City facilities, including Bloomington Civic Plaza, are currently closed. Call 952-563-8700 for info, or visit the   COVID-19 closures page.

Creative Happy Hour


  • Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for a free, fun, creative experience in South Loop! Live music and dance instruction, food, and creative activities!

  • Live Salsa, Vintage Afro-Latin music, & dance instruction from Malamanya
  • Food trucks, cash bar, free hot chocolate and dessert table from Urbana Craeft Kitchen (while supplies last)
  • Free make-and-take activities for adults: make your own jewelry or a tie-dyed mini-masterpiece.
  • Free mini-art-workshop, create your own ceramic beer stein! This workshop requires pre-registration, and participants must plan on arriving at 4:45 PM. Limited to 30 participants. Register here.
  • Table tennis and lawn games
  • Strike a pose with a 3D Mural by Bloomington resident, artist Rock "Cyfi" Martinez
  • Learn more about Aniccha Arts “Parking Ramp Project” featuring over 30 performers. Their final rehearsal begins at 7 PM, at the HealthPartners parking lot across the street from Bloomington Central Station Park. Performance takes place September 29 and 30 starting at 6:30 PM.

Getting there:

Activities subject to change. Event will be canceled if there is lightning or severe weather. Stay posted on this website and our Facebook event page for updates.

Learn more about creative placemaking in the South Loop.


Bloomington Central Station Park, 8100 33rd Ave S
Bloomington, MN 55425
United States