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Planning a Family Fun Memorial Day Weekend in Burnsville, MN

Memorial Day weekend is perfect for family gatherings and honoring the brave individuals who have served our country. If you’re in Burnsville, Minnesota, or planning to visit over the holiday, you’re in luck! Burnsville offers a variety of activities and events that can make your Memorial Day weekend both fun and memorable.



Planning a Family Fun Memorial Day Weekend

The first step in planning is booking your hotel stay to get the best rates. Burnsville boasts a wide variety of amenities that you will not find at other hotels closer to the metro. These amenities may include free parking, lower taxes, complimentary breakfast, and indoor pools and hot tubs. Oh, and many of our hotels are dog-friendly, so plan on bringing your fur baby along for the weekend!

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Your Guide for a Family-Fun Memorial Day Weekend

Explore the Great Outdoors

Burnsville is known for its beautiful parks and nature reserves. Spend part of your weekend on Crystal Lake or enjoy a game of disc golf at Red Oak. Whether you prefer hiking, biking, or simply picnicking by the water, Burnsville parks offer plentiful outdoor fun and relaxation opportunities.


Red Oak Park - Disc Golf


Hit the Green

If you’re a golf lover looking for somewhere to play on top-class links or practice every aspect of your game year-round, we’ve got you covered! From HD Golf Simulators to gorgeous 9-hole layouts to championship courses, check out our complete guide to golfing near the metro here.


Visit the Minnesota Zoo

Just a short drive from Burnsville, the Minnesota Zoo is an excellent family outing. With a wide variety of exhibits from around the world, the zoo offers an engaging experience for all ages.


Enjoy Local Cuisine

Burnsville boasts an array of dining options that can cater to any palate. For a family-friendly meal, try a local barbecue spot or a pizzeria. If you’re looking for something that offers a dining experience and a meal, look for restaurants with outdoor seating to enjoy the spring weather.


Jensen's Cafe


Soak City Opening Weekend

Kick off summer with some wet and wild fun at Valley Fair! Soak City’s opening weekend is May 25-27. Enjoy 7 acres of waterpark fun featuring water slides, splash pads, a wave pool, a lazy river, cabanas, and more.


Dog Race Days at Canterbury Park

If you are a dog lover, this one cannot be missed. On May 26th, come to Canterbury Park to watch Bulldogs and Frenchies take the course. Learn more here.



Planning Tips

  • Book Early: Memorial Day weekend is a popular time for travel, so book accommodations and make any necessary reservations well in advance.
  • Check Local Listings: Always check local listings for any special events, as new events may be added as the weekend approaches.
  • Prepare for the Weather: Minnesota weather can be unpredictable in May, so pack layers and prepare for sunshine and rain.


Enjoy Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend in Burnsville has opportunities to create lasting memories with your family. Whether exploring the great outdoors, enjoying local cuisine, or catching live dog racing, Burnsville, MN offers a diverse array of activities to enjoy a meaningful and fun holiday weekend.

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