425 Portland Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55488
6 am – 12 midnight
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The Commons is operated by Green Minneapolis on behalf of the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and City of Minneapolis. Green Minneapolis is a non-profit conservancy that raises funds to support the park’s annual budget.
Partners in Programming
The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board (MPRB) is excited to partner with Green Minneapolis to provide fun activities for youth, adults and families at The Commons. For MPRB activities, visit www.minneapolisparks.org/TheCommons.
To see MPRB activities and additional programming presented by Green Minneapolis, visit www.commonsmpls.com/activities. Sign up to receive weekly emails about activities and events at the park at www.commonsmpls.com.
Summer Lunch Concerts
12 noon – 12:45 pm
June 19 – Michelle Rose
July 17 – TBA
August 21 – Dominic Cudd
Pop Up Park
6/20, 7/18, 11 am – 2 pm
Music, knockerballs, spikeball, frisbee golf, hula hoops, giant board games (chess, checkers, connect four), bean bag toss, jump ropes, horseshoes, arts and crafts.
Family Daytime Fun
6/24, 7/8, 7/22, 8/12, 8/26, 10:30 am – 12 noon
Magician, puppet show and active activities on the second and fourth Monday of the month, beginning June 24.
6/30, movie starts 15 minutes after dusk
Rudy (1993; rated PG), an inspiring film for the whole family.
8/13, 8/20, 10:30 am – 12 noon
Come make art with us! Minneapolis Institute of Art activities for all ages.
8/28, 6 – 10 pm
Back-to-school bash with food, DJ, music, activities.
New Adult Leagues
Adult Lawn Bowling League
8/21 through 9/25, 6 – 7 pm
Join the MPRB’s new recreational Lawn Bowling league in 2019. Lawn Bowling is a low impact sport for adults of all ages. Teams of four players roll balls called “bowls” towards a little white ball called a “jack” within their own designated lane. $250 per team; register at www.teamsideline.com/minneapolisparks.
- 6-week Wednesday evening league
- 4 people on a team
- All equipment provided
- Lawn Bowling attire optional for an extra point (white shirt and khaki or white pants / shorts)
- $250 per team
- During league play there will be a MPRB Lawn Bowling host to help guests with the rules and the etiquette of Lawn Bowling
Adult Cornhole Bean Bag Toss League
Cornhole enthusiasts can have a ton of fun perfecting their toss. Dates and details will be announced at www.teamsideline.com/minneapolisparks.
Size: 4.2 acres
Neighborhood: Downtown East and Downtown West
Commissioner District: 4
Rentals and Permits
All rentals and permits at The Commons are managed through Green Minneapolis; visit www.commonsmpls.com.