Minnesota area at Rondo Days. The once vibrant and tight-knit Rondo neighborhood was displaced in the 1960s with the construction of I-94; however, the Rondo Days festival preserves the music and energy of that community and shares it with the rest of the city.

Saint Paul Art Crawl
Saint Paul Art Crawl

308 Prince St
Saint Paul, MN 55101   Directions

(651) 265-4900

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Join in the seasonal, citywide festival of the arts at the Saint Paul Art Crawl. All along Downtown, Lowertown and Harriet Island, vendors and local artists set up tents and galleries to display their wares. Listen to local bands perform on stage and in the parade during this three-day long extravaganza, watch performances by theater and ballet groups and admire the art and culture of the Capital City.

Saint Paul Winter Carnival
Saint Paul Winter Carnival

75 W 5th St
Saint Paul, MN 55102   Directions

(651) 223-4700

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When a New York report in 1885 wrote that Saint Paul was "another Siberia, unfit for human habitation" during the winter months, residents were outraged and decided to put on the Saint Paul Winter Carnival to prove this statement wrong. See the festival that embraces the cooler side of Saint Paul culture and transforms the Capital City into a winter wonderland.

Selby Avenue Jazz Festival
Selby Avenue Jazz Festival

Selby Ave & Milton St
Saint Paul, MN 55104   Directions

(651) 645-1340

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If you’re feeling the blues, stop by the Selby Avenue Jazz Festival. Since 2002, people from all walks of life have gathered as a community to celebrate the residents and businesses of the area through music, food and other activities. See what the local vendors have to offer, take in the eclectic culture and enjoy the smooth sounds of jazz.

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