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Open Streets Nicollet returns for fifth year on Sunday [9/23]

Get on your bike, roller blades, or rent a bird scooter and come on down to Nicollet Ave!

Open Streets Nicolett Minneapolis 2018

The 2018 Open Streets Minneapolis continues this Sunday, September 23rd with Open Streets Nicollet. Back for its fifth year, Open Streets Nicollet will take place from 11 AM to 5 PM on Nicollet Avenue from West Lake Street to West 46th Street. Last year Open Streets Nicollet attracted 13,500 people biking, walking, and playing in the street.

Open Streets Minneapolis events give local residents a chance to experience their streets in a whole new way – by bike, skateboard, wheelchair, or on foot. Open Streets Minneapolis closes major thoroughfares to motor vehicle traffic and opens them up for programming and fun from local business, residents, and community groups. These family-friendly events are free for all to attend, and are a great way to better get to know your community.

About Open Streets Minneapolis
Since 2011, Open Streets Minneapolis has turned more than 20 streets into car-free, community-filled fun for a weekend afternoon. More than 101,000 people participated in 8 Open Streets Minneapolis events in 2017.

Open Streets Nicollet is hosted and sponsored locally by the Kingfield Neighborhood Association and the Lyndale Neighborhood Association. Open Streets Minneapolis is a City of Minneapolis event, hosted by Our Streets Minneapolis and presented by the Center for Prevention at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota. Open Streets Nicollet is also sponsored by the Minnesota Brewery Running Series, Kmart, Metro Transit, Minneapolis Telecommunications Network, AT&T, AARP Twin Cities, All Energy Solar, CenterPoint Energy, Hennepin Healthcare, and Xcel Energy. Full details are available at www.openstreetsmpls.org/nicollet.

About Our Streets Minneapolis
Our Streets Minneapolis is a community driven organization that advocates for a city where biking, walking, and rolling are easy and joyful for people of all backgrounds and identities, in all parts of the city.

About the Kingfield and Lyndale Neighborhood Associations
The Kingfield and Lyndale Neighborhood Associations are nonprofits committed to developing local leadership, identifying and solving local issues, and building a stronger community in their neighborhoods within Minneapolis.

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