Summertime is Here: Don’t miss our Guide to St. Paul in the Summer

Updated May 4, 2018
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The fun never stops in St. Paul! If you’re looking for a way to get out and enjoy local events, here are plenty of things to do in St. Paul today, tomorrow and all summer long!

St. Paul Saints

All Summer

CHS Field in Lowertown

Address: 360 N Broadway St, St Paul, MN 55101

Ticket prices vary

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Baseball in Minnesota hits a new level of fun with Saint Paul Saints professional baseball. Affordable tickets and the Saints entertainment team make for great family fun. The quirky themed nights, tasty ballpark concessions, fireworks, giveaways and inexpensive cost make game-day one of the favorite activities in the area.

Grand Old Day

June 3, 2018

Grand Ave, St Paul


Grand Old Day is Saint Paul’s first act of summer and the place to be on the first Sunday of June. There is plenty for the entire family to do at the largest one day festival in the upper Midwest. With over 150 food vendors, family fun area, art district, and six festival gardens; this is a day you will not want to miss. Kick off the summer season with Grand Old Day!

St. Paul Summer Beer Fest 

June 7, 2018

Minnesota State Fairgrounds

Address: 1265 N. Snelling Ave St. Paul, MN 55108

Tickets: $10-$60

Event Website

St. Paul’s favorite beer festival dedicated to craft beers! St. Paul Summer Beer Fest will take place Saturday, June 9th, 2018 from 2-5pm (early admission at 1pm) at the MN State Fairgrounds – International Bazaar in beautiful St. Paul.

This outdoor craft beer festival will feature sampling from over 100 breweries in a commemorative tasting glass, live music, tasty food, educational seminars, a silent auction benefiting the YMCA of St. Paul, and the fun atmosphere of MN State Fairgrounds.

Music in Mears

June 7 – August 30, 2018

Every Thursday

All shows run 6-10pm

Mears Park

Tickets: Free

Event Website

Music in Mears was founded in 2004 by Brian Horst (Details Style Lab) and Kyle Johnson (Top Tier Athletes). The series that started with just 4 shows in September grew to 12 weeks in 2006 and continues to add to the excitement of living, working or playing in Downtown St. Paul!

Twin Cities Jazz Festival

June 21 – June 23, 2018

Mears Park

Event Website

The Twin Cities Jazz Festival is a free family-friendly event attracting over 40,000 people to the vibrant, joyful sounds of jazz. Festival events are held in and around beautiful Mears Park in the heart of downtown Saint Paul’s historic Lowertown neighborhood.

Como Zoo

All Summer

Address: 1225 Estabrook Dr, St Paul, MN 55103

Tickets: Free. A voluntary donation of $3 for an adult and $2 for a child is suggested.


For over 100 years, Como Zoo and Marjorie McNeely Conservatory in St. Paul, Minnesota has charmed, educated and entertained millions of children and adults while fostering an appreciation of the natural world. If you’re looking for something fun and free to do this summer, enjoy your day with family and friends, walk around the grounds and observe the animals at play. Later, stroll over to Como Town amusement park and be entertained with rides, games and food.

Minnesota State Fair

August 23 – September 3, 2018

Minnesota State Fairgrounds

Address: 1265 N. Snelling Ave St. Paul, MN 55108
Tickets: $9-$14

Event Website

The Minnesota State Fair is one of the largest and best-attended expositions in the world, attracting nearly 2 million visitors annually. Showcasing Minnesota’s finest agriculture, art and industry, the Great Minnesota Get Together is always 12 days of fun at the end of the summer. This year’s grandstand acts include The Beach Boys, Sugarland and much more.

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