The Magical Wizard Of Oz Themed Festival In Minnesota You Don’t Want To Miss
By Betsy Rathburn|Published August 02, 2018
Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 20 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at email@example.com or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.
Everyone loves The Wizard of Oz, but the movie holds an even more special place in the hearts of many Minnesotans. Why? Because Judy Garland — the actress who played Dorothy — was born in Grand Rapids. Though the family left when Judy was just four years old, her short tenure in Minnesota is still remembered to this day. Each year, the Judy Garland Museum hosts a Wizard of Oz Festival that, for any fan of Oz, is a must-see event. Check it out: