Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Northern Spark

June 14 @ 9:00 pm - June 15 @ 2:00 am

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 pm, repeating until June 15, 2019

Northern Lights.mn announces the ninth annual Northern Spark, the free arts festival illuminating public spaces in the Twin Cities. This year, artists will explore the theme We Are Here: Resilience, Renewal, & Regeneration with projects in three walkable and transit-accessible locations—the American Indian Cultural Corridor in Minneapolis, The Commons in downtown Minneapolis, and the Rondo neighborhood in St. Paul.

For the second year in a row, Northern Spark will take place on two nights—Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15—starting at dusk (9 pm) and ending at 2 am.

We Are Here: Resilience, Renewal, & Regeneration

Every year, Northern Spark creates a theme to inspire artists’ creativity around cultural and societal issues. This year’s theme was generated through responses from people and organizational partners in the communities of Northern Spark 2019.

Both nights of Northern Spark 2019 take place in three locations in Minneapolis and Saint Paul:


June 14 @ 9:00 pm
June 15 @ 2:00 am
Event Category:


The Commons
425 Portland Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55488 United States
+ Google Map