MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Rondo Days, one of the largest African American festivals in the Twin Cities, takes place Saturday in St. Paul.
Rondo Avenue, considered the “main street” of the vibrant African American community in St. Paul, was torn up in the 1960s to make way for Interstate 94.READ MORE: St. Paul Board Of Education Approves Plan For Spending $207M In COVID Relief Funding
The festival is centered at the Rondo Education Center and Field at 560 Concordia Ave.READ MORE: Boy Scout Troop's Trailer Stolen From New Brighton Church
The Rondo Days 5K and the Grand Parade took place Saturday morning. Music and dance performances — including an 11-year-old Michael Jackson impersonator – will run through the evening.MORE NEWS: Foster Youths Affected By Pandemic Eligible For Financial Assistance
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