Events

LOLA Art Crawl

September 17 - 18, 2016  |  10 AM - 5 PM

Smaller and more intimate than many art festivals, the LoLa Art Crawl gives visitors a glimpse into the creative workspaces of artisans working on jewelry, glasswork, painting, collage, photography, textiles, pottery, sculpture, and more. Hosted by the League of Longfellow Artists. 

Independencia de Mexico en Minneapolis

September 18, 2016  |  11 AM - 7 PM

You are invited to celebrate Mexican Independence Day on Lake Street between 2nd Ave and Portland Ave. This yearly event features the best Latino entertainment groups in Minnesota, food and merchandise vendors, plus activities for the whole family.

Nicollet Open Streets

September 18, 2016  |  11 AM - 5 PM

By opening up the streets for people to walk, bike, run and skate for a day, the Open Street Festivals create get an opportunity to experience our city in a whole new way. This is a great opportunity for everyone young and old to be active while engaging with neighbors and local businesses.

Lake Street Bash!

November 10, 2016  |  6 - 9 PM

The money raised at this fundraiser ensures that the Lake Street Council can continue their work renewing and strengthening the Lake Street corridor for business and visitors alike. Ticket price includes food, beer & wine samples, live music and a silent auction.  

In the Heart of the Beast Theatre’s La Natividad

December 15 - 22, 2016

Angels and shepherds. A suspicious king. A time of social distress. A pregnant woman knocks on the doors of the city, seeking shelter. This unique event honors the Mexican tradition of La Posada, leading everyone on a journey to four sites in our community. Enacted with beauty, humor, soulful live music, and an ending feast.

City of Lakes Loppet Festival

February 3 - 5, 2016  |  Various Times

This weekend long urban winter festival takes place in Lake Street’s Uptown neighbourhood and showcases bike races, skijoring, snow sculptures, and luminaries made of ice.