Summer is in full swing and there’s plenty to do in the Twin Cities metro area. As custom home builders in the eastern metro of the Twin Cities, we love to share events happening in and around our neighborhoods – Fable Hill, Spring Farm, The Royal Club and Twenty-One Oaks. This month there’s plenty going on and fireworks too!

Events in the Twin Cities this July 2023

Eagan Market Fest
When: Wednesdays, all summer long!
Where: 1501 Central Parkway
Eagan, MN

Find fresh produce, locally made food products, fine arts and fun! Learn about healthy-living and enjoy live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, and more from one of the top voted Farmers Markets in Minnesota.

Ham Lake Farmer’s & Artisan Market
When: Wednesdays, all summer long!
Where: Mickman Brothers Parking Lot
14630 MN- 65
Ham Lake, MN

Farmer’s and Artisan Market focusing on supporting local vendors. Our market features locally grown produce, locally produced artisanal food items, handmade art and craft vendors and a handful of direct sale items.

July 4th Funfest
When: July 2 – 4, 2023
Where: Central Park Fairgrounds
1501 Central Parkway
Eagan, MN

Eagan’s July 4th Funfest has grown to one of the largest community events around! Funfest will take place on July 2nd at Viking Lakes and July 3rd & 4th at Eagan Community Center’s festival grounds.

Festivities on July 2nd will include but are not limited to: Paddle North, Kidstrong, family-friendly demonstrations by Lowes, live music all day, and a silent disco at night. Funfest staples like the carnival, bike parade, classic car show, live music, bingo, beer garden, 4th of July parade and fireworks will all take place on July 3rd and 4th!

All of these events are free to the public and local beer partners and food trucks will have good and beverage options available for purchase.

Karl Oskar Days
When: July 5 – 8, 2023
Where: Lindstrom, MN

This year will be the 61st Annual Karl Oskar Days! Expect a fun mix of new and traditional events similar to past years. Activities include Downtown Marketplace, Info Booth, Food Vendors, Kids Zone, Fireworks Show, Street Dance, Parade, Car Show and so much more!

Various locations throughout the Lindström area.

Anoka Riverfest & Craft Fair
When: July 8th, 2023
Where: Downtown Anoka
2015 First Ave North
Anoka, MN

The 24th Annual Anoka Riverfest & Craft Fair will be held in historic downtown Anoka on Saturday, July 9th, 2023. One of the Twin Cities largest summer craft/artist events, drawing in over 20,000 people. With over 150 juried artisans and crafters, a variety of creative and original work will be available including; jewelry, glass work, pottery, paintings, woodwork and much more. Families can enjoy plenty of food options and much more. FREE ADMISSION, FREE PARKING!!

Wine Meets Art Festival
When: July 8 & 9, 2023
Where: Saint Croix Vineyards
6428 Manning Ave N
Stillwater, MN

Enjoy a day of local art and crafts, local award winning wines and local food. All paired with wonderful music! Interact with artists and artisans as you stroll through the show.

Art at St Kate’s
When: July 8, 2023
Where: St Catherine’s University Grounds
Randolph & Cleveland Aves
St Paul, MN

Art at St. Kate’s is one of the finest one-day outdoor art fairs in Saint Paul. It is located on the beautiful triangular green space at Cleveland and Randolph Avenues on the Saint Paul campus of St. Catherine University.

Art at St. Kate’s features quality work by 100 juried artists who create and sell fine crafts including clay, fiber, glass, leather, jewelry, metal, paper, wood, mixed media, as well as fine arts including painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. This art fair has everything from leather handbags, cloisonné pendants, and stained glass to hand-woven scarves, wood and copper birdhouses, woodcut prints, acrylic and oil paintings, collages, original cards, metal sculptures, quilts, hand-blown glass, hand-made paper, ceramic vases, plates, and mugs.
Strolling musicians and food trucks are also part of the art fair. Free event. Free parking.

Our five featured artists include some of the upper Midwest best known: Kat Corrigan, painting, Minneapolis; Carrin Rosetti and Richard Gruchalla, clay, Duluth; Nancy Potek, fiber, Scandia; Sheila Bayle, beaded jewelry, Eagan; and Jim Capps, stained glass, Kerkhoven.

Lumberjack Days
When: July 14 – 16, 2023
Where: Lowell Park
101 Water Street
Stillwater, MN

Join us for the 86th annual Stillwater Lumberjack Days! We’ll have live music concerts, parade, medallion hunt, vendors, Lumberjack competitions, contests, river fun!

Stillwater Flea and Craft Market
When: July 22 & 23, 2023
Where: Washington Co Fairgrounds
12300 40th St N
Stillwater, MN

Stillwater Flea & Crafter Market has grown over the years – about 200 vendors and crafters every month!! This fun outdoor event is held once a month May thru Sept. at the Washington County Fairgrounds in the Stillwater/Lake Elmo area. (Located just south of Hwy 36 on Hwy 15, also called Stillwater Blvd.) Our vendors and crafters have an offering of everything from A to Z!! Find antiques, household, furniture, garden art, clothing, tools, sports, jewelry, collectibles, vintage, food, arts and crafts, new, old, rusty and rustic, local fresh produce and much, much, more. Awesome food vendors on site too! FREE admission and parking. Find us in the South Parking Lot area of the Fairgrounds.

St Paul Food Truck Festival
When: July 22, 2023
Where: Union Depot Lot C
360 E Kellogg Blvd
St. Paul, MN

Free event featuring 60+ food trucks, live music & beer!
The 7th annual St. Paul Food Truck Festival is back at Union Depot in Lowertown St. Paul Saturday, July 22nd.
With hours from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m you’ll be able to sample food truck delicacies all day long.
More than 60, YES 60 food trucks will be selling their unique street eats with global cuisines ranging from Maine lobster rolls to birria tacos, New Zealand meat pies & even deep fried ice cream! Food trucks will be sprinkled about Union Depot’s LOT C.
In addition to the de-lish food trucks, the festival will include unique experiences on 4 wheels: fashion/clothing trucks, vintage record truck, photo booth truck and something just for our four-legged attendants! Other activities include life-size Jenga, mechanical bull, bean bag toss, henna tattoo artists, psychic tarot reader & more.
You’ll be able to enjoy local cover bands which pairs nicely with a freshly poured handcrafted beer or seltzer.

Center City Days
When: July 28 – 30, 2023
Where: Center City, MN

Fantastic Small Town event. Maiden Dixie opens the event on Friday night! Enjoy good food and fun with the parade and Grandpa’s Triathlon!!