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2020 Minnesota - June 2020

(See also: 2019  -  2018  -  2017)


June 5-7, 2020
84th Pine Island Cheese Festival
Pine Island, Minnesota
Antique Tractor Show, Parades, Cheese Ball Contest, Mud Bog, Wine & Cheese Tasting, Street Dance, Midway, Car Show, Pie Stand.  In July of 1911 a group of small dairies cooperated to build a Prize Winning World Record 6,000 lb. Cheese on a railroad flatcar.  The Pine Island Cheese Festival started in September 1936, and was held annually through 1940 when World War II interrupted. When the festival was reborn in 1949, it was switched to a weekend in June. Since then, the cheese festival has been the opening festival of the summer in southeastern Minnesota.

June 6, 2020 - Annual Rhubarb Festival - Lanesboro, Minnesota
Celebrate Rhubarb, Minnesota's sweet-tart favorite. Free tasting of rhubarb delights, Rhubarb Games for all ages, Rhubarb Tasting Contest, Rhubarb Fashion Show, Rhub-Art, and rhubarb growing contest. The Rhubarb Sisters will entertain you with other music acts.

June 13, 2020  12th Annual St. Paul Summer Beer Fest
St. Paul, Minnesota
Dedicated to craft beers, this annual outdoor festival will feature sampling from 100 breweries in a commemorative tasting glass, live music, food, educational seminars, a silent auction benefiting the YMCA of St. Paul, and the fun atmosphere of MN State Fairgrounds.

June 18-21, 2020  Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest
Cottage Grove, Minnesota
Held at Kingston Park, the family focused event offers something for everyone--wonderful food, fantastic bands, a parade, a carnival and much, much more!  Attendance: 20,000.

June 23-27, 2020  Farmington Dew Days - Farmington, Minnesota
Art Fair and Business Expo; Flavors of Farmington; Beer, Brats & Bingo; Rib Cookoff; Pie Eating Contest; Pizza Eating Contest; Parade; Food Vendors; Kids Fishing Contest and much more.

June 25, 2020  Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation Minneapolis HOTlist - Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sample the Twin Cities' hottest food and drink trends at Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation Minneapolis HOTlist. Chefs will offer portions of their very best dishes for you to sample, and bartenders will shake up unique cocktails and pour fine wine and beer for your enjoyment. Whose cuisine will reign supreme? Cast your vote for your favorite dish of the night to decide.

June 26, 2020  9th Annual Beer Dabbler at Twin Cities Pride
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Loring Park.  The Beer Dabbler at Twin Cities Pride is back for a third year to pair 50+ local breweries and 30+ local food trucks for an experience that your tastebuds will never forget.  Advance Tickets are $45, Day of Tickets are $55 if available.


June 27-28, 2020  24th Annual Raspberries & Wine Festival
Chisago City, Minnesota
Celebrate summer at Winehaven with hourly vineyard tours, complimentary wine tasting and lunch at the vineyard.  We will also be releasing our new batch of Raspberry Wine!

June 28, 2020 - Uptown Food Truck Festival - Minneapolis, Minnesota
One of the Twin Cities most popular & delicious free events – The Uptown Food Truck Festival– invade Lake & Hennepin on Sunday.  Over 65 Food Trucks.  Free Event!  Food. Beer. Live Music.  11-9 PM.

2019 Minnesota - June 2019
events waiting for new dates

June 1, 2019  Stearns County Breakfast on the Farm
Eden Valley, Minnesota
A hands-on, educational event designed to help people of all ages learn more about the farms and farm families that produce our food.  Breakfast on the Farm is held at a working dairy farm, giving visitors an opportunity to see firsthand where milk comes from. But the Breakfast is about more than dairy farms. Stearns County's other agricultural industries – beef, swine, sheep, goats, poultry, and crops – are showcased at the Breakfast through exhibits and activities, including a farm animal petting zoo and farm tour.

June 1-2, 2019 - June Bloom Wine Event - Various, Minnesota
Enjoy a long weekend of romance and adventure on the Great River Road Wine Trail! This special event presents ample opportunities to sample fine food and wine, from Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa. Each winery on the Great River Road Wine Trail will feature their award winning wines and ciders paired with an array of local foods designed with gourmet flair. In addition to local foods, some wineries will also feature live music by local talent.

June 13-15, 2019 - Tater Daze Festival - Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Community Activity Center.  Tater Daze is a unique festival where residents pay homage to the humble potato. Early settlers discovered that potatoes flourished in the flat, sandy soil of the area. Through the Great Depression, drought and urbanization, Brooklyn Park has shown its strength as a community willing to work together and make our city a welcoming place for everyone.

June 15, 2019  7th Annual Winnebago Craft Beer Festival
Winnebago, Minnesota
A festival dedicated to the enjoyment of craft beer with over 50 different beers from some great craft breweries available for sampling, food vendors, and live entertainment. Proceeds will benefit Lions Club projects in Winnebago.


June 21-22, 2019
42nd Scandinavian Hjemkomst & Midwest Viking Festival
Moorhead, Minnesota
The Scandinavian Hjemkomst Festival is a celebration of Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish and Danish Cultures.  Visitors will have the chance to walk through the Hjemkomst Center discovering foods from all of the Scandinavian countries; sampling everything from lefse to pickled herring.

June 21-Aug 16, 2019
Pine River Duck Races
Pine River, Minnesota
The Pine River Duck Races are held each Friday, June 21 through August 16, 2019 at the Pine River Dam in downtown Pine River.

June 22-23, 2019
Annual Raspberries & Wine Festival
Chisago City, Minnesota
Celebrate summer at Winehaven with hourly vineyard tours, complimentary wine tasting and lunch at the vineyard.  We will also be releasing our new batch of Raspberry Wine!

June 28-30, 2019 - Henderson Sauerkraut Days
Henderson, Minnesota
Taste of Kraut recipe contest, Minnesota Brewery beer tasting, bingo, card and bean bag tournaments, music by local talent, trivia, a raffle, as well as plenty of brats and kraut. Last full weekend of June.

June 29, 2019 - Winona Craft Beer Tour - Winona, Minnesota
Third annual Winona Craft Beer Tour taking place at Levee Park. Nestled right up against the mighty Mississippi, it just might be a small nod to those early settlers of Winona … or not! We’ll drink to them regardless - you should, too.  *Must be 21 years old to attend.

June 29, 2019 - Annual CHUM Rhubarb Festival - Duluth, Minnesota
Celebrate all things Ruhbarb! The abundant garden fruit that sweetens so nicely is featured in more than 900 pies, plus baked goods, preserves, music, games, and kids' activities. Enter your own rhubarb in our largest stalk and leaf contest.

2018 Minnesota - June 2018
events waiting for new dates

June 8, 2018 - Annual Chocolate, Shakespeare & Champagne
Winona, Minnesota
Winona County Historical Society.  Decadent desserts and champagne will be served at what has become the kick-off to the Shakespeare Festival and the summer social and arts season. This event is a wonderful way to get to know the actors and crew of the Festival, get a sneak peek at scenes from the plays this season, catch-up with old friends, and spend time in stunning surroundings.

2017 Minnesota - June 2017

events still waiting for new dates

June 10, 2017  Bread Making Day - Preston, Minnesota
Historic Forestville in Preston. Bread is the staff of life and is the most widely consumed food in the world. Step back into 1899 and observe costumed guides as they complete the weekly task of bread making. Nineteenth-century techniques of bread making will be showcased with opportunities for hands on participation. Bread-making process from start to finish is an all-day event with the mixing beginning at 10 a.m. and the finished product coming out of the oven around 3 p.m.

June 15, 2017  BBQ and Open House - Duluth, Minnesota
The Laborers International Union of North America (LiUNA) Local 1091 today announced plans for a special open house and media event on Thursday, June 15 at the Labor Temple in Duluth, celebrating 80 years of the achievements of Building & General Laborers Local 1091 in the Northland.  The day will start with an open house and an open to the public BBQ that runs from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

June 24 & July 29, 2017  Butter Making Day - Preston, Minnesota
Historic Forestville in Preston.  Butter has been used for more than 4,000 years. For many years, butter was only produced in the home. During the 19th century, many farm wives supplemented farm income by selling butter. They churned every day or so, or whenever enough cream had accumulated. Step back into 1899 and observe costumed guides as they complete the weekly task of butter churning. Nineteenth-century traditional techniques of churning will be showcased with opportunities for hands on participation.



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