8 Summer Art Fairs & Festivals in the Twin Cities

Throw these eight Twin Cities art fairs and festivals on your June to-do list
Photo by Emily J. Davis

Edina Art Fair: This three-day event at 50th & France will kick off the summer season with fine art, food, performers, and more than 250 artists. June 3-5, 50thandfrance.com/art-fair

Art in the Hollow: Swede Hollow Park is one of St. Paul’s hidden gems. Browse local art, celebrate community, and explore the nature of the area—if you can find it, that is.
June 4, artinthehollow.org

St. Anthony Park Arts Festival: Set around the St. Anthony Park library in St. Paul, this family-favorite event brings together artists, musicians, and book lovers alike. The festival features more than 70 talented makers, plus a used book sale, art activities, food, music, and more. June 4, sapfest.org

Excelsior Art on the Lake: This can’t-miss experience offers artwork across multiple disciplines, local musicians, regional food vendors, and more lakeside fun in the historic village of Excelsior. June 11-12, excelsior-lakeminnetonkachamber.com

Photo by Bruce Silcox

Northern Spark: If you’re a night owl, check out this all-night participatory arts event. It takes place from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. along University Avenue in St. Paul, followed by a three-hour closing celebration on Raspberry Island. This year’s event explores the theme “What the World Needs Now.” June 11-12, northern.lights.mn

Photo by Jenna Klein

Stone Arch Bridge Festival: Get a close-up view of the Minneapolis riverfront at this Father’s Day weekend event that promises art, live music, family activities, a car show, and more. June 18-19, stonearchbridgefestival.com

Eagan Art Festival: Considering its fine art, handmade crafts, tasteful music, and more, this 28th-annual festival is worth carving out
time for. June 25-26, eaganartfestival.com

Wayzata Art Experience: This two-day art experience brings loads of art, music, sailboat rides, food, and other fun activities straight to the shores of Lake Minnetonka. June 25-26, artexperience.wayzatachamber.com

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