August 11th - 13th

Citywide Garage Sale

Varying hours & locations throughout West St. Paul

What would happen if an entire city held a garage sale during the same weekend? Well, we're going to find out! Join in the fun as we host a city-wide garage sale during Explore West St. Paul Days, and check out the interactive map to see all the locations participating!

Thursday, August 11th

City Open House

5:00 - 8:00 PM
South Metro Fire Department Station, 1650 Humboldt Ave

The City's Open House event is an opportunity for city departments, local non-profits, and organizations to highlight what they have been doing and what they can provide to the community.

Join us for Police and Fire demonstrations, Community Chalk Art by artist Sandy Forseth, free food, music, balloon twisting, temporary tattoos, and more!

Fireworks in the Park

Starting approximately @ 9:15 PM
Harmon Park, 230 Bernard St. W

Help us kick off Explore West St. Paul Days with a bang. Grab your lawn chairs, blankets, and bug spray. Enjoy the show!

Audience zones include the north row of parking stalls, the playground area, Fields 1 & 4, Heritage Middle School Soccer Fields to the east of the park, and the hockey rink. No parking and/or viewing on the north side of Arion St., in the inner row of parking stalls, or on Fields 2, 3, & 5. Please avoid all caution tape and coned off areas for your safety.

Friday, August 12th

West St. Paul Parade

Start time: 6:00 PM

Get your blankets and chairs ready! Cheer on as floats, emergency vehicles, bands, and more as they pass by. Check out our parade information tab for more details.

Movie in the Dome

Doors @ 7:45 PM. Show starts @ 8:00 PM*
West St. Paul Sports Dome, 1655 Livingston Ave.

Settle in at the West St. Paul Sports Dome for a movie on the big screen. What will we be watching? Well, that's up to you! Visit our Vote Now page to cast your movie vote by July 29th.
* Please note that the start time may be delayed by the parade - the movie will start after the parade is finished.

Saturday, August 13th

West St. Paul Rider

8:30 AM Start
Garlough Park, Corner of Charlton and Marie Avenues

A free community bike ride to explore the trails of West St. Paul and beyond.

More information and free registration:

West St. Paul Rider logo with blue bicycle.

El Destino Market and Clothesline Laundromat

2:00 - 7:00 PM
1834 & 1838 Oakdale Ave.

Free Book Buggie (free books for kids!), photo booth, live performances including Ecuadorian Dancers, a Mariachi Band, Fire Performers, and Aztec Dancers. Find more information here:

El Destino Market will be having a to-go food special - $2 taco special.

Clothesline Laundromat will be having free washers and a drawing for $650 in washer coupons.

Parking Lot Giveaway at St. Stephen's Lutheran Church

2:00 - 5:00 PM
Corner of Wentworth St. and Charlton Ave.

You're invited to our first ever Parking Lot Giveaway Event! It’s just like a big rummage sale, only better, because everything is free! Come on by and see if there’s something that might be of use to you. Whatever you find – it’s yours! And if you have stuff you don’t need, here’s your chance to find a new home for it all by giving it away to others! For more information and to reserve a space for your own contributions to the big Giveaway event, visit

Pre-Concert Party

6:00 PM 
West St. Paul Sports Complex, 1650 Oakdale Ave.

Kick the night off right!

Food trucks will be on-site with dinner and dessert options available for purchase through 10:00 PM.

Adults 21+ can visit the West St. Paul Hockey Association sponsored beer garden and purchase from a variety of cold drinks.

West Saint Paul Warriors Hockey LogoRita's Ice Custard Happiness LogoSizzling Wagon Food Truck Logo Neza Taco Mexican City Style Logo

PopROCKS Concert

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
West St. Paul Sports Complex, 1650 Oakdale Ave

With three lead vocalists and the hottest live band around, PopROCKS delivers a night of entertainment unlike any other group.  Members of the group enjoy a dynamic, high-powered chemistry that is as infectious to the crowds as the band’s playlist of hit dance party jams!

Complete with high-end musicianship, powerful vocals, choreography, spot on impersonations, special effects, and energetic performances, PopROCKS is more than just a band – they are an experience.