Getting There

Getting There 

Loring Park is located on the corner of Oak Grove St. and Hennepin Ave. across from the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. View Google Map | View Map of the Festival grounds

Parking and Bus info:

Ride The Bus - Ride a Bike -- make the journey part of the fun!  

Don't want to deal with parking? Ride the bus! We're conveniently located near many major bus lines:

  • the following buses run to Loring Park: Routes 4, 6, 12 on Hennepin / Lyndale Aves.
  • Routes 17 & 18 run on Nicollet Ave. -- bus stop is 3 blocks west of Loring Park on 15th Street at Nicollet.

Download a free pass here for your bus ride to the park or between the three festivals. 
Just click on the blue box below:     

Click to download your pass 


  • Vineland Public Ramp - enter on Vineland. The ramp is under the Walker Art Center.
          Up to 12 hours - $4.00
  • Sculpture Garden Parking Lot on Kenwood Pkwy just beyond Sculpture Garden $3.50 flat rate
  • Parade Stadium Lot - just beyond Sculpture Garden Lot - daily rate - $3.50
  • Between Lyndale and Hennepin under the freeway. $5.00 6AM-6PM-exact change for box   
  • MCTC Parking Ramp at Hennepin and 16th Street. $5.00 flat rate for the day
  • Hennepin Ave. UM Church - Hennepin Ave. at Groveland - youth parking cars for donation (watch for signs-not sure of hours they will be open) 
  • St. Mark's Cathedral lot available Saturday and Sunday after 10:45 (parking available only for guests of the art fair - no all day parking) - $10.00  
  • ECMN (Episcopal Church of MN) parking lot just up the hill from St. Mark's and turn right on Clifton Pl. next to 1730 Clifton Pl - watch for signs, cones and staff (parking available only for guests of the art fair - no all day parking) - $10.00  
  • Loring Muncipal Ramp at the Hyatt (Grant and Nicollet enter on Nicollet) $4 per hour