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Best of June!

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It’s an action packed June in the Land Of Big Fun. RiverSouth is your summer destination with music, racing, rides and food trucks.

Start summer on the right note with the Barenaked Ladies featuring Better Than Ezra and KT Tunstall on Friday, June 1 at Mystic Amphitheater. The Barenaked Ladies rose to fame in the late 90s with quirky and humorous hits such as “One Week” and “If I Had $1,000,000.” Joining the tour is New Orleans-based rockers Better Than Ezra and singer-songwriter KT Tunstall. Get your tickets today.

It’s an action packed evening when LFA 41 returns to the Mystic Lake Center on Friday, June 1. RFA lightweight champion Thiago Moisés faces the division’s biggest upset machine Jeff “The Administrator” Peterson in a fight you won’t want to miss.

Canterbury Park hosts the 8th Annual Fillies Race for Hope on Sunday, June 3. Enjoy a day at the races while raising funds for the Hope Chest for Breast Cancer.

On Saturday, June 9, Canterbury Park hosts a special on-track performance by the legendary Budweiser Clydesdales. It’s also the Belmont Stakes and final leg of the Triple Crown, where we’ll see if Justify is crowned the next Triple Crown winner. Watch, wager, enjoy the King of Beers, live music from Maiden Dixie and more. Plus, come watch the running of the Bulldogs.

Celebrate the Super Dads and Superheroes in your life at a special Father’s Day celebration at Canterbury Park on Sunday, June 17. It’s fun for the whole family with your favorite Superheroes on hand and themed activities for kids.

Prepare for taste bud overload with Valleyfair’s Food Truck Fest. On Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17 over a dozen food trucks will be at Valleyfair. Sweet or savory, this is your chance to revel in Minnesota’s top mobile culinary experiences. Rides, food trucks and fun, it doesn’t get much better than this.

Three-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Jill Scott is heating up Mystic Lake on Thursday, June 21. The talented R&B performer and platinum-selling triple threat has garnered No. 1 albums that include “The Light In The Sun” and her most recent release, “WOMAN.” Get your tickets today.

Magician Michael Carbonaro is taking his magic show on the road. For one night only, experience Michael Carbonaro Live! at Mystic Lake on Sunday, June 24. This interactive show is jam-packed with hilarious video clips and a whirlwind of mind-blowing magic performed live on stage. Get your tickets before they disappear.

Hit the tracks on Friday, June 29 for Canterbury Uncorked and a special Ladies Night. Taste wine, take home a custom wine glass and listen to the sounds of High Brow & the Shades.
Kesha is taking Mystic Lake Amphitheater by storm on Saturday, June 30. Known for pop anthems “TiK ToK” and “Die Young,” her latest album Rainbow has delivered some of her most personal songs to date and led to three Grammy nominations this year.

The highly anticipated Corgis and Cupcake Festival returns to Canterbury Park on Sunday, June 30. It’s literally the sweetest day of racing with top cupcake vendors from the Twin Cities. Then watch the Corgis wiggle their way down the track. If that’s not enough fun, there’s a special kiddie carnival with pony rides and face painting. Now that’s fun the whole family can enjoy! Note, only dogs approved to race are allowed onsite.

For more summer fun and events, visit RiverSouthMN.com.

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