If you like art fairs, then this is your weekend. The weather will be wonderful and there are three great art fairs to hit right here in the Twin Cities – the Uptown Art Fair, the Loring Park Art Festival, and the Powderhorn Art Fair!
The 50th annual Uptown Art Fair starts today, August 2nd and runs through August 4th. This art fair is the second largest statewide event with around 375,000 people attending. Highlights of the Uptown Art Fair are the 340 talented artists from around the world with creations ranging from sculptures to painting to jewelry and much more. The fair has twenty vendors offering food and drinks. There is nonstop entertainment including live music and magic shows. This art fair is not just for adults, there are all sorts of family friendly things to see and do.
You can also take in the Loring Park Art Festival August 3rd and 4th. This festival features 140 artists with creations in painting, glass, jewelry, photography, pottery and more. There are 15-20 different vendors offering food and beverages and there will be a variety of entertainment offered each day.
The 22nd Powderhorn Art Fair runs August 3rd and 4th. This art fair features work from 184 regional and national artists with various disciplines. Proceeds from the Art Fair help fund park programs such as theatre arts, a computer lab, teen center, music recording studio, pottery studio and team sports. You can print a free Metro bus pass on art fair website.