Grand Old Day, Saint Paul’s first rite of summer, is where to go when you’re looking for things to do in the Twin Cities. It’s the kick off to Minnesota festivals season, and is the largest one-day festival in the Midwest.
Mark your calendars for the first Sunday in June, because you don’t want to miss out on Grand Old Day – one of the biggest and best Twin Cities events of the summer!
Fun for Everyone!
Grand Old Day is one of the best Minnesota festivals for people of all ages and interests. The only requirement is that you like having fun!
Whether you’re looking for the best summer parades in Minnesota (complete with candy, of course!), Minnesota music festivals to jam out to, some of the best fair foods Minnesota has to offer, or just some good old Minnesota family fun activities in the sun – St. Paul’s Grand Old Day is the place to be!
The festival features 4 “districts,” along Grand Avenue, stretching from Fairview Avenue to Dale Street. With the Family Fun Activites District, the Art District, the Sporting District, and the Entertainment District, it is one of the best Twin Cities events for people of all ages and tastes.
Sunday, June 2, 2013
Along Grand Avenue in St. Paul MN from Fairview Ave to Dale St.
Grand Old Day is FREE to attend.
To gain admittance to the live music festival gardens, a wristband/ticket is required, and festival garden guests must be 21+. Wristbands are available for purchase on the day of the festival for $8 at Wristband Booths located near each festival garden. Your wristband gets you into all 6 live music festival gardens.
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Head to Grand Ave. on Thursday, February 28th from 5-9pm for a night of food, shopping, indulgence and fun! There will be a variety of activities, sales and specials available and all worth taking advantage of. You can also obtain a punch card. Visit 5 participating businesses, get your card punched and turn in your card for a chance to win prizes. One Grand Prize Winner will win a $25 giftcard from ALL 23 of the participating businesses and 23 Runners-Up will win a $25 giftcard from one of the participating businesses.
Noteworthy specials include:
- Complimentary sushi roll with the purchase of a cocktail at Saji-Ya
- $4 Cosmos at The Lexington
- All natural spa treats & refreshments at Whole Foods
- Buy one shellac manicure for $25, get one free at Grand Hairdos
- B1G1 free pizza and ice cream at Grand Ole Creamery
- Click here for a full list of offers.
Make a fun gift for your Valentine February 9th at Wet Paint on Grand Avenue in St. Paul. Stop in from 11am-2pm!
Make your own heart ornament this Thursday at Wet Paint on Grand Ave. in St. Paul.
With this Groupon offer, save $25 at Juut in Roseville. Offer cannot be used on services experienced within the past 12 months. Limited quantity available.
This Sunday is one of Wet Paint‘s most popular events of the year! In conjunction with Grand Avenue’s Paws on Grand, walk your animal friend down the Avenue this Sunday & stop at Wet Paint for its official portrait by a guest artist. Artists this year will include Roz Stendahl, Ken Avidor, Kat Corrigan, Christine Mitzuk, Tracey Thompson, and Tim Jennen.
Portraits are free, but donations are encouraged for The Pet Project.
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Sunday, August 5, 2012
1684 West Grand Avenue
To celebrate Paws on Grand, Lululemon Grand Ave. is hosting a special class in their store… Doga! Yoga for you and your dog!
The goal of this class is to bring physical, mental and emotional relaxation to both human and dog through a combination of restorative yoga postures, gentle doggie stretches and breath work. Special treats after class to refuel and rejuvinate you and your dog for the rest of the day! Doors open at 9:45 and class will be from 10:00-11:00. As always class is complimentary and mats are provided!
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Lululemon – Grand Ave.
870 Grand Ave.
St. Paul, MN
Make your own paper kite this Saturday at Wet Paint!
This summer, we’re marrying up our favorite Japanese papers (washi) with a traditional kite design in an easy kit that you can put together & decorate on the spot with help from Wet Paint staff. If the wind is right & the kites are dry, we’ll even fly them!
Saturday, July 21, 2012
1684 Grand Avenue
Check out the Cooks of Crocus Hill Garage Sale this weekend. If Dad is cook, now is the time to shop for a Father’s Day present!
Cooks of Crocus Hill
877 Grand Ave.
Mind over matter. You’ve heard it a million times but do you really know how to do it? The inspiring lululemon athletica West End ambassador, Kitty Orient, will guide us through an exploration of a variety of meditation methods. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, refreshed and with the tools to help you meditate whenever you need it. The event will be from 8-9 pm. As always this is complimentary and mats are provided.
If you’re really into meditation, CorePower Minneapolis has free mediation sessions every Sunday at 11am. Check calendar to confirm.
Monday, March 14, 2012
Lululemon- Grand Ave.
870 Grand Avenue
St Paul, MN