Thief River Falls Visitors Guide

Upcoming Events

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Saturday 29th of February
FM Opera Young Artists Performance
Thursday 5th of March at 7pm

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

Wednesday 22nd of July at 7pm to Friday 24th of July
Northland College Theater

Wednesday 22nd of July to Sunday 26th of July
Warren, MN

Carnival rides, food stands, live music, parade.

Thursdays (until 27 August 2020) at 7pm
Thursday 23rd of July at 7pm
Floyd B. Olson Park

Information 218-681-2519

Thursday 23rd of July to Sunday 26th of July
Red Lake Falls, MN

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

Tuesday 28th of July at 7pm to Thursday 30th of July
Northland College Theater

Thursday 30th of July
Hartz Park

At dusk. • 218-681-2519

Friday 31st of July at 6pm to 9pm

Information 218-686-5611

Friday 31st of July to Saturday 1st of August
Hartz Park

Music festival with live music and food vendors. Information 218-681-3720

Saturday 1st of August at 1pm to 5pm
Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village

Wash clothes the old-fashioned way, haul water and have some old-fashioned fun. Also, try an Escape Room, Laser Tag, and Glow in the Dark Mini Golf. Adult beverages available. Information 218-681-5767

Saturday 1st of August to 8:20pm

Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Fellowship and fun with a program at 2 p.m. Sunday, 10:30 a.m. Worship services with Bishop Bill Tesch, 12 p.m. Catered dinner with RSVPs required – Call Faye Auchenpaugh at 218-681-3410. This country church was started by Norwegian immigrants in 1895 and is continuing to be vibrant today.

Saturday 1st of August
Floyd B. Olson Park

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

Saturday 8th of August at 9am

Hosted by the St. Hilaire Lions. Gates open at 9 a.m. Race begins at 3 p.m. Concession stand. Beer garden. Free overnight camping in the pits. Tailgater’s area – bring your own cooler and critters. 4 & 6 cycle front wheel drive cars. Rear wheel drive class. Powderpuff. Redneck finale. • 218-688-2699

Saturday 8th of August to Monday 10th of August
Karlstad, MN

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

Friday 14th of August to Sunday 16th of August
Viking, MN

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

Saturday 15th of August
Thief & Red Lake Rivers

Tuesday 18th of August at 6pm to 8pm
Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village

Wear your favorite plaid outfit for lumberjack games and more. Escape rooms, laser tag and glow in the dark mini golf. Adult beverages available. Information 218-681-5767

Friday 28th of August to Sunday 30th of August
Grygla, MN

Street dances, parade, kiddie games, demolition derby, softball/volleyball/horseshoe/youth basketball tournaments, craft show, food stands & more.

Tuesday 1st of September at 3pm to 7pm
Pennington County Fairgrounds (weather permitting)

Local craft beer sampling, live entertainment, food trucks and more! The event is family friendly and all are welcome. • 218-681-3720

Tuesday 1st of September
Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village

Enjoy an afternoon of the fine arts & create your own art. Performers from the TRFACT, singers, writers, dancers and Art Thief Escape Experience. Adult beverages available.• 218-681-5767

Tuesday 1st of September

Informaiton 218-681-5767

Friday 4th of September to Sunday 6th of September
Newfolden, MN

Live music, games, food stands and parade. Information 218-874-7136

Saturday 5th of September at 9am to 3pm
Floyd B. Olson Park

Craft, merchandise and food vendors. Information 218-681-3720

Monday 7th of September at 1pm to 5pm
Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village

They are still open by appointment for Escape Rooms, Laser Tag and Mini Golf.

Friday 25th of September to Sunday 27th of September
Middle River, MN

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

Sunday 25th of October at 4pm to 7pm
C’mon Inn

Hosted by Kidz First Foundation. Information 218-681-5862

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