An urban oasis of art and culture.

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.  

The event features 140 visual artists selling original work, with something for everyone. Visitors will encounter strolling musicians, scheduled stage performances, engaging children's activities and adventurous culinary options


Learn about our participating artists.

Learn about exhibiting at the festival.



Loring Park Art Festival curates a fine mix of summer standards and cuisine-bending delights for snacks or meals!  See our list of food vendors. 


Help make the festival a success, and sign up to volunteer!

Meet artists, staff and guests as you join the team that makes it all happen behind-the-scenes.


A beautiful location near Walker Art Center, talented artists and a sophisticated, urban audience makes the Loring Park Art Festival an ideal opportunity for you to reach a broad and loyal audience. Learn about sponsorship opportunities.