Landmark Spark

Landmark Spark 2024
Join us Friday, May 17, at International Market Square (IMS) for an unforgettable evening of joy and community, of connections and possibilities. Together, we'll beckon a season of renewed hope for our Basilica Landmark and raise funds to repair the roof drains - ensuring our iconic structure remains a sanctuary for all, for decades to come.

The Venue
International Market Square
275 Market St
Minneapolis, MN  55405

Valet Parking
Complimentary Valet Parking is available to all guests.

Event Schedule
Cocktails starting at 5:00pm
Dinner seating begins at 6:40pm
Dancing will start about 9:15pm

'Festive to Formal.' Cocktail attire suggested.

Almost Live Auction

Get ready to bid on 12 fabulous items, including tickets to the Twins, Lynx, and Vikings, a round of golf with Fr. Daniel, a fabulous assortment of Stanley products, and more, during the cocktail hour. Bidding will be open in person from 5:00-6:50pm. See a preview of the Almost Live Auction here.
The Menu
Catered by D'Amico, you'll enjoy a gourmet entrée of chicken breast and salmon, unless you have already communicated specific dietary needs.

Heads-or-Tails Contest
Please bring cash or check for our Heads-or-Tails contest. Pricing is $40 for one entry or $100 for three entries for a chance to win a 5-course dinner experience at Murray's Steak House.

Live Auction
After dinner, you'll have a chance to bid on ten (10) fabulous experiences, including getaways to Palm Springs and Miami, several dining experiences, and the ever-popular Case-of-Wine Per Month from Haskell's. See a preview of the live auction here.

Proceeds from this year’s Fund-A-Need will help replace the failing 30-year-old roof drains and help stop the water damage so evident throughout The Basilica’s interior, and other critical restoration and revitalization projects. You will have a chance to learn about and support the Fund-A-Need at Landmark Spark. Click here to donate to Fund-A-Need today.

For additional information, please contact Lori at or 612.317.3428.


Supporting The Basilica Landmark restoration honors the history and plans for the future of The Basilica.