Partying at the plaza

Nelson Street Party kicks off city's entry to nationwide arts campaign.

Red Eyed Soul performs at the Nelson Street Party. The show kicked off Nelson's entry to the Air Miles Detour Program.

Red Eyed Soul performs at the Nelson Street Party. The show kicked off Nelson's entry to the Air Miles Detour Program.

There was free food, music and plenty of vendors at the Nelson Street Party on Saturday.

The event at the Hall St. plaza was put on to open Nelson’s campaign for the Air Miles Detour Program, which is showcasing five arts-centric communities nationwide who will have a chance to host a concert by pop singer Meghan Trainor.