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Holidazzle 2016

November 25th - December 23rd (Thursdays through Sundays)

Get ready to enjoy a little North Country right here in Loring Park, Minneapolis. As Minneapolis’ premier holiday celebration, Holidazzle has delighted residents, visitors and downtown employees for years. Free and open to the public. You and yours are invited to join in the festivities.

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Holidazzle Guide
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Music in the parks - Loring Park

Wednesday, June 1

Katy Vernon
Pop, Folk, Ukulele, British, Rock

Mother Banjo
Folk, Americana

Wednesday, June 8

Liam Gerard
Alternative Folk Pop Rock Blues

Kashimana Ahua
Jazz, Soul

Wednesday, July 6

Dan Schwartz
Solo Harp Guitar & Lap Steel

The Paper Days
Energetic Folk Rock

Wednesday, July 13

Dustin Hatzenbuhler
Singer-Songwriter, Pop

Charanga Tropical
Salsa With Strings, Cuban Music

Wednesday, August 3

Jillian Rae
Americana, Pop, Rock, Country, Indie

The Fattenin’ Frogs
Roots, Rock, Folk, Blues

Wednesday, August 17

Barbara Meyers
Roots Rock & Reggae

Audiyo Element
Funk, Rock, Classical Music

Tips to fully enjoy Music in Loring Park
  • Bring a lawn chair
  • Wear sunglasses
  • Grab a blanket
  • Pack a picnic
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Use sunscreen
  • Check weather updates
  • Relax and enjoy

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Walker Art Center Target Free Thursdays

Thursday Nights

Get inspired. Get in free. Gallery admission is free from 5 to 9 pm every Thursday night.

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Walker Art Center - Free First Saturdays

First Saturday of Every Month

Gallery admission is free on the first Saturday of each month. Families can enjoy live performances, films, gallery adventures, and hands-on art-making from 10 am-3 pm. Activities recommended for ages 6-12.

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Walker Summer Music & Movies

August 1, 2016

Music – Grant Hart Associated
Movie – A Hard Day’s Night

August 8, 2016

Music – The Pines
Movie – Hairspray

August 15, 2016

Music – Mixed Blood Majority
Movie – Wayne’s World