In Minnesota, we love celebrating other each other’s heritages. That’s what will be happening in both Minneapolis and St. Paul this weekend. Any excuse to have an outdoor festival, right?
Harriet Island may have been underwater for a good part of the summer. But now it’s all dried up and ready for some wiggly butts! Please, let me explain. Sunday is Saint Paul Parks and Recreation’s Bark and Rec Day, which includes the 2014 Wiggle Butt 5K.
What do you have penciled in on your calendar this weekend? Nothing? You’re in luck, because the WCCO Morning Show crew has more than enough suggestions to keep art lovers, dog lovers, beer lovers, and south suburbia lovers happy.
The “Taste of Minnesota” is underway in a new location. Organizers say it’s been so popular, they’re running out of food and had to call in for more! The Fourth of July festival moved from Harriet Island in St. Paul, Minn. because of flooding, to the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia, Minn.
Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman announced Monday that fireworks for the 4th of July will take place at the State Capitol Mall Friday evening. Fireworks for the holiday were scheduled as a part of the “Taste Of Minnesota” festival. The festival was scheduled at Harriet Island, but was moved to Waconia, Minn. due to flooding.
Every couple plans their wedding with the hope that it will be the perfect day. But flooding at Harriet Island in St. Paul is causing a lot of anxiety for some brides and grooms-to-be. So far, four weddings have been cancelled because of the swollen Mississippi River, and couples are scrambling to make last-minute changes.
Summer is here again, and with it comes Fourth of July parties all across the state. Where will you celebrate?
The venue for “A Taste Of Minnesota” is shifting about 40 miles west due to heavy flooding in downtown St. Paul, Minn. The festival is moving from Harriet Island to the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia, Minn.
Harriet Island is under water, so organizers with the Taste of Minnesota have had to scramble to find a new location. Linda Maddox said this late in the game, it will be difficult to pull off.
The Taste of Minnesota will no longer be held on Harriet Island in St. Paul, Minn. due to expected flooding. According to the Taste’s website, significant flooding is expected on the island and for safety reasons they decided to move the location.
There are plenty of beautiful places in the Twin Cities if you’re looking to for the perfect background to compliment your next selfie. But which locale will get you the most “likes” on Instagram?
A decades-old tradition is heading back to the island next summer after a number of years off. Organizers with the Taste of Minnesota have announced that the popular summer event will return to Harriet Island next Fourth of July weekend.
Beginning this week — and every Saturday throughout the summer — park rangers will be hosting guided tours. You choose which route: Harriet Island, Stone Arch Bridge or Fort Snelling. We asked the rangers to give us a little sneak peak.
Summer is a time to make the most of the outdoors. It is also a time when summer theater groups in Minnesota ramp up the entertainment options, more than making up for the lighter summer schedule of mainstream theater.
The Minnesota Opera plans to present free outdoor concerts next month.
If traveling to Germany to celebrate Oktoberfest is not feasible, why not check out one of these celebrations held right here in Minnesota?
The largest free Irish Fair in the US hit the Twin Cities this weekend. People came out to Harriet Island in St. Paul starting on Friday night to enjoy music, dancing, and food.
Saturday is the start of the two-day River’s Edge Music Festival. About 35,000 people are expected for the Harriet Island, event which features national acts like Dave Matthews and Tool as well as local acts.
Russ Korpela and Patrick Hunt are from Ellsworth, Wisconsin. They made the trip to St. Paul for the big festival. “I’ve been down here for Taste of Minnesota so it’s nice to see another music festival come to Harriet Island. And we are big fans of Tool, so we came to check it out,” said Korpela.
Heading out to River’s Edge Music Festival this weekend? Well, there’s a few things you may want to know before you go.
Dave Matthews Band and Tool will headline the first ever River’s Edge Festival, slated for Harriet Island in June.
The Mississippi River is starting to cover Harriet Island near downtown St. Paul.
The March of Dimes is moving two fundraising events in Minnesota this spring because of the potential for flooding on the Mississippi River.
St. Paul city officials have rejected four proposals for events to replace the Taste of Minnesota. That means no summer festival in 2011. However, there will be July Fourth fireworks at Harriet Island.
It was a popular 4th of July weekend event for nearly three decades. But it looks like the Taste of Minnesota festival has ended its run.