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Summer is here and we are ready for some fun! If you aren’t headed to the lake this summer, experience Rochester’s friendliness and enthusiasm for celebrating by attending one of our many events happening locally. Here are some events you’ll want to put on your calendar:

RochesterFest, June 18-26, 2022

RochesterFest at night. Photo by: uff-da (CC BY 2.0)

Multiple locations

This annual, week-long festival that happens every summer is jam packed with events for all ages.  Don’t miss out on a parade to start off the week, fantastic local vendors, live music, a treasure hunt, plus so much more!  Dozens of family events are hosted throughout Rochester. Enjoy a fun week at RochesterFest. See full event schedule here.

Thursdays Downtown, Every Thursday from June 16-August 22, 2022

The Zumbro River in Rochester. Photo by: jpellgen (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

1st Ave Southwest, 3rd Street Southwest, and Peace Plaza

A weekly summer staple of downtown Rochester! This community event features local arts, music, and food in a block-party style event. Looking for a fun thing to do after work?  This is it!  See the live performance schedule here.

Olmsted County Free Fair, July 26-August 1, 2022

Fun times at Olmstead County Free Fair. Photo by: Nate Davis (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Olmsted County Graham Park – 1403 3rd Ave SE

Okay, who doesn’t want to grab a funnel cake and ride a Ferris wheel?  When the fair comes in town, we go!  You’ll find rides, live music performances and barn shows to see some animals that local, caring farmers have brought to the fair. Click here to see more details and information on the fair.

Rochester Honkers Baseball, May-August, 2022

Mayo Field, home of the Honkers. Photo by: Jenni Konrad (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Mayo Field – 403 E Center St

Need some sports to get you through the summer?  We’ve got you. The Rochester Honkers is a team in the collegiate summer Northwoods League (they are also 5x champs).  Get ready for an exciting summer cheering these guys on!  Check out their full schedule and get tickets here.

You’ll see that living in Rochester has a ton of charm!  Distinguished by its culture of caring, innovation, and history, the thriving community of Rochester make many want to move here.  Get the best of both worlds, where city meets country.

Take a deeper dive into Rochester by visiting Experience Rochester, MN.  You’ll see a full list of activities, where to eat, what to visit, and how to plan out the perfect day (or summer!).


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