If you’re looking for events in the Twin Cities this March, there are so many great family friendly events to choose from. From the Maple Syrup Fest to the annual St. Paul St. Patrick’s Day parade, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Don’t forget that the Spring Parade of Homes is going on now. This year we have three homes in the Parade of Homes, we look forward to seeing you on the tour!

Events in the Twin Cities this March

Parade of Homes & Remodelers Showcase
When: Now through March 25th (Thursdays – Sundays)
Where: Various locations throughout the Twin Cities

BATC-Housing First Minnesota presents tours of new and remodeled homes across the extended Twin Cities region. Our tours are designed to help area families choose the right home, builder, or remodeler to serve their needs best. They’re also great resources to discover the newest designs, styles and decor choices to use in their own homes.

Tour hundreds of new homes twice a year (Spring and Fall) in the Parade of Homes, visit dozens of real remodeled homes the final weekend of each Parade of Homes in the Remodelers Showcase, and check out homes and remodeled homes from the region’s most prestigious builders and remodelers in the Artisan Home Tour!

Healthy Life Expo
When: March 3rd & 4th, 2018
Where: Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN

The LARGEST health, wellness, and fitness show in the upper Midwest returns to the Minneapolis Convention Center Sat & Sun, March 3 & 4! It’s the Minneapolis Healthy Life Expo.

Whether you’re an experienced fitness enthusiast or just beginning your health and wellness journey, the Healthy Life Expo is your one place to find the products, services, and information that you’re looking for.

See up to 200 local and national exhibitors showcasing everything to help you look, feel, and be your very best including: doctors, clinics, nutritionists, healthy cooking chefs, in-home fitness products, authors, women’s & men’s health, yoga, martial arts, and more!

Maple Syrup Fest
When: March 10th, 2018
Where: Eagle’s Bluff Environmental Learning Center
28097 Goodview Drive
Lanesboro, MN

The snow is melting, the sap is flowing! Join us in Eagle Bluff’s sugar bush to tap a maple tree. Be a part of the entire maple syrup making process, from identifying maple trees to a sap boil-off. Tours will start every half hour. Think you know your syrup? Take part in our maple syrup taste test!

Super Bold Winter Flower Show
When: Now through March 11th, 2018
Where: Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
1225 Estabrook Drive
St. Paul, MN

The Sunken Garden is transformed into a super bold Winter Flower Show. Enjoy the super scenery and the bold blooms of the Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers commemorating the big game in the Bold North.

Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade
When: March 17th, 2018
Where: Downtown St. Paul

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, find a sunny spot along the parade route on 5th street or around Rice Park and enjoy this celebration of Irish heritage in its 52nd year.

The St. Patrick’s Association has been sponsoring the St. Patrick’s Day parade in St. Paul since 1967.  They are a non-profit organization that supports the celebration of Irish heritage and encourages families to participate in this long-standing tradition.  The organization is 100% volunteer and raises money to sponsor the parade and pass on the extra profits to local charities.

Indoor Market
When: March 17th, 2018
Where: Discovery Center
4444 Hadley Avenue N
Oakdale, MN

Over 20 local vendors offering a unique variety of items including baked goods, jams, cheeses, meats, canned goods, sweets, salsas, strudels, jewelry, micro greens, and much more! The perfect place for holiday shopping! Check out the Community Booths to see what is happening locally, and enter your name for a chance to win the Vendors Variety Gift Basket. This is the vendors’ way of saying thank you for supporting the community and local businesses.

Home Improvement and Design Expo
When: March 24th, 2018
Where: National Sports Center
1700 105th Avenue NE
Blaine, MN

Attention all home improvement enthusiasts! The Home Improvement and Design Expo returns to the National Sports Center on Saturday, March 24th for the premier spring home show in Blaine!

See up to 120 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services to help you turn your dream home into a REALITY!

Featuring local and national exhibitors.

The SMART place to start your home improvement project!

Bring your ideas and blueprints. This show features everything home improvement related, including: remodelers, landscapers, architects, interior designers, contractors, decks, kitchens, bathrooms, entertainment rooms, roofing, window, siding, financing, and much more!

PLUS: Don’t miss the speaker stage with free speakers giving tips, ideas, and advice – every hour, on the hour!

*Free Parking!

Twin Cities Women’s Expo
When: March 24th, 2018
Where: Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN

As we change, so does the world. As we empower each other, we ourselves are enriched and enlightened. The Women’s Expo provides the opportunity for women from all walks of life to meet, be entertained, learn something new, engage in community and be inspired to reach for their dreams as never before.

This year’s expo is filled with opportunities in health and wellness, social activities, community engagement, technology and science, financial planning, and entertainment as well as a focus on family, relationships, and career.

Join us on March 24 at the Minneapolis Convention Center for the 2018 Twin Cities Women’s Expo.

Minneapolis Home and Garden Show
When: March 30th – April 1st
Where: Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN

Is it spring yet, Minnesota? The un-official kick-off to spring, the 2017 Minneapolis Home + Garden Show is back for two full weekends Friday, Feb. 24 – Sunday, Feb. 26 and Friday, March 3 – Sunday, March 5 at the Minneapolis Convention Center (1301 Second Ave. So.).

The Show is sure to inspire homeowners with its more than 1,000 experts sharing new ideas and practical advice as well as hundreds of exhibits featuring innovative products and services. The Show boasts great deals and shopping experiences all related to home, gardening, remodeling, and home décor. Tickets are now on sale online at HomeandGardenShow.com.