Riverside Days

June 26 – 30, 2019

“Like” the Riverside Days Facebook page and join the Riverside Days Committee group on Facebook for more information.

Riverside Days Kiddie Parade Facebook Page

Scheduled Events

(as of May 13, 2019)

Medallion Hunt – more information coming

Wednesday, June 26, 2019:

  • 6 pm Little/Junior Miss Pageant at Springfield Public School Auditorium.  $ 5.00 registration fee.  Little Miss – going into K – 3rd grade.  Junior Miss – going into 4th – 6th grade.  20 girls will be accepted for each division.  The theme is “America – Red, White and Blue”.  More information to follow.  Link to Facebook event click HERE.

Thursday, June 27, 2019:

  • 4 pm – 11 pm SAL Burger and Beer Stand at the American Legion.
  • 5 pm – 8 pm Sleepy Eye Concertina Band by the American Legion.
  • 6 pm – Kiddie Parade sponsored by the F & M Bank.  Check back for details.
  • Nerf Gun Wars at the tennis courts in Riverside Park.  $10 wristbands – wristbands are good for all three days.  Thursday and Friday night will be free play for ages 8 – 18.  Tournament play starts on Saturday.  Grand prize winner – PS4 or Xbox One (or cash value).  2nd – 5th place – gift card (various businesses in Springfield).

  • 7 pm – Southwest MN Mens Chorus and Gospel Express Concerts in Brown’s Park.   The Lion’s Club will be serving root beer floats.  Bring blankets or chairs to sit and enjoy the concert.
    In case of rain the concert will be held at the school auditorium.   Hosted by Springfield Community Theatre.  Link to Concert Facebook Event page – click HERE.  Link to Springfield Lions Rootbeer Floats Facebook Event Page – click HERE.

Friday, June 28, 2019:

  • 4 pm – 11 pm SAL Burger and Beer Stand at the American Legion.
  • 4 pm – Tractor pedal pull at Extreme Fitness parking lot.  Registration at 4 pm and pedal pull starts at 4:30 pm.

  • 6:30 pm – Grande Parade (see registration form below).  Note the parade route has changed this year – see below for the new route and map.

 

Printable 2019 Grande Parade Registration Form available HERE 

2019 Grand Parade Routenote the route has changed!

  • Parade route will start at the intersection of Lincoln Street & North O’Connell Ave (intersection north of the Legion)
  • West on Lincoln Street
  • North on Mary Avenue
  • East on Sanborn Street ending at the intersection of Sanborn Street & Cass Avenue.

Parade line up will begin on Lincoln Street (by the city shop) in the Jackson Avenue & Van Dusen Street areas (east of Superior Transportation)

  • 8 pm – midnight Street Dance – Lang Entertainment by the American Legion.
  • Nerf Gun Wars at the tennis courts in Riverside Park.  $10 wristbands – wristbands are good for all three days.  Thursday and Friday night will be free play for ages 8 – 18.  Tournament play starts on Saturday.  Grand prize winner – PS4 or Xbox One (or cash value).  2nd – 5th place – gift card (various businesses in Springfield).

Saturday, June 29, 2019:

  • Fun/Run Walk starting at the Springfield Area Community Center.  7 am – registration, 8 am – Fun/Run Walk starts.  (see registration form below)
  • Printable 2019 5K Fun Run/Walk Registration Form available HERE

  • 10 am – 3 pm Vendor Fair in Riverside Park.  $25.00 fee for vendors.  First come first serve.  For more information, contact Jessie Micka at riversidedayscommittee@gmail.com.
  • Link to Facebook event, click HERE

  • 11:30 am – Bean Bag Tournament including beer garden and burger stand in Riverside Park (weather permitting).  Registration at 11: 30 am, tournament starts are noon.  Sponsored by the Springfield Volunteer Department.
  • 4 pm – 11 pm SAL Burger and Beer Stand at the American Legion.
  • 4:30 pm – 8 pm Pork Chop Feed at the Springfield Fire Station.  Sponsored by the Springfield Fire Department.
  • 9 pm – 1 am – Street Dance at the Springfield Fire Station featuring Switch Road Band.  Free admission.  Sponsored by the Springfield Fire Department.
  • Nerf Gun Wars Tournament Play at the tennis courts in Riverside Park.  $10 wristbands – wristbands are good for all three days.  Grand prize winner – PS4 or Xbox One (or cash value).  2nd – 5th place – gift card (various businesses in Springfield).

Sunday, June 30, 2019:

  • St. Raphael’s Catholic School 3rd Annual Putt for the Panthers Golf Tournament at the Springfield Golf Club.  This tournament is a fundraising event to assist with the purchase of new curriculum, addressing technology needs, and providing additional classroom materials.
  • 4 person scramble with a noon shot gun start. Beverages and additional food will be available for purchase at the golf course. As a part of the fundraising efforts, everyone is invited to join the festivities for games, dinner and silent auction.  The day will finish off with a supper-details in the works-additional dinner tickets will be available for $15.
  • Cost: $65 per golfer (includes 18 holes of golf, goodie bag, games and supper)
  • Sponsorship opportunities are available!
  • Feel free to contact Shawna Jacobs 641-990-2833, April Bigelow at 937-725-8855 or Jill Riederer at 507-227-8019, for questions regarding the event or to register. You may also contact the clubhouse at 507-723-5888 to register to golf.
  • For the Facebook event link, click HERE