Summer Activities

With Memorial Day fast approaching, summer calendars are filling up fast with barbeques, family vacations and other gatherings. We’ve compiled a list of free, local events that are happening in the South Metro.


Burnsville hosts outdoor movies in their Flicks on the Bricks events. Shows begin at dusk on select Friday nights throughout the summer at Nicollet Commons Park. For the schedule and more information, click here.

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Join in the celebration at the Pan-O-Prog Festival in Lakeville. Plan to take in the parade, fireworks and other activities through the week of 4th of July. For more information, click here.Image result for lakeville mn pan o prog

Apple Valley hosts Freedom Fest during the week of 4th of July. Enjoy the carnival or the Cub Foods Family Fun Night. For the details and more information, click here.

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Just down the road, the city of Savage celebrates its most famous resident during its annual event, Dan Patch Days. This year it falls on June 22 through June 25. Saturday boosts a full day of activities and finishes the celebration with fireworks. For the full schedule, click here.

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Rosemount’s Leprechaun Days includes a full week of events from July 21 through July 30. This event includes carnival rides, food and music with a firework show to finish off the weekend. For details and more information, click here.

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Farmington hosts a Music and Movies in the Park series as well as their annual Dew Days on June 13-17. Dew Days is a celebration of summer complete with a parade, several contests and a run. For more information, click here. For the Music and Movies in the Park dates and details, visit the city webpage.

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If you head out to enjoy any of these events or celebrations, be sure to tag #TeamLuckyDuck in your photos. We’d love to see you enjoying the summer weather and the great communities throughout the metro area.

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