• Hours of Operation:  6 am – 10 pm, unless otherwise posted. 
  • Accessible pathways must remain free, clear, and unobstructed always.
  • Onsite tables and chairs may be moved or repositioned within the Plaza, but may not be placed on the sidewalk or removed from the Plaza. 
  • Garbage and recycling bins are located onsite for your convenience and should be used for all trash including food waste, dog waste, and recycling. 
  • Do not enter flowerbeds and landscaped areas, or place anything within these areas.
  • Peavey Plaza is a tobacco-free premises; no smoking or e-cigarettes.
  • Be respectful of other Plaza visitors and keep noise to a minimum.
  • No roller skating, rollerblading, bicycling, skateboarding or using other similar equipment. 
  • Do not feed birds or other wildlife.
  • Visitors may wade in the basin. Entering other fountain areas, washing, bathing or floating items in the water is prohibited.
  • Throwing coins or other objects in the water, or attempting to remove existing coins or other material, is prohibited.
  • Pets must be leashed and kept in close proximity of owners; please pick up all pet waste, and deposit in trash bins.
  • Glass containers and alcoholic beverages are prohibited unless sold by permitted vendors.
  • Children must be closely supervised by an adult.
  • No camping.
  • Follow posted signage and staff direction at all times.
  • Do not enter areas of the Plaza that are temporarily closed for safety reasons, construction, maintenance, or closed to the public for private events or otherwise.
  • Drones or other remote-controlled aircraft only allowed with proper permits and licenses.
  • Permits are required for activities such as, but not limited to, amplified sound, commercial activities, erecting structures, etc.

Restroom Policy

  • Restrooms are generally open 8am – 8pm, however hours may vary.
  • Restrooms may be closed for cleaning or maintenance.  Please obey any posted signage. 
  • Please be considerate of others and limit use to 5 minutes. Staff may conduct a wellness check if restroom is locked for more than 10 minutes.
  • Single-occupancy, unless caregiver assistance is required.
  • No bathing or washing clothes.
  • Smoking, tobacco, e-cigarette and drug use prohibited.
  • Users must abide by Peavey Plaza rules and City ordinances and regulations.

Permits Required for:

Permits issued by Green Minneapolis are required for the following activities. Some activities may also require City issued permits.

  • All events, defined as any commercial activity, a gathering utilizing reserved space, or an activity including 20 or more people
  • Fireworks, open fires, and grills
  • Amplification of music, electronic sound or voice
  • Flying drones or other remote-controlled aircraft
  • Erecting or stationing any tent, canopy, stand, stage, tower, scaffold, platform, or other equipment or structure
  • Selling, providing or sampling food, beverages, merchandise or services
  • Erecting or displaying permanent or immovable works of art, leaving art unattended, or affixing art to Peavey Plaza property
  • Commercial film and photoshoots
  • Operating or parking motor vehicles
  • Busking or performing to solicit donation