Golden Valley Arts & Music Festival

Golden Valley Arts and Music FestivalGather with friends old and new at the Golden Valley Arts & Music Festival on Saturday, September 16. You’ll enjoy featured works by local artists, games and interactive arts activities for families, delicious local food and beverages, live music and dancing, and more.

Activities throughout the day are held under the Water Tower behind Golden Valley City Hall. Parking is available all day at Calvary Church and the Golden Valley Shopping Center.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Event Schedule

Parade: 9:30 am
(click map for route details)

10 am-9 pm: Food trucks 
New Bohemia, Habanero Tacos, Adam’s Gyros, Naturally Delicious Ice Cream, Kettlecorn, and Hot Dogs by the Boy Scouts. Beer and wine service starts at 11:30 am.

10 am-9 pm: 25 Years in the Valley gallery 

10 am-6 pm: Artists’ Walk booths

10 am-3 pm: Community Groups, Fun Square, Face Painting, Caricature Artists and Henna booths

10 am-2 pm: Family Creative Space

10 am-2 pm: Antique Toys area

3 pm-5 pm: Literary Salon

Music Line-up

11-11:45 am:  Wendy’s Wiggle, Jiggle and Jam! (

12-1:30 pm:  Big Surf (

2:15-2:45 pm:  Rock of Ages (

3:00-5:00 pm:  More details coming soon!

6:30-9:30:  High and Mighty (

NEW in 2017

Chalk artists… More details to come!

Fun kids’ activities inspired by favorite children’s books in partnership with the Hennepin County Library Golden Valley. Plus, the library will bring their Mobile Library Cart to issue library cards so that children can get their very own first library card!

And our Friends of the Hennepin County Library are sharing books to take home after the festival (limited quantity, one per family).


Artists wishing to participate, please contact:
Anna Silverman:   763/521-2604

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The Golden Valley Arts & Music Festival includes fun and activities for the entire family!

Volunteers Needed

Volunteering for the Golden Valley Arts & Music Festival is a great way to get involved in our community!

Help out in the Family Fun Square and Family Creative Space, antique toy area, beer and wine wristband sales, volunteer check in and more!

Visit our Volunteer sign-up page to learn more!