About the Edina Art Fair
The 51st Annual Edina Art Fair is from June 2-4, 2017. The Edina Art Fair has grown to 200,000 visitors throughout the 3-day weekend, while displaying 300 artists diverse collection of art, entertainment, kids zone, craft beer garden in the Edina 5-0 Food Court, and a new beer garden on Drew Avenue.
The Edina Art Fair is the first art fair of the summer and is rated one of the top 50 art festivals in the nation. The fair is held annually in the streets of 50th & France. 50th & France is the pre-eminent shopping destination in the Twin Cities; known for its luxury and lifestyle boutiques!
This unique neighborhood has a reputation for bringing a lifestyle that caters to distinction – a distinction its members take pride in.
Craft Beer & Wine Gardens
Edina Grill Craft Beer Garden
- · Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
- · Sunday 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The Edina Grill Craft Beer Garden will extend hours on Friday with The Finn Band and Saturday with Hornocopia, pairing Freehouse Beers with great, local live music and food all on 49 ½ Street. Edina Liquor will also be serving wine in the Edina Grill Craft Beer Garden.
Freehouse Beers available: No. 1 - Kolsch-Style Ale No. 2 - India Pale Ale No. 3 - Brown Ale No. 11 - Belgian-Style Witbier No. 13 - Blueberry Blonde
New this year: Fancy Kiddie Cocktail featuring fresh raspberries, lime juice, lemonade, and cranberry juice topped with fizzy ginger beer.
Edina Liquor will be serving wine in the Edina Grill Craft Beer Garden!
Red Cow Craft Beer Garden
- · Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. -6:30 p.m.
- · Sunday 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Red Cow will be hosting a craft beer garden in its parking lot and will tap local MN beers, one being Cowlaboration #6, an Orange Pale Ale that is a collaboration between Red Cow and Lift Bridge. The beer is brewed with Mandarina Bavaria, Citra Hops and a healthy dose of orange peel. Visitors in the beer garden can also enjoy bean bag toss and dine on food truck specialty foods between Drew and Chowen Avenues in front of Red Cow.
Pig & Fiddle Food & Drink
Pig & Fiddle will be hosting a pig roast and cocktail bar in the parking lot on Ewing Avenue and 50th Street. Featured menu items include fresh pork sandwiches, pork tacos, pretzels, margaritas, wine and more.
More about the Edina Art Fair Achievements: in 2013, the Edina Art Fair was voted the top Fine Arts Fair in Minnesota and 32nd in the nation. In 2010 -2012 the Edina Art Fair received awards from Sunshine Artists and Art Fair Resources Guide as one of the best top 50 art fair in the nation. In 2011, 50th & France business node was voted “Best Shopping Neighborhood” by MN Monthly and “Best Boutique Shopping” by MSP Magazine. In 2012, 50th & France received the award “Best Restaurant District” by MN Monthly. These are the 2 largest publications in Minnesota.
In 2016, the Edina Art Fair celebrated its 50th anniversary and added a craft beer garden hosted by Red Cow. The Edina Art Fair placed in the Reader's Choice for the Best Art Fair in Minnesota in Minnesota Monthly's Best Of!