MSR Top Five Happenings | Juneteenth, Caribbean Sunsplash & more!

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Juneteenth Celebration

The 30th annual Twin Cities Juneteenth Celebration will host many new events this year including a Prince Commemoration, a First Responders showcase with the Minneapolis African American Firefighters Association, new musical acts, contests and dignitaries.

Sat., June 18 | 10-6 pm

North Mississippi Regional Park

4900 N. Mississippi Dr., Mpls.

More info: www.juneteenthminnesota.org or 612-238-3733


sunsplashCaribbean Sunsplash 2016

MidAmerica Talent Presents: Caribbean Sunsplash 2016 Ft. Performances by Nattali Rize (Australia), International Reggae All-Stars (Across the Globe), Lynval “Golden Voice” Jackson (Jamaica), Innocent Reggae Band (Africa), Dred I Dread, New Primitives and more!

Sat., June 18 | 12:30-9:30 pm

The Cabooze

917 Cedar Ave., S., Mpls.

More info: www.cabooze.com


20th Annual Reggae on the River Boat Ride

download (4)Join us for the 20th Annual Reggae on the River Boat Ride Fundraiser. Cruise on the Mississippi River jammin’ to Jamaican music and highlighting Jamaica’s musical culture.

Sat., June 18 | 8-11:59 pm

Harriet Island Regional Park

200 Dr Justus O’Hage Blvd., St. Paul

More info: www.jamaicamn.org


download (3)Rock the Garden

Performances by GRRRL PRTY, Chance the Rapper and more!

Sat., June 18 | Doors open at 1 pm; music starts at 2:30 pm.

Boom Island

724 Sibley Street N.E., Mpls.

More info: www.walkerart.org/calendar/2016/rock-garden-2016


4612Stone Arch Bridge Festival

This legacy event is in its 22nd year. It is ideally located along the beautiful Minneapolis Riverfront stretching from the foot of the Stone Arch Bridge to Hennepin Avenue. The event will feature over 250 quality visual artists.

Fri., June 17-19 | All day (Times vary each day)

Riverfront, Mpls.

More info: www.stonearchbridgefestival.com


 

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