1: Candles lighting the darkness
2: Singing your favorite holiday songs loudly and out of tune with strangers who are quickly becoming your new best friends during our accordion-led sing along
3: Tater tots and mini doughnuts, need we say more?
4: Down-dog in snow suits during snowga, an experience that won’t be forgotten any time soon.
5: The ability to support local artists by purchasing their hand-made treasures for your friends and family
6: Complimentary cups of Peace Coffee’s popular Snowshoe Brew
7: Old friends, family, neighbors having fun together
8: A magical walking labyrinth of lights designed by Paul Eaves in a secluded courtyard that allows you to slow down and reflect on this meaningful time of year
9: A bright, full moon looking down at the event
10: A fire pit designed by Allison Luedtke, a whimsical artist who creates surprising work that will literally warm your body and spirit
11: Fire spinning, how cool is that?
12: Richfield artists from The Artful Nook leading you in an interactive community-postcard project started at this year’s Open Streets and announcing their awesome calendar of events for the coming year
13: Did we mention tater tots and mini doughnuts from Tot Boss and Chef Shack, local food truck favorites?
14: Cute kids
15: Cuter elders
16: Lakewind’s Coop spreading the love from their bake shop and making a special announcement that will have major implications on your caffeine intake
17: The completion of your holiday shopping needs while actually having a good time.
18: Free parking
19: Free fair trade hot cocoa from Equal Exchange
20: The staff of Cornerstone wanting to connect with you at the second Annual Winter Market and Solstice Festival of Lights, an event we hope will become a part of your holiday season for many years to come!
21: An increase in Richfield love and a belly full of tots and doughnuts. Who could ask for anything more?
64th and Lyndale Ave S, future site of Lyndale Gardens