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Grand Avenue is the host of four of the best Twin Cities community focused events, Grand Old Day, Paws on Grand, Grand Harvest and Grand Meander. Each with its own theme, these four events bring in people from around the Midwest to celebrate pets, the fall season, the holiday season, and summer fun in the sun. In addition to these four events, Grand Avenue hosts a variety of one time events, such as Ladies Night Out. Make sure to mark your calendar and join us for a good time. We know your annual Grand Avenue events will have you coming back year after year!
Grand Old Day, the biggest one day festival in the Midwest, marks the official start of summer in Minnesota. Held annually on the first Sunday in June, it is widely known as the favorite of all Twin Cities events. Experience live music, games, fair food, festival gardens (21+), the parade, family fun stages, the art fair and so much more when you join the crowds at the Midwest’s favorite one day festival, Grand Old Day!
Celebrate the dog days of summer on St. Paul’s Grand Avenue with Paws on Grand! Paws on Grand is held annually on the first Sunday in August. Enjoy the Paws on Grand dog wash, rescue a pet, get a doggie photo taken, and even watch your pooch walk down the aisle and into wedded bliss!
Celebrate the fall season with Grand Ave’s Grand Harvest, one of the best fall events in the Twin Cities! Grand Harvest will take place on Saturday, October 10th. More information will be coming soon, but make sure to join us for this fun fall event!
Grand Meander celebrates the holiday season with a full days worth of festivities for young and old alike, and has become known as one of the best Twin Cities holiday events. Grand Meander is held annually the first Saturday in December. In the morning have breakfast with Santa, take a ride on a fire truck, and visit with Santa’s reindeer. In the afternoon enjoy the young art fair and Art at Ramsey, both displaying art be the students in and around the Grand Avenue area. You can also take part in trolley rides, soup tastings, and the community tree lighting! Don’t miss out on the best of the Twin Cities holiday events, Grand Meander!
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