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Arts in the Parks

Arts in the Parks includes not only musical performances from classical to 80s, but also offers everything from moonlight movies to exploding fireworks. All of our programs are completely free of charge and open to the public. For a complete listing of all Arts in the Parks programs please see our brochure, or view our Arts in the Parks calendar of events at the bottom of this page!

Monday Morning Kids Series

Wake up to Monday's at Moir Park! Bring your families and friends out to Moir Park and select Monday morning's throughout the summer to enjoy music, dancing and lots of FUN! All shows start at 10:30 a.m. and as always, are free and open to the public.

Evening Performance Series

The sounds of summer will echo throughout Normandale Bandshell (unless otherwise noted) with the Twin Cities most sought after musicians and concert bands.

Thursday Blockbusters

Our Thursday Blockbusters are part of our Evening Performance Series at Normandale Lake. On select Thursdays throughout the summer we will be hosting some of the best entertainment in the Twin Cities as well as food vendors to handle your dinner plans. Food vendors will begin serving at 6:30 p.m. The Thursday Blockbusters music begins at 7 p.m. and as always, is free and open to the public.

Moonlight movies

Check out our outdoor movies series! Movies are shown on our 30 foot outdoor movie screen. In our third year, we are stepping up the drama, featuring more movies on our 30-foot outdoor movie screen! Each film offers the public a chance to watch a movie beneath the stars, as well as enjoy some beautiful outdoor scenery by Lake Normandale. We will be featuring the past season’s hit releases!

Popcorn and water will be available for purchase at all movies.

Be sure to vote for our Viewer's Choice movie on August 21st! Click here to vote! 

Arts in the Parks Events

Air Force Band of Mid-America Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 3:00pm “The best music I've ever heard" is how one young listener described the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America's group, Starlifter....

Become a sponsor!

The Arts in the Parks program provides free outdoor entertainment throughout the summer to the public. With your support in becoming a sponsor you can help provide more exciting outdoor entertainment opportunities to our community. This summer our Arts in the Parks program will be hosting a variety of events including the Thursday Blockbusters, Moonlight Movies in the Park, and Sandcastles! With your sponsorship or donation you will receive many incentives! Check out specific information below. 

Arts in the Parks Sponsorship Information