School’s Out: Summer Family Adventures


Summer has arrived, which means that it’s time for making fun family memories! In the name of inspiring summer adventures, we wanted to share some upcoming local events, activities, and family time ideas. From outdoor movies to rooftop yoga to shopping, read below for the scoop on what to do in Edina and the surrounding area in June, July, and August!

Family Movie Night. 
Take in your favorite flicks under the stars at Centennial Lakes Park. Free movies are offered at the park most Thursdays at 8:00 pm, such as Ghostbusters on June 15th, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them on June 22nd, Sing on June 29th, and Finding Dory on July 20th.

Fun in the Sun.
If making the most of the beautiful weather is your family’s forte, then the Edina Aquatic Center and Braemar Golf Course are both the places to be. Learn to surf like a pro by riding the waves on the center’s Lost Wave Simulator. Or perfect your swings and practice your putts together at Braemar’s MGA Family Day on June 10th!

Break a Sweat.
Stay in shape and soak up the sun at the Galleria and 50th and France this summer! Enjoy Yoga by the Fountain Thursday’s in July and August at 6:30 pm in the heart of the neighborhood, located in front of Belleson’s on West 50th Street. Or take advantage of the Galleria’s summer fitness series: Root Down, Ramp Up from the upper deck of their parking ramp.

Local Events.
Lastly, don’t miss out on the special seasonal events at Edina’s parks and shopping areas! Shop until you drop at 50th and France Crazy Days from July 21-23rd, learn all about boats at the Centennial Lake’s Parade of Boats on June 11th, hear the bard’s best works at Shakespeare in the Park on July 2nd or sample fresh fruits and veggies at the Centennial Lakes Farmer’s Market every Thursday, 3-7 pm, from June 15th through September 28th.