Did you know that Saint Paul is home to the largest youth performing arts circus school in North America? Circus Juventas’ big-top in Highland Park is the stage for Cirque du Soleil-style shows with a touch of homegrown magic.
Saint Paul is home to the largest urban Hmong population in the entire world. Learn more at the Hmong Cultural Center, and follow up with a stop at Hmong Village or Hmongtown Marketplace for authentic food and shops.
You’ll find Meditation, one of 12 sculptures in Saint Paul created as part of Minnesota Rocks!, in Phalen Park (the artist, Lei Yixin, also designed the Stone of Hope, the statue of Martin Luther King Jr. at the King Memorial near the United States National Mall). Continue your public art exploration at Western Sculpture Park and look for Sidewalk Poetry under your feet in 1,000 spots around town.
Experience the epic art showcase that is the Saint Paul Art Crawl, a biannual celebration of local artists that spans across the city's many neighborhoods.
Note that some locations have reduced hours, require advanced reservations, or are temporarily closed in response to the impacts of Covid-19 - please check with locations before your visit.