Valleyfair's Cultural Event and Celebration!

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Grand Carnivale
Select Days July 24 – August 8, 2021

Valleyfair has always been at the forefront of bringing AWESOME new traditions to Minnesota, but in 2021 we will top them all! Select days from July 24 – August 8, 2021, Valleyfair guests can see, hear and experience how the world kicks up its heels at Grand Carnivale, a larger-than-life cultural celebration with something for everyone. You've never seen Valleyfair like this before!

A fanciful fusion of extravagantly decorated floats, mesmerizing street performers, and pulsing rhythms, Grand Carnivale promises to enchant and delight - especially as the day slips into night and the sky radiates with a dazzling array of lights that takes on a life of its own.

Carnivale Street Party

Thunderous music builds to a crescendo as we kick off a street party filled with performers, an interactive dance party and more at Superior Stage.

Spectacle of Color Parade

Take in extraordinary sights and sounds of sparkling floats and extravagantly costumed performers during the Spectacle of Color parade. An electrifying musical score fills the air as a larger-than-life floats take to the street to delight park guests. Activities and interactive experiences make this one parade you won't want to miss.

Festive Food Options

What pairs best with a world-class event? World-class food!  At Grand Carnivale, not only will you see and hear how the world kicks up its heels, but you’ll taste extraordinary cuisine from global cultures. Foodies will rejoice at the wide variety of scrumptious flavors and enchanting aromas. Make sure to grab a Grand Carnivale Tasting Card so you can taste the world in one night!