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Woodbury Days

Woodbury Days, the city's biggest and most beloved summer festival, returns to Ojibway Park at the end of the month for its 41st year. Organizers report that, last year, almost 300 businesses participated in the event and more than 30,000 people attended. Check online for a detailed schedule of events, but don’t miss some perennial favorites: the business fair, the bingo tent, the petting zoo, the Taste of Woodbury, the beer tent…you get the idea. Party on, Woodbury. We’ll see you at the park!  Read more about Woodbury Days

Irish Fair in St. Paul

Preserve, cultivate and celebrate the rich Irish heritage along the Mississippi River by delving into authentic dishes, listening to live music and watching Irish dancers perform. All proceeds go to the Minnesota Irish cultural community and the supporting new immigrant groups through the help of the Legacy Fund. Read more about Irish Fair in St. Paul

Minnesota State Fair

Keep it classic this year and start your morning off with Tom Thumb donuts or shake it up with all new DIY donut flights from the Hangar. Whether you’re visiting the award-winning livestock barns or taking a turn on the giant slide, be sure to keep sunscreen applied and one hand free at all times for that next new confection on-a-stick.  Read more about Minnesota State Fair

Nativity County Fair

Nativity of Our Lord School and Church, 1900 Stanford Avenue in St. Paul, is holding its annual County Fair on Friday September 13 (5-10pm), Saturday September 14 (10am-5pm) and Sunday September 15 (11:30am-5pm). Admission is Free! Activities for all ages: rides, kids games, food, beverages, Art Market, creative activities, live and silent auctions, fun run, bingo, and ongoing live entertainment Read more about Nativity County Fair

Together It Gets Better 5K

The public is invited to join the Suicide Prevention Collaborative at the 9th annual “Together it Gets Better” 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, September 14th at Colby Lake Park Pavilion in Woodbury, MN.  On-site registration opens at 8am and the event will begin at 9am.

On average, one person dies by suicide every 11 hours in the state of Minnesota. It’s the 2nd leading cause of death for young adults. And while there is no single cause to suicide, it’s possible to reduce these statistics and save lives. Read more about Together It Gets Better 5K

Minnesota Reptile Show

Unleash your cold blooded side and marvel at reptiles such as snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs, chameleons, geckos, dragons and more. Gawk at small exotic mammals, such as sugar gliders, and hedgehogs or browse through various animal vendors for the latest food, cages and toys for your next pet. Read more about Minnesota Reptile Show

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