How to Celebrate Father’s Day and June 16 in the Twin Cities


✊🏿 Sunday is June 16th, and there are a host of local events to remember and celebrate. Fox9 and Star Tribune have full listings.

🏙 Spend Father’s Day at the Stone Arch Bridge Festival, a two-day festival along West River Parkway near downtown Minneapolis. Free.

🎶 New York Afropunk Festival comes to Minneapolis this weekend, complete with a music festival, panels and a black-owned local business market. Prices vary.

😂 Watch comedians like Manitowoc Minute’s Charlie Berens, Chris Redd, Sal Vulcano and Maria Bamford are performing at the Minneapolis Comedy Festival this weekend. Prices vary.

☀️ Celebrate the longest day of the year a few days earlier at Midsommar Saturday, held at the American Swedish Institute. PS: This has nothing to do with the horror movie A24 2019. $15, registration required.

🏴‍☠️ Mississippi River Cruise or watch from the banks a parade of riverboats on Saturdays near Champlin. All participating ships must be decorated as a pirate ship. Free.

🎉 Watch the St. Louis Park Grand Day Parade on Saturdays during the Parktacular Festival — check the map for road closures. Free.

🎊 Party on Selby Avenue in St. Paul Saturday at Selby Fest, a family-friendly block party from Fairview to Saratoga. Free.


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