Make Your Plans For 2022 Twin Cities Summer Jam

Rock, country, pop—with over a dozen musical acts, there’s something for every music fan at Twin Cities Summer Jam!  The three-day music festival will be held from July 21-23, 2022 at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minnesota.

Event information 

Thursday, July 21, 2022 is dedicated to all-Minnesota acts, with music by Hairball, Fabulous Armadillos, and Anderson Daniels.

On Friday, July 22, 2022, the lineup features Kane Brown, Nelly, Kidd G, Callista Clark, and Restless Road.

On Saturday, July 23, 2022, the lineup includes headliner Blake Shelton, plus Trace Adkins, Elvie Shane, 38 Special, and Mason Dixon Line.  Find the most up-to-date information about the Twin Cities Summer Jam lineup here.

Whether you want to catch one day of performances from the pit or party like a VIP all weekend long, there’s a ticket option for you.  For the most budget-friendly option, grab some friends and purchase a multi-pack of single-day or three-day general admission tickets.  There are also VIP tickets with assigned seating and free food, and the Gray Duck Experience includes access to a special VIP area.  Learn more and purchase tickets here.

Parking is available onsite, and you can also get to Twin Cities Summer Jam via a Metro Valley Transit Authority (MVTA) bus.  Answers to frequently asked questions and additional details about the festival are available here.

Nearby dining options

Food and drinks are available for purchase at Twin Cities Summer Jam.  You can also enjoy a meal at one of Shakopee’s restaurants, which offer everything from barbecue and burgers to tacos and sushi.  Some local favorites include Turtle’s Bar & Grill, Bravis, Pablo’s Mexican Restaurant, and O’Brien’s Public House.  

If you’re spending the night in Shakopee, Wampach’s Restaurant and Ruby’s Family Restaurant serve up a tasty breakfast or brunch.   

Want to try some local craft beer?  The taprooms at Badger Hill Brewing and Shakopee Brewhall serve a variety of styles brewed on-site.

A full list of Shakopee dining options is available here.

Extend your stay in Shakopee

Before or after the festival, check out some of the other attractions Shakopee has to offer. 

Add some thrills to your weekend with a visit to Valleyfair.  The largest theme park in the upper Midwest has over 75 rides and attractions, including roller coasters, high flying thrill rides, and classic carnival rides.  Admission includes Soak City Waterpark, which features slides, a wave pool, and lazy river.

Enjoy gaming, dining, and entertainment at Mystic Lake.  Minnesota’s largest casino offers slots, blackjack, pull tabs, and bingo.  On Fridays and Saturdays, check out the black lights and party atmosphere at Cosmic Bingo, and stop by DrinX Bar for cocktails and live music.

Local accommodations

Twin Cities Summer Jam has partnered with to provide free transportation to and from the festival for attendees staying at four partner hotels: Holiday Inn Express & Suites of Shakopee, Hampton Inn by Hilton MInneapolis-Shakopee, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Shakopee, and Comfort Inn and Suites Shakopee.  Each hotel offers a free breakfast, pool, and other amenities.  Learn more and book your stay here.

Prefer to camp?  There are several campgrounds in the southwest metro area, ranging from rustic public campgrounds to RV parks with full amenities.  Check out this list of campgrounds near Shakopee. From budget-friendly spots to accommodations with upscale amenities, a full listing of Shakopee hotels is available here.