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Burnsville, MN – Alive with Music & Events

If live music and events are what you’re craving in 2024, look no further! Burnsville, MN has a jam-packed summer planned for you. Read on to start planning your Burnsville getaway.


International Festival – Saturday, July 20

The International Festival of Burnsville was established in 2006 to celebrate the city’s cultural diversity. The festival takes place at Nicollet Commons Park each summer and features a range of music and dance groups representing cultures around the globe. In addition to music, guests and their families can purchase food, admire culture displays, and engage in kid-friendly activities.

Photo Credit: International Festival of Burnsville


Burnsville Festival Fire Muster – September 5-7

The Burnsville Festival Fire Muster community event began in 1980 and is celebrating its 44th anniversary in 2024. This year’s event will feature the annual medallion hunt, Festival Kickoff Block Party, Craft Beer & Food Sampling, and live music on the Plaza (Thursday), carnival rides, bingo, fire truck water display, live music from the Johnny Holm Band (Friday night) and the Rock Gods (Saturday night), fireworks, and Community and Fire Truck parade. For the complete schedule of events, click here.


Heart of the City Race – Saturday, September 7

Whether you’re an avid runner or want to stroll through the beautiful streets on Burnsville, MN, sign up for the 11th Annual Heart of the City Race – A Run to Remember. The event features a 15K, 10K, 5K and 1K Kid’s Fun Run.

Photo Credit: Heart of the City Race – A Race to Remember


Plan Your Visit to Burnsville, Minnesota

Whether you live close by or are visiting the Burnsville area, extend your visit and relax in one of our many hotels; from full-service to limited service, we offer great lodging options, at an affordable rate.

And if you’re looking for a bite to eat before or after an event, Burnsville has many locally owned restaurants and all your favorite chains.


Ineffable Brewing Co.


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