Your April Scouted - Bask in the Glow of Minneapolis Events This Spring

Your April Scouted

Dust off your favorite ballet flats and pull that stylish trench coat to the front of your closet, because it’s time to embrace spring the way it’s meant to be experienced; bathed in sunlight, with your favorite people, in the crown jewel of urban life – Minneapolis. Stop and say hi at your go-to local hangout or open your eyes to a new event at a venue you’ve yet to explore. There is so much going on this season, so get on out there and enjoy… the fun is just getting started. 


SCOUTEDGalleria Floral Experience: Into the Deep┃March 25th – April 7th┃@shopbachmans┃This free, mall-wide event will open your eyes to the beauty that is ocean life. You will be treated to sea-themed displays and vignettes throughout this colorful, awe-inspiring experience.  

Spring Spectrum: A Color Experience┃March 25th – April 6th┃@shopbachmans┃At their Lyndale Avenue store, Bachman’s has the ultimate self-guided spring tour awaiting you. Get decor ideas for the inside and outside of your home, learn all about the newest trends, and go home with your very own color wheel. This is also a free event! 

Spring Inspiration Night┃April 4th 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm┃@shopbachmans┃Bachman’s Spring Inspiration Night is just that, inspiring. Your $25 ticket includes a spring floral container demonstration and floral arranging demonstration, spring trend education, live music, and wine and light bites.  

Spring Sip and Shop┃April 18th 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm┃@shopbachmans┃Yet another event by Bachman’s that you must put on your calendar. Find the nearest participating Bachman’s, get your ticket, and then prepare to get really motivated for the upcoming gardening season. 

J. Carver Distillery 

SCOUTEDThink Spring Cocktail Class┃April 5th 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm┃@jcarverdistillery┃Welcome spring with a classy cocktail, but first, learn how to shake, stir, and garnish with mixologist, Gina Holman. Your ticket includes drink samples, a demonstration, light appetizers, and a 750ml bottle of J. Carver Distillery’s Private Barrel Cask Strength Runestone Straight Rye. 

Backstory Coffee

SCOUTEDShades Vintage MRKT (partnering with Backstory Coffee)┃April 7th 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm | @backstorycoffeeShades Mrkt has invited 21 vintage vendors to fill up The Neu Neu and showcase their timeless wares. Backstory Coffee will be partnering, offering their delicious coffee and camaraderie.


SCOUTEDDiscovery Luncheon┃April 24th 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm┃SOAR (Strategic Opportunities To Amplify Results) is hosting an exclusive,  invite only event at Baldamar for leaders and business owners to learn more about how this peer group can elevate their business and their life. 

Bell Museum

Solar Big Year 2024 Eclipse┃April 8th 10:00 am – 4:00 pm┃ @bellmuseum┃Join other astronomy enthusiasts to celebrate Minnesota’s partial view of the eclipse. TheRE will also be other solar-focused activities to participate in, a livestream of the eclipse, and staff on hand to answer any questions! 

Boom Island Brewing

Geeky Craft Fair┃April 14th 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm┃@boomislandbeer┃Gather the geeks in your life and head to Boom Island Brewing for a day of fun, beer, crafty and wacky treasures, and maybe a little more beer.  

Boom Island Park 

Minneapolis Hot Chocolate Run┃April 13th 8:00 am ┃@minneapolisparks┃There are meal tickets, free snacks, and maybe even at a beer at the finish line for some races, but at the Minneapolis Hot Chocolate Run you’ll receive a finisher mug with chocolate fondue, dippables, and hot chocolate after your hard work.

Chute Square

Neighborhood Earth Day Cleanup┃April 20th 9:30 am – 12:00 pm┃@minneapolisparks┃Earth Day is April 22nd so what better way to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement, than to join a community of do-gooders and clean up the city!

The Fillmore

Fusion + Fashion┃April 19th 7:00 pm – 12:00 pm┃@fillmorempls┃This year’s theme for Fashion + Fusion is ‘Mirage’ so plan your outfit and also plan for a stylish night at this Minneapolis favorite fashion show event. 

Hewing Hotel

Luxe Cabaret┃April 7th 6:30 pm┃@hewinghotelTriple Threat Entertainment presents Luxe Cabaret, an evening featuring all the best in burlesque, drag, show girl dance, and so much more! Be prepared for an entertaining night of fun and so much talent. 

Hutton House

I AM FABULOUS Presented by Fashion Week Minnesota┃April 14th 11:00 am – 1:30 pm┃@thehuttonhouse┃Get tickets to this FABULOUS fashion show that celebrates beauty and style for any age. This is just one of many events taking place during Fashion Week Minnesota. 

The Luminare

MAN DOWN Presented by Fashion Week Minnesota┃April 14th 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm┃@the.luminare┃MAN DOWN presents an all menswear fashion show as a method to bring awareness to men’s mental health.

Lyndale Farmers Market

MPLS Farmers Market – The Lyndale Market┃Saturdays in April 9:00 am – 12:00 pm┃@mplsfarmmarket┃More than 100 vendors alternate between 170 stalls at the Lyndale Farmers Market, ensuring your bags will be brimming with fresh produce every time you visit.  

Minneapolis Institute of Art 

Shape of Time┃April 4th 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm┃@artsmia┃Experience Korean Art After 1989 with unique programs, tours and music at MIA. This event is free and open to the public. 

Party in Bloom┃April 26th 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm┃@artsmia┃This beautiful welcome to spring includes a cocktail hour, floral art interpretations, and dinner in the Artful Afters Lounge. 

Mill City Farmers Market 

Mill City Farmers Market┃Two weekends in April 10:00 am – 1:00 pm┃@millcityfarmersmarket┃April 6th, 7th, 20th, and 21st will be exciting in Minneapolis. More than fifty farmers, food makers, and artists will be set up with their unique and delicious goods. 

Minneapolis Cider Company

1980’s Adult Prom┃April 6th 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm┃@minneapoliscider┃Was prom the best night of your life or do you need a do -over? Whether you’re up for re-living the dream or starting fresh, the opportunity awaits at The Haralson Room in Minneapolis Cider Company for 1980’s Adult Prom! Try to wiggle into that old suit or dress and join in this night that’s sure to be a blast!

MSP Film Society and Main Cinema

Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival┃April 11th – April 25th┃@mspfilmsociety┃ More than two hundred films will be screened at The Main Cinema and other venues around the Twin Cities during the 43rd annual Minneapolis St.Paul International Film Festival. Keep up to date with all the special guests, parties, and panels that are taking place during a really exciting 15 days in Minneapolis.

Surly Brewing Co.

Gourmet Munchies┃April 20th 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm┃@surlybrewing┃ Got the munchies? You’re in luck because Surly Brewing Co.’s popular event, Gourmet Munchies, is back with all sorts of goodies (and their award winning beer too, of course).