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Flint Hills Family Festival

July 7, 2023 - July 8, 2023

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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 1, 2024

The festival is the largest and longest-standing event of its kind in the country. Since its inception in 2001, more than one million people have experienced the event. 

“With this year’s Flint Hills Family Festival, the Ordway has lined up a truly special list of performances that can be enjoyed by anyone,” said Flint Hills Resources Director of Community Affairs Heather Rein. “This event lets families across the region experience a full day of fun at low or no cost. We’re proud to partner with the Ordway and can’t wait to join our friends at this year’s festival.”

From May 29-31, approximately 10,000 Minnesota students will take field trips to the Ordway for sneak peeks of the performances before the weekend festival begins on Friday evening.

Free activities and performances

Attendees of the Flint Hills Family Festival will enjoy free entertainment and performances on stages in Rice Park and the Landmark Plaza. Attendees will enjoy music, dancing, food trucks, art-making activities hosted by Twin Cities organizations, face painting and balloon artists, and much more. Free outdoor shows will include a performance from B2Wins on Saturday, June 1, at 12 p.m.

Low-cost options inside the Ordway throughout the weekend:

  • Performance from Davina & the Vagabonds on Friday, May 31, at 7 p.m(tickets start at $39)
  • Performance from NOOMA on Saturday, June 1, at 9:15 a.m. (tickets are $5)
  • Performances from Cirque Kalabante on Saturday, June 1, at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. (tickets are $5)
  • Performances from 123 Andrés on Saturday, June 1, at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m(tickets are $5)

Tickets for indoor performances are available for purchase at Ordway.org/festival.



July 7, 2023
July 8, 2023
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Ordway Theatre
345 Washington St
St Paul, MN 55102
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