Ashli Gerdes

ST. CLOUD -- The first Art Crawl of 2013 kicks off today (Friday) in downtown St. Cloud.

The St. Cloud Downtown Council sponsors about four to five Art Crawls a year to strengthen business in the area.

The crawl starts at 5:00 p.m. The council says they hope to bring an old town community feel the historic downtown.

People can walk the area and tour local businesses and enjoy the community's art displays.

You can enjoy local music from area musicians. Children can partake in kids activities and entertainment.

Look for the official member sticker in the windows of participating stores. The Sizzling Sumemr Art Crawl is set for June 14.

For a comoplete list of local artists visit their website.