Family Fun

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Summers in Cambridge are filled with activities for families & fun throughout the city and in our beautiful parks system. All events are listed on our City Calendar and throughout our social media network. Be sure to follow us on your network of choice and bookmark the Library calendar, which offers activities for kids of all ages too!

Family Friendly Events

Cambridge Day Out

SparkyRace the Rum 5K, FREE activities in Central Green Park, Booths & Games, Kids Dance, Bounce house, face painting, prizes, splash pad, broomball and picnic! This is an annual event held the first Saturday in June.


Summer Kids Program 

A series of FREE daytime kids activities, including rock painting, healthy picnics, scavenger hunts, ScienceTellers and more.


Star Watch Party

Make the stars your friends and watch a great show over Cambridge. Giant telescopes aimed at the planets, galaxies and constellations. Mike Lynch is joining us Friday, July 26 in Peterson Park!


Friday Night Movies

A four week movie series in the parks! Bring a the family, a few blankets/chairs and cuddle up for a show under the stars. Movies start at dusk and are at a different park each week through the month of August. Movies are FREE and Popcorn is provided!


Thursday Night Concerts

Park ConcertA five week concert series in City Park! Shows are free, bring a blanket if you'd like, come early for food trucks and stay for some amazing shows.


4th of July Fireworks

Fire Truck and Emergency Vehicle parade goes from 3rd Ave NE (behind target) into the Fairgrounds. Fireworks are launched from the Isanti County Fairgrounds at 3101 HWY 95 at dusk every year.


Cambridge Art Fair

Arts, crafts, food trucks, live music and a street dance. This is an annual event held in early August each year. Artists can rent space for only $35. This is a growing event with new artists, vendors and musicians each year.


National Night Out

Artists BoothsFree hot dogs, chips and root beer floats with the Police Department! Held at city hall the first Tuesday in August each year.


Customer Appreciation Day

Free hot dogs, chips, cake, ice cream, music, prizes and more. This is an annual event held the second Friday in September. The event is downtown Cambridge from 4-8:00 pm.