A Vibrant Community in the Northwest Corner of Minneapolis

Shingle Creek Neighborhood Association is a group of volunteer residents who has fun working on promoting this neighborhood and community as a great place to live, work, and shop! We invite you to join in the fun!

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Winter in Shingle Creek
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Upcoming Events

2023 Vendor Registration – Winter Solstice


The Shingle Creek Neighborhood Association, along with the Creekview Recreation Center would love to see you at our Winter Solstice Event Saturday, December 16th, from 5pm-8pm. It will be held at the Creekview Recreation Center and is a fun event for the whole family. There will be a bonfire, music, a walk along Shingle Creek lit by luminaries, maybe a few freebies, and of course the craft fair to do some last minute holiday shopping.

Registration is $25 via PayPal with a December 10th deadline.  Space is limited and on a first come, first served basis.  Click the registration button at the bottom start!  Table is provided.

If you have any questions please reach out to mpls.scna@gmail.com or Creekview@minneapolisparks.org.

Please select and at checkout you will have the opportunity to let us know what you are planning on selling or distributing at your table.

Click the Add to Cart button to advance to the Registration page to complete your information.

A little history...

The Shingle Creek neighborhood, of nearly 1300 households and 3300 residents, is named for the one mile meandering and historical Shingle Creek that flows through its sleepy residential boundaries to the Mississippi River where the forged roofing shingles in the neighborhood were transported in the early 1900’s. The Shingle Creek neighborhood is rich with urban history. Its streets, boundaries, and natural landmarks tell a rich story of how Minneapolis grew and became the thriving metropolis it is today.

Who was Floyd B Olson?

It's a name you come across in the Shingle Creek and Minneapolis area. So who was this man and why do we have a road (Olsen Memorial Highway) and a school bearing his name? Floyd Bjørnstjerne Olson (November 13, 1891 – August 22, 1936) was an American politician and...

Shingle Creek Park

Name: The name of the park is taken from the creek. The creek’s name came from the shingle mills that once operated on its banks near the Mississippi River. The first petition from citizens for a park along Shingle Creek came to the park board in 1905, but that...

First Settlers to Shingle Creek

John Ware Dow and his wife Susan came from Maine, where he had been a circuit preacher for the Methodist Church. He resigned his duties there and came to St. Anthony in 1850. John went up the river from the ferry crossing above the St. Anthony Falls and took a claim...

Join the Fun and Become Part of the Community!

How You Can Contribute

  • Volunteer, join our Board, attend one of our meetings, get to know us!  Also, check out our Facebook page for the latest activities in the neighborhood.  
  • Have a great story to tell about Shingle Creek and would like to contribute to our blog series?  We’d love to hear from you!  
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