I don't take "hometown" lightly. I've been in Southern Minnesota 10 years now and in this home for over 4 of it. So I can dub Byron officially, my "hometown" so let me gloat about how my "hometown" has the best neighbors. This event started in 1982 and took the place of Town & Country days which actually started in 1962 and went until 1982 when it became Good Neighbor Days.

I know I can say mine are the best, but this festival brings out all the best! It's the Byron Good Neighbor Days! It's full of fun for both adults and kids, Byron residents or not. We host our own "mini party" every year since the parade route is on our street and it's been a great opportunity to get to know even more of our neighbors.

Drink and Run! Now that sounds fun! Join Team R.E.D. for the Beer Mile. Slam a beer every quarter mile. This will kickoff at 7:00 PM at Bear's Den SATURDAY (changed from Thursday due to weather) Visit http://teamredgo.com/


This is great for families with kids of all ages. Hosted on the Byron City Hall Lawn, you'll find robotics stations, music with a live DJ, an ice cream social, and ARCHERY ADDICTION!! They will have their obstacle course set up for you to compete against your friends. They will round out the night with a movie on the lawn featuring Finding Dory with fireworks immediately following.


Start your morning off with a little activity! A 5k or 2.5k run or walk. There is something for everyone. Hosted by Byron Track & Field - fun for all ages! Register in Advance at https://raceroster.com/events/2018/17705/byron-good-neighbor-days-races

Running not your thing? Check out the Bean Bag Tournament at9:00am at the Byron Legion. They are signing up 2 person teams for a $20 fee. If you love competition but you don't have great aim, they will be hosting Bingo at the Bears Den at 1:00pm. Hosted by Byron Lions.

Dance the night away or just get away for a little neighborly fun with the Fireman's dance. They will have music by “IV Play” Hosted by Byron Volunteers Firefighters’ Relief Association $10 - purchase tickets at the door. Your support is much appreciated!

Sunday will be our official "mid-summer marker" with the Grand Parade starting at 3pm. It's always full of fun, community support and duh, candy! Say hello if you see our Bloody Mary Bar and tent party with tons of kids!


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