Event Overview

Celebrate the Start of Summer

Wednesday, June 10th – Sunday, June 14th, 2015

How about 5 days of Fun! Thousands of people gather in Albertville each year to enjoy one of the areas funnest events. There’s something for all ages at Friendly City Days. For the sports fanatic there’s Softball, Volleyball, a Bean Bag Toss Tournament, 5K Run and a Youth Soccer Tournament.

New this year is the Local Craft Beer Tasting on Thursday night. Other events in 2015 include Classic Car Show, Mega Jump BMX Show, REMAX Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides, Wright County Canine Demo, Craft & Vendor Fair, and a Historical Display.

Every year there’s live music featuring Country, Rock n Roll, Bluegrass and Old Time. For the kids there’s a Carnival, lots of shows and activities, Pedal Tractor Pull, a parade, and, of course, fireworks.

No great weekend is complete without Food. There is plenty to choose from including all that fabulous fair food.

Friendly City Days is a great way to start the Summer. Albertville is a great place to meet your neighbors and reunite with old friends.

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Family Activities

Midwest Rides brings in over 30 Carnival rides and games starting Thursday afternoon. Saturday is filled with entertainment for the kids. Some of the kids activities will include a Kiddie Parade, a Pedal Tractor Pull, Face painting, Root beer floats with the candidates, a kids entertainer, and the KRWC Radio Fun show and the Craft and Vendor Fair on Saturday at 10 a.m. at City Hall.

Sport Activities

A bean bag tournament takes place near the softball fields on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. All weekend there’s a 22 team Mens Slowpitch Softball Tournament featuring some of the state’s top teams. There is also Co-Ed, Mens, and Womens Volleyball Tournaments featuring the areas top teams. Saturday, the annual 5k run attracts over 250 participants of all ages.

Food and Entertainment

The event features Fireworks, a Pork Chop Dinner, a Spaghetti Dinner, and plenty of Food stands. Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening includes live music and, new this year, Craft Beer Sampling on Thursday night.

Fire Department 75th Anniversary & Open House

The Albertville Fire Department will be celebrating 75 years of public service this year! Saturday from 9:00 to noon the Fire Department hosts an open house featuring their entire department on display along with plenty of activities for the whole family. Come help them celebrate their 75th Anniversary!

Albertville Fire Department Community Blood Drive

Saturday, June 13th 9:00am – 12:00pm
Please sign up at www.mbc.org/searchdrives and enter Sponsor Code: 4163 or contact Jay at (651) 332-7165 or jwhitcomb@mbc.org.

Enter to Win Twins Tickets!

All presenting donors in June are eligible to win:

1 of 2 Grand Slam Prizes – Minnesota Twins Package
4 premium tickets + travel accommodations*

Home Run Prize – Minnesota Twins Tickets
1 of 10 pairs of premium tickets*