Harriet Island Large/Public Events


FAST AND THE FURRY 8k/5k- May 20, 2017

A premier Twin Cities’ outdoor pet-friendly event! Runners, walkers and their pups participate in a 5K run/walk or 8K run at Kelley's Landing.  More than just an athletic event, the event directly benefits our contributing charity, People and Pets Together, and provides a unique fundraising opportunities for other MN-based animal charities!

Register for the Fast and the Furry


The fourth annual Twin Cities Burger Battle returns to St. Paul on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Harriet Island. All four previous winners will be present including defending champions from 2015, St. Paul Grill and Paddy Shack as well as 2014 champions B52 Burgers & Brew and Gold Nugget Tavern & Grille.   More than twenty other restaurants from will join them from across the Twin Cities to compete for this year’s bragging rights.

Tickets go on sale April 5 at www.tcburgerbattle.com. The $55 all-inclusive entry gives attendees access to every competitor’s burger offering, a token to vote for their favorite entry, local beers plus live local music. Attendees must be 21+ and the event hopes to draw 2,500 people.

The event partners with local non-profit, The Sanneh Foundation, which is a St. Paul-based youth development organization founded by St. Paul native and former U.S. World Cup soccer player Tony Sanneh. Burger Battle has donated over $16,000 to the foundation over the past two years.  www.sannehfoundation.org

The Twin Cities Burger Battle is sponsored by KFAN/KDWB, Exclusive Beef Sponsor Ranchers Legacy Meat Co., The MN Beef Council, FILO Productions, Summit Brewing, Fulton Beer, Renewal By Anderson.

Buy Burger Battle Tickets

WANDERLUST 108 - July 1, 2017

Wanderlust 108, a full day celebration in support of the mindful movement, is coming to Harriet Island on Saturday, July 1. Wanderlust features nationally recognized teachers, spiritual leaders, and musical talent, local vendors, a triathlon that includes a 5K run, an outdoor yoga flow class, and a guided meditation, plus additional activities including acroyoga, AIReal Yoga™, hooping, and walking meditation.

Buy Wanderlust 108 Tickets

COLOR VIBE 5k- July 29, 2017

The most colorful fun-filled event is coming to Saint Paul!  The Color Vibe 5k Run/Walk will be at Harriet Island on 7/29/17! Come run/walk through various colors and celebrate your accomplishment at the color throw after party. Kids 12 and younger are free!

Register for the Color Vibe

THE ENERGY FAIR - September 8-10, 2017

Celebrate clean energy and sustainable living with over 100 interactive workshops, 80 exhibitors, live music, inspiring keynotes, family fun, great local food, and more. Come together to learn new skills, build community, and take action towards a sustainable future. Workshops and exhibits are FREE and open to the public Sept 9-10 with a Solar Professional Day Sept 8.

Learn more about The Energy Fair

FREEDOM 5K RUN/WALK- September 23, 2017

Help fight addiction one step at a time at the Freedom 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, September 23rd at Harriet Island. Join us for a 5K timed run and walk to benefit the addiction recovery programs of Mn Adult & Teen Challenge. Registrants will receive a tech shirt or t-shirt and a full day of fun for the whole family with a Kid Zone, games, free food and music!  

Register for the Freedom 5k


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