FESTIVALS & EVENTS

Welcome to Minnesota's Festival Spot!

From the annual Twin Cities Film Fest to music festivals and cultural celebrations, St. Louis Park and Golden Valley are home to a smorgasbord of exciting festivals and events.

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Oct 1 – 2, 2021

OktoBeerMeatFeast

Join Under Pressure Brewing for two days of German fun with a wurst eating contest, Märzen on tap, barbecue from Big Daddy's Rockin Q, live music and games.

Under Pressure Brewing
FREE EVENT

Oct 3, 2021 Occurs Every Week

Market in the Valley

Golden Valley's outdoor farmer's market featuring locally grown produce, meats, cheeses, honey, arts and crafts and much more.

Golden Valley Water Tower
FREE EVENT

Oct 5, 2021 Occurs Every Week

Live Music on the Patio – Tuesdays

Enjoy live music on the patio at the Park Tavern every Tuesday.

Park Tavern
FREE EVENT

Oct 6, 2021 Occurs Every Week

Live Music on the Patio – Wednesdays

Enjoy live music on the patio at the Park Tavern every Wednesday

Park Tavern
FREE EVENT

Oct 7, 2021 Occurs Every Week

Live Music on the Patio – Thursdays

Enjoy live music on the patio at the Park Tavern every Thursday.

Park Tavern
FREE EVENT

Oct 21 – 30, 2021

Twin Cities Film Fest

Every October, the West End comes alive with movie magic as filmmakers and film aficionados alike descend upon the area for the Twin Cities Film Fest, a 10-day celebration of independent and Minnesota-made films. The ShowPlace ICON Theatre plays host, screening over 100 short and feature-length movies, from documentaries to dramas. Passersby may even spot a celebrity or two!

ShowPlace ICON Theatres

Oct 22 – 23, 2021

40th Annual Halloween Party

Celebrate Halloween at Westwood Hills Nature Center. Enjoy music from DJ Bob, carnival games, a puppet show, trick-or-treating on Mother Nature's Trail and refreshments.

Westwood Hills Nature Center

Head to the patio at JJ's Clubhouse for Halloween fun for pups and kids, including free pumpkin decorating and a doggy costume contest.

JJ's Clubhouse

Oct 28 – 31, 2021

Spooktacular Family Weekend

Join REM5 for a Spooktacular Weekend of spooky Halloween VR experiences, candy, decorations and a costume contest.

REM5 VR Lab

Oct 29, 2021

Goblins on Ice

Free indoor or outdoor skating to celebrate Halloween.

The Rec Center & The ROC
FREE EVENT

Join the Park Tavern for a Halloween bowling party and costume contest, with family fun from 12 - 6 pm and 21+ from 9 pm - close.

Park Tavern

It's Zombie Prom at Punch Bowl Social with DJ music, costume contest and special Halloween punch all night long!

Punch Bowl Social
FREE EVENT