February 2023: What’s Happening in Greater St. Cloud

February is FULL of reasons to celebrate – Black History Month, Valentine’s Day (2/14), National Tator Tot Day (2/2), National Margarita Day (2/22), National Pizza Day (2/9) – and Greater St. Cloud is ready to assist with your celebrations all month long. 

Disney’s Descendants The Musical

February 3 – 5 & 10 – 12 

Based on the Disney Channel Original Movie, Disney’s Descendants: The Musical asks whether we are destined to walk in our parents’ footsteps or are free to make our own choices. See this exciting, family friendly show, presented by the GREAT Theater, live on stage at the Paramount Theater, Downtown St. Cloud. 

Mom & Son Superhero Party at the Sartell Community Center.

St. Cloud Mom & Son Super Hero Party

February 4

Our Mom Son Superhero Party gives mom’s and their son’s a special afternoon out together. Your date will include: superheroes, lunch, dessert, a photo booth, activities like bounce houses and a “make and take” – plus memories to last a lifetime. The Mother Son Superhero Party is designed for children ages 3-12, along with their mother figure; however, the event accepts all ages. Join us Saturday February 4th at 11am at the Sartell Community Center, click HERE for ticket pricing. 

Crafts & Cocktails Fair

February 5

Join us at Arroy – Thai and Filipino Restaurant for the Crafts and Cocktails Fair featuring MN local artists and craft cocktails. Come out and support your community crafters while grabbing a themed cocktail, mocktail, or food off the Arroy appetizer menu Sunday February 5 at 1p. 

Pride Skate at St. Cloud Skatin’ Place

February 6

“Pride Skate” Bi-Monthly the First Monday from 5-8 PM at the Skatin’ Place – June, August, October, December, February, & April are Pride Skate Months. Pre-sale tickets include exclusive offers but ends the day before the event. Skate rentals are generously covered by the St. Cloud Pride Organization if selected on the Pre-Sale link.

Justin Ploof & The Throwbacks: Born On The Bayou

February 10 & 11

The Throwbacks pay homage to America’s preeminent rock and roller and most successful rock band ever! Join them as they present; “Born On The Bayou: The Music of John Fogerty and Creedence Clearwater Revival”. Friday 2/10 and Saturday 2/11 at The Pioneer Place, showtime is 7:30. Click HERE for tickets.

St. Cloud Sportsmen’s Show

February 10 – 12

The St. Cloud sportsmen’s boat, camping and vacation show is happening at the River’s Edge Convention Center downtown, St. Cloud February 10 – 12. 

Sweetheart Swing Dance

February 11

Throw on your dancing shoes and throw it back in time, because the Stearns History Museum is throwing a Sweetheart Swing Dance at the Whitney Senior Center! The Rock City Big Band will play all of your favorites from the 20s, 30s and 40s, so you and your sweetie or you and your friends can dance the night away. Local beer will be served, along with some tasty, sweet treats! We’ll see you there! Dance lessons start at 6:30 pm, cost is $10, click HERE for tickets. 

Beer Pairing Dinner

February 13

Arroy Thai and Filipino Restaurant is teaming up with C&L Distributing to bring you an exclusive 5-course beer pairing dinner. This is a 21+ event. Arrive at 5:30pm, dinner and beer serving starts at 6pm, tickets are $60. Come taste the flavors of Thailand and the Philippines accompanied by beer selections to compliment each dish. 

Valentine’s Day 5K Fun Run

February 15

Join the Endurance Shop for our Valentine’s Day Hump Day 5K Fun Run. We run every Wednesday at 6pm from our St Cloud location. Enjoy this Valentine’s Run by wearing your Red, Pink and Purple. Bring your loved ones and Run With Us. 6pm. Wednesday February 15th. Snacks and Special Sales.

Stearns County Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Minnesota

February 18

The Polar Plunge is returning to Stearns County on February 18, 2023 at 12p at Avon Beach! 100% of funds raised by Polar Plunge events across Minnesota support local Special Olympics athletes. Click HERE for more info.

Orange dragon on blue background with translucent unicorn in background.

Dragons and Mythical Beasts

February 18

Calling all brave heroes! Enter into a magical world of myths and legends in this fantastical new show for all the family. This Olivier Award nominated show comes to the USA direct from the West End, from the creators of the international smash hit Dinosaur World Live, who bring spectacular puppets to life. Don’t miss this brand-new spell-binding adventure, live on stage at the Paramount Theater on February 18 at 3p. For more info and tickets CLICK HERE!

First Annual Moonlight Hike at Warner Lake Nature Center

February 24

Come walk the 2 miles of luminary walking trails (inside loop) at Warner Lake from 5p – 8p on February 24. Headlamps suggested for outside loop. There will be a bonfire at the Nature Center with S’mores, Hot Drinks and Door Prizes. 

Central Minnesota Farm Show

February 28 – March 1

The Farm Show, which opened its doors more than 50 years ago, has been a very popular community event in Central Minnesota. You can find special offers from professional exhibitors, entertainment and educational opportunities. Click HERE to find out more about the region’s agribusiness and agriculture, register for prizes and see what’s new! The Farm Show will take place at the River’s Edge Convention Center February 28 – March 1.