Celebrate St. Paul
The SPFA represents: Cinco De Mayo Fiesta, Flint Hills International Children's Festival, Grand Old Day, Twin Cities Jazz Festival, Dragon Festival, Highland Fest™, Irish Fair of Minnesota, Winter Carnival, PABA Fest, St. Paul Oktoberfest, Rondo Days and the White Bear Avenue Parade. These festivals bring nearly 1 million attendees to the St. Paul/East Metro area each year, and proceeds from these St. Paul Festivals are reinvested in the community. Join us to Celebrate St. Paul!
St. Paul Festival & Event Planning
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at the Saint Paul RiverCentre
A one-day training covering the ins and outs of producing an event in the City of St. Paul.
Panel discussions, presentations, tradeshow and networking with industry professionals.
Perfect for Festival and event staff, board/committee members and volunteers!
Interested in participating in these great events?
There are lots of ways to get involved in St. Paul Community Festivals! Click here to download the Vendor Information PDF for deadlines and contact info. Participation opportunities include food/beverage booths, merchandise booths, parades, art fairs, car shows, boat races and more!
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January 27 - Feb 6, 2011
The Saint Paul Festival Winter Carnival is 124 years in existence and it continues to promote community education, programs, festivals, and other community celebrations for the enjoyment of the people of greater Saint Paul and its surrounding neighborhoods.
May 6 - 7, 2011
With over 100,000 visitors to District del Sol, the Cinco de Mayo Fiesta is the largest Hispanic/Latino event in Minnesota and one of the top 10 largest Cinco de Mayo celebrations in the United States. The celebration features over six blocks of local and authentic food, entertainment and activities for the entire family to enjoy.
June 4 - 5, 2011
June 5, 2011
June 23 - 25, 2011
July 13 - 17, 2011
July 9 - 10, 2011
A free two-day family festival celebrating the rich heritage of Asian cultures; includes dragon boat races.www.dragonfestival.org
July 15 - 17, 2011
August 13, 2011
IndiaFest is the joyful celebration of the rich culture and heritage of India, by the Asian Indians with all Minnesotans. India Association of Minnesota (IAM) has been proud to present this annual event for the past couple of decades. It was formerly popular as the Festival of India.
Main Contact: Navnit Narayanwww.iamn.org
August 12 - 14, 2011
September 18, 2011
Formerly Payne Arcade Harvest Festival. One of Saint Paul’s oldest traditions. Neighborhood festival celebrating the harvest. Kicks-off with the Torchlight Parade. Held on historic Payne Avenue.
October 7 - 8, 2011
Family friendly Oktoberfest in the North End on Rice & Rose Avenue featuring German music, dancing, food and beer.
April 28, 2012
The Children's EcoArts Festival - www.artstart.org