Thursday, June 15
Plus, celebrate our Parktacular Ambassadors and crown the 2017-18 Senior Ambassadors, win door prizes and walk away with a gift bag! Open to everyone, not just 55+, go Back to the 50’s for just $15 per person. Sign up by June 10! Click here for form to print and fill out as your registration form. $15 per person
Marriott Minneapolis West Hotel. See Map
9960 Wayzata Blvd
Friday, June 16
The New ROC at 3700 Monterey Blvd, West of the Rec Center. See Map
$5 per person or FREE Admission with a 2017 Parktacular Festival Button: $5 each or 4/$15 on sale May 15th at the St. Louis Park Rec Center at 3700 Monterey Drive. Buttons will be available at the gate day of show, while supplies last. Children 15 and under are free.
To gain admittance, your button must be PROMINENTLY DISPLAYED on your person, and must remain so during the event. No alcohol is permitted beyond our fenced areas. Please become familiar with the Rules for a Great Event
- SLP Rec Center Parking Lot
- Citizens Independent Bank Parking Lot – across the street
- Melrose Center Parking Ramp – across the street
- Excelsior and Grand Parking Ramps – north ofRec Center
Saturday, June 17
The Grand Day Parade sets the stage for the rest of the day’s activities, and is always one of our most well attended events. Get there early to get a front row seat. To learn about having a Parade Unit in the Grand Day Parade, click here.
St. Louis Park near Excelsior and Grand, see Click to view parade map
Whether you donate every year, or you are a first timer, it’s easy to give back to those in need with your blood donation at Parktacular. Check back to learn how to sign up! Or sign up that day at their table. They love walk ins! Just look for the big BloodMobile in Wolfe Park! Wolfe Park
Brand new event for kids and adults, Parktacular’s version of the Eco-Experience from The Minnesota State Fair. Come enjoy environmentally friendly activities and demonstrations! Fun for all ages including:
- Ask an arborist info booth
- Fix-it demonstrations
- Repurposed materials crafting
- Honeybee hive and pollinator facts
- Electric vehicle
- St. Louis Park Energy Action Plan
- Learning with Trees: Our Town Trees
- Tree planting demo
A greener planet is in YOUR hands! More info at City of St. Louis Park.
West side of Wolfe Park
Take a stroll through Wolfe Park and see what St. Louis Park has to offer! Grab a bag to gather all the information and freebies as over 60 booths line the sidewalks of Wolfe Park, promoting their business or cause. To learn about exhibiting at the Expo, click here.
HealthPartners and Park Nicollet make good happen at their Health Fair at Parktacular. Stop by and learn about healthy habits!Sponsored by HealthPartners and Park Nicollet
Always a hit with kids and parents, get out your cameras to capture those precious moments of awe and wonder. The Petting Zoo is sponsored by St. Louis Park Noontime Rotary. Pony rides are free thanks to a grant from the St. Louis Park Community Foundation. Kidtacular area, West side of Wolfe Park
Join us for FUN all-age attractions for a wet and/or wild time at Parktacular! Purchase an unlimited ride wristband for just $15 and enjoy up to 10 inflatable attractions all day long. Stay tuned to learn about what new inflatable attractions are in store for 2016! Sure to be back are the 4 station trampoline-meets-bungee Eurobungy, Water Wars, and the Hi Striker game. Check out the video! Swimwear is required for water slides. All ages welcome. $15 unlimited wristband or $2 per ride. One FREE ride with a 2017 Parktacular Festival Button! Eurobungy separate: $7
East side of Wolfe Park
The Mini Art Hunt starts June 1, with families heading out in search of mini 1″ by 1.5″ art, like that shown, within any of the 33 listed St. Louis Park area parks. Starting on June 1st, daily clues are posted HERE! Finders of the hidden art are awarded at this event at Parktacular. NEW this year, bring your used musical instruments to donate to the SLP Friends of the Arts Gift of Music program. Learn about the sing-a-longs happening all summer with SLP FoTA. Thanks to artist William Hessian and sponsored by SLP Friends of the Arts.
Wolfe Park Amphitheater
Be the first to call out BINGO at this family friendly event, which has become a Parktacular tradition. 3 cards/$1 or 50 cents each. FREE Bingo card with your 2017 Parktacular Festival button!
Sponsored by St. Louis Park Knights of Columbus
Wolfe Park Pavilion
Come celebrate youth in leadership, the spirit of volunteerism, and community pride as we honor the 2016-2017 Ambassadors, and crown the 2017-2018 Parktacular Ambassadors. For more information about the Parktacular Ambassador Program, click here.
St. Louis Park Senior High School Auditorium. See Map
Grab your friends and come and join the most rockin’ party in town. Dive in for a fun FREE night of music and entertainment, with Jonah and the Whales! You will be singing along with your favorites and out on the dance floor before you know it! Make it dinner and a show, with nearby Food Trucks staying open until 8pm! Sponsored by HealthPartners and Park Nicollet
Veterans Memorial Amphitheater in Wolfe Park
Sunday, June 18
Parktacular Event Locations
- MOST EVENTS : Wolfe Park, next to the SLP Rec Center, 3700 Monterey Drive
- ROC, west of Rec Center – 3700 Monterey Drive
- Marriott Hotel Minneapolis West, 9960 Wayzata Blvd
- St. Louis Park High School, 6425 W. 33rd St
- SLP Rec Center Banquet Room, 3700 Monterey Drive
Parktacular Parking Locations
- Rec Center Parking Lot (no enter or exit 11 am – 2:30pm on 6/16)
- Excelsior and Grand Parking Ramps
- Citizens Independent Bank Parking Lot
- Melrose Center Parking Ramp
Schedule is subject to change and current effective March 30, 2017
Most events are free unless noted; most events are handicapped accessible.