Twin Cities Gateway Events

The Twin Cities Gateway offers a full schedule of events year ‘round. From our nine communities’ signature events (listed at left) to sporting events and large expositions at the National Sports Center in Blaine and live theater at the Lyric Arts Center in Anoka, our calendar of events is loaded with fun events for the whole family.

In addition to all the local events in the Gateway communities, remember you’ll also be within minutes of all sporting, concert and cultural events taking place in the Twin Cities. Click here for Twin Cities events.

October, 2019 Events in the Twin Cities Gateway

Anoka Halloween

October 1 - October 31 | Historic Downtown Anoka

You're in for a spooktacular time during Anoka's annual Halloween celebration. Anoka is the Halloween Capital of the World by...

You're in for a spooktacular time during Anoka's annual Halloween celebration. Anoka is the Halloween Capital of the World by congressional proclamation. October is loaded with fun Halloween events including races, parades, pumpkin carving contests, a medallion hunt, a house decorating contest and more!

The celebration reaches its climax at the Grand Day Parade on Saturday, October 27. With more than 150 floats and several marching bands, the parade is the largest hometown parade in the state.

Visit the Anoka Halloween Capital of the World website at http://anokahalloween.com.

12 Bridge Square | Anoka, MN 55303 | P: 7634217130

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Pumpkin Night in the Park

October 19th, 2019 | Springbrook Nature Center

Over one thousand lit jack'o'lanterns magically glow along the forest trails as thousands enjoy great food, a DJ, fire dancers,...

Over one thousand lit jack'o'lanterns magically glow along the forest trails as thousands enjoy great food, a DJ, fire dancers, live music, family activities, bingo and more! Tickets are $8 per person, no charge for kinds 2 & under. 4 ticket bundles sold in advance for $28. Cash only at the gate.

100 85th Ave NW | Fridley, MN 55432 | P: 763-572-3588

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