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Your Weekend Guide for things to Do in Minneapolis: June 14-16

It’s Father’s Day weekend, Minneapolis!  And what better way to celebrate our Twin Cities’ dads than to get out, get moving, and spend some quality time outside.  The sun is shining this June, and Minneapolis is bursting with things to do outside this weekend.

Friday, June 14
St Louis Park Parktacular 2019 at Wolfe Park
Minneapolis, MN

This weekend, splash into summer with the annual Parktacular Festival!  Festivies run all weekend.  Featuring a parade, live music (including a performance by Rock the ROC with R Factor at 5:30pm tonight!), food trucks, expos, pony rides, a petting zoo, and events for the kids, this Parktacular celebration will wrap up on Sunday with a Father’s Day waffle brunch.  Interested in celebrating family fun in one of Minneapolis’s beautiful parks?  Visit the event’s website at for further information.

Saturday, June 15
Play Ball! Sports in Scott County at Scott County Historical Society
Shakopee, MN

Does anything say Father’s Day quite like baseball?  Celebrate some local history this father’s day weekend at Play Ball! Sports in Scott County.  This exhibit explores the way that our Twin Cities region interacts not only with sports, but also with history.  Play Ball! takes statistics and numbers and brings them to life through real life stories from local residents.  Want to learn a little bit about our history in the area as well as baseball?  Visit the Scott County History Museum’s website for more details.

Sunday, June 16
Minnesota Twins at Target Field
Minneapolis, MN

Is there anything more quintessentially American than baseball?  This Father’s Day, take Dad down to the Target Field to see the Twins play.  Grab a hotdog, find a funnel cake, and settle in for the seventh inning stretch this Sunday.  Fingers crossed for a sunny day!  For more information, including ticket prices and availability, parking directions, or how to best navigate to the field on game day, visit the Twins’ website at  Show your father how much he means to you this Sunday at the baseball game.

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