ST. CLOUD -- The 12th annual art crawl kicks off Friday afternoon in downtown St. Cloud.

Several artists will be showcasing their work on the sidewalks, in the streets as well as inside many downtown businesses. Organizer, Jules Mische says you will be able to enjoy plenty of live music.

"There's going to be a lot of music and some of those are the Pachanga Society, the Kracker Jacks, Rachel Ianiro, John Larson, Lukane, [and more]."

Nearly 40 businesses are apart of the Summer Sizzler Downtown Art Crawl. Several vendors will also be taking part in the art crawl.

A school supply donation drive, hosted by Gaslight Creative and the United Way of Central Minnesota will be taking place during the event. If you would like to make a school supply donation visit Gaslight on West St. Germain Street.

Parking will be available in all downtown ramps and several side streets. The event will go from 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. and is free to attend.

On Friday’s during the News at Noon Show, WJON Reporter Chrissy Gaetke travels around the St. Cloud metro area to highlight local celebrations, businesses and charity events. Do you have a suggestion of where she should go? Email

Videographer Justin LaBounty contributed to this story. 

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