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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.

You can check the status of Arts in the Parks events during inclement weather by calling 952-563-8878 or checking the City's Facebook page.

Monday Morning Kids Series

This series ran from June 11 to August 6, 2018.
Wake up to Mondays at Moir Park! Bring your families and friends out to Moir Park on Monday mornings June 11 - August 6 to enjoy music, dancing, and lots of FUN beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Evening Performance Series

This series ran from June 12 to August 9, 2018.
he sounds of summer echo throughout the Normandale Lake Bandshell (unless noted) with some of the Twin Cities best performers. All shows begin at 7 p.m. and are free to the public. The evening performance series runs June 12 - August 9.

Midweek Music and Market Series

This series ran from June 11 to August 15, 2018.
This series brings together three of our favorite things: midweek, music and markets. Performances are from 5 - 7 p.m. each Wednesday while the market will be available from 4 - 8 p.m. in the East lot at Bloomington Civic Plaza. This series runs July 11 - August 15.

Thursday Night Blockbuster Series

This series ran from June 14 to August 9, 2018.
Our Thursday Blockbusters are part of our Evening Performance Series at Normandale Lake. From June 14 - August 9 we will be hosting some of the best entertainment in the Twin Cities as well as food vendors to handle your dinner plans. Lawn games will also be available for your enjoyment! The Thursday Blockbusters begin at 7 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

Moonlight movies

This series runs from June 8 to August 17, 2018.
The Moonlight Movies Series kicks off at Normandale Lake Park on June 8, and will feature 9 shows on Fridays, with the last show on August 17. Check out two special shows taking place at Wright’s Lake Park on Saturdays in June and August.  Popcorn and beverages will be available for purchase at all movies.

Other Arts in the Parks events

Other events will be listed below, if scheduled. 

Become a sponsor!

This year we are presenting many great ways to become a part of the Arts in the Parks programs! With your sponsorship you will be thanked in the following ways:

Become a Moonlight Movies in the Park Sponsor

$500: Moonlight Movie in the Park Single Movie Sponsor

  • Primary Sponsor Banner created and placed prominently on the Main Stage for one Moonlight Movie
  • Reserved prime seating area
  • Booth space near the stage for promoting your organization
  • Your organization will be promoted in press releases, prominent signage, on City Web and through email blasts, Facebook, and Instagram.
  • Sponsor may play a short promo video about its company prior to movie on the big screen
  • See website for show listings here! 

Become a Thursday Blockbuster Sponsor

$1,000: Thursday Blockbuster Sponsor

  • Primary Sponsor Banner placed prominently on bandshell stage for selected Blockbuster show
  • Reserved prime seating area
  • Booth space near stage for promoting your organization
  • Your organization will be promoted in press releases, prominent signage, on City Web and through email blasts, Facebook, and Instagram.
  • See website for show listings here! 

Become a Monday Morning Kids' Show Sponsor

$500: Monday Morning Kids' Show Sponsor

  • Your organization will be promoted in press releases, prominent signage, on City Web and through email blasts, Facebook, and Instagram.
  • Your organization will be thanked for your support at the event and throughout the event
  • Your organization's name/logo will be display on a banner at the event.
  • Booth space near the stage will be provided for promoting your organization
  • See website for show listings here! 

For more information or to reserve your sponsorship opportunity, call Arts in the Parks at 952-563-8693.