Community Events and Festivals

Party on the Plaza

Don’t miss Burnsville’s ultimate summer celebration series! Party on the Plaza promises an evening of all-ages fun featuring live entertainment, food trucks, community booths, arts and craft vendors, games, surprises and more. 

  • Nicollet Commons Park, 12550 Nicollet Ave.
    Dates: June 9, July 21, August 25
    Time: 4 - 9 p.m.
    Cost: Free; food, beverage and goods available for purchase
Nicollet Commons Park at night. People watch a movie on a large inflatable screen.

Flicks on the Bricks

Relax, enjoy summer nights and dive into some of your favorite movies during these outdoor shows! 

Nicollet Commons Park, 12550 Nicollet Ave.
Time: Seating begins at 7:30 p.m. | show begins at dusk
Cost: Free

June 24"The Boss Baby - Family Business" (PG)
July 8 "Raya and the Last Dragon" (PG)
July 29"Space Jam: A New Legacy" (PG)
Aug. 12"Encanto" (PG)


Free to Be — Celebrating Freedom with the Black Community. Everyone is welcome and invited to join us in celebrating Juneteenth. Juneteenth, also know as Freedom Day, is a festival held annually on the nineteenth of June to commemorate emancipation from slavery on that day in 1865.

North River Hills Park, 11501 19th Ave.
Date: June 18
Time: 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Juneteenth Celebration, Free to be headline with photo of people laughing
Rainbow background with text Together We Celebrate PRIDE and the You Belong Here Burnsville logo


Proud to Be - Join us for a PRIDE Celebration and an afternoon of community fun in the park! Together we honor PRIDE (Personal Rights in Defense and Education) and the advancement of legal rights for the LGBTQ+ community. All are welcome!

Vista View Park, 1501 Circle Lane
Date: June 25
Time: 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Rockin' Lunch Hour

Lunchtime performances are back! These mini-concerts are geared toward preschool-aged audiences looking for a rockin’ good time! 

Nicollet Commons Park, 12550 Nicollet Ave. 
Time: noon
Cost: Free

June 16Bob the Beachcomber
June 23The Teddy Bear Band
July 7Wendy's Wiggle, Jiggle, and Jam
July 14The Teddy Bear Band
July 21Sticks and Tones
July 28Kid Power with Rachael (start time 12:15 p.m.)
Aug. 4Bob the Beachcomber
Aug. 11Kids Dance
Aug. 18Will Hale and the Tadpole Parade

Be sure to check out the Burnsville International Festival, Art and All That Jazz and the Burnsville Festival and Fire Muster!

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

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