Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon | Sept. 29-Oct. 1
Ignite your inner athlete at the most beautiful urban marathon in America. The route begins at Minneapolis’ US Bank Stadium and winds around iconic lakes such as Isles, Bde Maka Ska, Harriet and Nokomis before crossing into Saint Paul, finishing at the gorgeous Minnesota State Capitol. If 26.2 isn’t for you, the weekend also includes 5K, 10K, 10-mile, and other fun family events starting Saturday, Oct. 1.
Rails & Ales | Sept. 29-Oct. 1
The return of ‘Rails and Ales’ for the tenth year in a row! Join the self-guided experience that will take place over the course of 3 days, with the goal of creating a fun-filled weekend (Friday, September 29 at 4 PM through Sunday, October 1 at 6 PM). With more time to explore, you’ll be able to visit even more taprooms, all while not having to fight crowds as you “crawl”.
Oktoberfest at Waldmann | Sept. 29 - Oct. 1
Oktoberfest at Waldmann features more than twenty live musical performances, the award-winning S.G. Edelweiss German dancers, games, contests, festival food and of course great Oktoberfest beers, wines and non-alcoholic beverages--all under a big tent over Waldmann's historic Biergarten.
Rhythm & Brew | Sept. 30
Returning for a second year, Rhythm & Brews’ is the outdoor, live music event you should attend this fall on Saturday, September 30 from 1 to 5 pm at CHS Field – Home of the St. Paul Saints. A celebration of the season, beer, seltzers, RTDs, friendship, and live, original music, the event is an affordable afternoon with beverage samples in a commemorative glass, outdoor games, a DIY artisan area, and much more all included in the ticket price and admission.
The Bloody Mary Festival | Oct. 7
A celebration of the most beloved brunch cocktail! For one day, the tastiest Bloody Mary's in Minnesota will be under one roof at Union Depot. Sample drinks from local bars and restaurants and vote for your fave. Only one will be named the best.
Recognized for its tremendous success, the Saint Paul Art Crawl has become a model arts event that is emulated in cities across the country. To the artists and residents of Saint Paul, the event means much more, though. The Art Crawl has evolved from a fun weekend art event to a framework for creating and fostering important, interdependent relationships between the arts community and the city itself.
St. Paul Art Crawl at Union Depot | Oct. 6-8
Ready to refresh your home or wardrobe? Shop 30 local artists with a wide variety of options at Union Depot including painters, photographers, mixed media artists, jewelry designers and apothecary creators! Come support local makers and bring home a new piece of art.
An outdoor festival with performances from Drag Artists, Hildie Edwards, Colin Bracewell, Nur-D and more! There will also be an indoor queer maker’s market!
In addition to all of these great events, we’ve also got some other ideas for how you can spend a weekend enjoying all the beauty fall has to offer.
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