Events

Events

Thief River Falls Visitors Guide

Upcoming Events

Farmers Market
Saturdays (until 26 September 2020) at 9am to 12pm
July 11th, 2020 at 9am
Farmers Market
Thursdays (until 24 September 2020) at 4:30pm to 7pm
July 9th, 2020 at 4:30pm
Gazebo Entertainment
Thursdays (until 9 July 2020) at 7pm
July 9th, 2020 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



Saturdays (until 26 September 2020) at 9am to 12pm
July 11th, 2020 at 9am
Floyd B. Olson Park

Information

July 4th, 2020
Plummer, MN

Registration starts at 7 a.m. at Plummer Fire Hall, run starts at 8 a.m. • Mike Baker at 218-686-0356

Thursdays (until 24 September 2020) at 4:30pm to 7pm
July 9th, 2020 at 4:30pm
Floyd B. Olson Park

Information 218-686-0179

Thursdays (until 9 July 2020) at 7pm
July 9th, 2020 at 7pm
Floyd B. Olson Park

Information 218-681-2519

July 14th, 2020 at 6:30pm
Lincoln High School Auditorium

Information 218-686-7021

July 18th, 2020 at 10am

Starting line at west entrance of the Fairgrounds on Barzen Avenue. This run/walk is in memory of all those classmates and family members no longer with us. People of all ages are invited to participate • Caren Alten 218-686-2722

July 19th, 2020 at 4:30pm
Pennington County Fairgrounds

July 20th, 2020
Thief River Golf Club

Shotgun Start at noon. This tournament is a special event hosted by the Thief River Falls Education Foundation. • 218-681-8711 ext. 5228

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

Information 218-681-2519

July 23rd, 2020 to July 26th, 2020
Red Lake Falls, MN

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

July 30th, 2020
Hartz Park

At dusk. • 218-681-2519

Aug. 1st, 2020 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

Aug. 1st, 2020 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.

Aug. 1st, 2020
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

Aug. 8th, 2020 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

Aug. 8th, 2020 to Aug. 10th, 2020
Karlstad, MN

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

Aug. 9th, 2020 at 5:30pm
Imperial Room, Ralph Engelstad Arena, Thief River Falls

Boots & Bling with The Bellamy Brothers, a fundraiser for the Fully Charged Foundation, a regional non-profit that provides scholarships to students pursuing careers in the skilled labor trades. For more info, visit www.facebook.com/FullyChargedFoundation

Aug. 14th, 2020 to Aug. 16th, 2020
Viking, MN

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

Aug. 18th, 2020 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

Aug. 20th, 2020 at 5pm
Downtown Thief River Falls

For more information, please call 218-686-8963.

Aug. 28th, 2020 to Aug. 30th, 2020
Grygla, MN

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

Sept. 1st, 2020 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

Sept. 1st, 2020
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

Sept. 1st, 2020

Information 218-681-5767

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