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Rochesterfest 2024

Tuesday, June 25th Unity Day Celebrating Diversity and Togetherness; Wednesday, June 26th Family Fun Day; Thursday, June 27th Community Appreciation Day Celebrating Those That Give Back; Thursday, June 27th Community Appreciation Day Celebrating Those That Give Back; Friday, June 28th Kids’ Adventure Day & TGIF Bash; Saturday, June 29th Party in the Park Where Community Comes Alive
When Jun 25, 2024 10:00 AM to
Jun 29, 2024 08:00 PM
Where Soldiers Field, Rochester, MN
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Tuesday, June 25th Unity Day Celebrating Diversity and Togetherness


 11 AM - 10 PM: Park & Rec Trailer

• 11:30: Million Dollar hole-in-one Golf shoot out.

• Noon: Festival Opening Ceremony & Welcome Address by Mayor Kim Norton

• 1 - 2 PM: Under the tent: Compassionate Rochester storytelling ~ sharing traditions and stories from cultures around the world

• 2 - 4PM: Under the same tent: Rochester Public Library Foundation has coordinated this Community Story Time event for Rochesterfest Unity Day.

• 6 PM: Celebrity Sherbet Eating Contest

•6-8 PM: Dance lessons in the park (Salsa)

• 7:30-9:30 PM: Salsa Del Soul

Wednesday, June 26th Family Fun Day


Family Fun Day! Noon - 8:00PM

11 AM: Fitness in the park: Morning yoga and exercises suitable for all ages

• 12-1 PM: Noontime Entertainment

• 12-2 PM: Kid’s Dance Party

•5-8 PM: Camp Victory Laser Tag

• 4-6 PM: Magical Afternoon Party sponsored by Metronet.

• 4 PM: Happy Hour Entertainment Tobiason-Kramer Music, Craft stations

• 5-8 PM: Family Fun Activities

• 6-8 PM: Sports Night

• 6-8 PM: Sr. Softball All-Star Game

• 7 PM: KAAL Weather Lab

• 8-10 PM: fABBAlous


Thursday, June 27th Community Appreciation Day Celebrating Those That Give Back


10 AM: Farmer’s Market

• 11 AM: Volunteer Recognition: Recognizing those who contribute to the fest

• 11 AM: Service Club Luncheon - Invite all service clubs to meet at the fest for fellowship. Opportunity to have information out.

• 12-1 PM: Six Who Make A Difference

• 5-8 PM: Camp Victory Laser Tag

• 1 PM: Jazz Band

• 2-4 PM: Bingo, Euchre, Cribbage

• 3 PM: Patriotic Music with Service Member Recognition

• 4:30 PM: Chamber Business After Hours

• 8 PM: Evening Entertainment -Reunion Band


Friday, June 28th Kids’ Adventure Day & TGIF Bash


• 11AM - 10PM: Park & Rec Trailer

• 12 - 2:30 PM: Noontime Entertainment - Spartz Electric

• 2 PM: Paws and Claws Adoption Event (Animal Snuggle)

• 2 - 3:45 PM: Afternoon of Dance

• 4-6:30 PM: D’Sievers Band

• 8 PM: Incognito


Saturday, June 29th Party in the Park Where Community Comes Alive


• 10 AM: Dachshund Dash

• 10:30 AM: Walk With A Doc Walk/Run Fundraiser for EA

• 11 AM: Puzzle Contest

• 11AM - 10PM: Park & Rec Trailer

• 12-2:30 PM: Nostalgic No Names Band

• 2 PM: Grand Parade

• 3-5 PM: Outdoor Exploration – Scavenger Hunt, Big Trucks, Bird House Building

• 4-6 PM: Bubble Dance Party

• 4 PM: Dr. Suess Readings by Rochester School District

• 4 - 6:30 PM: Happy Hour Entertainment - Raven’s Fire

• 4 PM - 8PM: Bean Bag Tournament co-sponsor Charlies Eatery & Pub & Chip Shots

• 8 PM: Sequoia South - All the way from Nashville



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