Experience the magic of 50th & France! Free horse & carriage rides will be offered every Friday and Saturday evening throughout November and December. Bring your own blanket, and make it an evening of holiday shopping and dining. Rides start at the entrance to Nolan Mains apartments. Read more about Free Horse & Carriage Rides
For the Kids
Something strange is happening in the North Pole – Dasher and Dancer are having trouble flying, Santa’s chimney training exercises aren’t going as planned, and Rudolph’s nose is not very bright…or shiny! When Santa, Albert, and their good friend Sprinkles discover that the Christmas Magic Tank is on the fritz, they’re worried they’ll be stranded at the North Pole and won’t be able to deliver presents for Christmas! Read more about Santa and Albert Free Play from Bachman's ONLINE
Edina residents can recycle their pumpkins at the free Pumpkin Smash & Bash from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4, at Countryside Park. The event will feature a pumpkin-rolling contest, and then attendees can smash and bash their pumpkin and toss it into piles of compost. Winners of the rolling contest from each time slot will get to have their pumpkins dropped from an Edina Fire truck unless an emergency arises that requires a response from the department. Composted pumpkins will help grow even more pumpkins next year!
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UNITY DAY, the signature event for National Bullying Prevention Month, will take place on Wednesday, October 21. This is the day when people around the world come together to unite for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion to create a world without bullying!
The call to action is simple: wear and share the color ORANGE!
Unity Day was initiated by PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center to encourage students, educators, parents, community members, schools, businesses, and organizations to show their support for bullying prevention in one giant, orange message of hope. Read more about Unity Day
Put on your costumes, decorate your cars, and get goody bags or treats from local organizations as you drive through the spooktacular route at the City’s HalloBoo Drive-Thru from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28. The route will take participants from the Edina Art Center to Rosland Park by the Edina Aquatic Center parking lot and provide an alternative option to door-to-door trick-or-treating. DJ Bob will be at the Rosland Park shelter ready to entertain as participants near the end of the route. Read more about HalloBoo Drive-Thru
Treat your family and little monsters to the frighteningly fabulous food and a variety of fun entertainment at Pinstripes this Halloween.
Halloween weekend (Friday 10/30 to Sunday 11/01)
Come and enjoy our Halloween-themed activities including cookie decoration, fun activities, gaming, and delicious dinning, complemented by our special bootiful Halloween decoration! Be sure to snag a few spooky sweets at Pinstripes ‘No Tricks. Only Treats’ spots, from 11am to 6pm. Goodie bags and wicked surprises are prepared to delight you and your little ones. Read more about Pinstripes Halloween 2020
11:00am - 2:00pm
The Rotary Club of Edina says rain or shine, their second annual Edina Car Show will go on this Saturday, Sept. 12 from noon to 4 p.m.
According to a release, the event will feature "some of the best collector cars in Minnesota." Interested parties can mosey over to the parking lot in front of Herberger's at Southdale to see the collection of classic cars - all for free!
Prizes will be awarded, and food and restrooms will be available inside the mall. Read more about 2nd Annual Edina Car Show
Celebrate the incredible journey the Monarch Butterfly goes on from Minnesota all the way to Mexico. Enjoy a variety of food, music, hands-on activities and plants for sale. Oh, and don’t forget the butterflies, as there will be plenty to see up close and opportunities to learn about their habitats. Read more about 12th Annual Minneapolis Monarch Festival
Enjoy a wondrous night of lights at the Twin Cities Water Lantern Festival. With food trucks, music and a lantern launch, this event is perfect for the family. Decorate your own lantern, then watch it float away with hundreds of others! Read more about Twin Cities Water Lantern Festival