Special Events

Minneapolis Events - Special Events at Valleyfair


 

Opening Weekend - 2016
Opening Weekend - 2016

May 13-15

Join Valleyfair for opening weekend and kick off your best summer ever!
Run & Ride Race Series
Run & Ride Race Series

May 14-15

The thrill of the run and the thrill of the ride – all in one day. Valleyfair is excited to present the Run and Ride series, which will have your heart pounding during one of the running events through the park and then your lungs screaming as you take on some of the best rides in the Upper Midwest, including Wild Thing & Steel Venom. With a half-marathon, 10k, 5k, and 1-mile fun run to choose from, there’s something for everyone to try. Free park entry for the half-marathon and 10k, and discounts for 5K and 1-mile fun run.
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Food Truck Festival
Food Truck Festival

Saturday, May 21

Enjoy the best of Twin Cities mobile eats while experiencing all of the fun and thrills of over 75 rides and attractions during Valleyfair's Food Truck Festival.
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Military Appreciation Days
Military Appreciation Days

May 27-30 and July 1-4

Valleyfair is honoring our Hometown Heroes with Military Appreciation Days during Memorial Weekend and the Fourth of July Weekend.
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Hotdish and Hops
Hotdish and Hops

Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19

Valleyfair is bringing Minnesota's favorite things together for one festival - hotdish and local brews!
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Kids Days
Kids Days

Wednesdays, June 22 - August 31

Enjoy special events at the park just for kids!
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Midway Movies
Midway Movies

Thursdays in July and August

Catch your favorite flicks at Valleyfair this summer!
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Green Giant Corn Feast
Green Giant Corn Feast

Saturday through Monday, September 3-5

Valleyfair's long-standing tradition continues at the 39th Annual Green Giant Corn Feast over Labor Day Weekend. Guests can treat themselves to over 30,000 lbs of FREE corn-on-the-cob from Green Giant (while supplies last). Bring the entire family and eat as much corn as you want all weekend long. Included with Valleyfair admission.
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