Northern Spark 2018  /  Commonality

Northern Spark 2018 / Commonality

The first ever two-night version of the free public art festival explores participatory projects in Downtown MinneapolisEvent Website

Night 1
Fri Jun 15th, 2018 9:02PM - 2AM CST
Night 2
Sat Jun 16th, 2018 9:02PM - 2AM CST
Various Locations
Downtown Minneapolis ( map )

Northern announces plans for the eighth annual Northern Spark, the free annual arts festival illuminating public spaces in the Twin Cities. Known for continually experimenting with size, location, and theme, this year’s Northern Spark will shift from a one night dusk to dawn event to two nights of art and connection with community—Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16—starting at dusk (9:02PM) and ending at 2AM.

Artists will explore the theme Commonality, with projects located in walkable and bikeable areas of Downtown Minneapolis, including The Commons, the Minneapolis Central Library, and Nicollet Mall.

The venues for Northern Spark 2018 are in downtown Minneapolis:

Dates and Times
In 2018, Northern Spark will take place over two nights, the third weekend in June until 2AM:
Friday, June 15, 9:02PM – 2AM
Saturday, June 16, 9:02PM – 2AM
​Saturday, June 16, 7 – 9PM: 8th Annual Benefit Party

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