Grand Avenue is full of shopping and fun. This is the place to be if you want to find the right type of stores and all kinds of fun things to do. The tree-lined streets and the close proximity to downtown make this an ideal area for those looking for convenience.
Grand Old Day
This area of the city is very well-known for the Grand Old Day event, which is the largest one-day festival in the Midwest. This festival started back in 1973 and has been held on the first Sunday of June every year since. It's known as the kick off to the summer and includes all types of food, plenty of live music and plenty of other things to enjoy. If you want to get a true feel for Grand Avenue, this is the event to attend.
The Grand Avenue area is found near the Summit Hill neighborhood and the Macalester-Groveland neighborhood. The home feel provides a great place for those looking to feel like a part of a community. Some of the places you can visit along Grand Avenue include:
- Billy's on Grand - This sports bar is a great place to watch the game. They have more than 30 TVs an outdoor patio and they serve all types of great soups, burgers and steaks. You can even enjoy the Bloody Mary Bar on Saturday and Sunday.
- Salut Bar Americain - A place for casual dining and plenty of fun, this is the right spot if you enjoy oysters, burgers and friends. They also have one of the best French Onion Soups in the city.
- Grand Ole Creamery & Pizzeria - This spot has been a part of Grand Avenue since 1984. It provides plenty of ice cream and desserts, along with great pizza.
- Bonfire Wood Fire Cooking - A place with wood fire cooking and plenty of bold flavors. The menu features walleye, pizza, chicken and burgers.
Grand Avenue has plenty to offer. Whether you live in the St. Paul area or you are just visiting, spending time in this part of town will provide all types of fun.