2020 Virtual Water Festival

Virtual Metro Area Children’s Water Festival

Teachers and students are invited to attend the 23rd annual Metro Area Children’s Water Festival whenever it is convenient. The in-person festival at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds was canceled due to concerns with COVID-19, but teachers and 4th grade students may participate in many of the same learning stations in various formats including:

See each section below for more information.

Recorded Live Online Classes

Nine live online classes were presented from Monday, September 28th through Thursday, October 1st. They were recorded and are now available on the Metro Area Children’s Water Festival YouTube channel. Descriptions of each online class, information on the presenter(s), and a direct link to the recording of the class are available here. All live online classes were professionally closed-captioned.


Click here to watch fun educational videos from our partners on your own schedule! Looking for a recording of an online class? See the section above for more information.

Lesson Plans

Click here for fun lesson plans from our partners to use however you choose.

More Water Education Resources

Click here to be taken to our resources page for even more fun and educational resources with info on groundwater, invasive species, Adopt-a-Drain, Protect WET, and more!