LINDEN HILLS FESTIVAL

LHiNC Fall Festival 2021

Come Celebrate Community on September 18

Linden Hills Festival logo

The Linden Hills Neighborhood Council (LHiNC) is excited to announce that it will host a community celebration at Linden Hills Park on Saturday, September 18 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The all-day festival will be slightly smaller than our traditional spring festival, which was cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID-19 concerns, but will maintain its spirit of fun and community.

SAFETY

To minimize public health risks and follow guidelines from the MN Department of Health, the Linden Hills Neighborhood Council requests that all non-vaccinated persons, including children: 

  • Keep at least 6 feet away from people from other households.
  • Wear a mask if you cannot keep 6 feet away from others.

ENTERTAINMENT, ACTIVITIES AND DINING 

More than 3,000 attendees are expected to attend and enjoy live music, amazing food, a beer garden and fun COVID-safe activities for kids. Food options will include Old Southern BBQ, Victor Hugo Tacos, Nashville Coop, The Purple People Feeder and Drew's Donuts. The Beer Garden, sponsored by Red Wagon Pizza, will offer adult libations. 

Local civics and community organizations will be present, sharing their messages and visions to the community. Participants include:

  • The League of Women Voters, hosting a voter registration table
  • Friends of Linden Hills Library, offering a used book sale
  • The Linden Hills History Study Group, offering walking tours at 12pm and 2pm. $5 suggested donation. Sign up here.
  • The Linden Hills/Fulton Buy Nothing Group
  • Metro Transit
  • Minnesota Streetcar Museum
  • Bakken Museum
  • Southwest Community Education

Longtime festival attendees should note: This year’s smaller celebration will not include some traditional event favorites like the bike parade, silent auction, garage sale and the art fair and marketplace.

FAMILY-FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES

LHiNC has worked to develop new activity options to ensure that kids from the community can fully, and safely, participate.

Family and kid activities include:

  • Arts and crafts projects from Heartfelt and Simply Jane/ArtAble
  • A kids’ yoga class from YogaFit
  • Kids’ storytime hosted by the Linden Hills Library
  • Linden Hills Bocce Ball League will provide demos and lessons on the park bocce courts - a fun game for all ages!

LHiNC looks forward to celebrating community with our neighbors once again!

Want to get involved?

Sign up for a volunteer shift
This is a great and fun way to give back to your neighborhood. Youth groups/teams, faith communities, families or individuals are encouraged to sign up. Shifts are two-hours long. Volunteer areas include: set-up, teardown, food service, beer tent and zero waste. Sign up for a shift today.

Become a Festival sponsor
Sponsors enjoy benefits including logos on festival signage and posters, online acknowledgement and social media shout-outs, a vendor table, and more. Read more about Sponsor Opportunities. Contact LHiNC Board Members Judy Hornbacher and Linda Picone at sponsors@lindenhills.org with questions or to sign up for a sponsorship.

Become an Individual Sponsor
LHiNC has a new Individual Sponsor Level ($50) for neighbors to show their support of the event and the neighborhood. Individual sponsors will be acknowledged on our website and at the event. Become an Individual Sponsor today.

Individual Sponsor50.00 USDThank you for supporting the festival and the neighborhood!
You will receive an email immediately after payment is complete. Thank you for your donation!

Volunteer Check-in sign at Linden Hills Festival

Thank you to the generous 2021 Fall Festival Sponsors!

Booth at Linden Hills Farmers Market
Photo courtesy of Steve Mosborg

The Linden Hills Festival is organized by the Linden Hills Neighborhood Council (LHiNC), a non-governmental, non-profit organization that serves the Linden Hills community. Funds raised through the festival are invested in building community through neighborhood events, as well as print and online communications; protecting the local environment through projects like a solar garden, tree planting, local park beautification, and education; and supporting neighborhood arts and education through the council’s grants program that has funded college scholarships, tutoring programs, school and community music and theater programs and more.

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