Local Events


CSI Family and Friends Concert Event

September 23, 6-8 p.m.
St. Louis Park Outdoor Recreation Center (ROC)

Bring the entire family for a live concert event with TRAILER TRASH where eclectic sets of Americana tunes that span decades will touch the heart of everyone in the audience! In this unique covered, open air space you’ll have the chance to support CSI while enjoying live music, delicious food truck fare, fundraising games and special activities just for our youngest CSI supporters! Space is limited, so get your tickets soon – You’re not going to want to miss this first ever family-friendly party.

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Tickets are $60/person, $100/couple and $200/family of four. Purchase includes entry into the concert, food truck voucher(s), drink ticket(s), and the opportunity to support CSI though a variety of fundraising activities.

Details and tickets

We would like to share our appreciation and gratitude for the ongoing support of Bame Foundation and Lube-Tech. Thank you! 

Summer/Fall 2021 Event Sponsors:


Past Events



Cruise with CSI

June 23, 5:30-8 p.m.
Al & Alma’s, Mound

Experience the beauty of Lake Minnetonka in June on a private cruise with CSI. Guests will enjoy dinner and drinks aboard the Bella Vista, Al & Alma’s largest ship. Hear the latest updates from CSI and our partners around the globe, reconnect with other CSI supporters, participate in the auction and fundraising activities and help us prepare for our safe return to travel! Space is limited so get your tickets soon.

Tickets are $100 and include a 2-hour cruise on beautiful Lake Minnetonka, dinner, hosted beer/wine, short program and the opportunity to support CSI though a variety of fundraising activities.



Smile Saver Pale Ale at Pulpit Rock Brewing Company


Our friends at Pulpit Rock Brewing Company, in Decorah, IA, have created a new brew in honor of Children’s Surgery International — Smile Saver Pale Ale — and will donate a portion of each sale to CSI. Smile Saver Pale Ale will be available for purchase in the taproom (and to-go) beginning June 19 until sold out. For more information about Pulpit Rock Brewing, go to pulpitrockbrewing.net or call (563) 380-3610.



Indeed We Can

June 9, 3-10 p.m.
Indeed Brewing Company, 711 15th Avenue, NE, Minneapolis

A huge THANK YOU for coming out to Indeed We Can – CSI Night. Together we raised over $8,000 to continue supporting our partners around the world as we plan to resume travel for in-person collaboration this fall. We are grateful to Indeed Brewing Company for hosting us and for their generous donation of proceeds from the evening.

Because of your support, CSI’s first-ever virtual event was a huge success, raising $215,000. Thank you for being the light at home for children, families and communities around the world. Watch the recorded program below.