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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

Positivity in the Park - Summer Kids Programs

A series of FREE daytime kids activities, including rock painting, scavenger hunts, and more. Program dates are June 16, June 25, June 30, July 7, July 14, and July 23. Visit Summer Kids Program for more information.

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. Showings are July 31, August 7, August 14, August 21, and August 28. Movies are FREE and Popcorn is provided! Visit Movies for more information.

Summer Concert Series

For 2020, summer concerts rotate between City Park and Downtown Cambridge. Performances are on June 11 in City Park, June 18 in Downtown, June 25 in City Park, July 9 in City Park, July 16 in Downtown, and July 23 in City Park. Visit Concerts for more information.

4th of July Fireworks

Fireworks are launched from the Isanti County Fairgrounds at 3101 HWY 95 at dusk. Due to the COVID19 Pandemic, the fairgrounds are closed this year but parking will still be available at the Fairgrounds parking lot.

Cambridge Art FairArtists Booths

Arts, crafts, food trucks, live music and a street dance. Scheduled for August 15, 2020. Artists can rent space for only $35. This is a growing event with new artists, vendors and musicians each year. This event is held in downtown Cambridge on Ashland Avenue and 2nd Street SW.


National Night Out

Come and meet your fellow residents and Cambridge police officers. There will be free hot dogs, chips and root beer floats with the Police Department! Held at city hall the first Tuesday in August each year.

Customer Appreciation Event

Customer Appreciation Event will be held on Friday, September 18 starting at 4:00 pm. Cambridge businesses will serve free hot dogs, chips, and cake. There will be music, prizes and more. Come to see the entries in the annual scarecrow contest. Event ends at 8:00 pm.