Father’s Day around Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN

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Father’s Day around Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN

The Twin Cities. If you will be here in this corner of the nation whether as a visitor, returnee or local, you’ll be delighted to know they punch above their weight for events and activities here in Minneapolis. Year-round, with the growth of the area, the parties and celebrations here only grow more numerous and more broad in attendance, there’s something here for everyone. Read on for some of our favorite ways to celebrate Father’s Day here around Minneapolis-St.Paul.

Golfing around the Twin Cities

Whether going 18 or just a relaxed round of mini-golf, taking the family out to the green is a great way to make the most of the June weather! Como Golf Course is a beautiful 18-hole course neighboring the gorgeous Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, including practice greens and a pub on-site, while Highland Park is a great alternative nine-course format. The Can Can Wonderland is a better option for families with younger travelers, featuring outlandish and colorful backdrops in the charming Hamline Midway neighborhood. Last but not least, the Walker Art Museum has a lesser known mini golf course on its outdoor terrace, also providing for great views of the Minneapolis skyline.


Stone Arch Bridge Festival

With bountiful vendors, live music, artisans, performances and of course, delicious food galore, the Stone Arch Bridge Festival is a great way to spoil Dad to one of Minneapolis’s most celebrated traditions. Aside from fresh Midwestern produce and one-of-a-kind gifts, The Art of the Car Show is also another point of note, where car collectors of the Twin Cities show off their best.

Stone Arch Bridge Festival

Back to the 50’s Weekend

Another highlight for car lovers is the Back to the 50’s Weekend, one of the largest showcases of antique cars in the Midwest, also including live entertainment, music, crafts and food. Take the family down to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds for this event celebrating Americana and American Car Culture. 


Dining around Minneapolis

Of course, this being Father’s Day, we haven’t forgotten the most important part of this holiday. Food! If you’ll take Dad out on the town and spoil him with his favorite cuisines and dishes, Minneapolis is a city so rich in talented chefs and upscale kitchens that you’ll be spoiled for choices. Fhima Minneapolis offers an eclectic menu of classics such as giant waffles and strawberries, to lobster Benedict, Moroccan lamb or shakshuka, while Jax Cafe offers a wide variety of European-American pastry favorites and sweet treats, while the Copper Hen is a more family friendly venue, the highlight being their mouthwatering potato dishes. 


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