Wild Rice Festival

Saturday, September 15, 2018

A celebration of wild rice, the Minnesota fall season and Native American culture! This year we're marking the 15th Festival with some extra-special offerings, including a special performance by Bluedog Native Blues Band from 4:30-6pm.

Free entertainment, exhibits and activities from 10-4:30 include:

  • Children's games and activities
  • Hands-on apple cider pressing
  • Native American dancers and story-telling
  • Traditional wild rice harvesting and honey extraction demonstrations
  • Gibbs Farm tipi and activities
  • Traditional crafts
Food concessions all day: Pow Wow Grounds, KCM Egg Rolls, Finer Meats & Eats, Kettle Mania and 9 Yum Yum

As usual, there is no admission charge.

Please visit the Wild Rice Festival website for all the up-to-the-minute details, including the complete schedule of events and activities. 


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.