Things To Do in St. Paul Before the Winter Season Rolls Around

Posted by Kris Lindahl on Friday, September 29th, 2017 at 7:17am.

Oktoberfest St. Paul MN Winter is right around the corner, and if you’re looking for things to do in St. Paul, MN, now is the time to start planning your fall outings. And to help get you started, we've even provided a few quick ideas below:


The first weekend of October brings about the annual Twin Cities Oktoberfest. The weekend is filled with beer, brats, dancing and live music at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.

Visit the zoo

The fall season is also a great time to get out and enjoy cooler temperatures at the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory. The oldest zoo in the state, the location is free to visit but accepts donations, and it’s open every day of the year.

Mississippi National River and Recreation Area

It’s also a great time to get out and explore nature at the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area. Partially located in St Paul, the area provides a scenic way to explore the region. If the weather’s too cool, you can always head inside to the Visitor Center, located in the Science Museum of Minnesota’s lobby, and open most days of the week.

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