Loring Park Art Festival in Minneapolis returns this weekend

After a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Loring Art Festival in Minneapolis is returning this weekend.

The event runs this Saturday and Sunday at Loring Park after being canceled in 2020 and returning this year.

The hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is free and there will be food, music and activities for visitors.

Organizers said there will be 140 juried artists showing their work. They were selected from an applicant pool of 300 artists.

The Loring Park Art Festival dates back to 1999. Organizers said artists have done amazing work during the pandemic and that they are happy to have their creations back on display in front of the public.