july, 2019

27jul(jul 27)10:00 am28(jul 28)5:00 pmLoring Park Art Festival

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Event Details

Organizers of the Loring Park Art Festival have a full weekend of delightful visual art and creative family fun planned for the 20th anniversary of the artful garden party, July 27 and 28, 2019.

The event features 140 visual artists selling original work, with something for everyone. Visitors will experience strolling musicians, scheduled stage performances, engaging children’s activities and a variety of culinary options that will appeal to most preferences.

Returning to the festival this year is the Lakes & Legends Beer Garden. The Loring Park based brewery will serve craft beer, local craft soda and Kombucha on site during the festival. The beer garden will offer seating as well as a variety of lawn games.

The festival itinerary and maps will be available throughout the park.

Music, Entertainment and Family Activity Schedule
Saturday, July 27
10:00 a.m. – DANCE: Diversity Street Dancers
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – DONATE: American Red Cross mobile blood drive
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. – MUSIC: Lori Ronchak Hammer Dulcimer Music (located by the garden)
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. – ACTIVITY: Improv Parenting – pop up “maker” and play station
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. – ACTIVITY: My Shop Maker Space – birdhouse building activity
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. – ACTIVITY: Outdoor Painters of Minnesota – Watch & Try Plein Air Painting
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. – ACTIVITY: Artistic Henna with certified artist Reena Maheshwari
10:45 a.m. – MUSIC: The Spots
12:00 & 1:00 p.m. – MUSIC: Pop up Classical MPR featuring The OK Factor
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – MUSIC: Zoë Says Go
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Stone Arch Jazz Band

Sunday, July 28
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – MUSIC: Paul Imholte
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – MUSIC: Greg Herriges
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – MUSIC: Lori Ronchak Hammer Dulcimer Music
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – ACTIVITY: Outdoor Painters of Minnesota – Watch & Try Plein Air Painting
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – ACTIVITY: Wine & Canvas – step by step painting instruction
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. – ACTIVITY: My Shop Maker Space – birdhouse building activity
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. – ACTIVITY: Artistic Henna with certified artist Reena Maheshwari
10:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. – MUSIC: Sister Tree
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY: Open Eye Figure Theatre Puppet Show, Two-Wheel Tour
1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. – MUSIC: Apollo Male Chorus
2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. – MUSIC: Apollo Male Chorus
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – MUSIC: Minnesota Mandolin Orchestra

Food & Beverage
Several vendors will be stationed throughout the park, including:
Habanero Tacos – Tacos, Burritos, Quesadillas
Kabomelette – Omelettes, Kabobs, Wraps, Trailer Hash
Lemon Haven – Fresh-squeezed Lemonade, Lime, Cherry and Iced Tea
Anchor Fish & Chips – Fish & Chips, Meat & Veggie Pasties and more
Reverie Café + Bar – GF/Vegan, Brussel Sprouts/Bacon Skewers, Jackfruit Cuban Sliders, more
Rollin’ Nolens BBQ – Rib Tips, Smoked Turkey Legs and Pork Chops, Dry rub Chicken, more
Lakes & Legends Beer Garden – Craft Beer, kombucha, sodas

QUICK DETAILS
Dates / Hours:   Saturday, July 27, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 28, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: Loring Park at Oak Grove and Hennepin Avenue. For details, visit: loringparkartfestival.com

Free Rides from Metro Transit (download passes) / Parking / Directions:   loringparkartfestival.com/getting-there/

Artist Exhibitors: 140 artists of varied disciplines are selected to exhibit during the festival. For a full list of artists, detailed bios, photos of featured artwork, visit: loringparkartfestival.com/artists

Food & Beverage: Reverie Mobile Kitchen, Anchor Fish and Chips, Lakes & Legends Beer Garden. For a complete list of food vendors: loringparkartfestival.com/food

Live Entertainment: Live musicians, dancers, theatre performances. For details, visit: loringparkartfestival.com/entertainment/

ABOUT THE LORING PARK ART FESTIVAL
The Loring Park Art Festival was founded in 1999 by Pat Parnow, Mary Ann Wunderlin, and Carol Haubner. It is currently produced by Artists for Artists LLP and managed by artist partners Pat Parnow and Cindy Jacobson. Since 2000, Loring Park Art Festival has combined creative expression and community connectedness to surprise and delight all who attend. With beautiful ponds and formal gardens, Loring Park makes an idyllic spot to celebrate art, music, food and entertainment for two days each summer in downtown Minneapolis.

Time

27 (Saturday) 10:00 am - 28 (Sunday) 5:00 pm CST

Location

Loring Park

Minneapolis 1382 Willow Street Minneapolis, MN 55403

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