Local Events in Minneapolis, MN

When guests stay at the University Inn, they are surrounded by local sightseeing opportunities and major attractions such as the U.S. Bank Stadium, Target Field, the University of Minnesota, and the TCF Bank Stadium. Many of the local events Minneapolis features are held annually and offer fun for the entire family.

Upcoming Events

Look at some of the top Minneapolis events happening over the next few months. Visit Minneapolis today and make memories of a lifetime!

Stone Arch Bridge Festival

This popular art and music festival is held on the Minneapolis riverfront in June. There are culinary arts, live music performances, family friendly activities, car shows, a variety of beers to sample and so much more.

Minneapolis Aquatennial

This fun-filled event has more than 70 events including a Torchlight Parade, fireworks, activities for the entire family and milk carton boat races. There are activities for all ages at this popular annual event.

Minnesota Fringe Festival

Held in the first week of August, the Minnesota Fringe Festival features hundreds of music, dance and theater performances at about 20 different venues. The shows are 60 minutes or less and guests can travel easily to the next show by bike, bus, car, or on foot.

Uptown Metris Art Fair

Attend one of the top fine art festivals in the Midwest during the first week of August. Visitors can enjoy youth art fairs, family friendly activities, culinary competitions, music, food and a beer tent.

Lake Hiawatha Neighborhood Festival

Join the welcoming community of Lake Hiawatha and celebrate the neighborhood this August. Visitors can enjoy local food, canoe rides, an inflatable water slide, a wading pool, music and family friendly activities throughout the day.

Twin Cities Marathon

Discover your inner athlete and participate in the races this October. Since 1982, this has been one of the premiere running events in Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Everyone of any age can join in the fun!