Fridley '49er Days

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Thursday, June 16

Pre-Parade Party

Commons Park | 4-7 p.m.
Join Fridley Parks & Recreation for kids activities, inflatable bouncers, slides and obstacles, food trucks, vendors and more! 

The Fridley Fun Run begins at 6:25 p.m. Run on the parade route in front of the Fridley '49er Days Parade, then watch the parade when you finish. No pre-registration, register on-site. Learn more about the Fridley Fun Run!

Fridley Lions '49er Parade 

Route starts at the corner of 61st Avenue and 7th Street | 6:30 p.m.
The '49er Days Parade will be held rain or shine on Thursday, June 16 at 6:30 p.m.

We are now accepting parade entry forms on a first come, first serve basis. The deadline to submit an application to enter the parade is June 1, 2022 and limited to 100 units. View parade entry forms

For more information about the '49er Days Parade and to submit your parade entry form, please email Jim Kostick

Friday, June 17

FHS Reunion, Music, MSMA Car Show and Fireworks

Commons Park | 4-10 p.m.
Join us for an evening full of fun activities! Gates open at 4 p.m.

  • Create our Community Mural | 4-7 p.m.
  • Information and Vendors | 4-7 p.m.
  • Food Trucks; Beer & Wine Tents | 4-10 p.m.
  • Dixie Kats Jazz Band | 5-6 p.m.
  • Magic Brad! A Kids Magic Show (small tent) | 6-6:30 p.m.
  • Fridley High School All Class Reunion (large tent) | 6-10 p.m.
  • Jonah and the Whales Band | 7-8:15 p.m.
  • Magic Brad! Presents a Magic Show (large tent) | 8:15-8:45 p.m.
  • Jonah and the Whales Band | 8:45-10 p.m.
  • Fireworks! | Dusk

Saturday, June 18

Music and More

Commons Park | 3-10 p.m.
Join us for another evening full of fun activities! Gates open at 3 p.m.

  • Create our Community Mural | 3-7 p.m.
  • Information and Vendors | 3-7 p.m.
  • Food Trucks; Beer & Wine Tents | 3-10 p.m.
  • Kids Activities | 3-7 p.m.
    • Lions KidSight Vision Screening; Henna Painting; Face Painting; Inflatables; Petting Zoo; Anoka County Library Activity; Boy Scouts Nerf Archery; Laser Tag
  • Salsa Del Soul Salsa Band & Salsa Instruction | 4-6 p.m.
  • Magic Brad! Presents a Kid's Magic Show (small tent) | 6-6:30 p.m.
  • Low Voltage! Band | 7-8:15 p.m.
  • Magic Brad! Presents a Magic Show (large tent) | 8:15-8:45 p.m.
  • Low Voltage! Band | 8:45-10 p.m.

More information

View and download this year's '49er Days flyer

Interested in volunteering with the Fridley ’49er Days? Email the ’49er Days Committee.

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, Twin Cities Gateway and our sponsors. 

2022 49er Days Sponsors
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