The 11 Best Small-Town Minnesota Festivals You’ve Never Heard Of

With nearly every small town comes a festival that celebrates what makes that small town special. Here in Minnesota, there are plenty of small-town festivals across the state that are great for those who want to get out and have fun. Whether it’s named for a vegetable, an animal, or a historic event, each of these small-town festivals uncovers a truly unique part of Minnesota.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

What’s your favorite small-town festival? Let us know in the comments! And don’t forget to check out our list of 16 other small-town festivals in Minnesota.