Events

Events

Thief River Falls Visitors Guide

Upcoming Events

Live Music by Texas Connection
Friday 20th of September at 8:30pm
Farmers Market
Saturdays (until 28 September 2019) at 9am to 12pm
Saturday 21st of September at 9am
Pumpkin Patch Opens
Saturday 21st of September at 11am to 6pm
Norskies Hockey Game vs. Fort Frances
Saturday 21st of September 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.


Past Events



Sunday 15th of September at 8am to 1pm
Thief River Falls Regional Airport, Thief River Falls, MN

Pancakes & Sausage served hot off the grill with a scoop of ice cream! Serving from 8am - 1pm at the NCTC Aviation Campus. $7 for adults, $5 for kids 10 & under. Served by the local Kiwanis Club. Proceeds go to local Kiwanis Youth Programs.

NCTC Aviation Campus Tours provided by PAMA Students.

Flight Line Open - Airport Facilities Tours

Saturday 14th of September at 10am to 4pm
Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village Thief River Falls

Enjoy a day of fine arts at the Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village on September 14 from 10am - 4pm! There will be music, art classes, visual artists, food & fun. 🎶🎨🎭This is a family-friendly event that will include performances by both children & adults. For more information, call 218-681-5767.

Saturdays (until 28 September 2019) at 9am to 12pm
Saturday 21st of September at 9am
Floyd B. Olson Park Thief River Falls

Saturday 14th of September at 8am
Digi-Key Electronics, Thief River Falls, MN

Sponsored by Digi-Key Cares

Registration at 8:00 a.m.
Pre-Run Stretch 8:25
Race Start 8:45 a.m.

Start at Digi-Key’s West Entrance Parking Lot

ENTRY FEE:

$20 per person if registered by August 28, 2019
$25 if registered the day of the Digi-Dash
Kids age 12 and under are free
Family price cap of $50 (includes up to 4 t-shirts)

T-shirts will be given to all participants who register by August 28; participants registered after August 28 will receive a t-shirt while supplies last. Any extra t-shirts will be available to purchase for $5.00.

The event will be held rain or shine. No refunds given on cancellations.

A door prize drawing will be held at 10:15 a.m. or earlier upon the conclusion of the Digi-Dash.

Debit/Credit Cards accepted day of the race

Make checks payable to: Digi-Key Cares

Send completed registration form …

Saturday 7th of September at 7pm to 10pm
River Walk Public House, Thief River Falls, MN

Great entertainment, food & drinks on the patio featuring Joe and Billy Kezar with an acoustic country americana set.

Saturday 7th of September at 5:30pm
Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge, Middle River, MN

Mark your calendars for an evening of duck banding on Saturday, September 7, 5:30 pm at Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge. All ages are welcome to join in the fun and ‘ruffle some feathers’. Meet at the Refuge headquarters at 5:30 pm. No pre-registration is required and the event is free to the public.

Banding ducks is a “hands on” experience, and can be a little messy so you’ll want to dress sensibly. Old clothing or rain gear is recommended if you plan on handling the ducks. Those of you who would rather watch, bring your cameras to capture the experience.

This annual event brings many ‘repeat’ banders and Refuge staff look forward to seeing you each year. Newcomers will have an opportunity to learn about the life history of several duck species, baiting, capture, and handling techniques, as well as sexing and aging techniques. We band predominantly …

Saturday 7th of September at 12pm
River Walk Public House, Thief River Falls, MN

Big cash prizes, drink specials and fun! 100% payout + 250 cash prizes + $100 worth gift certificates.

Competitive Division & Social Division - 6 games guaranteed.

Saturday 7th of September at 9am to 3pm
Downtown Thief River Falls

Crazy Days and Everybody's Market will be held in conjunction on Saturday, September 7. Crazy Days will be held downtown and Everybody's Market will be held in Floyd B. Olson Park.

Shop sidewalk sales, craft and merchandise vendors, food trucks and more! For more information, call 218-681-3720.

Friday 6th of September to Sunday 8th of September
Newfolden, MN

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

Friday 6th of September at 8:30pm
Thief River Falls VFW Club, Thief River Falls, MN

Dance to the music of Cold Shot from 8:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Friday 6th of September at 8pm
River Walk Public House, Thief River Falls, MN

Celebrate River Walk Public House's one year anniversary with an Outdoor Dance Party tonight! Dance to the music of The Blacklist under the stars from 8pm - Midnight. 🎶✨🌙

Monday 2nd of September
Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village Thief River Falls

Thursdays (until 29 August 2019) at 7pm
Floyd B. Olson Park Thief River Falls

218-681-2519

Friday 23rd of August to Sunday 25th of August
Grygla, MN

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

Thursdays (until 27 August 2019) at 4:30pm to 7pm
Floyd B. Olson Park Thief River Falls

Tuesday 20th of August at 6pm to 8pm
Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village Thief River Falls

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

Saturday 17th of August at 9am to 5pm
Thief & Red Lake Rivers

Boat or shore fishing! 10 prizes in 3 fish categories. Over $20,000 in raffle and tournament prizes, plus High 5 Money Bags! Tickets and information at www.trflions.org. Must be present at 8:30 a.m. rules meeting.

Friday 16th of August
Eagles Club Thief River Falls

218-681-2406

Friday 16th of August to Sunday 18th of August
Viking, MN

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

Thursday 15th of August at 8pm
LaFave Park, Thief River Falls

Meet at "The Beach" and enjoy the beautiful Thief River while you float in a kayak or SUP as the sun sets the sky on fire, the full moon rises, and the stars twinkle!

We will paddle for approximately 2 hours before landing on the beach to cap it all off with hot drinks and snacks and more stargazing.

Level of difficulty: Easy

Trip includes- all kayak equipment, knowledgeable guides, instruction, hot drinks and snacks.

$45 pp w/ kayak or SUP rental
$20 if you have your own

Thursday 15th of August at 6:30pm
Sundance Dining, Thief River Falls, MN

Sports Trivia Night. Wear a jersey & you might win a FREE drink!

Friday 9th of August to Sunday 11th of August
Karlstad, MN

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

Thursday 8th of August at 10:30am to 3pm
Oakland Park, Thief River Falls, MN

Special Olympics Minnesota Area 1/2 Bocce Tournament is being held August 8th at Oakland Park in Thief River Falls, MN.

Tuesday 6th of August at 5pm to 7pm
Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village, Thief River Falls, MN

FREE Hot Dogs, Chips & Watermelon. Entertainment. Family Fun. Door Prizes.

Sunday 4th of August at 9am to 6pm
19929 140th Ave NE, Thief River Falls, MN

For more information, call 218-689-0846.

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