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Twin Cities Jazz Festival - The Twin Cities Jazz Festival is a summer treat for all jazz-loverís! Come, join us for legendary jazz artists who will be sure to leave you wanting more!

Art-A-Whirl - This highly anticipated annual event welcomes local and regional visitors to the Arts District in Northeast Minneapolis to see the art being made in this area and to meet the artists. As visitors come to see the art over the three-day weekend they also experience the unique and welcoming community of Northeast Minneapolis.

City of Lakes Loppet Ski Festival - The City of Lakes Loppet is a cross-country ski festival featuring the beautiful trails and lakes of the Twin Cities. Join us on the first weekend in February for this celebration of winter in Minnesota!

Grand Old Day - St. Paul's annual first rite of summer takes place along historic Grand Avenue. Grand Old Day features activities for all ages! Don't miss out on this great tradition each year as summer is ushered in.

Holidazzle Village - You'll find choirs and bands performing, unique nightly events, shopping, food and other fun activities. Runs from Thanksgiving to Christmas Eve.

Lake Hiawatha Neighborhood Festival - The festival has it all: inflatable games available for young children to enjoy as well as face painting, hair painting and a clown with balloon animals. Make a bird feeder or bird house to take home for free, pony rides for children age 10 and younger. For the adventurous, there is a climbing wall, and canoe rides on Lake Hiawatha.

Loring Park Art Festival - The Festival consists of 140 visual artists displaying their original work in 12x12 booths, strolling musicians, scheduled stage performances, children's activities and food booths. The art work presented will be from a variety of media including painting, photography, printmaking, handmade paper, wood, jewelry, clay, sculpture, fiber, mixed media and glass.

Minneapolis Aquatennial - Aquatennial is the official civic celebration of the City of Minneapolis. Minneapolis residents, workers, and tourists have come to love and appreciate all that the City of Minneapolis has to offer during the Aquatennial Festival.

Minnesota Fringe Festival - Minnesota Fringe is a Minneapolis-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to connect adventurous artists with adventurous audiences. The biggest way we do this is by organizing the Minnesota Fringe Festival, an annual eleven-day performing arts extravaganza.

Powderhorn Art Fair - For two days each summer, white tents dot the landscape around Powderhorn Park bringing individuals from all over the country together to enjoy an abundance of creativity and skill that flows through the artists participating in the Powderhorn Art Fair.