Neighborhood Spotlight: Highland Park

Posted by Kris Lindahl on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 at 10:20am.

Highland Park

A Saint Paul neighborhood that feels like a small town, Highland Park provides plenty of amenities. The shopping, dining and natural attractions make the neighborhood a good choice for residential living. It's a charming community with a strong atmosphere.

The Parks

One of the things you will notice about Highland Park is the massive amount of parks found here. There are all types of places for families to play from the 18-hole and 9-hole golf courses to the water parks and much more. The many parks provide all types of activities, picnic tables, fire pits, ball fields an even a disc golf course.

Along with the many activities, the parks hold all types of events from concerts to baseball games and more.

Top Highland Park Events

Every year, the Highland Park neighborhood holds a few major events. The main event the area is known for is called Highland Fest. This event brings about 65,000 visitors to the area for a 5K run, strongman competition, food, music, rides and plenty of fun. It's one of the largest festivals in the area every year.

The neighborhood is also known for the Circus Juventas, which is a performing arts circus school. They put on many events throughout the year, as well.

Other Attractions

Along with the parks and the events, the neighborhood provides many other attractions including:

  • Bucca di Beppo - An Italian restaurant perfect for family dining.
  • Historic Highland Theater - A great spot for a date night.
  • Groveland Tap - The neighborhood bar perfect for gathering with more than 30 beers on tap.
  • Casper & Runyon's Nook - The place to get a Juicy Lucy hamburger.
  • Highland Grill - A top dining spot for residents.
  • And More!

The neighborhood is a quaint area with a small town feel. Whether you enjoy spending time outdoors, dining at top restaurants or great events, this area has plenty to offer.

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