Things to Do

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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.

Below are a few upcoming events. This page is updated regularly, so check back often for more great events! 

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Fare For All

Wednesday, June 19, July 24, Aug. 21, 4 – 6 p.m.
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 8115 Hwy. 7

Fare For All is a cooperative food purchasing program that sells groceries at discounted prices and is open to anyone and everyone. There is no pre-registration and many forms of payment are accepted. For more information, visit the Fare For All website. No registration required.

    Walk the Park

    Join us at our community walk event where we will meet for a 1 – 2 mile walk each month. There is no fee and registration is not required.

    Day Time  Location
    Saturday, July 13 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.  Creekside Park, meet at parking lot on Oxford Street
    Saturday, Aug. 10 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.  Westwood Hills Nature Center, meet at main entrance off of West Franklin Avenue
    Saturday, Sept. 14 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.  Wolfe Park, meet at The Rec Center entrance

    Fire department open house

    Tuesday, June 18, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
    Fire Station 1, 3750 Wooddale Ave. S.

    Join your fellow community members for one of the hottest events of the summer! This year's open house will include displays and demonstrations for people of all ages to enjoy and great food and drinks to beat the summer heat!

    • Fee: Free, no registration required

    July 4 fireworks celebration

    July 4, 7 p.m.
    Aquila Park, 3110 Xylon Ave. S.

    Have a night to remember with your family and friends watching one of the best fireworks shows in the Twin Cities! We will have food trucks, vendors and fireworks to music. DJ Bob entertainment will be from 7 – 10 p.m. Fireworks begin promptly at 10 p.m.

    • Fee: Free


    Thursday, July 11, 5 – 8 p.m.
    Carpenter Park, 4900 Hwy. 7

    Professional skaters from 3rd Lair will be handing out free skate items, showing off their skills and offering free skate lessons! There will be food vendors, giveaways and a festive atmosphere. The event is for all ages.

    • Fee: Free, no registration required

    Penny Carnival

    Friday, July 19, noon – 2 p.m.
    ROC, 3700 Monterey Drive

    Gather your pennies or fun games, music and more! Games and activities cost 2 – 4 cents per play. Snack coupons can be purchased for $1. Wear socks if you plan to bounce in the moon walks. The event is for ages 3 and over.

    • Fee: Free, no registration required

    Adult Pinewood Derby

    Saturday, July 20, check-in and pre-race trials begin at noon, race begins at 12:30 p.m.
    ROC, 3700 Monterey Drive

    You built the car, so why not race it? This event will have two classes: one standard rules class and one modified rules class. Food and beverage will be onsite. Prizes awarded for the top three winners in each category, plus one prize for the best car. The event is for ages 18 and over.

    • Fee: $25 entry fee (max two entries - one per class, per person)
    • Registration deadline: Register online by July 13

    Community talent show

    Wednesday, Aug. 14, 7 p.m.
    Wolfe Park, 3700 Monterey Drive

    Park Theater Company will host its 11th Annual St. Louis Park Community Talent Show as part of the St. Louis Park Summer Concert Series. A variety of talent of all ages is welcome.

    Auditions will be held at the Wolfe Park Building on July 30 from 6 – 8 p.m. Interested performers should contact of call 952.935.5762.

    Community Link

    Wednesday, Aug. 21, 5 – 7:30 p.m.
    ROC, 3700 Monterey Drive

    Community Link is an interactive community event that links St. Louis Park families with community services and resources in an easy one-stop shop format! The free event offers services such as school resources, haircuts, bike repair, family portraits, employment resources and health care information. A picnic-style meal will be served, and Aquatic Park access will be available to participants attending the event.

    • Fee: Free

    Family movie nights - Coming this fall!

    ROC, 3700 Monterey Drive

    Bring the family out on select Thursday nights for free entertainment with some oldies but goodies movie selections. The movie nights are for all ages!