Wild Rice Festival

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Save the Date

Saturday, September 16, 2023

Dancing at the Wild Rice FestivalA celebration of wild rice, the Minnesota fall season and Native American culture.

Other highlights might include:

  • Native American dancers
  • 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!

Check back in early September for all the details for this year's festival

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, give us a call to discuss, 651-765-HANC (4262).

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Pow Wow Grounds Cafe

Food - PowWow Grounds

Gibbs Farm

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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..