Calendar

May
28
Mon
Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony @ Cannon Falls Cemetery
May 28 @ 10:30 am

The parade begins at 10:30 a.m. on 3rd Street by Merchants Bank.  The parade route will be posted as soon as it is approved, but it will end at the city cemetery on Hwy 19.  A program at the cemetery begins about 11 a.m.  The  Master of Ceremonies and Featured Speaker will be announced soon.

Jun
14
Thu
North Star Grand Prix Bike Race @ Mill St Between 3rd & 4th St.
Jun 14 @ 2:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Cyclists racing in the North Star Grand Prix will make their way to Cannon Falls, the third stage of this pro stage race, on Thursday, June 14, 2018. The North Star Grand Prix is part of the North Star Bicycle Festival, a 10-day celebration of cycling, which will bring hundreds of top professional and elite racers from around the country to Cannon Falls.

The Cannon Falls Road Race will feature both men and women pro racers who will set out on a new course that will wind through town and complete the loop through scenic Goodhue and Dakota County. During the race, the women racers will be completing five loops through Cannon Falls and the men racers will complete four loops.  During the race, the Chamber of Commerce will also be holding a Chamber Fun Fest on Mill Street from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm.

The North Star Bicycle Festival isn’t just for the professional racers. In addition spectators can also enjoy a variety of activities throughout the event. There will be live music, craft and direct-sale business booths, plus food vendors in historic downtown Cannon Falls.  There will definitely be a festive atmosphere for the fans.  Along with the chance to get up close as racers finish the race in Cannon Falls, children can also get ready for the Youth Races. Different age groups will ride varying lengths of the pro-racers course.  Kids can bring their bikes and helmets to race on the same course the pros use.

Schedule of Events

  • Women’s Pro/ Elite Rural Course Race starts at TBD.
  • Men’s Pro/Elite Rural Course Race starts at TBD.
  • Chamber Fun Fest opens at 5:00 p.m.
  • Children’s Fun Races will start at TBD.
  • Women enter circuit (five laps) atTBD.
  • Women finish circuit at TBD.
  • Men enter circuit (four laps) at TBD.
  • Men finish circuit at TBD.
  • Awards Ceremony at TBD.
  • Chamber Fun Fest closes at 8 p.m.

The North Star Bicycle Festival will be 10 days of fun with hundreds of cyclists and thousands of fans. For more on the Grand Prix Race in Cannon Falls, please visit northstarbicyclefestival.com

 

 

Cannon Falls Chamber Fun Fest @ Historic Downtown Cannon Falls
Jun 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Cannon Falls Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend the Chamber Fun Fest on Thursday, June 14th in historic downtown Cannon Falls. Over 40 vendors will be offering a wide variety of goods and services. Products ranging from handcrafted items to local honey, cheese and wines; candles and clothing to handcrafted wood lawn furniture and luxury soaps. You’ll find home-baked goodies, jams, jellies, craft items demos, products such as Paparazzi Accessories, Lularoe, Usborne books, Young Living Essential Oils and much, much more.  Fun for the whole family… activities, info booths and concessions…it’s all at the fun fest! Visitors to the fun fest will have the opportunity to support the next generation of entrepreneurs and get better acquainted with local community organizations.

Come down to see the North Star Bike Race and Children’s Bike Races too.

Make plans to attend the Cannon Falls Chamber Fun Fest in Cannon Falls on Thursday, June 14th from 5 to 8 p.m. located on Mill Street between the Cannon River Winery and 4th Street in historic downtown Cannon Falls. Free admission. All welcome.

Jun
17
Sun
Cannon Falls Lion’s Annual Father’s Day “Fly-In” Pancake Breakfast @ Stanton Airfield
Jun 17 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm

This is the 28th annual Father’s Day Breakfast sponsored by the Cannon Falls Lions Club in connection with the Stanton Airfield Fly In.  Menu includes pancakes, sausage, eggs, coffee, milk and juice.  Stanton United Methodist Worship service will be at 10:00 am with live music to follow

Jul
1
Sun
103rd Cannon Valley Fair @ Cannon Valley Fairgrounds
Jul 1 – Jul 4 all-day

This is a true “hometown”  fair and Fourth of July Celebration with the traditional fireworks. Additional events include a midway, grandstand demolition derbies, harness races, 4-H and Open Class competitions and all of the things you would associate with a real American holiday. Free Parking.

There is so much to see and do, so check the website for all the activities.

http://www.cannonvalleyfair.org

Jul
4
Wed
Cannon Valley Fair July 4th Parade @ Cannon Falls, MN
Jul 4 @ 11:00 am

4TH OF JULY PARADE ROUTE 2018 will be posted soon.   Come to Cannon Falls for this great Independence Day Event and the last day of the Cannon Valley Fair.  The Parade starts at 11:00 am.  A new parade route is being discussed.  We will post the route as soon as it is approved.

Jul
12
Thu
Cannon Falls Chamber Fun Fest – July 12th @ Historic Downtown Cannon Falls
Jul 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Cannon Falls Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend the Chamber Fun Fest on Thursday, June 14th in historic downtown Cannon Falls. Over 40 vendors will be offering a wide variety of goods and services. Products ranging from handcrafted items to local honey, cheese and wines; candles and clothing to handcrafted wood lawn furniture and luxury soaps. You’ll find home-baked goodies, jams, jellies, craft items demos, products such as Paparazzi Accessories, Lularoe, Usborne books, Young Living Essential Oils and much, much more.  Fun for the whole family… activities, info booths and concessions…it’s all at the fun fest! Visitors to the fun fest will have the opportunity to support the next generation of entrepreneurs and get better acquainted with local community organizations.

Come down to see the North Star Bike Race and Children’s Bike Races too.

Make plans to attend the Cannon Falls Chamber Fun Fest in Cannon Falls on Thursday, June 14th from 5 to 8 p.m. located on Mill Street between the Cannon River Winery and 4th Street in historic downtown Cannon Falls. Free admission. All welcome.

Jul
21
Sat
Cannon Falls Wine & Arts Festival – Hannah’s Bend Park @ Hannah's Bend Park
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – Jul 22 @ 5:00 pm

Local Wine – Local Food – Local Artisans   This event features over a dozen wineries and cider makers, 70+ art vendors and lots of delicious foods.  This event is free to attend.  Tickets are available for wine tasting.

 

Jul
28
Sat
Annual Firemen’s Street Dance @ Cannon Falls Fire Hall
Jul 28 @ 8:30 pm – 8:45 pm

The Cannon Falls Fire Department’s annual street dance will be held rain or shine with entertainment from the band Hitchville.  Gates open at 6 pm with food available for purchase.  This is the department’s only large fundraiser of the year.

Aug
3
Fri
32nd Annual Cannon Cruisers Car Cruise @ Cannon Falls High School
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm

Come to the 32nd Annual Cannon Cruisers Car Cruise.  Line up starts at 5 p.m. at the Cannon Falls High School west parking lot.  The Cruise will leave at 7 p.m. and will be escorted by the CF Police through town.  The Cruise will return to downtown Cannon Falls for car viewing at the City Parking Lot with 50’s and 60’s music until 10 p.m.  The cost is $5 per car with donations to the Cannon Falls Food Shelf also accepted.  Food will be available for purchase by the Lions Club before the cruise at the Cannon Falls High School and after at the City Parking Lot.