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Lowertown, Saint Paul, MN
USA

Lowertown Landing is dedicated to supporting the continued growth and rejuvenation of the Lowertown historic district of Saint Paul, Minnesota.

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Events

Spring St Paul Art Crawl
Apr
28
Apr 30

Spring St Paul Art Crawl

  • 308 Prince St #206 St Paul, MN 55101 USA

The St. Paul Art Collective (SPAC) presents the Spring 2017 Saint Paul Art Crawl. Programming by SPAC Board members, artists and volunteers.


Union Depot Annual Holiday Bake Sale
Dec
10
10:00 am10:00

Union Depot Annual Holiday Bake Sale

  • Union Depot

From gluten-free cupcakes to honey-infused chocolate confections, Union Depot will offer visitors a sweet day of shopping when its Waiting Room is transformed into the Fourth Annual Holiday Bake Sale on Saturday, December 10 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The popular event will showcase top bakeries from around the Twin Cities, hostess and holiday gift vendors, and a sneak peek at Lowertown Pop, a Minnesota-made event that will take place at Union Depot April 15, 2017. 

Free Holiday Movie Nights Dec. 2 and 3rd
Dec
2
Dec 3

Free Holiday Movie Nights Dec. 2 and 3rd

  • Union Depot

The holiday favorite, Elf, will be shown Friday, December 2 at 7:30 pm following the Holiday Tree Lighting. Holiday Movie Night showings are free and open to the public. Concessions will be available for purchase. 
 

Union Depot Holiday Tree Lighting
Dec
2
5:30 pm17:30

Union Depot Holiday Tree Lighting

  • The Union Depot

Kicking off the #HubForTheHolidays season on Dec. 2 is the annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration. Hosted by Colleen and Bradley from myTalk 107.1, this year’s event will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Head House with a holiday musical performance by Six Appeal. Be sure to join in the fun and wear your favorite ugly sweater! At approximately 7:00 p.m. guests will move outside to the North Plaza for the tree lighting celebration followed by a short fireworks display. Bring something to donate! Food, toys and cash donation will be accepted during the event and benefit Merrick Community Services.

Lowertown First Fridays Holiday Bazaar
Dec
2
Dec 3

Lowertown First Fridays Holiday Bazaar

  • Lowertown Art Studios

Complete your holiday shopping with one-of-a-kind gifts from local artists. Friday, Dec. 2, 5-10 pm
and Saturday, Dec. 3, 10am - 5 pm

St. Paul European Christmas Market
Dec
1
Dec 11

St. Paul European Christmas Market

  • 214 4th Steet Saint Paul, MN 55101

European Christmas Market Returns to St. Paul. The enchanting European Christmas Market will come to St. Paul’s Union Depot East Plaza December 1-4 and 8-11, presenting a holiday festival inspired by “Christkindlmarkt,” an outdoor holiday festival common across central European countries.

St Paul Art Crawl - Fall 2016
Oct
15
Oct 17

St Paul Art Crawl - Fall 2016

  • 308 Prince St Saint Paul, MN 55101

The Saint Paul Art Collective produces a vibrant tradition – the Fall Art Crawl – that energizes creativity in St Paul. We are celebrating our 25th Anniversary on October 14, 15, and 16 and invite you to join us. The event is free and open to the public. 

Lowertown Blues Festival
Jul
23
12:00 pm12:00

Lowertown Blues Festival

  • Mears Park

Now in its third year, the Lowertown Blues Festival returns to Mears Park on Saturday, July 23 for the Twin Cities' largest, free blues festival. 

Twin Cities Jazz Festival
Jun
23
Jun 25

Twin Cities Jazz Festival

  • 220 6th St E St Paul, MN, 55101 United States

Jazz Masters Ellis and Delfeayo Marsalis, along with modern guitar wizards Russell Malone and John Pizzarelli, and multi-platinum artist Michael Franti, will headline the 18th annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival, executive director Steve Heckler announced today. “I'm excited to have jazz legends like Ellis Marsalis and John Pizzarelli perform the same weekend as Michael Franti and other artists who will be added to the schedule,” said Heckler. “Thanks to the support of so many folks we're able to keep our event free and open to all."

The festival, set for June 23-25 in and around Mears Park in Saint Paul's Lowertown arts district, will include headline acts on the Mears Park Main Stage, Sixth Street Stage, Union Depot Stage, and the new stage in Lowertown as well as performances at over 20 clubs, bars and studio venues.

Union Depot Train Days
Apr
30
May 1

Union Depot Train Days

Union Depot in St. Paul will host two fun-filled, jam-packed Train Days, April 30 – May 1, featuring historic locomotives, model train displays, train merchandise, kids’ activities, special ticketed events and free educational sessions. A complete run-down of the activities is outlined in the attached news release. 

Irish of Minnesota: Photo Exhibit and Live Photo Session
Apr
22
Apr 24

Irish of Minnesota: Photo Exhibit and Live Photo Session

  • Tom Dunn Photography

Celebrate the Irish from across Minnesota in this debut photography exhibit, Irish of Minnesota, and participate in a live photo session with Lowertown photographer, Tom Dunn. If you have strong Irish heritage or identify as Irish, you are invited to have your portrait created and added to a larger photography project that may be on display during Irish Fair of Minnesota on Harriet Island August 12-14, 2016. Don’t miss this chance to be part of a regional photography exhibit and tell your story about being Minnesota Irish.

Lowertown Pop
Apr
9
10:00 am10:00

Lowertown Pop

  • Union Depot

April 9th, 2016 - We Pop up, you Pop in. A Pop-up market and charity/crowdsourcing fundraiser. Please join us in supporting the Minnesota Maker movement.

Lowertown Santacon
Dec
19
Dec 20

Lowertown Santacon

  • 308 Prince St St Paul, MN 55101

For the eighth year running, the Capital City of St. Paul, Minnesota is hosting a SantaCon event in the historic and arts district of Lowertown! 

Union Depot Holiday Movie Night
Dec
4
Dec 18

Union Depot Holiday Movie Night

  • Union Depot

Free movie nights will be held in the Waiting Room on Fridays, December 4 & 18 (Elf and the Polar Express). Concessions will be available for purchase, with proceeds to benefit Johnson High School Athletics.

European Christmas Market
Dec
4
Dec 13

European Christmas Market

  • The Union Depot

The European Christmas Market in St. Paul moves from West 7th Place to Union Depot. The market is based on the traditional, charming, and festive open air Christkindlmarkts that spring up in Germany, Austria and other countries during the Advent season.  Shop for unique, handmade holiday gifts and decorations from local vendors, drink Glühwein (spiced mulled wine) and taste European-inspired food and delicacies.

Annual Holiday Gift Show at the AZ Gallery
Nov
27
Jan 3

Annual Holiday Gift Show at the AZ Gallery

  • The AZ Gallery

The annual AZ Gallery Holiday Gift Show opens Friday, November 27th at 5:00 p.m. and runs through January 3rd. Visit the AZ Gallery for an array of items, including jewelry, ceramics, photography, cards, leather goods, glass, textiles and ornaments. 

Dance at Union Depot – Salsa
Nov
16
6:15 pm18:15

Dance at Union Depot – Salsa

  • Union Depot

Union Depot is excited to bring back free Dance Nights! The event will begin with 45 minutes of free professional dance instruction followed by two hours of dancing to a live band. On November 16, Union Depot will host Salsa Del Soul for a night of salsa dancing. 

Dia De Los Muertos at Bedlam Theatre Lowertown
Nov
1
5:00 pm17:00

Dia De Los Muertos at Bedlam Theatre Lowertown

  • Bedlam Lowertown

Artists and performers from the arts district of Lowertown announce the celebration of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). The evening will be filled with art, live music, poetry, storytelling, face painting, dancing, and food celebrating the traditional Mexican holiday. 

Boos Crawl 2015
Oct
30
Oct 31

Boos Crawl 2015

  • 308 E. Prince St St Paul, MN 55101

Get ready for the 8th Annual Boos Crawl in Lowertown. Put together your best costume and visit Lowertown’s finest drinking establishments and eateries all night long.

5th Annual Lowertown Art Show
Oct
23
Nov 22

5th Annual Lowertown Art Show

  • The AZ Gallery

The Lowertown Art Show brings together sixty Lowertown artists to recognize and celebrate their contribution to making downtown Saint Paul a unique artists community.  

Dance at Union Depot – Swing
Oct
19
6:15 pm18:15

Dance at Union Depot – Swing

  • Union Depot

Union Depot is excited to bring back free Dance Nights! The event will begin with 45 minutes of free professional dance instruction followed by two hours of dancing to a live band. The September 19 theme will be Swing with live music by Beasley's Big Band.

Saint Paul Classical Music Crawl
Oct
10
12:00 pm12:00

Saint Paul Classical Music Crawl

  • Lowertown

28 Mini-Concerts – 10 Locations – 8 Hours! Hear virtually the entire Saint Paul classical music scene in one day! 15-minute performances on the hour and half hour. 

Community Ed in the Hood
Sep
14
5:30 pm17:30

Community Ed in the Hood

  • 308 Prince St. Saint Paul, MN 55101

Try Something New This Fall! 
Did you know St. Paul Community Ed is running classes downtown? Meet several inspiring community education teachers from right here in Lowertown, see and hear samples from classes and sign up on the spot. Classes include painting, drawing, glass work, meditation, yoga, ceramics, calligraphy, cooking and more! Interested in teaching? Staff will be on hand to talk to you about that, too! 

Internet Cat Video Festival 2015
Aug
12
6:30 pm18:30

Internet Cat Video Festival 2015

  • CHS Field

Cats are back! The Walker’s wildly popular Internet Cat Video Festival heads to the CHS Field in Lowertown. The fourth showcase features a new selection of videos curated by Will Braden, the creator of the Henri Le Chat Noir videos and recipient of the festival’s first Golden Kitty (People’s Choice) Award. This year’s event will be hosted by radio personality Barb Abney of Go 96. Abney was voted Best Radio Personality in the City Pages Best of the Twin Cities Readers’ Choice poll.

Lowertown Blues Festival
Jul
25
12:00 pm12:00

Lowertown Blues Festival

  • Mears Park Saint Paul, MN 55101

The second annual Lowertown Blues Festival brings an exciting lineup of blues musicians to Saint Paul’s beautiful Mears Park for a day of free concerts on Saturday, July 25. 

Twin Cities Jazz Festival (June 25 -27)
Jun
25
Jun 27

Twin Cities Jazz Festival (June 25 -27)

  • Mears Park and other St. Paul Locations

One of the largest civic events in the Midwest, the 17th Annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival promises to be the region’s most significant gathering of jazz artists and jazz fans, the largest ever assembled in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area. Taking place June 25-27 in and around Mears Park in Saint Paul’s historic Lowertown neighborhood, the festival expects to draw over 30,000 people of all ages to experience the joy of jazz on four outdoor stages and at more than 20 indoor venues throughout the downtown Saint Paul area and beyond. Working with newly appointed Artistic Director Francisco Mela, Jazz Festival Executive Director Steve Heckler has assembled a line-up of stellar international acts as well as a diverse mix of local and regional artists.