ComoFest 2018
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 3:55 PM

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ComoFest returns again this summer, with affordable family fun for everyone the last three weekends of July. We’ll have more information as we get closer; here’s what we know so far:

  • Friday July 13: District 10 Ice Cream Social, 5:30-8 p.m., Como Park Streetcar Station, 1224 Lexington Parkway. Lawn games, neighborhood organizations, kids' entertainment, music by the She Shells from 5:30-7; Shakespeare in the Park -- "Romeo and Juliet" by Classical Actors Ensemble, 7:00. Oh, yeah, and ice cream.
  • Friday July 13: North Dale Movie Night, 9 p.m. (approximately), Outdoor showing of “Coco.” 1414 St. Albans. Bring your bug spray, a blanket or lawn chair. If it rains, the movie will move inside.
  • Friday July 20: Lyngblomsten Mid-Summer Festival, 2-8 p.m., 1415 Almond Ave. Mid-Summer Festival celebrates how Lyngblomsten is promoting artistic exploration, wellness, and lifelong learning for older adults 365 days a year. The day includes an arts showcase featuring works created by older adults, make-and-take art activities, live music and entertainment, wellness opportunities, food, games, and more! Admission is free; food and activities are priced for affordable fun.
  • Saturday July 21: ComoFest 5k Walk/Run for Everyone (benefiting Como Park Falcon Heights Living at Home Block Nurse Program), 8-10 a.m., Como Lakeside Pavilion, 1360 Lexington Parkway. $15 for youth age 16 or younger; $25 if you're older than that. If you're running, join the neighborhood team challenge. If you're not running, volunteer! Register for the run
  • Sunday July 22: ComoFest Art Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., on the Promenade at Como Lakeside Pavilion,1360 Lexington Parkway. Music by the Home Fires from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.. Register for the Art Fair
  • Friday July 27: Northwest Como Movie Night and Campout, 6:45 p.m. until Saturday morning. Pre-movie activities include a boys v. girls U12 softball game (6 p.m.) and a taekwondo demonstration (8:15 p.m.). There also will be bounce house, DJ, lawn games, crafts and other kids' activities, face-painting, bonfire and concessions. An outdoor showing of “Beauty and the Beast” (2017 version) begins about 9 p.m. If it rains, the movie will move inside. Register for the campout. 1550 Hamline.
  • Saturday July 28: Community Appreciation Picnic, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., including hot dogs, treats and games. Como Park’s “shortest marathon” begins at 1:15 p.m. TopLine Federal Credit Union, 976 Lexington Parkway
  • Saturday July 28: Gabe's Mini Mingle, 1-5 p.m. Miniature golf, mini-donuts, a mini-beer-tasting festival, and music. On the west parking lot at Gabe’s by the Park, 991 Lexington Parkway.

District 10 Como Community Council | 1224 Lexington Pkwy N, Saint Paul, MN 55103 | 651.644.3889 | district10 [at] district10comopark.org

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