The Iconic Basilica Block Party Returns to Minneapolis in 2024! February 15, 2024


Minneapolis, February 15, 2024 – Mark your calendars and get ready to rock! The highly anticipated Basilica Block Party will be making its triumphant return to a new location, Boom Island in Minneapolis on August 2 and 3, 2024. This beloved summer festival has been a staple in the Minneapolis community for almost three decades, captivating audiences with its incredible music lineup and contributing to the success of The Basilica of Saint Mary’s fundraising efforts.

Known for its energetic atmosphere and outstanding musical performances, the Basilica Block Party has become synonymous with summer fun and unforgettable experiences. Year after year, festival-goers eagerly anticipate this event, and The Basilica is excited to be bringing it back to the Minneapolis music scene this year.

Father Daniel Griffith, pastor and rector at Basilica of Saint Mary, expressed his excitement for the festival’s return, stating, “We are thrilled to bring back the Basilica Block Party in 2024. This event has become a cherished tradition for both our community and the city of Minneapolis. Not only does it provide incredible entertainment for attendees, but it also plays a vital role in supporting The Basilica’s mission and outreach to those in need.”

As always, the Basilica Block Party aims to create an extraordinary experience for all attendees. With an exceptional lineup of renowned musicians, local talents, and emerging artists planned for 2024, this year’s festival promises to be bigger and better than ever before. From captivating headliners to exciting discoveries on smaller stages, there will be something for everyone to enjoy.

In addition to the incredible music, festival-goers can look forward to a wide array of delectable food options from local vendors, refreshing beverages, and much more to be announced in the coming months. The Basilica Block Party truly offers an immersive experience that celebrates both music and community spirit.

Tickets will go on sale soon, and fans are encouraged to keep an eye out for updates and announcements on the official Basilica Block Party website and social media channels. Don’t miss out on this iconic summer celebration – secure your spot and join us for an unforgettable musical experience at the Basilica Block Party in 2024!

Key Facts:

  • The Basilica Block Party is a unique music festival that allocates its proceeds towards the restoration efforts of the Basilica of Saint Mary. The Basilica, being an iconic part of the Minneapolis skyline, requires ongoing preservation and restoration to maintain its historical charm. By attending the festival, patrons actively contribute to preserving this landmark building for future generations.
  • In addition to restoration efforts, funds raised at the Basilica Block Party directly support the St. Vincent de Paul outreach initiative. The St. Vincent de Paul program is dedicated to caring for the homeless and providing direct assistance to individuals in need. By attending this festival, attendees are directly contributing towards helping those less fortunate and making a positive impact on their lives.

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