The 2020 Whalan Stand Still Parade, Preston Trout Days, SEMBA’s May Bluegrass Festival, and Houston Hoedown are canceled. The Root River Triathlon is postponed until September.
The fun starts early with the Rhubarb Run on the beautiful Root River Trail. Then browse the Lanesboro Farmers Market where you’ll find all the in-season spring vegetables and other local delights.
The heart of the festival takes place in Sylvan Park in downtown Lanesboro. Enjoy free rhubarb games and contests including the Tasting Contest where you’ll taste a wide variety of delicious rhubarb treats and vote for your favorite. Great prizes for all events!
Other free entertainment includes a rhubarb fashion show (you can be in it), an educational zoo, a Story Tree, pictures in a rhubarb cutout and Rhub-Art opportunities. Music fills the park the entire day so bring your lawn chair and enjoy it all! Live Music throughout the day!
Vendors provide opportunities to purchase additional rhubarb treats and products.
This event has been canceled for 2020. Please check back in 2021!
Friday, June 19 – Saturday, June 20, 2020
When the nine Root River Trail Towns team up the same weekend to hold garage sales, you have a huge 60-Mile Garage Sale!
If you have any questions, please contact the local chamber office.
- Fountain: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 507-268-4923 (Monday-Thursday)
- Preston: email@example.com or call 507-765-2481
- Harmony: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 507-886-2469
- Lanesboro: email@example.com or call 507-467-2696
- Whalan: Call 507-467-3044
- Rushford/Rushford Village/Peterson: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 507-864-3338
- Houston: email@example.com or call 507-896-4033
The 40th annual Art in the Park Fine Art Festival in Lanesboro, Minnesota on Saturday, June 20, 2020 will feature 90+ fine art booths, excellent live music, craft beer & community food vendors, and family art activities in the midst of mature shade trees in the beautiful setting of Sylvan Park. The event is held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please note that June 20th is the Saturday before Father’s Day. Hosted by Lanesboro Arts, Art in the Park is southern Minnesota’s longest running fine art fair! Renowned for quality, variety and value, Art in the Park attracts thousands of regional patrons to Sylvan Park in Lanesboro each year. Admission is free. Handicap parking is available at Sylvan Park. Socialized dogs on leashes are permitted.
The 2020 event originally scheduled June 27 will be postponed. Check back as plans are made!
Peterson’s annual midsummer Scandinavian celebration and “Good Ol’ Days” activities! Visit the event website for details!