Wild Rice Festival

Wild Rice Festival 2022

Saturday, September 17, 2022

A celebration of wild rice, the Minnesota fall season and Native American culture. We welcome back Pow Wow Grounds Café and Gibbs Farm, along with the Little Earth Drum & Dance Group. 

Other highlights will include:

  • Children's games and activities
  • Hands-on apple cider pressing
  • Storytelling and other live entertainment
  • Traditional wild rice harvesting and honey extraction demonstrations
  • Wild rice soup, fry bread and other tasty treats for sale
  • And much more!

As usual, there is no admission charge.

Follow the links at left for our Programming schedule and other details about this family friendly event.

2022 Wild Rice Flyer

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Pow Wow Grounds Cafe

Food - PowWow Grounds

Gibbs Farm

Gibbs table

Sponsors Sought

We can't put on the Wild Rice Festival without financial support from local businesses and individuals. If you're interested in being one of our valued sponsors for this year's Festival, take a look at the Sponsorship Opportunities brochure and give us a call!


The Wild Rice Festival is presented by volunteers supporting the Harriet Alexander Nature Center. Proceeds from the event support the Nature Center (a part of the Roseville Parks and Recreation Department) and its mission of environmental education and outdoor recreation..