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Stone Arch Bridge Festival

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - June 16 @ 7:00 pm

Named one of the best art festivals in the country The Stone Arch Bridge Festival features over 200 artists, musicians, culinary artists, a car show, a vintage market, and a family activities area. Stone Arch Bridge Festival is located along the banks of the Mississippi River in the North Loop neighborhood, spanning the riverfront area on West River Parkway from Portland Ave to N 4th Street.

200+ Juried Artist & Two Specialty Markets

The festival hosts 200+ top artists from across the US. Categories include photography, painting, jewelry, sculpture, woodworking, ceramics, printmaking, glass, and fine crafts.

The festival hosts 2 specialty markets:

Culinary Arts Market – located under the Hennepin Avenue Bridge.

Vintage and Vinyl Market – located on West River Parkway across from the Guthrie Theatre

Two Live Music Stages

Saturday, June 15

Cities 97.1 Stage

11:00 am The International Treasures 
12:00 pm Emmy Woods 
1:00 pm Katy Tessman 
2:00 pm Natalie Fideler 
3:00 pm The Thirsty River 
4:00 pm The Walker Brothers 
5:00 pm Luke LeBlanc 
6:00 pm Matt Jennings Trio


StarTribune Stage

10:00 am Art Battle
11:00 am speakeazie 
12:00 pm Stranger Gallery 
1:00 pm Tarli & The Tribe 
2:00 pm Modern Wildlife
3:00 pm Dilly Dally Alley 
4:00 pm Valors
5:00 pm Bev
6:00 pm Colin Bracewell


Sunday, June 16

Cities 97.1 Stage

11:00 am KYM
12:00 pm Ingrid Streitz 
1:00 pm John Magnuson Trio 
2:00 pm Dan Israel 
3:00 pm Matt Catflisch Band 
4:00 pm Samantha Grimes 


StarTribune Stage

11:00 am Paper Chain 
12:00 pm 13 Arrows 
1:00 pm Gentleman Speaker
2:00 pm Phantom Fields 
3:00 pm Sigcell 
4:00 pm Lowray 



Cities 97.1 Stage is located just north of the Hennepin Ave. Bridge along the Mississippi River.

Star Tribune Stage is located just south of the Stone Arch Bridge next to the food court in the parking lot of Mill Ruins Park.

Contigo Minneapolis Dance Festival Presents: “Dancing by the Bridge”

Contigo Minneapolis Dance Festival presents Dancing by the Bridge! Find your groove on the Contigo Dance floor at the corner of Portland Avenue and West River Parkway. Contigo DJs will be spinning the sweet beats in Salsa, Bachata, Kizomba, East Coast Swing, Hip Hop, and more. Ever wanted to learn Salsa? Bachata? East Coast Swing? All in one weekend? Join in on a free dance lesson from local studios, watch performances, and join in some social dancing!

Public Art Installation – 100 Feet of Art and History

Get ready to explore art and history in a whole new way. The Mill City Museum and Art to Change the World (ACW) have collaborated on an interactive public art installation to be featured during this year’s festival. The work will combine creativity, history, and community spirit and be located on West River Parkway near the Mill City Museum. The public art installation is funded by a grant from the St. Anthony Falls Heritage Board.


June 15 @ 12:00 pm
June 16 @ 7:00 pm
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