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Open Streets at Penn Fest

Sunday, September 16, 12:00-5:00 pm, FREE

Post Date:03/01/2018 2:00 PM
Penn Fest 

 

 

Open Streets at Penn Fest       Sunday, September 16, 12:00-5:00 pm, FREE! 
63rd Street to 76th Street along Penn Ave, Richfield, MN 

What is Penn Fest?
Sometimes, Penn Avenue in Richfield is fairly quiet, and sometimes it's bumper-to-bumper with cars, but neither will be the case on Sunday, September 16 from Noon to 5:00 pm. That's when Open Streets at Penn Fest happens. On that day, Penn Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic and cars will be replaced with fun activities like music, dancing, crafts, sports, kids entertainment and more! People are welcome to ride bicycles or stroll down the avenue to enjoy the street without motorized vehicles to contend with. Businesses along Penn Avenue will be showcased and will be a part of the fun! The event is one mile in length and attractions are spread out along the entire stretch of Penn Ave., creating an active and entertaining environment for all.

Businesses/Organizations/Community Groups
Sign up your sports league, youth group, business, or just about any organization for participation in Open Streets at Penn Fest. It's a great chance to show off your talents, recruit new members, or just plain have fun! We'll reserve a section of the street for you. Simply fill out and return the appropriate form: 

Business Application    
Community Group Application    
Food Vendor Application    
The Market Application
Pet Zone Business Application
Pet Zone Community Group Application
Pet Zone Small Home-Based Business Application

Penn Fest Volunteers Wanted!
Volunteers are needed for Open Streets at Penn Fest on Sunday, September 16 from 11:00 am-2:30 pm and 2:30-6:00 pm.  Positioned along Penn Avenue, volunteers will help to inform and direct Penn Fest participants, manage intersections and answer questions from attendees.  Materials and training will be provided to volunteers prior to the event. If you are interested in volunteering or would like more details, please contact Ann Jindra, City of Richfield Recreation Supervisor, at 612-861-9361 or ajindra@richfieldmn.gov or complete the online Penn Fest Volunteer Inquiry Form.

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