Friday June 15th kicks off the Stone Arch Bridge Festival. It is a weekend filled with 250 artists, three stages, family art park, Father’s Day car show, and a food market. The event takes place along the Mississippi river. Check out the map of the site for a layout of the festival.
There are three stages for music: Cities 97 stage, Star Tribune stage and City Pages stage. Each of these will have various local artists performing. Friday nights show starts at 7:00 pm. Saturday and Sunday’s performances start at 11:15 am and continue all day into the night. Get the complete schedule of performances.
If you enjoy art you will be sure to find your niche here. There are vendors of all different art forms ranging from: jewelry, photography, mixed media, ceramics, painting, and more. Check out the artist directory for more information.
Make sure to come hungry. Gyros, noodles, kettle corn, burritos, sweet corn, lemonade, brats, and more! There will be a wide variety of food, drinks, and desserts. If you enjoy planning your food ahead of time take a look at the vendors.
Other fun activities include a family park and Fathers Day car show. In the family park there will be a playground, face painting, and kids can build birdhouses. Radio Disney will also be there on Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 until 3:00 pm with music to rock out to as well. The car show will take place on both Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission is free and will take place at 6th Avenue SE & Main Street SE in Minneapolis. For more information take a look at the events website at www.stonearchbridgefestival.com.