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Family-friendly events in and around Super Bowl LII’s host city celebrate football and our land of snow and ice. more

Jan 11, 2018 1:10 PM , The Fam 1 Comments

Ice skating and hockey in Bryant Square Park

Photo courtesy of the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

Bring the children! After-dark skating adventures in our State of Hockey await, sometimes with s’mores. more

Jan 10, 2018 1:55 PM The Fam

The waterpark resort next door to Mall of America unveils its northwoods transformation, with more amenities and activities for kids and adults. more

Dec 13, 2017 12:15 PM The Fam

Calm is the new crazy as many retailers back off on the post-turkey overnight shopping. But if you still want to, there's fun and deals to be had around the clock. more

Nov 16, 2017 7:38 PM Swag

Sever's Fall Festival

Photo courtesy of Sever's Fall Festival

From apple orchards and pumpkin patches to the Extreme Corn Pit, the Twin Cities has tons of options for family fun. more

Sep 28, 2017 10:45 AM The Fam

Great Wolf Lodge Minnesota's raft ride

Photo courtesy of Great Wolf Lodge Minnesota

The $30 million renovation of the old Water Park of America near Mall of America will be complete by December. more

Jul 20, 2017 7:01 PM Travel & Visitors

Kids at the Minnesota Children's Museum

Photo courtesy of Minnesota Children's Museum

Raining and pouring? Here are 39 ways to make the day far more than a snore. more

Jul 5, 2017 11:13 AM The Fam 1 Comments

A new game from two Minnesota moms will make your whole family laugh out loud. more

Jun 28, 2017 2:30 PM The Fam

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Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Fort Snelling State Park is a good place to start. more

Jun 26, 2017 2:50 PM Kids & Family

Tangletown 4th of July Parade

Photograph from Tangletown Neighborhood Association

Kid-friendly Independence Day fêtes: bike parades, face painting, fireworks, and more. more

Jun 20, 2017 3:40 PM The Fam

We asked the real experts—kids!—what they think of the totally reimagined museum, which re-opens Wednesday. more

Jun 5, 2017 11:52 AM , The Fam

Bloomington Kite Day

Photo courtesy of the city of Bloomington

Bloomington Kite Day kicks off a summer of kite-filled skies in the Twin Cities. more

May 17, 2017 11:35 AM The Fam 1 Comments

The Color Run Twin Cities

Photograph courtesy of The Color Run

Bouncy, bubbly, color-soaked ways to log a 5K with the kids this summer. more

Apr 24, 2017 12:50 PM The Fam

Two children pick up trash at Highland Park during last year's St. Paul Citywide Cleanup

Photo by Erin Carter

Celebrate Mother Nature and the whole fam with these environment-themed celebrations. more

Apr 7, 2017 9:30 AM The Fam

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Photo courtesy of Three Rivers Park District

Ten great hiking trails for families, from stroller rollers to trail trekkers. more

Mar 29, 2017 3:40 PM The Fam 1 Comments

Easter Egg Hunt

Photo courtesy of Minneapolis Parks

From forest trails to castles, 12 egg-ceptional hunts around town. more

Mar 29, 2017 3:05 PM The Fam

St. Patrick's Day Family

Photo by Mike McGinn

Twelve ways to channel the luck of the Irish this weekend. more

Mar 14, 2017 11:00 AM The Fam

Children at Tonkadale

Photo courtesy of Tonkadale

These spring gardening classes are just what you need to shake the last of the winter blues. more

Mar 8, 2017 3:10 AM The Fam

Disney On Ice presents Dream Big

Photo courtesy of Feld Entertainment, Inc.

Five things to know before you see all those princesses take the ice at Target Center. more

Mar 2, 2017 12:20 PM The Fam

In Creekfinding, children's author Jacqueline Briggs Martin tells the true tale of an old creek discovered under Iowa farmland and restored to its blooming, gurgling, buzzing glory. more

Feb 24, 2017 3:45 AM The Fam