What’s Happening This Weekend: August 18-21

Here’s a list of what’s happening around the Twin Cities and Minnesota August 18 – 21, 2022.

If you have upcoming weekend events that you would like on this list, please email information to

Continual updates to this list will be made on the Give Me The Mike Facebook page.


Al Franken at ACME Comedy Company in Minneapolis (sold out)

Art in the Gardens at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chaska

Buckets: A Joyful Journey by Stages Theatre Company in Hopkins

Clearwater Rodeo in Clearwater

Disney’s Descendants The Musical by Burnsville Community Theatre in Burnsville

Emma at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis

Game Fair in Ramsey

Goodview Days in Goodview

Local Heroes Days in Monticello

Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in Brainerd

McLeod County Fair in Hutchinson

Minnesota Twins homestand vs. Texas in Minneapolis

Nowthen Threshing Show in Nowthen

Orononco Gold Rush Days in Oronoco

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Wacipi in Shakopee

Steele County Free Fair in Owatonna

St. Paul Saints homestand vs. Scranton in St. Paul

Sweat at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis

Woodbury Days in Woodbury



CBD Expo Tour in St. Paul

Taste of the Fair at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights (registration closed)

Twenty One Pilots at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul

Twin Cities River Rats in Minneapolis

Wild Nights at Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley (21+)



CBD Expo Tour in St. Paul

Duran Duran at Treasure Island in Welch

Nur-D at First Avenue in Minneapolis



The Anoka Food Truck Festival features more than 50 food trucks, ranging from pork belly to tea.

Anoka Food Truck Festival in Anoka

Art in Bayfront Park in Duluth

Buffalo Art & Craft Festival in Buffalo

Chastity Brown at First Avenue in Minneapolis

Echo Days in Echo

Excelsior Outdoor Flea Market in Excelsior

Henderson Hummingbird Hurrah in Henderson

Kendrick Lamar at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul

Live Racing + Food Truck Festival at Canterbury Park in Shakopee

Live Your Healthy Lyfe in Minneapolis

Minnesota Renaissance Festival in Shakopee

Minnesota United FC vs. Austin in St. Paul

Minnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco in Minneapolis

Pillsbury House + Theatre’s 30th Anniversary Block Party in Minneapolis

Slavic Experience in Minneapolis

Stomp Out Suicide in Wyoming

ZZ Top at Mystic Lake in Minneapolis



Art in Bayfront Park in Duluth

Black Entrepreneur State Fair in Minneapolis

Japanese Obon Festival at Como Park Zoo in St. Paul

Minnesota Renaissance Festival in Shakopee

Slavic Experience in Minneapolis

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Wicked at Hennepin Theatre Trust in Minneapolis (through August 28)

Monster Jam Thunder Alley at Valleyfair in Shakopee (through September 5)

Van Gogh and the Olive Groves at Minneapolis Institute of Art in Minneapolis (through September 5)

The Alice: An Immersive Cocktail Experience at Stillheart Distillery in Minneapolis (through October 20)

This Show is Cheaper Than Gas at Brave New Workshop in Minneapolis (through November 5)

Footloose at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres in Chanhassen (through February 4)

Immersive Van Gogh in Minneapolis

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