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Your Eden Prairie Summer Events Guide: June 10th and June 11th

Ryan Platzke

As one of the most desirable cities surrounding the Twin Cities region, Eden Prairie offers no shortage of community and civic events for families to partake in throughout the year. As summer is one of the most blissful, welcome seasons in Minnesota, let’s take a lot at some activities to keep you occupied this warm weekend.


Saturday, June 10

Stop the Traffick(ing) 5K Walk/Run for Justice

This community-wide event in Eden Prairie blends fitness with awareness-raising of a worthy cause. Human trafficking is a serious, worldwide issue and a form of modern-day slavery. This walk/run 5K seeks to bring community members together to raise awareness, honor those affected by trafficking, and to raise money to charities that combat this dangerous epidemic. All proceeds from the 5K will go towards area organizations that aid in the exploitation of youth at the hands of traffickers the world over. For more information about this event, or to learn more ways to give, please click here.

Saturday, June 10

Splash into Summer!

Eden Prairie’s Community Center is hosting the perfect, family-friendly bash to begin the summer. Beginning at 1PM, families and friends can enjoy ice skating, swimming, the Prairie Play Zone, yard games, and even an indoor bounce house. Raffles are set to take place at the two o’clock and three o’clock hours, while Duck Races can be joined at 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30pm respectively. Members of Eden Prairie’s Community Center can enjoy this event free of charge, while visitors can enjoy the myriad events for just $8 at the door, or a max $20 rate per family. If you’re looking to cool off, enjoy an off-season activity like ice skating, or simply enjoy some active, Saturday afternoon fun with your fellow Eden Prairie residents, come on down the Community Center at 16700 Valley View Road. To learn more about this event, please click here.


Sunday, June 11

The 27thAnnual Minnesota Festival of Jazz on the Prairie

Music lovers unite at the Staring Lake Amphitheatre for a late afternoon and evening of lively jazz music, great food, and community harmony. This event is not only free, but is operating in conjunction with RibFest, a tasty treat that also benefits the Eden Prairie Noon Rotary. Barbecue meals, pulled chicken sandwiches and hotdogs are available for $10 in advance or $12 day of, while you take in live music amidst sunny summer weather. Water, beer, and wine will also be available to make this event an unmissable summer happening for all ages. To learn more about this event, please click here.

 At Helgeson Platzke Real Estate Group, we are proud to be a member of Eden Prairie’s esteemed small business community. Since 1995, we’ve offered the very best in Twin Cities real estate, earning our community’s trust as the #1 Sales Team in the Eden Prairie area. With over 4,500 homes sold, our staff has both the knowledge and experience necessary to ensure that your home ownership goals are delivered. So, if you’re considering buying or selling your Eden Prairie area home this summer, now is the time to enlist the help of a real estate professional who can help you make the most of this season’s extraordinary market.

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