photo credit Grand Avenue Facebook page
Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
This weekend, the Ordway and its surrounding parks will host an array of kid-friendly art, music, and dance performances and activities from around the globe.
Ordway show tickets (good for both days) $5, outdoor events free!
WaterFest @ Lake Phalen
Saturday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Splish-splash the day away at the Ramsey-Metro Watershed District’s annual outdoor celebration of our clean lakes. There will be boating, fishing, dancing, parading, arts-and-crafts-ing, and more.
TPT Family Fun Day @ Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
It’s an entertaining interlude during a day at the zoo. Listen to live music from children’s band Snapdragon Seeds, take a break in the Time Zone to watch a favorite TPT show, and watch toddlers’ reactions to meeting “real live” TPT characters Curious George, Word Girl, and Daniel Tiger.
Grand Old Day @ Grand Avenue in St. Paul
Sunday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
St. Paul’s largest block party (pictured above) is a grand old time for kids of all ages. See the parade beginning at 9:30 a.m. at Dale St. and Grand Ave., then stick around for live music, family activities (including face painting and a village of bounce houses), and more than 150 food booths. Consider it your Minnesota State Fair appetizer.