Thief River Falls Visitors Guide

Upcoming Events

Quilters The Musical
June 4th, 2024 to June 7th, 2024
Finding Nemo Kids 2024
June 25th, 2024 to June 27th, 2024
The Outsider
July 9th, 2024 to July 11th, 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. 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.

Oct. 8th, 2022 at 9am to 3pm

Join us and choose between 2 Gramble rides (ramble on gravel) 25 and 62 miles long or the Rosewood 30, a paved route.

Sept. 28th, 2022 at 4pm to 7pm


In-person on our beautiful Thief River Falls campus.
1101 Highway One East
Thief River Falls, MN 56701


This is a free event, but we do ask that you RSVP in advance to be entered to win some amazing prizes. Every pre-registration includes appetizers, drink ticket, fun Northland gift bag, and you will automatically be entered to win the grand prize.


Sept. 10th, 2022
Legacy Event Center

2022 Northwest Brewfest at the Legacy Event Center on Saturday, September 10th at 3-7pm!

20+ beverages from MN & ND breweries

Live music from Bubba Maki and The Jensen Sisters

Free shuttle pick up and drop off at Rivers and Rails Brewing Company to get to and from the event.

The Barge Food Truck

Fun activities available for the whole family.

Only $20 to enter

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Aug. 18th, 2022
west parking lot at Northland Community and Technical College

Join Bike Thief River Falls for their Bike Rodeo on August 18th! This will be a great event for kids to learn how to better ride their bike, and follow safety rules. They may just earn a DQ treat!

Aug. 18th, 2022
Ralph Engelstad Arena

Author Brian Freeman the new author of the Jason Bourne novels, and "Thief River Falls" comes to Thief River Falls for a speaking event, Q&A Session, readings from several of his books and concluding with a book sale and signing. Brian Freeman is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than 2 dozen psychological thrillers. Since 2005, Freeman has sold books in 46 countries and 24 languages. The Bourne Sacrifice is the newest release in the Bourne series out now. Starts at 6pm.

Aug. 7th, 2022
Greenwood Trail

PreK - 2nd Grade
A story book to read will be placed along the Greenwood Trail - Walk or bike at leisure and read the story as you progress on the trail.

Sponsored by Bike Thief River Falls

Aug. 6th, 2022

Come on out to all of our great Thief River Falls merchants, as they are offering specials, deals and promotions. The perfect time to shop!

Aug. 6th, 2022
Red Robe Park, Thief River Falls, MN

Interested folks are to meet at 9 AM at Red Robe Park. Depending on interest of folks we’ll provide two rides, one about town 10-15 miles in distance and one out of town, possibly a mix of paved and gravel roads 15-20 miles. Helmets required.

Aug. 6th, 2022
Oakland Park

Help support the Elevate Youth Center and promote mental health resources with a fun and exciting obstacle course! There are Open and Compete Divisions in the 1.5k, 5k and 10k distances. There is also a 1.5k Youth Heat! Check-in starts at 8am. There will be heats starting at different times- you get to pick your start time when you register. For more information go to See you soon!

Aug. 6th, 2022
Floyd B. Olson Park

Come out to see classic cars!

Aug. 5th, 2022
Parking Lot of Greenwood Trails

Register at RehabAuthority. T-shirt available if pre-registered by July 28th. $20 for 5k, Free for 1K. Call 218-681-0449 with any questions

Aug. 5th, 2022 to Aug. 6th, 2022
Hartz Park

RiverFest is a community celebration featuring talented musicans, tasty food vendors and cold brews! Friday headliner is Arch Allies; Saturday headliners are Rumble Seat, The John Mellencamp Experience and the World According to Garth. Call the Chamber of Commerce for more information at 218-681-3720.

Aug. 5th, 2022 to Aug. 7th, 2022

Thief River Falls is excited to welcome back all graduates for a weekend of fun, entertainment, tailgating, golf, music, farmer's market, classic car show, crazy days, painting for the kids, and ending the weekend with church. Something for everyone!

Aug. 4th, 2022
At dusk, the City of Thief River Falls is hosting Movie in the Park at Hartz Park, featuring the animated film "Sing 2". It will start at dusk on a 30' screen.
Aug. 4th, 2022

TRF Downtown Art & Wine Walk 20+ Businesses and Artist Receive a sample of wine and look at all the art in each business

Aug. 2nd, 2022 to Aug. 7th, 2022
Greenwood Trail

Walk or bike with your youngsters on the Greenwood Trail to read about a Bear and a Bike. Pages of the book will be posted along the trail for a fun walk or bike ride around the trail.

July 30th, 2022
Eagles, Thief River Falls

Color Street


Usborne Books


Perfectly Posh

Many Crafters

Baked goods

And More….

July 27th, 2022 to July 29th, 2022
Northland College Theater

Beauty and the Beast will run from July 27-29, 7 p.m. at the Northland College Theater. Tickets are available at Hope Pediatrics in TRF, online at and at the door each evening of performance. Box office opens at 6 p.m.

Don't miss this epic performance!

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