Greater St. Cloud April Event Roundup

The snow is melting, the temps are rising, and the events are happening in April in Greater St. Cloud! From plays and concerts to Easter Egg Hunts and train shows, there is something for everybody this month. Not seeing what you’re looking for here? Check our our full events calendar for even more inspiration. Thank you for visiting Greater St. Cloud!

April 5-20: Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Unforgettable music and an unforgettable performance await audiences of all ages at the GREAT Theatre production of Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Fun fact: this show is the most produced musical in GREAT Theatre’s history, with five previous productions. That’s because it sells out fast and everyone loves it, so get your tickets here now! For more information on the show, click here

April 6: Wildwood Ranch Maple Syrup Open House

‘Tis the season for the sap to start flowing, and the Wildwood Ranch Maple Syrup Operation is in full swing this weekend! See the whole process from tapping to enjoying at the Kraemer Lake – Wildwood County Park in St. Joseph. This event is free to attend and great for curious minds of all ages. For more information click here or call 320-248-7784.

April 12: Chris Hawkey Full Band

Jam out to some Full Throttle Country at St. Cloud’s historic Pioneer Place Theater. The whole band will be there bringing you the Chris Hawkey Band hits you’ve come to love, right here in Downtown, St. Cloud. Tickets will sell fast, so get yours here. If you would like more information about the event, click here

April 13: Granite City Train Show

All aboard, for the Granite City Train Show! Buy, sell, trade or just view hundreds of trains under one roof. Check out the vendors and displays, enter to win prizes, and even help build a wooden train layout! The event takes place at the River’s Edge Convention Center, and is a fun time for train lovers of all ages. Click here for more information!

April 19-20: Earth Day Run Weekend

Active, healthy fun for everyone – all weekend long! The CentraCare Earth Day Run Weekend includes a Health & Fitness Expo, 1K and 5K race, and live music at the finish line on Friday, and the Half-Marathon and Half-Marathon Relay followed by live music at the finish line on Saturday! The music and expo is open to the public, so come on out and cheer on the racers as you enjoy Downtown St. Cloud in the spring! If you would like to run, you can sign up for any of the races hereand for more information on the whole weekend, click here

April 20: 104.7 KCLD Easter Egg Hunt

Get ready for the craziest 3 minutes of your life at Central Minnesota’s largest Easter Egg Hunt! Kids of all ages can come out to Riverside Park for photos with the Easter bunny, chances to win prizes, and of course, a massive Easter egg hunt – for free! The Easter Bunny will be there at 10:15 for photos, and the hunt starts at 11am. For more information, click here.

April 27-28: Minnesota Makers Fair

Experience the creativity and talent of Minnesota Makers at the Midwest handmade’s MN Maker Fair. The fair features a diverse group of over 75 handmade makers and artists for a two day indoor shopping extravaganza at the River’s Edge Convention Center. The perfect place to find locally made jewelry, decor, soaps, wood products, clothing, kitchen supplies, and more! Intrigued? Entrance to the fair is free, and you can find more information here.

April 30: Paddling Film Festival World Tour

Enjoy award-winning films. Win awesome prizes. Hang out with outdoor enthusiasts. The kickoff event of the year for Clear Waters Outfitting is here! The Paddling Film Festival World Tour showcases the very best paddling films and the festival tours more than 120 cities around the world. Tickets will get you entrance to view the films plus snacks, a beer or soda, a Clear Waters Outfitting gift certificate, prizes, and more! Learn more and get your tickets here – but hurry, they sell out fast!