Thief River Falls Visitors Guide

Upcoming Events

City Wide Sale May 2024
May 11th, 2024
Pennington County Fair 2024
July 17th, 2024 to July 21st, 2024

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 nearby, historical celebrations and professional bull riding contests. Check out our calendar below.

Past Events

Oct. 29th, 2022 to Oct. 31st, 2022
Chimera Hobby & Games

Trick or Treat with us!

Saturday, October 29th until 8 pm, and

Monday, October 31st from 4-9pm!

We will have a game or two to play, candy and other treats to give out (including pokemon!) and every sale of $10 or more gets a chance to win a set of dice!

Oct. 28th, 2022
Rusty Nail

It's that time of year again! Join us at the Rusty Nail for two nights to celebrate Halloween! Stay tuned for any updates for what kind of spooky surprises the Nail might have up their sleeve! Either way, come join us, and let's have a 100 Proof Time!

Oct. 28th, 2022
City Auditorium

Pennington County 4-H is hosting a Halloween Carnival for the community! Come out to play fun games and win prizes! Make sure to come dressed in your Halloween costume as there will be a costume contest at 7 p.m. for cutest, scariest and most creative. Each child will receive 5 complimentary game tickets. Additional tickets will be available for purchase at 50 cents each. Popcorn, pizza and water will be available for purchase

Oct. 28th, 2022

Scott Pream and Rob Burkel bring classic horror tales from Edgar Allan Poe to life this Friday night at 6 on Pioneer 90.1. Listen for their dramatic renditions of The Raven and The Tell-Tale Heart. These guys are good! Readers' Theater is a new collaboration with Pioneer 90.1 and the Thief River Falls Area Community Theater. Listen at or follow Pioneer 90.1 on TuneIn.

Oct. 26th, 2022

For all kids ages 5 and under! Come play Trick-or-Treat games, decorate cookies, face painting, and Halloween movie with popcorn!
First 50 kids get a Halloween Trick-or-Treat Safety goodies bag! No admission cost!

Oct. 26th, 2022 at 6pm to 10pm

Classical music with a Halloween theme, 6:00-10:00 tonight on Northern Classics! On the air at 90.1 FM or stream at

Oct. 24th, 2022
Zion Lutheran Church

The Autumn Gathering is the TRF Kiwanis Club's annual autumn fundraiser where we decorate some tables, bring some salads and hot dishes to eat and guests vote on the best of the 3!

Proceeds to towards the TRF Kiwanis purchase of a wheelchair accessible swing for Northrop Park.

Oct. 22nd, 2022
Mulligans Lounge & Golf Sims

Food, Music, Games and Drinks, oh my!

Join us for our Oktoberfest Parking Lot Party (moved inside if there's rain). Hammerschlagen, bags tournament, beer pong tourney, horse racing, 6-5-4, costume contest and of course, Das Boot!

Look forward to seeing you at Mulligans!

Oct. 21st, 2022
The Hive Bar & Grill

Join us for an evening of great beer!
When: October 21 (Friday)
Time: 5pm-close
Who: Half Brothers Brewing Company
**more details to come

Spoiler: there may be live acoustic music involved

Oct. 21st, 2022

Hosted by TRF Radio, text "PUMPKIN" to 218-681-1230 with a picture of your carved pumpkin and your name by October 21st. Winner will be announced on TEAM 1230 on October 28th.

Brought to you by Ingram's Candy Store, The Hive Bar & Grill, Simply Andie's, Mulligans Lounge & Golf Sims, Tonnabells, Kezar's Barbershop & Shave Parlour, Papa Murphy's Pizza, Falls Towing, Black Cat Sports Bar and Grill, Hometown Realty

Oct. 20th, 2022
Legacy Center

The Chamber, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), and Advanced Thief River Falls will be hosting a Manufacturer’s Luncheon to honor manufacturers in Pennington, Red Lake and Marshall counties.
The Thief River Falls Chamber of Commerce would like to thank you for your past, present and future
services that you provide for the manufacturing community in northwest Minnesota. Manufacturers
are central to our robust economy and vital to economic growth in our region. We would like to show community appreciation by formally honoring them at a luncheon.

Thursday, October 20th, 2022 at Legacy Event Center in Thief River Falls from 12 p.m.– 1:00 p.m.
Featuring Keynote Speaker,
Michelle Grim - "Keep me in MIND: Manufacturing Includes and Needs Diversity"

RSVP is required, contact (218)681-3720 or email
$15 per person (Includes lunch & beverage)

Oct. 19th, 2022

Candidates running for City, County and State elections will be introducing themselves and answering questions about community issues.

Hosted by the TRF Chamber and TRF Radio

Oct. 16th, 2022
Rivers & Rails Brewery

We were able to get Outdoor Beer Yoga back. Don't let the cold fool you, this yoga is for you. Join us on Sunday of our Grand Opening events to get beer specials, stretch out, and enjoy yourself. $20 includes yoga with Arnie and a beverage of your choice!

Oct. 15th, 2022
Wired Bean Coffee House & Eatery

Join us for coffee and community!

Oct. 15th, 2022
Rivers & Rails Brewery

Storm Wolves are gearing up to tell us what life was back in the days when Vikings sailed the seas and rivers of Europe and Vinland. You'll see authentic weapons, hear detailed explanations of how they fought, and you can ask as many questions as you want. They'll showcase their talents at 1:30 and 3:30. Come as early as 11:30 to have your kids paint their own viking shield, participate in some kids activities, throw some axes with Bearded Ax Throwing (only $5), and enjoy some food from Top Hawg. This will be a day full of excitement and activities for the whole family!

Oct. 15th, 2022
Rivers & Rails Brewery

Andrew Kezar is taking his shop down the road for one afternoon only. He's sharing his craft for everyone to watch and enjoy. Anyone who signs up to get a haircut/trim will get $1 off their first beer.

Oct. 15th, 2022
Behind Mulligans

TRF Fall 1v1 kubb tournament ,
Limited 16 players ,
October 15th/ Saturday/ noon start/
National rules,
In sand, 2/3 series/double elimination,
4 fields,
$15 per player,
Taking place behind Mulligans
All skill levels welcome!
Kubb fun for everyone

Oct. 15th, 2022
Rivers & Rails Brewery

There will be a ton of fun stuff going on at Rivers and Rails following the meeting as part of their Grand Opening! Storm Wolves Viking shows, kids activities, bearded axe throwing, live music from the Kezar’s in the evening! Be sure to stick around after our meeting for the festivities! And of course their tasty brew!

Oct. 15th, 2022
Mulligans Lounge & Golf Sims

Come on out for Karaoke with Back Beat Productions! 9pm-1am

Oct. 14th, 2022
Rivers & Rails Brewery

The Blacklist is coming to Rivers and Rails acoustic style. Join us on the deck (we'll have heaters and fire places to keep warm) to enjoy the acoustic stylings of The Blacklist. No cover charge for this event

Oct. 14th, 2022 to Oct. 15th, 2022
Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village

We will be having our Scare Event October 14th and 15th. The cost is $7 per person. Proceeds go towards preserving history in Pennington County.

Oct. 13th, 2022

Mark your calendars for Thursday, October 13th where you can join us at the Thief River Falls RONNINGS for a private shopping event!

Enjoy an evening of drinks & refreshments from The Broadway Station, treats from Brenda Marben, local vendors, giveaways and an EXCLUSIVE one-night-only 10% store-wide discount.

Tickets are on sale NOW at your local RONNINGS and ticket quantities are LIMITED to the first 75 people.

The ticket cost is $10, and 100% of our ticket sales will go to Falls Delivered Meals, an organization that serves hot, nutritious meals to elderly, disabled or otherwise ailing persons.

Enjoy an evening out at our Sip & Shop Event!

**This is a 21 and older event**

Oct. 13th, 2022 to Oct. 15th, 2022
The Huck

Wojo's Rodeo Circuit Finals to be held at The Huck Event Center in Thief River Falls.

Oct. 12th, 2022
Thief River Falls Eagles Club

There’s something sinister in the air, and it’s not just Tequila’s dancing skills! We get spooky at the TRF eagles on October 15th! Cast announcement coming soon!

Oct. 8th, 2022
Legacy Event Center

Enjoy an unforgettable experience with the Dueling Pianos show. Clap, laugh, and sing along! Get your tickets now.

6pm Social Hour

7pm meal

8pm performance

$50 ticket includes meal. All money goes to fund grants.

Our Partners

City of Thief River Falls Chamber of Commerce Advance Thief River Pioneer Radio TRF Radio The Times