Long Prairie is known for their popular festivals and events, with Prairie Days celebrated Downtown on Central Ave. Prairie Days features a Country Cruisers Car Show, games, inflatables, food vendors, a dunking tank and 5 bands. Also home to the Todd County Fair, the community is abuzz with activity every summer as people come to participate in, or view, 4-H events and arts & craft displays. The Todd County Fair also features live music, tasty food and carnival rides.
Long Prairie Festivals and Events
Memorial Day Service, Parade and Program, held annually on Memorial Day. 9:45 am: Memorial Service at Riverside Bridge. 10 am: Parade from cemetery to Central Ave. The parade is followed by a program at Veterans’ Memorial.
Concert at the Park, Thursday evenings, June-August between the Veteran’s Memorial and the Christie House Museum located at the intersection of Central Ave and 1st St South.
Farmers Market, Friday afternoons, June through October. Location TBD
Prairie Days, family friendly events held over the last weekend of May or first weekend of June. A full calendar of events is available at longprairie.org or call 320.732.2514.
Friday: CentraCare Health – Long Prairie Farmers Market, Concert in the Park - Bluegrass band Monroe Crossing playing, Long Prairie Predators baseball game, Long Drive-In movie.
Saturday: CentraCare Health – Long Prairie Wellness Fair, Family Fun Fest: Inflatables, kids activities, Country Cruisers Car Show, food Vendors and Christie Home tours, 5 band playing from 11am-12 am, evening parade, and beer garden, Long Drive-In movie.
Sunday: Long Prairie Predators baseball game, Long Drive-In movie.
Todd County Fair, held annually, offers 4-H and open class competitions, entertainment, food, display booths, demo derby, tractor pull, midway, games, and concessions. toddcountyfair.com
Bike & Trike Rally, an annual event built around people’s enjoyment of motorbikes and trikes. Vendors, music, games, and a bike parade are just some of things the weekend has in store for you. All proceeds go to veterans and their families.
Bright Nights, Friday evening after Thanksgiving. Lighted parade, Santa at the Senior Center, music, carolling and family activities downtown Long Prairie.
Arts & Craft Show, a great place to find that perfect gift for everyone on your list, this one day event brings in over 150 exhibitors, and happens yearly the Saturday after Thanksgiving. For questions or to reserve your space, call Diane at 320.491.8689 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
More event information can be found on the Long Prairie Chamber website.