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Getting Around Art-A-Whirl

Find info on free Metro Transit passes, Arts District Trolleys, parking locations, accessibility, and more for Art-A-Whirl May 20-22, 2022.

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Free Metro Transit Passes

Download a free Metro Transit pass for easy access to Art-A-Whirl! Buses that route through Northeast Minneapolis include the 10, 11, and 32. Use Metro Transit’s Trip Planner.

Art-A-Whirl Trolleys

Sponsored by the NE Lions Club, these free Trolleys will run during Art-A-Whirl hours. A loop through the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District takes roughly 30 minutes, with a trolley visiting a stop every 10-15 minutes. 3 Trolleys will run on Friday and Sunday, and 4 on Saturday.

Art-A-Whirl Trolley Hours

  • Friday, May 20th: 5-10pm
  • Saturday, May 21st: Noon-8pm
  • Sunday, May 22nd: Noon-5pm

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Trolley Stop Locations

Accessible Locations

The studio buildings listed below include accessible parking space, ramps, elevators, and restrooms.

Accessibility of locations is reported by building management and not exhaustive or indicating full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Persons with chemical sensitivity should note that fragrances from fresh paint and other construction materials will be evident in many studios. Please contact buildings or location directly to determine accessibility or layouts of their buildings or studios.

Other Parking Options

Parking locations can be viewed on the Art-A-Whirl Map.

Free Parking

  • Grain Belt
  • California Building
  • East Side Neighborhood Services
  • St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral
  • Solar Arts Building
  • Sociable Cider Werks
  • 2010 Artblok

Paid Parking

  • NEMAA’s Fundraiser at Quincy Hall
  • Indeed Brewing
  • Highlight Center

For Bikes

There will be two areas for Bike Racks, one at Indeed Brewing Co. and one at Bauhaus Brew Labs.

Don’t have a bike? Check out Nice Ride.


This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

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