Northern Spark is known as an all-night art festival that lights up the Twin Cities. This year, Northern Spark is two nights!
Join us on June 15 & 16 in downtown Minneapolis from 9:02 pm to 2 am each night for interactive art, exploration, wonder and community connection.
Commonality, the theme of this year’s event, takes its cue from the festival’s venues in downtown Minneapolis: The Commons, Minneapolis Central Library, and Nicollet Mall. What is a 21st century commons? A 21st century library that serves everyone? A pedestrian avenue that is open to anyone?
For info on commonality and specific artist projects, partners and timed events: northernspark.org
My top picks for events include:
- Weird Nicollet walking tours
- Section of Disapproved Books
- Givings of a Global Immigrant
- Street Showcase
DEAL ALERT: Click here to download a free festival ride pass
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