5 Fun Fairs and Festivals near Woodbury in August

Festivals near Woodbury from Valley Creek Apartments

As the summer winds down and the cool, fall air makes its way through Minnesota, there will be several outdoor festivals in the greater St. Paul area. Here are the top five fairs and festivals near Woodbury taking place over the next month. They’re all an easy drive from our Valley Creek Apartments, and a great way to spend a day.

Irish Fair of Minnesota

On August 10th, head to St. Paul’s 39th annual Irish Fair of Minnesota from 3 PM to 11 PM on Harriet Island. Admission is completely free, and visitors will be met with live music by We Banjo 3, Gaelic Storm, and more, as well as dancing, food, and drinks.

India Fest

From 11 AM to 9 PM on August 18th, you can visit the State Capitol Grounds to “experience India in a day.” Admission to India Fest is free and there will be eight Indian restaurants, two Indian classical dance groups, art and culture exhibits, such as henna, cricket, yoga, and more.

CLUES Fiesta Latina

Also on August 18th, CLUES St. Paul will be hosting a Latin festival to celebrate Latino art and culture. Activities include food, music, dancing, art, crafts, free health exams, raffles, prizes, and more. You can stop by from 11 AM to 4 PM.

George’s Greek Summer Festival

Experience a weekend in Greece without leaving Minnesota! This Greek festival runs all day on August 18th, and admission is free. At the event, you can try classic Greek dishes such as moussaka, gyros, and chicken souvlaki. There will also be dancing and games.

Minnesota State Fair

Finally, from August 23rd to September 3rd, the Minnesota State Fair will be held at 1265 Snelling Avenue North. Celebrate the end of the summer with a nearly two-week long festival that includes food, entertainment, rides, and more.


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