Events Calendar

Live music, Food Truck Fairs, golf tournaments, riverfront fireworks and family-fun parades are just a few of the events happening this summer. Get outside, explore the city culture, and enjoy the many events in Minneapolis this summer season. With this events calendar, sort by event type and dates to find out what’s happening each day. The events listed on this page are one time events. If you are looking for more ideas check out our seasonal events calendar where you can find exhibits and shows that are around for months at a time.

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Sleeping Beauty Ballet

November 20th to 29th

The Continental Ballet Company presents Sleeping Beauty November 20th through November 29th. Come check out this phenomenal performance. Tickets are $25 for adults, $19 senior citizens/students, free admission for children under 13.

1800 West Old Shakopee Road Bloomington Center for the Arts
Bloomington , MN 55431

Zenon Dance Company's 32nd Fall Season

November 21st to 30th

The program showcases Cuban choreographer Osnel Delgado's first dance piece on a U.S. company, "Coming Home." The Cuban coreographer is this year's Northrop McKnight International Artist. Zenon also premieres "blind drive driveaway" by Brooklyn-based choreographer Vanessa Anspaugh. Come see the show, Friday and Saturdays, November 21-22, 28-29. Tickets are $34. 

528 Hennepin Ave The Cowles Center
Minneapolis , MN 55403

Macy's Santaland

November 22nd to 24th

Take in the magical, animated display of "A Day in the Life," telling the story of Santa's elves as they prepare for Christmas. Visit Santa and get memorable photos to last a lifetime. Don't forget to stop at Mrs. Claus' bakery and Santa's toy shop for treats and holiday shopping. Opening date November 22. See schedule for more details.

700 On The Mall Macy's Downtown Minneapolis-8th Floor Auditorium
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Irving Berlin's White Christmas

November 25th to 30th

The classic holiday movie "White Christmas" comes to the stage at last. Irving Berlin's White Christmas tells the story of two buddies putting on a show in a magical Vermont Inn, and finding their perfect mates in the process. Full of dancing, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written, Irving Berlin's White Christmas promises a merry and bright theatrical experience for the whole family. 

910 Hennepin Ave Orpheum Theatre
Minneapolis, MN 55403

K. Michelle Live Pre-Thanksgiving Celebration

November 26th to 26th

Head to the Minneapolis Convention Center on November 26th for a Pre-Thanksgiving celebration. Watch K. Michelle Live with special guests RIco Love. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets are available at select location. 

1301 2nd Ave S Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Nomad World Pub Drinksgiving

November 26th to 26th

The Nomad World Pub is excited to celebrate Drinksgiving on November 26th, with a special Midweek Beer Geek event featuring Brewery Ommegang, Valar Morghulis, and Adoration. Join in on chats about the beers and brewery, followed by Beer Trivia. Test your beer knowledge for your chance to win great prizes. Stick around to see the Minneseries on a Wednesday to observe Thanksgiving on Thursday. Free Mashed Potato Bar, followed by shots of great beer. 

501 Cedar Avenue Nomad World Pub
Minneapolis, MN 55454

First Avenue: The Ike Reilly Assasination with American Scarecrows and Sam Cassidy

November 26th to 26th

The Ike Reilly Assassination will perform at First Avenue November 26th at 7:30pm. $15 at the door. Must be 18+

701 N 1st Avenue First Avenue & 7th Entry
Minneapolis , MN 55403

The Danger Committee Presents: A Stocking Full of Awesome IV

November 28th to 3rd

The Danger Committee's hilarious holiday tradition, A Stocking Full of Awesome, continues with this year's installment, HUP!  The Herald Angels Sing.  A Stocking Full of Awesome is a two act show with intermission. Run time is 90 minutes, followed by Q&A with the performers.  Appropriate for the whole family.  

824 Hennepin Ave Brave New Workshop
Minneapolis, MN 55403

North Loop Small Business Saturday

November 29th to 29th

Check out Small Business Saturday in the North Loop and start your holiday shopping by supporting local businesses! Enjoy over 50 free gift card giveaways, carolers & entertainment, and amazing holiday deals. 

Minneapolis , MN

The Ugly Sweater Run

November 29th to 29th

Race Begins at 11:00 a.m.

How do we plan to battle the cheesy holiday season? By running with the Ugliest Sweaters you can find! Join thousands of people at the Merriest 5k on the Planet!

200 Dr. Justus
Saint Paul, MN 55107


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