Support Nicollet Ave on Open Streets Day

This Sunday, September 20th is the day we planned to hold Open Streets Nicollet. Unfortunately, the event will not happen this year due to risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. You can learn more about how we came to this decision here

Open Streets Minneapolis events do more than close streets to cars. Each event connects people to local businesses, community resources, and each other. While we are unable to come together to celebrate Open Streets Nicollet this year, we can still support those local businesses and community organizations that help make Open Streets Nicollet so fun and unique.

Check out the list below to learn just a few ways you can support Nicollet Ave on Open Streets day. Have another suggestion? Let us know on social media or in the comments! 

People playing in a brass band at Open Streets Nicollet

Support a community organization

Kingfield Neighborhood Association
In addition to co-hosting Open Streets Nicollet in previous years, the Kingfield Neighborhood Association encourages neighborhood leadership, provides a forum for community participation, and a structure to promote the vision and aspiration of the neighborhood. Read more about what they do and support their work on their website.

Lyndale Neighborhood Association | 3537 Nicollet Ave
Another co-host of Open Streets Nicollet in previous years, the Lyndale Neighborhood Association aims to be the vehicle for our community members to shape their neighborhood and engage their diverse community members to build a safe, vibrant, and sustainable neighborhood. You can learn more and support their work on their website.

A person dressed up as a robot at Open Streets Nicollet

Support a local business

Nicollet Ace Hardware
| 3805 Nicollet Ave
Stop by your neighborhood hardware store for friendly and knowledge staff for all your home project needs. Store hours and more information is available on their website.

Roadrunner Records | 4534 Nicollet Ave
Since 1986, Roadrunner Records has been providing a premium selection of rare, vintage, and used vinyl LPs at reasonable prices. Check out their section today. Details and store hours on their website.

Food cooking in a  large pan at Open Streets Nicollet

Support a local restaurant

Ramen Kazama
| 3400 Nicollet Ave
Grab a hot bowl of noodles or poke bowl for takeout from Ramen Kazama. For menu and ordering details check out their website.

Hola Arepa | 3501 Nicollet Ave
Let Hola Arepa take care of dinner and transport you with their Latin flavors by dining on their patio or ordering take out. See their menu and ordering information on their website.

Butter Bakery Cafe | 3700 Nicollet Ave
Stop by Butter Bakery Cafe for sustainable and locally produced coffee, food, pastries, and community. Find more information on their Facebook page.

Driftwood Char Bar | 4415 Nicollet Ave
The Driftwood describes itself as “nice little juke joint that offers up great music, food, and drink 7 days a week.” Check out their menu and entertainment options on their website.


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