Some events are city-wide, others are specific to neighborhood or regional parks. Below, a sample of MPRB’s annual events are highlighted.
Kites of all colors, sizes, shapes and themes fly over Lake Harriet.
Minneapolis residents celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King in an annual city-wide observance.
Earth Day Cleanup (CANCELED)
This day of service encourages life-long commitment to the environment through volunteer experiences and environmental education.
Arbor Day (CANCELED)
This city-wide Spring event reminds everyone about the importance of trees and how we can take care of them.
This annual event encourages Americans, especially youth, to get active outdoors and embrace our parks, forests, refuges and other public lands and waters.
Join us to celebrate, promote and cultivate knowledge and appreciation of African-American history and culture.
From music and food to entertainment and fireworks, the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board and its partners offer a variety of family-friendly opportunities that put some sparks – large and small – into the 4th of July.
Catch the buzz on bumble bees, honey bees, solitary nesting bees and more!
Celebrating Indigenous culture with music, art, food, exhibitors and more.
Enjoy a day of community celebration with music, family activities and more.
Celebrate the monarch butterfly at this one-of-a-kind family event that includes music, dance, hands-on art, good food, and plenty of monarch butterflies.
What better way to explore the Minneapolis Park System than on a bicycle ride!
Celebrate the different cultures in the City of Minneapolis and surrounding communities.