There’s always something fun to do in St. Louis Park. Explore the links on the left to learn more about parks and trails, Westwood Hills Nature Center, the Aquatic Park, the Oak Hill Park Splash Pad, recreational programs and more.

Special Events

Here are just a few special events we’re highlighting. This page is updated regularly, so check back often for more great events.

Float and Flick
After a day at the Aquatic Park, or just out and about, bring a lawn chair or blanket and join us for a movie night. Concessions available.
ALL AGES, Free
ROC, 3700 Monterey Drive

  • Saturday, June 10, 8 – 9:45 p.m., Alice Through the Looking Glass
  • Saturday, July 8, 8 – 9:45 p.m., Sing
  • Saturday, Aug. 12, 8 – 9:45 p.m., Finding Dory

Emergency Radio Field Day
The Twin Cities FM Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the National Emergency Radio Exercise sponsored by the American Radio Relay League. During this 24-hour event, thousands of radio contacts will be made throughout the United States and Canada. Stop by and see emergency communication in action.
ALL AGES
June 24, 1 p.m. – June 25, 1 p.m.
Louisiana Oaks Park Building, 3500 Louisiana Ave. S.
Free; no registration required

July 4th Fireworks Celebration
Aquila Park, 3110 Xylon Ave. S.
Concessions, vendors and live music!
Stevie and the Table Rockers 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Fireworks 10 p.m.
Although leashed dogs are allowed in our parks, we strongly discourage them from attending due to their hearing sensitivity. Rain date is July 5.

Penny Carnival
Ages 3+
Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive
July 21, Noon - 2 p.m.
Free to attend. Games and activities cost between 2-4 cents per play. Refreshment coupon $1. Please wear socks if you plan to bounce in the moon walks.

Community Talent Show & Auditions
Have a special talent you want to show the St. Louis Park Community? The Park Theater will be holding auditions for the Community Talent show. Questions or inquiries should be directed to The Park Theater Company at 952.928.6422.
Auditions: Tuesday, Aug. 1, 6 – 8 p.m., Wolfe Park Building, 3700 Monterey Drive
Talent Show: Wednesday, Aug. 16, 7 – 8:30 p.m., Veterans’ Memorial Amphitheater in Wolfe Park
FREE

Community Link
This is an interactive community event that connects St. Louis Park families in need of short- or long-term support with community services and resources that may be difficult for them to access. The FREE event offers services such as haircuts, bike repair, family portraits, employment resources and health insurance information. A picnic style meal is served and Aquatic Park access is available to participants attending the event. 
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 5 – 8 p.m.
ROC, 3700 Monterey Drive

SLP Rotary Club Summer Concert Series
The St. Louis Park Operations and Recreation Department is partnering with the St. Louis Park Rotary Club to bring you the summer concert series. All performances are free and filled with amazing talent! In the event of inclement weather, call 952.924.2567 for concert status.

DAY DATE  TIME EVENT  DESCRIPTION  LOCATION 
W June 14 7 – 7:45 p.m. Kid Power with Rachael  Kids & Family Oak Hill Park, 3201 Rhode Island Ave. S. 
F
June 16 6 – 11 p.m. The Dweebs - Parktacular
$5.00 at door or free with 2017 Parktacular button 
Variety Rock  ROC, 3700 Monterey Drive 
Sa June 17 7 – 10 p.m.
Jonah and the Whales - Parktacular  Rock, Techno, Pop  Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive 
W June 21 7 – 8:30 p.m.  Dixieland Pickup Band  Dixie  Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive 
W June 28  7 – 8:30 p.m.  Pan-handlers  Steel Drum Band  Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive 
Tu July 4  7 – 9:30 p.m.  Stevie and the Table Rockers  Rock  Aquila Park, 3110 Xylon Ave. S. 
W July 5  7 – 8:30 p.m.  Jeff Dayton  Nashville Country and Variety  Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive 
July 12  7 – 8:30 p.m.  Blue Groove  Bluegrass  Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive 
July 19  7 – 8:30 p.m.  The Tuxedo Band  50's, 60's Rock and Roll  Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive 
July 26  7 – 8:30 p.m.  St. Louis Park Community Band  Concert Band  Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive 
Sa  July 29  6:30 – 9:30 p.m.  Summer of Love - Kevin Odegard & Friends Variety of Artists  Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive 
Aug. 2  7 – 8:30 p.m.  MPLS Commodores Barbershop Chorus  Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive 
Aug. 9  7 – 8:30 p.m.  Sound Exchange  Acapella  Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive 
Aug. 16  7 – 8:30 p.m.  Community Talent Show  Variety  Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive 
Sa  Aug. 19  6 – 9:30 p.m.  Dan Israel & Friends  Folk  Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive 
Friends of the Arts Our Town Sings! 
Our Town Sings! returns for its second summer of concerts and community sings. Friends of the Arts will host renowned artists to perform and lead in group singing to celebrate our communities’ diversity and unity. In the event of inclement weather, concerts may be held at the ROC. Call 952.924.2567 for concert status. All are welcome! For more information, visit www.slpfota.org.
Tuesdays at Veterans' Memorial Amphitheater, Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive
Food trucks 6 p.m., concerts 7 p.m.
  • June 20 — The Twin Cities Community Gospel Choir
  • June 27 — The Give Get Sistet
  • July 11 — The Somali Museum of Minnesota
  • July 18 — St. Louis Park Unity Sing featuring the Westminster Justice Choir
  • July 25 — Mark Bloom’s Markavanah with the Hurst Family Experience

Creative Kidstuff Concert Series 
St. Louis Park Recreation, Creative Kidstuff and The Shops at West End bring you a variety of fun kids entertainment. Bring a blanket and enjoy some summertime tunes. Performances are not covered; shades, hat or umbrella recommended. In the event of inclement weather, call 952.924.2567 for concert status. Enter to win a summer prize pack that will be given away at the last concert! Shows vary from 45 minutes to 1 hour.  
All ages, Wednesdays, 10 – 11 a.m.
The Shops at West End, 1621 West End Blvd.
Free; no registration required.

  • June 14 — DJ Bob
  • June 21 — Kid Power with Rachael
  • June 28 — The Dollipops
  • July 5 — The Teddy Bear Band
  • July 12 — Kidsdance
  • July 19 — Will Hale and the Tadpole Parade
  • July 26 — The Big Epic Show
  • Aug. 2 — Jack and Kitty
  • Aug. 9 — The Bazillions
  • Aug. 16 — Kidsdance

Open Mic Night
In addition to our Summer Concert Series, we’re opening the Veterans’ Memorial Amphitheater to local artists and groups who are looking for an opportunity to get their name out there and perform for the public. Bring a blanket, lawn chairs, some dinner or snacks and enjoy musical entertainment in the park! In the event of inclement weather, concerts will be held at the ROC. Call 952.924.2567 for Open Mic status.
All ages, Thursdays, 7 – 8 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Amphitheater, 3700 Monterey Drive

  • June 22 — Morningside Blues Band
  • June 29 — Postina
  • July 6 — Crosswalk
  • July 13 — The Court Revelers
  • July 20 — The Country Western Band
  • July 27 — Shawn Stelton
  • Aug. 3 — Metro Blue Line
  • Aug. 10 — U Can Jug or Nots
  • Aug. 17 — Matt Levitt