May 2022: What’s Happening in Greater St. Cloud

Believe it or not, it is Spring here in Minnesota, and the fun is just heating up this month! Whether you’re looking for something fun to do with the kids or a grown-up night out with friends, there is something on the calendar for you. Save the dates, start making plans, and if you still need more you can always check out our full events calendar here. 

Carnival at Crossroads Center

April 28 – May 8

Join Gopher State Expositions for some well needed fun at Crossroads Center this spring. Enjoy Carnival rides, food and games! Unlimited ride armbands available for 3 hours $25 per person per session. Bring the family and an appetite for fun! Learn More

The Fabulous Armadillos: Floydian Slip

May 5, 6, & 7

This show is fast becoming a tradition at the Historic Paramount Center for the Arts, plus it is the only venue you can see it! The Fabulous Armadillos present Floydian Slip, The Dark Side Of The Moon live in its entirety with a whole set of all your other Pink Floyd favorites. Enjoy the theatrics, video, light show, and lasers you have come to expect! Bigger than ever, the same cast of characters bring you Floydian Slip. Learn More

Spring Fever Craft & Gift Expo

May 7

Check out original handmade craft exhibitors, small businesses, woodworkers, knots, embroidery, crocheted items, lights, metal art, wood signs, cosmetics, beauty and wellness products, art, photographers, bakers, candy makers, jams and jellies and more. Over 100 booths to shop from with some of the most unique products from all over the Midwest, all at the River’s Edge Convention Center! Free admission, kid friendly & handicapped friendly. Learn More

The Homegrown Festival 5K

May 13

The Homegrown Festival and 5K run is back at Wilson Park this spring! The St. Cloud Area YMCA will host a large craft and artisan fair, paired with a FREE community concert from The Honey Badgers! All of these events are centered around the 5K, 2 Mile, and Kids run. There will be plenty of food vendors and family activities to enjoy. This evening race and festival will be set alongside the gorgeous Mississippi. Kick off the warm weather season! Learn More

St. Cloud Area Restaurant Week

May 16 – 22

Visit Greater St. Cloud is so excited to present the first ever St. Cloud Area Restaurant Week. This is a whole week dedicated to experiencing the best foods at some of Greater St. Cloud’s most delicious restaurants. Each day we will feature a new category, with several restaurants in each category. Plus, each day we will be giving away a $50 restaurant gift card to a lucky winner – seven in total! Learn More
Wood Fired Wednesdays
Wood Fired Wednesdays

Wednesdays, May 18 – September 14

Save the date for the first Wood Fired Wednesday of the season! Add a little spark to your week and enjoy live acoustic music, wood-fired pizzas, and adult beverages every Wednesday from May 18th to September 14th, from 4pm-9pm! Rolling Ridge Wedding and Event Center is located in St. Joseph on 14 acres of rolling hills and gorgeous landscape. Tour the grounds, enjoy live acoustic music, and have an awesome adult evening. The entrance fee is $5 per person, DJ entertainment will play from 4pm-6pm, and live music will start at 6pm. Learn More

Granite City Classic Disc Golf Tournament

May 20 – 22

Calling all disc golf players, from beginner to pro! Register now for the Granite City Classic presented by SCHEELS. This PDGA Sanctioned disc golf tournament takes place at Hidden Lake Park in St. Augusta, MN. Register before May 15th, and good luck! Learn More

90’s Decade Party

May 21

Come out and celebrate the great 90’s decade with a bar provided by KREWE, great snacks, and music DJ Dudley D, who was the personal touring, studio, and private DJ for the legend known as Prince. Come Dressed for the Era, whether it be hiphop or grunge, pop or country by shopping at Back to Vintage in St. Cloud! This event is sponsored by Cream City Tattoo and is a 21+ event. Learn More
Beaver Island Brewing Company
Beaver Island Maibock Festival

May 21

Maibock is back! Put on your dirndls and lederhosen, and join Beaver Island at the taproom from 3-7 PM on Saturday, May 21st! No ticket required this year. Admission is FREE! Celebrate the arrival of spring with food, games, and of course, our award-winning Maibock Helles Bock. Brats and chips will be available from 4-6 PM. Get a free commemorative glass with the purchase of a pint of Maibock while supplies last! Limit one glass per customer. Learn More

Home Free at The Ledge Amphitheater

May 29

All-vocal Country entertainers Home Free have made their mark on the music scene, racking up nearly 600,000 album equivalents globally; embarking on major international tours; amassing 500+ MILLION views and over 1.3-MILLION Subscribers on YouTube, and being declared “Country music fans’ favorite a cappella group” (Taste of Country). Catch them live at The Ledge Amphitheater on May 29 at 8pm! Learn More