MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Tens of thousands of spectators and more than 1,200 local and national artists have gathered for one night in June to take part in a very unique event since 2011.

Northern Spark in Minneapolis is now in its fifth year.

In the video above, Mike Augustyniak and Natalie Nyhus talk to Northern Spark founder Steve Dietz, and Deb Ervin from Chicks on Sticks displays here skills on stilts!