Fifth Annual Artspire La Crosse is June 8 & 9


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Fifth Annual Artspire La Crosse is June 8 & 9


Pump House Regional Arts Center presents the fifth annual Artspire La Crosse, Friday & Saturday, June 8 & 9, 2018.

Artspire is the largest arts celebration in downtown La Crosse and highlights the area’s rich history and growing reputation as a creative community, while also attracting and engaging diverse audiences and artists. The event will be held in and around the Pump House Regional Arts Center and throughout downtown and is expected to draw over 10,000 participants, volunteers and attendees.

Artspire begins Friday, June 8, 5:00 – 10:00 pm and continues through Saturday, June 9, 10:00 am-10:00 pm and will host live performances on multiple stages, over 50 visual artists, interactive and demonstration arts, food vendors, and activities throughout participating downtown La Crosse. Artspire La Crosse is an event of the Pump House Regional Arts Center. Admission is Free.

Local Food Vendors will be present both days. Artspire food vendor presence has more than doubled from previous years and will include Big Boar Smokers, Five Star Egg Roll, Iguana’s Mexican Café, Pearl Street Ice Cream & Confectionary, River Rocks Coffee, The Grill Spot, and Big Mama’s Gyro.

Artspire Sponsors make this annual event possible and include Brickl Brothers, Gundersen Lutheran Health System, First Supply, Explore La Crosse, Hanson & Associates, FOX 2548 WI Proud, The Waterfront Restaurant, The Charmant Hotel, The Hale-Skemp Foundation, Mooresmiles Dental, WXOW – Channel 19, Midwest Family Broadcasting, Wisconsin Public Radio, and many more.  Thank you to our sponsors!

More information about Artspire can be found on the Artspire website:, or by contacting

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