city events 

Citizen Academy

Learn more about local government at the Minnetonka Citizen Academy, which takes place every two years in January and February at Minnetonka City Hall. During this free program, participants hear presentations over six evenings from various departments of the city including police, fire, administration, planning, community development, engineering, public works, recreation, legal and finance.

Kids’ Fest

Hopkins-Minnetonka Recreation Services hosts Kids’ Fest every year in late January or early February. There are a variety of free activities, including dog-sled rides, ice carving competition, face painting, magic shows and more! Activities vary each year.

State of the City Address

Every February, the mayor of Minnetonka hosts an early morning State of the City Address at the Minnetonka Community Center. The public is invited to attend. Look for information in January each year.

Summer Festival

Summer Fest is typically on the fourth Saturday in June at the civic center campus (14600 Minnetonka Blvd.). Other activities are held around the city throughout the day. The festivities conclude with fireworks.

Burwell Spooktacular

Our newest community event is held at the city's historic Burwell House. A free, Halloween-themed family gathering, the Spooktacular features a scavenger hunt, storytelling, treats, kids activities and, of course, great costumes.

Entertainment in the Park

The City of Minnetonka offers a number of events throughout the summer at the outdoor amphitheater on the civic center campus (14600 Minnetonka Blvd.). Watch the city calendar for details.

Farmers Market

The Minnetonka Farmers Market is set for 3 - 7 p.m. in the summer months at the Minnetonka Civic Center Campus (14600 Minnetonka Blvd.).

Night to Unite

Minnetonka Night to Unite is an evening for neighbors to gather, get to know one another and promote community safety. Formerly known as “Minnetonka Night for Neighbors,” this is an annual event held the first Tuesday in August.

Fire Department and City Open House

Meet city staff and learn more about local government with other residents and families. The open house is typically on a Tuesday evening, 5 – 8 p.m. in early October at the civic center campus (14600 Minnetonka Blvd.).