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Celebrate the past 100 years of cultural and ethnic richness in Columbia Heights! Fun, all-ages performance event!Black & African-American Community singers and poetsSomali DancersKorean DrummersInti Samay DancersNative American DrummersEcuadorian DancersFirst Lutheran Scandinavian ChoirDolina Polish DancersSee full details
Small Family Friendly FestivalNEW DATE: Saturday, October 9 from 11 am - 5 pm.Join the annual community PRIDE celebration in Columbia Heights, MN! Each summer neighbors and people from across the metro are drawn to this vibrant festival. The carnival atmosphere includes music performances, story tellers, vendor booths, activities, food trucks, and more. All are ... Read more
HeightsNEXT is organizing volunteers for a Cleanup on Central Avenue and nearby parks.Volunteers’ efforts will freshen up local streetscapes and prevent trash from drifting with next spring’s melting snow through storm drains into the Mississippi River.Last spring, 57 volunteers of all ages turned out on a brisk Saturday morning to pick up trash along Central ... Read more
Join HeightsNEXT in our Annual Central Ave. Earth Day Spring Clean up!Join HeightsNEXT in our Annual Central Ave. Earth Day Spring Clean up! We'll gather at the Muryzn Hall at 9 am to hand out safety vests, garbage bags and figure out street/park assignments for all volunteers. (Park assignments are made for families with young ... Read more
Columbia Heights 2nd Annual Monarch Festival; Now Bilingual! (Spanish & English)On Wednesday, August 17th, starting at 5 p.m., the community is invited to celebrate the monarch butterfly. This will be a Bi-lingual, Spanish and English celebration with food trucks, games, traditional Mexican dance and music, an Encanto dance party, a monarch costume parade and an ... Read more
Join us for our 4th Annual Columbia Heights Pride Festival!Join us for music, fun, games, art, community, education, and more! The 4th Columbia Heights Pride festival was recently highlighted and on the cover of the May 19, 2022 Lavender Magazine about small-town Pride Festivals. Food trucks, vendors, and performers will be in attendance. More info ... Read more