Spend the Summer in St. Paul

Things to Do in Minnesota This Summer

Travel to Minnesota and experience a variety of entertaining activities happening around the Twin Cities all summer long. From live music and sporting events to carnival rides and games, Minnesota is the ideal destination for months of summer fun.

Baseball Games

It’s officially baseball season, and the Minnesota Twins are in full swing! Grab some peanuts and Cracker Jacks and head down to the greenest ballpark in America, Target Field, for a day of fun.


Rock out this summer with the hottest acts in Minnesota. Watch local artists at the Dakota Jazz Club or listen to the sounds of Minneapolis’ hip-hop scene at Fifth Element. From indie to international, there’s a summer concert in the Twin Cities for everyone!


Returning to Minneapolis August 1-4, the X-Games showcases some of the world’s best extreme sports, including BMX biking and skateboarding events, as well as big-name musical acts, including Diplo, Incubus, Wu-Tang Clan, and more.

Golf Tournaments

The sun is shining, the temperatures are warming up, and the great game of golf is calling your name. PGA tournament season is here in Minnesota, and there are plenty of ways to enjoy it. Watch the pros play, register for a tournament, or book a tee time at a local course and practice your swing.

Minnesota State Fair

Known as The Great Minnesota Get-Together, the annual state fair is the one of the most popular tourist destinations in the region. Attracting more than two million guests annually, this event is packed with rides, games, food, and attractions for the entire family.