Event Calendar

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Pre-Festivities

RCHS Open Museum 

Rice County Historical Society $3 or free with button 

Open hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed. – Fri. | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sat. 

Faribault Woolen Mill Tours 

Faribault Woolen Mill – 11 a.m. 

Register at the Faribault Community Center. 

Opening Ceremony

Central Park – 6:30 p.m. Flag raising by Central Vets 

Baron of Bubble

Central Park – 6:30-9 p.m.

Sponsored by: The Faribault Foundation 

Family Night Karaoke, Inflatables, Gaga Ball & Other Activities

Central Park – 7-10 p.m.

Sponsored by: The Faribault Foundation 

Wednesday, June 12

City Wide Garage Sale

All-day event. 

Craft Show

Central Park – 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Bingo

Central Park – 5 – 8 p.m.

Carnival at the Park

Central Park – 5 – 11 p.m. 

 

Mayor’s Reception 

Buckham West – 5 – 7 p.m. 

 

Art in the Park

Central Park – 5:30 p.m. 

Register at Park and Rec. 

 

Concert in the Park 

Central Park – 7 p.m. 

Music by The 8th Street Band

Cardboard Boat Race

Faribault Family Aquatic Center- 5 p.m.

Thursday, June 13

City Wide Garage Sale

All-day event. 

Craft Show

Central Park – 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Free Community Lunch

Trinity Lutheran Church– 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Faribault Woolen Mill Tours 

Faribault Woolen Mill – 11 a.m. 

Register at the Faribault Community Center. 

Chalk the Walk Contest

Central Park – 2 -3 p.m.

Faribault Diversity Coalition Open House

(324 Central Ave.) 

Co-Hosted by: The Faribault's Future Class of 2019 

Bingo

Central Park – 5 – 8 p.m.

 

Creative Crawl 

Downtown Faribault– 5 – 8 p.m. 

Downtown Car Cruise/Heritage Days Car Show

Downtown Faribault  – 6– 9 p.m. 

Carnival at the Park

Central Park – 5 – 11 p.m. 

Flag Day Ceremony

Central Park – 6 p.m. 

Courtesy of the Elks

Dance and Beer Garden

Central Park – 8 p.m. – 12 p.m. 

Music by Smoke Screen. *Beer garden opens at 4 p.m. 

Sponsored by: Grandpa Al’s.

FREE Teen Night

Faribault Family Aquatic Center – 8:30- 10 p.m. *ages 12-18

Music, dance area, outdoor movie on big screen, concessions. "Emoji" movie to play for FREE at dark

 

 

Friday, June 14

Youth Fishing Contest 

King Mill Dam – 9 – 11 a.m. 

No registration – kids bring fishing rod, minnows provided, awards issued for top fish, all participants get T-shirt. Rice County Sport Fishing Association event. 

Soap Box Races 

Peace Lutheran Church – Event starts at 9 a.m. 

Check-in starts 7:30 – 9 a.m. 

Sponsored by: Christ Lutheran Church

Farmer’s Market 

Central Park – 7 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Kayak Tour: History Along The Cannon River  

King Mill Dam- 12:30 p.m.

Bring or rent a canoe or kayak on this tour of mills, bridges, and other historic spots along the Cannon River from south Alexan­der Park to the King Mill Dam. Historical Society event. 

City Wide Garage Sale 

All-day event. 

La Compagnie Fur Traders 

Central Park – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

Learn about the fur trade from a group of voyageurs. 

Faribault Woolen Mill Tour 

Faribault Woolen Mill – 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. 

Register at the Faribault Community Center. 

Carnival at the Park 

Central Park – 12 – 10 p.m. 

Unlimited Rides Wristband 

Central Park – 12 – 4 p.m. – $20 

Register for a chance to win an XBOX- Drawing at 5:15 p.m. 

Craft Show 

Central Park – 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

Alexander Faribault House Open House 

Alexander Faribault House – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

$3 or free with button.

Touch of Magic Show (Sponsored by A&W)

Central Park – 12:30 – 5:30 p.m. 

Balloon Sculptures and more!

Music at the Band Shell 

Central Park – 12  – 5:45 p.m. 

Music by Andy Tackett (12-1),  Valid (1:15-2:15), Rachel Schraeder (2:30- 3:30), and Tommy Boy (3:45-5:45) 

 

Kid’s Fun Run 

Second Avenue Northwest – 5:30 p.m. meeting, 6 p.m. run 

 

Grand Parade 

Second Avenue Northwest – Fairgrounds to Central Park – 6:15 PM

Grand Marshal – Sam Temple 

Milestone Business: The State Bank of Faribault

 

Dance and Beer Garden 

Central Park – 8 p.m. – 12 a.m. 

Music by Old Country Boys. Beer garden opens at 12 p.m. 

Sponsored by Grandpa Al’s

Saturday, June 15

Medallion Hunt 

Listen for clues on KDHL 920 AM and start hunting for the solid silver medallion and $500 in prizes. Medal­lion donation by Chappuis Jewelry. 

Button event – button required to collect the prize. 

 

Lord of the Things 

Think you know your area history? Test your knowledge in the Faribault Daily News’ Historic Places Contest! Watch for details to be printed in the Daily News. 

 

Carnival at the Park 

Come for the amusement rides, food and plenty of fun! 

Purchase discount tickets at Fareway. Advanced ticket sales – $20 for eight rides. 

 

A Pirate's Tale- A Swashbuckling Musical 

See the Paradise Center for the Arts website for details. 

Special Events