Community Events and Festivals

Run Now Gobble Later 5K

Gather your friends, family and neighbors to kick off your Thanksgiving plans with a 5k and fun run. Join us at the finish line for music, coffee, hot chocolate and delicious eats from a food truck.

North River Hills Park, 11501 19th Ave.
Date: Saturday, Nov. 19
Time: 9 a.m. - noon
Cost: $15, register

Run Now, Gobble Later 5K graphic with running turkey cartoon

Snowglobe on a bed of snow. Inside the snowglobe is a small statue of a polar bear and text written

Polar Fest

Experience the coolest festival in Burnsville! Celebrate winter with us with all kinds of family-friendly outdoor games, sporting activities, entertainment, food vendors and more! 

North River Hills Park, 11501 19th Ave.
Date: Saturday, Feb. 11
Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Cost: Free

Yappy Hour

Thanks for joining us this year! We'll see you next year for another howling good time. Keep scrolling for details on Howl-O-Ween, our next dog-friendly event.

Child smiling at a dog Headline: Join Us For Yappy Hour
A firefighter talking to a crowd with an engine with a ladder extended in background

Fire Open House

Thank you to everyone that came out to Fire Station No. 1! Our  firefighters/paramedics had a blast meeting you all, showing you around the new station and discussing fire prevention and escape plans. 

Halloween Fest On-The-Go

Hey boys and ghouls, thanks for cruising our illuminated trick-or-treat trail, jamming out to some fun tunes and consuming a bunch of tasty treats with us.

Halloween Fest on the Go
Small dog in a biker costume Headline: Howl-O-Ween


A big thank you to our humans and pups for making this year's Howl-O-Ween a blast! Stay tuned for more dog-friendly fun. 

Halloween Skate

We hope everyone had a spook-tacular time skating and trick-or-treating around the Ice Center. See you next year!

Halloween Skate

Be sure to check out the Winter Lighting Ceremony!

Looking for additional events in the area, visit Experience Burnsville for local flavor, local flare and all the fun!

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