Promenade Du Nord

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June 27-30
11am-6pm – FREE!

Nicollet Mall will be transformed into PROMENADE DU NORD – A “Parisian Street Fair” made up of local makers, performers, artists, vendors, outdoor cafes, food trucks and more from Nicollet Mall between 7th Street & 12 Street.

Entertainment Schedule

  • The Kick off of Gymnastics City USA on Promenade du Nord – June 27 at 11:30am – 1,000 gymnasts from around the world dancing simultaneously to a mashup of Minnesota music along Nicollet Mall.
  • Peavey Plaza and 8th and Nicollet Mall Stages – featuring Gymnastics For All performances celebrating international gymnastics, music, as well as street entertainment for all to enjoy.
  • “Parisian Street Fair” – the ultimate unique shopping experience at a collection of vendors and artists curated by Mich Berthiaume.

Flip Zone

June 27-30
Thu: 3-8:30 PM, Fri: 3-10 PM, Sat: 12-6 PM, Sun: 3-10:30 PM
Outside Target Center and Target Field

The official fan fest in the heart of Gymnastics City USA will offer fun for all ages featuring entertainment, music, gymnastics demonstrations, interactive areas, autographs, food & beverage, and more! Highlights include:

  • DJs and special surprise guests will perform on the main stage while gymnastics clubs show off their skills on a demonstration mat with many gymnastics’ apparatuses.
  • The interactive areas will include a parkour course and a 15-foot Free Fall into a big airbag.
  • Gymnastics legends will be stopping by for autograph sessions throughout the four days of Flip Zone.
  • There will also be official USA Gymnastics and US Olympic Trials merchandise so stop by and grab your favorite gear.
  • USA Gymnastics partners including Nike, Comcast, Core Hydration, GK, Skippy, Olay will be adding to the fun and getting fans ready for a great event.

The Flip Zone is Free and open to all gymnastics fans. Plan to join us before, during or after the Olympic Trials and watch this space for more details.


Gate 34 at Target Field will be dishing out some special Minnesota-themed menu items and streaming the trials live so fans don’t miss a beat. Great fare and a large screen TV will also be on N. 1st side of Flip Zone including a Maui Wowi booth where they will craft unique concoctions to keep fans cool in the sun.