Stroll through downtown Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, view artwork by local artists at galleries, restaurants, and other businesses, and enjoy samples of wine or other refreshment. Most artwork is available for sale, and artists are on-hand to discuss their work.
The Art & Wine Walk (an adult event) begins at one of two locations- you can purchase your map in Grand Forks or in East Grand Forksvany time between 1-4:15pm. Active Military with valid ID receive $5 off. Participants (21 and over) receive a wristband, allowing participation in wine tasting.*
The champagne reception at the Empire Arts Center, sponsored by the Greater Grand Forks Convention and Visitors Bureau, caps the event at 5pm. At the reception, patrons receive a free Art & Wine Walk wine glass, and there is the chance to win any of 7 gift baskets, donated by participating Art & Wine Walk businesses. Patrons with stamps on their maps from every venue are eligible for a special grand prize.
Click here for information on becoming an Art & Wine Walk artist or hosting business.
* The Art & Wine Walk is organized by the North Valley Arts Council and the Greater Grand Forks Convention and Visitors Bureau. Because of state law, people under 21+ are not allowed into some of the venues.