Children’s Minnesota hosts a variety of benefit events throughout the year. From signature events to corporate or community fundraisers organized by our dedicated supporters, there’s an event to fit every schedule and budget.

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Home for the Holidays – North Oaks Home Tour and Holiday Boutique

November 16, 2018 9 a.m. – November 17, 2018 2 p.m., Saint Paul

Begin your holiday season by touring our beautifully decorated homes in North Oaks. Shop our Holiday Boutique for an amazing selection of unique clothing, jewelry and gift items. Enjoy a delicious lunch for $25 per person. To make a lunch reservation, call the North Oaks Club at 651-484-8585.

Millie’s 5th Annual Birthday Show

November 16, 2018, 8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., Excelsior

The first of two musical shows to benefit the Heart Clinic and Music Therapy programs at Children's Minnesota. Formal attire preferred.

North Oaks Holiday Gala

November 17, 2018, 6 p.m. – 11:30 p.m., North Oaks

This year, North Oaks Guild 1 had the wonderful opportunity to integrate a St. Paul legacy event, the “Festival of Trees” into our long-standing Holiday Home Tour Weekend. The Festival of Trees will become a part of our Holiday Weekend event and be renamed The North Oaks Holiday Gala. We are proud to continue this beautiful legacy non-profit event and include this as a part of our fundraising efforts.

Millie’s 5th Annual Birthday Show

November 18, 2018, 5 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Chanhassen

The second of two musical shows to benefit the Heart Clinic and Music Therapy programs at Children's Minnesota.

Hockey Fights Cancer

November 27, 2018, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

The Minnesota Wild is joining forces with the National Hockey League & National Hockey League Players’ association for Hockey Fights Cancer, an initiative to support national & local Cancer Research Institutions. This year, the dedicated Hockey Fights Cancer game will be Tuesday, November 27th.

12 Bars of Christmas

December 7, 2018, 6 p.m. – 11:59 p.m.

Join us for Minnesota's own holiday pub crawl. Originated in 2004, the original 12 Bars of Christmas (12BoC) is the largest holiday pub crawl in Minnesota. This is the original charity event, put on by local Minnesotans to support Children's Minnesota. To date, this event has raised over $115K for Children's Child and Family services! The event runs from 6pm to bar close, with participants coming when they are able. A participant t-shirt or wrist band is included in entry fee and wearers will get access to great food, drink and cover specials all night long.

Star Gala 2019

April 13, 2019 6 p.m. – April 14, 2019 12 a.m., Minneapolis

Join us on Saturday, April 13, 2019 for a special evening benefiting Children’s Minnesota.

Grandma’s Marathon and Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon

June 22, 2019, 6:15 a.m. – 2 p.m., Duluth

Go the extra mile by running the Grandma's Marathon or Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and fundraising on behalf of Children's Team Superstars. Learn more here.

Walk for Amazing 2019

June 22, 2019, 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Minneapolis

Celebrate the amazing kids in your life and support Children’s Minnesota at our newest fundraising event, Walk for Amazing. This special event will take place at U.S. Bank Stadium, and includes a celebratory walk beginning on the concourse and ending on the field. It also includes activities before and after for kids of all ages. Form a team with your family, friends, neighbors and colleagues to raise funds for your favorite clinical area of choice. You won’t want to miss it!