Summer in the City: Free & Cheap Activities for Families

July 27, 2022 3:00 pm

Throughout the summer, the Twin Cities is home to a wide variety of free and cheap activities for kids and adults alike. Check out a few of our favorite spots and enjoy the rest of the sunny season!

The Walker Art Center Sculpture Garden: The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is free, requires no tickets for admission, and is open from 6 am to 12 midnight every day! More info click HERE

Visit the Mill City Farmers Market for free entertainment and shopping along the
riverfront Saturday mornings. Explore Mill Ruins Park. More info click HERE

The Como Zoo and Conservatory is a free/donation-based zoo with a Japanese garden, conservatory and a carousel. More info click HERE

Visit Bde Maka Ska Park – the largest link in the Chain of Lakes that has three beaches and walking trails. More info click HERE

Visit Minnehaha Park, one of Minneapolis’ oldest and most popular parks featuring a majestic 53-foot waterfall, limestone bluffs, and river overlooks. More info click HERE

A list of places in Minnesota to watch outdoor movies for FREE this summer! More info click HERE

The North Commons water park features loop slides, a shallow water pool, water playground features, geysers and funbrellas, and a wading pool – lots of fun for everyone with FREE admission for kids. More info click HERE