Rochester, Minnesota's annual event, Rochesterfest, is coming up this month! There are all sorts of activities and performances to check out at Rochesterfest 2022 from the Treasure Hunt to the karaoke event.

When is Rochesterfest 2022?

This year's Rochesterfest celebration is coming up on Saturday, June 18th through Sunday, June 26th.

Where is Rochesterfest 2022?

Rochesterfest will take place this year at the same location it's been at in the past, at Soldier's Field. If you walk down 2nd Ave SW or 4th Ave SW from downtown you'll see the setup.

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What is There to do at Rochesterfest 2022?

There are all kinds of events that take place over the weeklong celebration of Rochesterfest. But there are also tons of food trucks as well along with a beer garden. So if you can only stop by for lunch, there are plenty of options.

Right now, we are going to talk about a few of the events happening at Rochesterfest 2022!

Saturday, June 18th - 

Treasure Hunt: The first day is the start of the medallion hunt. The person who finds the medallion wins $500! Make sure to check out all the details and rules before starting out.

Monday, June 20th - 

Food Vendors and Beer Garden: Monday the 20th is the first day that the food vendors and beer garden will be open at Soldier's Field.

Magical Afternoon Party (2-4 PM): Bring your kids to Soldier's Field to meet and take pictures with princesses, decorate a picture frame, and enjoy storytime! Storytime is at 2:15, 2:45, 3:15, and 3:45.

PossAbilities Ice Cream Social (4-6:30 PM): The ice cream social is free but feel free to make a donation that will go to PossAbilities.

Wednesday, June 22nd - 

Family Fun Night (5:30-8:30 PM): There will be lots of family-friendly crafts, activities, challenges, and more.

Thursday, June 23rd - 

Rochester Sings (Karaoke Night): If you'd like to compete in karaoke night, registration is at Soldier's Field between 5 and 6:45 PM. If you'd just like to watch, the singing begins at 7 PM. Myself (Carly) and Jessica from Y105 will be there judging!

Saturday, June 25th - 

Rochesterfest Parade (starts at 2 PM): Check the parade route so you know where to sit and get ready to wave at all of us from Townsquare Media (and to get lots of candy!).


There are other events happening at Rochesterfest but I just wanted to highlight a few of them. Plan your outing to Rochesterfest by checking out their full schedule of events.

Keep scrolling for more events going on in southeast Minnesota this summer!

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