The Lowertown Blues Festival is a cooperative effort by the Minnesota Blues Society and the Lowertown Blues Festival Committee with support from the City of St. Paul.

This is a FREE festival for all ages, with a lot of support from our sponsors below.

The Mission of this Festival is to bring awareness to St Paul & St Paul Lowertown’s redevelopment, and showcase the vitality and beauty of Lowertown with music & the arts.


Coolers and Lawn Chairs are allowed. No alcoholic beverages allowed in please. Food, Ice Cream, Beer, Soda, and Water sold through our vendors.



The best parking is on Kellogg Blvd just off Broadway. Enter the parking lots on Kellogg Blvd. There are several lots that charge $2 for all-day parking. Other parking options:

- 6th & Wall Street
- Cray Plaza (5th St between Jackson & Sibley)
- 400 N Jackson St Ramp

There is also plenty of street parking. Be sure to double-check your meter; they are enforced Monday-Saturday, 8am-5:00pm.
GETTING TO MEARS PARK
221 E 5TH ST, SAINT PAUL, MN
The park is bounded on the east and west by Wacouta and Sibley Streets, and on the north and south by E 6th and E 5th Streets.

SOUTHBOUND ON I-35E:
Take Exit 107A on the left for Wacouta St/10th St, stay to your left, follow signs for Wacouta St. Head 4 blocks south to E 6th St, turn right. You’re at the park.

NORTHBOUND ON I-35E:
Merge onto I-94E, take Exit 242C for 7th St. Merge onto Wall St, go 1 block south to E 6th St, turn right. 1 block to park.

WESTBOUND ON I-94:
Take Exit 242D on the left for 6th St. 3 blocks to park.

EASTBOUND ON I-94:
Take Exit 242C for 7th St. Merge onto Wall St, go 1 block south to E 6th St, turn right. 1 block to park.

HWY 52:
Take HWY 52 north until it ends. Turn left at E 7th St, go approximately 3 blocks to Wall St, turn left, head 1 block south to E 6th St and take a right. 1 block to park.

TAKE THE TRAIN
THE GREEN LINE LIGHT RAIL:

The Union Depot Station is directly south of Mears Park.