Make your way through the enchanted forest and marvel at the 5,000 lit-up pumpkins.
For the Kids
Join Sever’s over MEA break for some fall fun. From corn pits to hay rides, there’s seasonal activities for the whole family. Take on the infamous corn maze or find your future jack-o-lantern waiting for you in the pumpkin patch.
Join us for our annual Pumpkin Fest, celebrating all things pumpkin! Shop our wide selection of marvelous gourds and unique pumpkins in many shapes and colors, all locally grown. Experience our pumpkin photo booth, pumpkin painting, farmers market and other fun fall activities! This family-friendly event is free and a perfect way to spend a fall day.
Celebrate Cannon Falls' local independent food and drink scene at Flavors of the Falls! This festival is free, family friendly, and offers events hosted by Ferndale Market, Artisan Plaza, Tillion Brewery, and Cannon Falls Winery. At this two-day festival, happening at the same time as the Sogn Valley Art Fair, visitors can enjoy the best of Cannon Falls' food, beer, wine, plus hay rides, live music, and more.
For the second year, the Minnesota Zoo will be hosting the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular. Make your way through the enchanted forest at the center of the Zoo and marvel at the 5,000 lit-up pumpkins. Each carved and displayed from the ground up into the trees, the Spectacular is the perfect fall night for the whole family.
Join us for the 2nd Annual ‘Shout Out Loud’ Suicide Prevention and Resource Awareness event! Our main goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources. Our goal with Shout Out Loud is to normalize the conversation about suicide prevention in our community and encourage participation in local wellness resources.
The Jack Brass Band was formed in 1999 in the Twin Cities. Based on the traditions of New Orleans’ brass bands, they are the ambassadors to the Crescent City’s rich musical history. The band plays “Feel-Good Music” for audiences of any age, for any occasion.
Once upon a time, the producer of Kids Do Comedy started performing stand-up as a child at the middle school’s talent show; Nancee told her classmates jokes about the Muppets and loved making people laugh!
Then Nancee grew up and worked in insurance! “Ick! This is boring!” Nancee said to herself. So Nancee went back to school, changed careers, and performed stand-up again, this time at the church festival in 2011. She said, “Yay! This is more like it!”
Rock out with the Shaw Brothers or grab your kids for a pontoon ride.
Keep it classic this year and start your morning off with Tom Thumb donuts or shake it up with all new DIY donut flights from the Hangar. Whether you’re visiting the award-winning livestock barns or taking a turn on the giant slide, be sure to keep sunscreen applied and one hand free at all times for that next new confection on-a-stick.