Saint Cloud's Granite City Days started yesterday with the annual Lemonade Art Fair at Saint Cloud State University, and Rapids River Days got rolling last night with the annual pageant. Both festivals continue throughout the weekend with fun and entertainment for all.

Following last summers muted schedule of events, Saint Cloud's Granite City Days and Sauk Rapids' River Days are back at full strength.

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St. Cloud 2021 Granite City Days Schedule

Friday, June 25

  • 6:00 pm - Liberty Block Party at Whitney Park featuring national recording artists to be announced soon.

Saturday, June 26

  • 10:00 am - Granite City Days Parade
  • Noon - Downtown Music Crawl in historic downtown Saint Cloud
  • 5:00 pm - Saint Cloud's Got Talent at Lake George stage
  • 10:00 pm - Granite City Days Fireworks at Lake George

Sunday, June 27

  • 8:00 am - Granite City Days 5K Run at Lake George
  • 1:00 pm - World Heritage Day and Closing Ceremonies

Waite Park put their annual citywide celebration on hold to be on the safe side again this year, and Sartell held their Family Fan Fest in a scaled down fashion a couple of weeks ago. Foley's 'Fun Days' were back at full strength this year, and wrapped up with their grand parade Wednesday night.

Sauk Rapids' River Days Schedule

Friday, June 25

  • 6:00 pm - Rapids River Days Parade

Saturday, June 26

  • 8:30 am - Tanner's Team Foundation 1K, 5K, and 2 mile walk.
  • 11:00 am - Rapids River Food Fest with Live Music
    • Aaron Clafton – 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Gregory James - 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    • HoneyBadgers - 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Can't make it this weekend? We still have a lot of fairs, festivals, and festivities this summer across central Minnesota. Don't miss us in the Saint Joseph Fourth of July Parade!

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