What is Northern Spark?
Northern Spark is a public, free, dusk-to-dawn celebration of creativity that illuminates the Twin Cities in a new light for one exceptional night - from 9 pm, Saturday, June 8 until 6 am, Sunday, June 9. Join artists and local cultural organizations in an interactive, participatory event that takes place at many sites throughout the cities all night long.
Ways to find artists
Looking for a specific artist? Check out the map, the event list, or what's trending to find an artist of interest.
See what everyone is talking about - find out which artists and installations are buzzing through built-in Twitter integration.
Tweet and Learn
Use the app to tweet about the events you attend to unlock fragments of the story of Union Depot.
Track your favorite events of the night by supplying your e-mail address to create a customized My Night page. Note that this feature is purely optional. Your email address will be used only to identify your saved itinerary and will not be shared or distributed. If you choose to opt-in, you may receive future emails from Northern Spark.
Updated for 2014's live event on June 14, 2014.
Northern Spark is an all-night arts festival that lights up Minneapolis on June 14, 2014.
On the second Saturday in June each summer, tens of thousands of people gather along the Minneapolis riverfront and throughout the city to explore giant video projections, play in temporary installations in the streets, and enjoy experimental performances in green spaces and under bridges.