The festival will be held at Commons Park (555 61st Ave NE). Event schedule is as follows:
All day (noon - 10 p.m.) - Food concessions, beer and wine sales Noon - 3 p.m. - Kids activities Noon - 5 p.m. - Inflatables, lasertag, kids DJ, petting zoo, police department dunk tank 3:30-4:15 p.m. - Magician 5-6 p.m. - Dixie Kats Band 6-11 p.m. - Fridley High School All-School Reunion 6 - 10 p.m. - Jonah and the Whales* Dusk - Fireworks
*After 6 p.m., attendees will need a festival button, which can be purchased for $3, for admission to see Jonah and the Whales. There is no admission price to see the fireworks show.
Manomin on the Mississippi Tour
Don't just read about Fridley history - experience it! Step aboard our comfortable coach bus and be transported back in time. Encounter costumed characters from the 1850s and visit historic landmarks during this narrated tour of an area that was 170 years ago known as Manomin (now Fridley).
At the end of the tour, you will be dropped off at Commons Park to continue celebrating '49er Days at our festival!
Register before Friday, June 8 by calling 763-572-3570.
The Fridley 49er Days Committee is also accepting vendor applications:
Fridley '49er Days is organized by a non-profit group of volunteers. It takes many helping hands to host a community festival. Fridley '49er Days is made possible by the '49er Days Committee volunteers, the Fridley Lions and Twin Cities Gateway.
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