2023 Wild Rice Festival - Deer River, Minnesota

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Attention all Wild Rice Festival enthusiasts! The Deer River Wild Rice Festival is back and better than ever for 2023.

The festivities kick off on day 1 with opening of the flea market, followed by two more full days of events and activities. Lions Bingo, Pow Wows, The Midway, and the fan favorite hamburger stand are just a few of the highlights. Don't forget to grab a cold one at the beer garden and enjoy live music throughout the weekend.

Other popular events include the Yearly Wild Rice Run, Tractor Breakfast, Lions Medallion Hunt, and Deer River Police Rodeo. Don't miss the LIONS Sawdust Scramble, Wild Rice Dinner, and Unlimited Ride Bracelet Day. And be sure to join us for the Turkey and Wild Rice Luncheon, Wild Rice Festival Parade, Kiddy Tractor Pull, and live music grand finale with a featured artist TBA.

Stay tuned for more updates as we get closer to the event. Don't miss out on the fun at the Deer River Wild Rice Festival, 2023.


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