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2024 Fall Festival
September 21-22
Covered Bridge Festival, Zumbrota MN

Our fall festival is nestled in the park, amongst the beauty of our historical Covered Bridge.  See below, the events we have planned for you!

United Redeemer Church - Car Hop

Friday 5-7

Hosted by United Redeemer Lutheran Church, your classic supper Car Hop returns! They'll be serving burgers, hot dogs, floats and snow cones at the church.

Drive-in Burger

Tat Erredge 5k/10k Memorial 

Saturday 8am

Honoring the late Tat Erredge or Zumbrota, a musical and running legend of our community - the annual 5k run/walk will return again Saturday morning. Check back here for sign up link

2023 Covered Bridge Festival Tat Erredge Memorial 5k 10k Zumbrota Race Run

Public Library

Saturday 1030

Story time in the Library (or out front!) at 10:30
Annual book sale on the sidewalk

Books

Vendors in the Park

Saturday & Sunday 

Shop local vendors in the park.  A full list of those shops can be found by clicking the photo

Hours: 10a-6p Saturday, 10-2p Sunday

2023 Covered Bridge Festival Vendors in the Park Zumbrota

Live Music all weekend!

Saturday & Sunday

Upping our stage game this year, you'll find some of the great local artists performing all weekend long at the base of the Covered Bridge.

Saturday 10-8, Sunday 10-2

Lonely Knees Covered Bridge Festival 2023 Musicians in the Park Zumbrota

Movie Showing at the State Theatre

Friday 7pm

Friday night at the theatre - we'll be hosting a kids show with open consessions. Free event!

Zumbrota State Theatre - Holly Snyder photo

Volleyball Tournament

Saturday 830 am 

Coed Volleyball 

8 teams. $120

Sign up with Maggie via email maggie.m.mcnamara4@gmail.com

Zumbrota Covered Bridge Festival 2023 Volleyball tournament coed

Food Trucks

Saturday & Sunday

On the main road way entrance to Covered Bridge Park, as well as by City Hall, you will find endless food truck options to feed the family all weekend long!

Covered Bridge Festival Covered Bridge Park Food Vendors

Breweries & Drinks

Saturday & Sunday

Local Breweries, Bubble Tea, Lemonade & more! We've got the tents to keep you hydrated!

Zumbrota Covered Bridge Festival Brewery

Water Fight - Fire Departments

Saturday 2-5p
Moving this event to Saturday prime time, the local Fire Departments will be putting on a tournament of water fights, stationed at the VFW
Covered Bridge Festival Water Fight, Zumbrota Fire Department Water Fight

Lions Club Bingo

Saturday

 The Lions Club will also be hosting BINGO in the park on Saturday 10-12p at the covered pavilion near Kids Kingdom.

Zumbrota Lions Club Bingo in the Park, Covered Bridge Festival

3on3 Basketball

Saturday 5-8p

3on3 Basketball on the park courts, championship games to finish up under the lights before fireworks!

Ages 8+ (open to adults as well) Sign up by clicking photo 

Covered Bridge Festival Basketball 3on3 Zumbrota

Pancake Breakfast at VFW

Sunday 8-12

The American Legion will again be hosting a pancake breakfast at the Zumbrota VFW all morning!  Hop in to start the day & support our local veterans group.

Image by nikldn

Tractor Show

Sunday 9-2

On the southern most side of the Covered Bridge Park, join our tractor show across from Veteran's Memorial

Covered Bridge Festival Tractor Show, Zumbrota Tractor Show

Food Trucks & Brews

Sunday 10-2

Our wonderful lineup of Food Trucks & breweries continue Sunday, located in the Covered Bridge Park, by the Car Show at City Hall, & TBD who will station at East Park for the parade!

Covered Bridge Festival Food Trucks

Parade

Sunday 3p

Our grand parade will be held on East Avenue - featuring your local favorite faces & some extra fun & bumping entertainment. Sign Up by clicking photo

2023 Covered Bridge Festival Parade, Mosaic Dealership Zumbrota

Kids Entertainment

Saturday & Sunday

Animals, game tents, bounce houses & more!

An event to bring the whole family down to and not worry about paying for each joy station, almost every kid event is free!

Full list of events & locations to come.

Covered Bridge Festival Kids Zone Jolly Jumpz Inflatables Rad Zoo Petting Zoo Games Zumbro

Fireworks

Saturday Dusk (8-815)

Stay nestled in the park after the last musician, we'll light up the skies! Bring your lawn chair or blanket & let's fill the park to enjoy a rare fall fireworks show - early enough for the little kids! Food Trucks will still be open

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Car Show

Sunday 9-1

Zumbrota Ford is bringing back an epic car show - set at City Hall. Sunday 9-1 with categories & prizes to come!

Covered Bridge Festival Car Show 2023 Zumbrota, Zumbrota Ford Car Show

Kids Events

Sunday 10-2

Inflatables in the park continue. Sunday special events include model car & tractors, the Rad Zoo, & Kevin The Balloon Man!

Covered Bridge Festival Rad Zoo

Musicians

Sunday 10-3

Musicians will continue on the main stage in Covered Bridge Park from 10-2, & an additional guest from 2-3p at East Park as you migrate to wait for the Parade to start!

Brent & Sheena Covered Bridge Festival 2023 Zumbrota
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