Riverside Days

June 22 – 26, 2017

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2017 Event Schedule – will be updated as information it becomes available.

Friday, June 23, 2017:

  • “Kids Party in the Park” – Riverside Park – water slides, inflatables, game stands, concessions and more for the whole family.  Friday and Saturday afternoons during Riverside Days.  Click HERE for the link to the Facebook Event Page.

Saturday, June 25

  • 5K Fun Run/Walk starting at the Springfield Community Center – 7 am registration and 8 am start time.  Sponsored by Springfield Mayo Clinic Health System and Springfield Wellness Team.  See poster below for more information and registration form.  Click HERE for printable PDF of the Fun Run/Walk Registration Form.
  • “Kids Party in the Park” – Riverside Park – water slides, inflatables, game stands, concessions and more for the whole family. Friday and Saturday afternoons during Riverside Days.  Click HERE for the link to the Facebook Event Page.

2016 Photos.  Tag yourself and friends and share!

 

Hunt winners

2016 Medallion Hunt Winners, Adult – Ariel Peichel, Children – Gabby & Preston Anderson

Springfield Sings

Springfield Sings, 1st place – Kendra Parks, 2nd place – Makenna Winkleman

2016 Event Schedule

Monday June 20 (until found)

  • Medallion Hunt – clues will be posted at city hall, Chamber website and Chamber Facebook page. There are 2 Medallions – Kids (12 & under) $100 in Chamber Bucks, Adult (13 & over) $400 in Chamber Bucks.  Medallion winners announced on Saturday night, June 25th during Springfield Sings at Le Bon’s Entertainment and Event Center.

Thursday, June 23

  • United Methodist Church Ice Cream Social at Brown’s Park at 6 pm
  • Minnesota Over 60’s Band at Brown’s Park at 7 pm
  • Legion Baseball at Riverside Park at 7 pm
  • SAL Food Stand & Beer Garden by the Legion 4 pm – 11 pm

Friday, June 24

  • 81st Annual Springfield Garden Study Flower Show at the F & M Bank 1 pm – 4 pm
  • Duck Race – Cottonwood River at Riverside park at noon.  Chamber Bucks Prizes:  1st place $100, 2nd place $75, 3rd place $50, 4th place $25 & 5th place $10.  Winners to be announced Friday evening at the Legion Street Dance.
    • Ducks available at Springfield’s Financial Institutions May 12th to June 22nd
    • Only 300 ducks will be sold
    • $5 each or 3 for $12
    • Must be 18 or older to purchase ducks
  • “Kids Party in the Park” – Riverside Park – noon to 5 pm (see poster below for more information)
    • Inflatables (60 ft. waterslide, obstacle course, jungle adventure, dog bouncer, 5 in 1 castle, wrecking ball) & 14 Game Stands – fun for all ages
    • Concessions stands with cheese curds, hand dipped corn dogs, cotton candy and more
    • Wristbands available for purchase at Springfield’s Financial Institutions May 12th to June 22nd
    • Wristbands cost – $15/presale – $25/at the gate (unlimited use for both days for 7 inflatables and 14 game stands)
    • Wristband ONLY for the Mechanical Bull can be purchased only at the gate for $15 – no presales.  (unlimited use for both days)
  • Cold Stone Creamery Ice Cream at Riverside Park noon – 5 pm (sponsored by St. Paul’s Luther League)
  • Chinese Cream Cheese Wontons at Jim’s Market parking lot 3 pm – 9 pm (sponsored by New Life Assembly Church)
  • Grand Parade at 6:30 pm
  • Springfield Golf Club – 8-inch cups Friday at 5 pm to Sunday at dusk.  Fun and interesting golf.
  • Town Team Baseball vs. Leavenworth at Riverside Park at 8 pm
  • Street Dance near the Legion 8 pm to midnight (Lang Entertainment)
  • SAL Food Stand & Beer Garden by the Legion 4 pm – 11 pm

Saturday, June 25

  • 5K Fun Run/Walk at the Community Center – 7 am registration and 8 am start time.  (sponsored by Springfield Mayo Clinic Health System and Springfield Wellness Team)  (see poster below for more information and registration form)
  • Co-ed Over 18 Softball Tournament at Riverside Park starting at 9 am.  (see poster below for more information including registration information) CANCELLED
  • “Show ‘n Shine” Classic Car Show & Vendor/Craft Show at Schwanke’s Engines on East Hwy. 14 10 am – 3 pm.  Parade of cars following and parking at the former Dueber’s parking lot in downtown Springfield.  (see poster below for more information)
  • FREE kid’s Fishing Derby at Salonek’s Pond 10 am – 11 am.  Ages 15 and under (need to be accompanied by an adult).  Bring your own fishing pole.  Bait provided. Prizes awarded. (sponsored by Springfield Chamber Retail Board)
  • “Kids Party in the Park” at Riverside Park 11 am – 5 pm.  (see poster below for more information)
    • Inflatables (60 ft. waterslide, obstacle course, jungle adventure, dog bouncer, 5 in 1 castle, wrecking ball) & 14 Game Stands – fun for all ages
    • Dougy’s Balloon Twisting Artist and Making Faces Mankato Face Painting
    • Concessions stands with cheese curds, hand dipped corn dogs, cotton candy and more
    • Wristbands available for purchase at Springfield’s Financial Institutions May 12th to June 22nd.
    • Wristbands cost – $15/presale – $25/at the gate (unlimited use for both days for 7 inflatables and 14 game stands)
    • Wristband ONLY for the Mechanical Bull can be purchased only at the gate for $15 – no presales.  (unlimited use for both days)
  • Bean Bag Tournament at Riverside Park.  Registration at 11:30 am and tournament starts at noon.  (sponsored by the Springfield Fire Department)
  • Cold Stone Creamery Ice Cream at Riverside Park 11 am – 4:30 pm (sponsored by St. Paul’s Luther League)
  • Chinese Cream Cheese Wontons at Jim’s Market parking lot 3 pm – 9 pm (sponsored by New Life Assembly Church)
  • Firemen’s Pork Chop Feed at the Springfield Fire Station serving 4:30 pm – 8 pm
  • Cold Stone Creamery Ice Cream at the Springfield Fire Station 5 pm – 8 pm (sponsored by St. Paul’s Luther League)
  • Springfield Sings at the Le Bon Entertainment and Event Center at 7:30 pm.  Click HERE for more information.  Medallion winners to be announced during Springfield Sings
  • Firemen’s Dance at the Springfield Fire Station 9 pm – 1 am “Hicktown Mafia”
  • SAL Food Stand & Beer Garden by the Legion 4 pm – 11 pm

Sunday, June 26

  • Pancakes in the Park at Riverside Park serving 7:30 am – noon (sponsored by Springfield FFA Alumni Boosters)
  • Town Team Baseball vs. New Ulm at Riverside Park at 5 pm – KNUJ Game of the Week

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click HERE for printable PDF of the Fun Run/Talk Registration Form.