Arts & Performance

Disney’s 'Coco' with Live Orchestra

Disney’s Coco is colorful, creative and lauded for its music, and rightly so. For the first time ever, the Mexican folklore-inspired adventure to the land of the dead will be accompanied live by the Minnesota Orchestra performing Michael Giacchino’s score from beginning to end. 

'Fiddler on the Roof' at the Orpheum

The classic tale of love, life and family comes to town for just one week this summer. We can all relate to story of a father’s traditions on one hand and his free-spirited daughters on the other hand. L’chaim! 

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

Broadening the definition of American music, Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter and storyteller Lyle Lovett will perform a blend of country, jazz, folk, gospel and blues alongside his band.

Arbor Lakes Art Fair

With hand-crafted creations ranging from photography and ceramics to jewelry and original artwork, visitors can dive into a world of unique creativity. In addition to the number of local artists, this event will also have additional forms of entertainment, tasty food and a kid-friendly art zone to fuel every patron’s needs.

Minneapolis Vintage Market at the American Swedish institute

Take the hassle out of rummaging through miscellaneous items for quality products and visit this unique, yet trendy shopping experience. This month, visitors can shop for one-of-a-kind vintage clothing, home furnishings, vinyl accessories and more on the lush grounds of the Turnblad Mansion, home of the American Swedish Institute. 

Loring Park Art Festival

For 19 years, the Loring Park Art Festival has combined the beauty of creative expression and community to develop an engaging event for all. Featuring a Lakes & Legends Beer Garden, a variety of tasty foods and 140 visual artists, there is something for every eye and taste bud to enjoy. 

Raising a Couple of Stinkers at the Jungle Theater

Two cute kids, a criminal grandma and one stay-at-home dad is a recipe for both disaster and the humanity of parenting in Stinkers. Writing and directing are Josh Tobiessen and Sarah Rasmussen, the duo behind 2017’s small-town comedy Lone Star Spirits.

Twin Cities Summer Jam Music Festival

Larger-than life greats of rock, pop and country will shake Shakopee’s Canterbury Park for a crazy three-day weekend of summer jams. Lineup includes Aerosmith, Tim McGraw, REO Speedwagon and Soul Asylum. Go for a day or sing to the tunes all weekend. 

Cities 97.1 presents the 25th Basilica Block Party

Get ready to benefit the preservation of our historic Basilica by rocking its socks right off. The positive and poppy Jason Mraz, Scottish electro-pop stars CHVRCHES and Semisonic of “Closing Time” fame promise an eclectic but fully danceable weekend. 

Aquatennial Celebrations

Kick off the week of celebrations with Minnesota’s largest nighttime parade along Hennepin Avenue, marvel at the Twin Cities River Rats as they perform entertaining tricks on the water, up your fitness game and partake in the Torchlight 5k or sit back and watch in awe at one of the top five annual firework displays in the nation on Saturday evening. With a wide range of events, there is something fit for all shapes and sizes.

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