In Thief River Falls you can choose from an endless list of events.

We have worldclass snowmobile races, cultural festivals and entertainment, county fairs, Fourth of July fireworks, historical celebrations and professional bull riding contests. Check out our calendar below.

Upcoming Events

Thursday 25th of July to Sunday 28th of July
Red Lake Falls, MN [map]

Live music, parade, activities for the whole family, food vendors, rib cook-off and log carvings. Janet Wiskow at 218-684-1184

Thief River Falls Area Community Theater Presents “The Music Man”
Daily (until 2 August 2019) at 7pm
Next on Wednesday 31st of July at 7pm
Northland College Theater Thief River Falls [map]

Movie In The Park
Thursday 1st of August
Hartz Park Thief River Falls [map]

At dusk. 218-681-2519

Street Wizards In-Town Cruise Night & Car Show Registration
Friday 2nd of August at 6pm to 9pm

Location TBD • 218-686-5611

Friday 2nd of August to Saturday 3rd of August
Hartz Park Thief River Falls [map]

Live music and food vendors. 218-681-3720

Street Wizards 17th Annual Car Show
Saturday 3rd of August at 9am to 4pm
Floyd B. Olson Park Thief River Falls [map]

Cost: $15 per car entered. Spectators FREE. Spectators vote for People’s Choice Trophy. Door prizes & awards for participants. Fun for the whole family. 218-686-5611

Gazebo Entertainment
Thursdays (until 29 August 2019) at 7pm
Next on Thursday 8th of August at 7pm
Floyd B. Olson Park Thief River Falls [map]


Friday 9th of August to Sunday 11th of August
Karlstad, MN [map]

Outdoor movie, 5K color run, parade, car show, ribfest, street dance, rodeo. 218-436-2178 • 218-686-3766

Eagles Club Backyard BBQ
Friday 16th of August
Eagles Club Thief River Falls [map]


Good Old Days
Friday 16th of August to Sunday 18th of August
Viking, MN [map]

5K, threshing bee, flea market, music, games, food stands and blacksmith shop. • 218-523-6082

Lions Club 12th Annual Fishing Tournament
Saturday 17th of August
Thief & Red Lake Rivers [map]

Pioneer Village Lumberjack Day
Tuesday 20th of August at 6pm to 8pm
Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village Thief River Falls [map]

Wear your favorite plaid outfit for lumberjack games and more. • 218-681-5767

Fall Festival
Friday 23rd of August to Sunday 25th of August
Grygla, MN [map]

Street dances, parade, kiddie games, demolition derby, softball tournaments, food stands & more.

Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village Closes for the Season
Monday 2nd of September
Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village Thief River Falls [map]

New Fest
Friday 6th of September to Sunday 8th of September
Newfolden, MN [map]

Live music, games, food stands and parade.Sharon Bring at 218-874-3713

Crazy Days/Everybody’s Market
Saturday 7th of September at 9am to 3pm
Downtown Thief River Falls [map]

Crazy Days and Everybody's Market will be held in conjunction in downtown Thief River Falls this year on Saturday, September 7 due to downtown street construction earlier in the summer. Shop sidewalk sales, craft and merchandise vendors, food trucks and more! Stay tuned throughout the summer for more details! For more information, call 218-681-3720.

Village Art
Saturday 14th of September
Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village Thief River Falls [map]

Enjoy an afternoon of the fine arts & create your own art. Performers from the TRFACT, singers, writers, dancers and other artists. 218-681-5767

6th Annual Trick Or Treat Halloween Party
Friday 27th of September at 4pm to 7pm
C'mon Inn Thief River Falls [map]

Hosted by Kidz First Foundation • Tom at 218-681-5862

Goose Festival
Friday 27th of September to Sunday 29th of September
Middle River, MN [map]

Live music, games, food stands and parade. • 218-222-3767

43rd Annual Rea Holiday Craft Show
Saturday 9th of November at 9am to 3pm
Ralph Engelstad Arena Thief River Falls [map]


Project Runway Fashion Show
Sunday 10th of November
River Walk Public House Thief River Falls [map]

Check out the latest fashions from local businesses. 218-681-3720

The Vintage Carnival
Saturday 16th of November at 10am to 3pm
National Guard Armory Thief River Falls [map]

Unique, antique flea market with 30+ vendors. 701-866-7531

Pioneer Village Classic Christmas
Sunday 1st of December at 1pm to 3pm
Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village Thief River Falls [map]

Enjoy a Santa visit, Polar Express, carolers and stories. 218-681-5767

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