EventsTop things to doAttractionsRestaurantsActivitiesShoppingNightlifeEntertainmentHotelsTours▲ Art in MinneapolisArt-A-WhirlThe Northeast's weekend-long, rock-and-roll gallery crawl heralds the arrival of spring. Held at studios throughout the neighborhood. Cultural in MinneapolisMinneapolis AquatennialCelebrates the ubiquitous lakes via parades, beach bashes and fireworks. Held at various venues around downtown and along the riverfront. LGBT in MinneapolisPride FestivalOne of the USA's largest, the Pride Festival draws more than 300,000 revelers to Loring Park. Christmas in MinneapolisHolidazzleA German-style Christmas market, twinkling lights and lots of good cheer take over Nicollet Mall throughout December.