The weather has been delightful for March in Minnesota. So far there has been no tournament snow storms (knock on wood). Most of the snow is gone and the temps have already shot up into the 60s! It’s a great time to get out and tour the 2020 Spring Parade of Homes with more than 400 homes to tour, you’ll need all month to get through them. After visiting Pratt Homes on the Parade of Homes, be sure to check out these other family friendly events in the Twin Cities this March.

Events in the Twin Cities this March

It’s Tapping Time!
When: March 1st, 2020
Where: Harriet Alexander Nature Center
Roseville, MN

Come along as volunteers tap maple trees, collect sap and boil it to make delicious maple syrup. Learn about traditional syruping methods, enjoy Native American stories, and taste maple treats. No charge for this sweet family outing!

If you have an interest in helping the volunteers with this process, we can use you! Call Volunteer Coordinator Rachel Boggs, 651-792-7028 for more information.

Winter Flower Show
When: Now through March 22nd, 2020
Where: Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
1225 Estabrook Drive
St. Paul, MN

The 2020 Winter Flower Show will feature purple azaleas, jewel tones with dark red cyclamen, blue pansies, dark pink/maroon oriental lilies, veltheimia and various amaryllis.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win Exhibit
When: March 10th – 12th, 2020
Where: Minnesota Children’s Museum
10 7th Street West
St Paul, MN

Buckle Up for High-Speed Fun! In this exhilarating exhibit kids will explore physics concepts through the world of car racing. • Compete to see who has the fastest car at the track table • Test tire-changing speed in the Pit Stop Challenge • Experiment to see how car design affects speed and performance • Race down a Hot Wheels track and go over a jump without crashing • Experience the unique sounds of different race car engines This exhibit is locally sponsored by United Healthcare.

Let’s Roam Saint Paul: Soaring Sights Scavenger Hunt
When: March 14th, 2020
Where: 80 Aurora Avenue
St. Paul, MN

The capital of Minnesota has amazing sights at every turn. On this fun-filled Saint Paul scavenger hunt, explore the iconic buildings, great green spaces and epic sculptures.

How many horses gallop atop the State Capitol? Which world famous author hangs out at Rice Park? Find out on this scavenger hunt of Saint Paul!

You can do at any this interactive scavenger hunt at any time. Explore the art & culture & history of Saint Paul.

What you’ll see: Rice Park, State Capitol, Mississippi River

LuckyPalooza on West 7th
When: March 14th, 2020
Where: West 7th Street
St. Paul, MN

Kick off your St. Patrick’s festivities at the 6th annual LuckyPalooza block party on Saint Paul’s West 7th Street

Party starts at 2:00pm and runs until 11:00pm when the party continues inside tents and bars on West 7th.

March Clothing Drive
When: March 15th, 2020
Where: GoodStyle White Bear Lake
2182 4th Street White Bear Lake, MN

Help us to help our communities in need. Donate clean, new or gently used clothing, men’s and women’s, sizes infant to adult, and receive a coupon for 15% off one regular-priced item.

Kickin’ It Irish
When: March 15th, 2020
Where: Celtic Junction Arts Center
836 Prior Avenue N
St Paul, MN

Celebrate Saint Paddy’s Day in true Irish style with Kickin’ It Irish, the family-friendly live Irish music and dance spectacular. Featuring Dublin native and original Riverdancer Cormac O’Sé, Kickin’ It Irish is a modern fusion of show-style Irish dance and live Irish music. The lineup consists of 20 world-class dancers, including regional and national champions, and an international six-piece band.  In addition to Cormac O’Sé on accordion, the driving dance band includes Aidín Ní Shé, Midwest Fleadh champion in English and Irish song; Todd Menton, multi-instrumentalist and lead singer of band Boiled in Lead; Brian Miller of acclaimed band Bua; Randy Gosa of The Lost Forty; David Ochs on fiddle; and Seán O’Brien, former Riverdancer and Riverdance musical director.

St Patrick’s Day Parade
When: March 17th, 2020
Where: Starting at Mears Park
St Paul, MN

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a celebration of St. Paul’s Irish heritage and the many Irish clans that still reside in the area today. Our Association has been sponsoring the parade since 1967 and we encourage everyone in the Twin Cities to embrace this long-standing tradition.

When: March 21, 2020
Where: Saint Paul RiverCentre
175 Kellogg Blvd
St Paul, MN

Minefaire, MINECRAFT® Fan Experience, players and their families unite to meet their favorite YouTube creators, compete in tournaments and build battles, participate in the famed costume contest, solve the Minecraft Escape Room, witness live stage shows, learn from Official Minecraft Developers and Education Global Mentors, shop at the World’s Largest Official Minecraft Merch Store for event exclusives, and more!