Minnesota Department of Transportation

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I-35W St. Anthony Falls Bridge

Mississippi River Crossing in downtown Minneapolis

I-35W St. Anthony Falls Bridge lit blue

Lighting schedule

The schedule below includes the dates the I-35W Bridge is lit yearly. It does not include special event lighting that has been requested for a particular date.

I-35W Bridge regular lighting schedule - 2023

Date - Holiday Colors Used for Lighting
January 1 - New Year's Day Red, White and Blue
February 14 - Valentine's Day Red
February 20 - Presidents Day Red, White and Blue
March 17 - St. Patrick's Day Green
April 28 - Worker's Memorial Day Orange
May 14 - Mother's Day Pink
May 29 - Memorial Day Red, White and Blue
June 14 - Flag Day Red, White and Blue
July 4 - Independence Day Red, White and Blue
September 4 - Labor Day Red, White and Blue
September 11 - 9/11 Memorial Red, White and Blue
October 31 - Halloween Orange
November 11 - Veterans Day Red, White and Blue
December 25 - Christmas Day Red and Green

Printable calendars (including special events)

The printable calendars include the regular lighting schedule and special events: February 2022 (PDF) and March 2022 (PDF).

Lighting requests

For more information and to submit a bridge lighting request, visit the bridge lighting webpage.