Find events all along the Great River Road

The cities and towns along the Great River Road offer a wide range of fun events all year long, from food and music festivals to exciting community celebrations. Now, you can find great events along the Mississippi River with our helpful calendar. Use the filters on this page to find events by date or location and start planning your getaway along the Great River Road today.

 

Event organizers: We are accepting submissions for 2024 events. Share your destination or organization’s events here—once your event is approved, it will appear on this page.

 

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Jefferson Street Farmers Market

May 2 - Sep 26, 2024
4:30 - 7:00 pm

Charmed Ride

Jun 1 - Aug 23, 2024
All Day

Saturday Public Tours

Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2024
11:00 - 11:30 am

Music in the Park

Jun 6 - Aug 15, 2024
5:00 - 8:00 pm

Great River Shakespeare Festival 2024

Jun 27 - Jul 28, 2024
All Day

The Aviator’s Amphibians

Jun 29 - Jul 27, 2024
10:30 - 11:00 am

Minnesota Beethoven Festival 2024

Jun 30 - Jul 21, 2024
All Day

Snake Alley Festival of Film

Jul 11 - Jul 14, 2024
All Day

FRESH Water New Look Weekend

Jul 12 - Jul 14, 2024
All Day

FRESH Water New Look Weekend

Jul 13 - Jul 14, 2024
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Mississippi Sippin Concert Series: Humbird

Jul 18, 2024
5:00 - 8:00 pm

103rd Elizabeth Community Fair

Jul 19 - Jul 21, 2024
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Hastings Rivertown Days 2024

Jul 19 - Jul 21, 2024
All Day

Galena Brew Fest

Jul 20, 2024
1:00 - 4:00 pm

LAMF Cabaret – AITKIN

Jul 20, 2024
7:30 - 9:30 pm

LAMF Cabaret – Nisswa

Jul 21, 2024
7:30 - 9:30 pm

Live @ The Plaza – Bike To The Plaza

Jul 25, 2024
5:00 - 8:00 pm

LAMF Musicians Night Out

Jul 25, 2024
7:00 - 9:00 pm

LAMF – Gala: Summon the Heroes

Jul 26 - Jul 26, 2024
6:00 - 10:00 pm

Burlington RAGBRAI: Dip It Good

Jul 27, 2024
All Day

Be a Naturalist Day

Jul 27, 2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

2024 Power Boat Races

Jul 27, 2024
All Day

LAMF – Beethoven’s Ninth

Jul 28, 2024
3:00 - 5:00 pm

LAMF Explore Music

Jul 29 - Aug 2, 2024
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

LAMF – Storms, Shipwrecks, and Sorcery

Jul 31, 2024
7:30 - 9:30 pm

Jo Daviess County Fair

Aug 1 - Aug 4, 2024
All Day

LAMF – A Night at the Opera

Aug 2, 2024
7:30 - 9:30 pm

LAMF Sound Garden

Aug 3, 2024
9:00 - 11:00 am

LAMF – Thrills & Superheroes

Aug 4, 2024
3:00 - 5:00 pm

Green Fair Folk Festival

Aug 7, 2024
4:00 - 8:00 pm

LAMF – Block Party

Aug 7, 2024
7:30 - 9:30 pm

LAMF – Julia Bullock Recital

Aug 9, 2024
7:30 - 9:30 pm

East Dubuque WingFest XIX

Aug 10, 2024
12:00 - 10:00 pm

18th Annual Market House Square Arts Festival

Aug 10 - Aug 11, 2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

LAMF – The Rake’s Progress

Aug 10, 2024
7:30 - 9:30 pm

LAMF Yoga + Live Music

Aug 10, 2024
10:00 - 11:00 am

LAMF -The Rake’s Progress

Aug 11, 2024
3:00 - 5:00 pm

LAMF – Jackiw Plays Dvorak

Aug 14, 2024
7:30 - 9:30 pm

LAMF Musicians Night Out

Aug 15, 2024
7:00 - 9:00 pm

LAMF – A Hero’s Life

Aug 17, 2024
7:30 - 9:30 pm

LAMF – A Hero’s Life

Aug 18, 2024
3:00 - 5:00 pm

Live @ The Plaza – Summer Finale

Aug 22, 2024
5:00 - 8:00 pm

Real Horsepower Days

Aug 23, 2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunken Lands Song Circle

Aug 24, 2024
5:30 - 8:30 pm

Real Horsepower Days

Aug 24, 2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cuyuna Crusher

Aug 25, 2024
All Day

11th Annual Heritage Blues & Gospel Festival

Sep 5 - Sep 7, 2024
2:00 - 11:00 pm

Ladies Getaway Weekend & Quartermania 2024

Sep 6 - Sep 8, 2024
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Big Muddy Brew ‘N Que

Sep 6 - Sep 8, 2024
All Day

Little Falls Arts and Crafts Fair

Sep 7 - Sep 8, 2024
All Day

SOAR: Fall Flight

Sep 21 - Sep 22, 2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Jefferson Street Farmers Market

Sep 26 - Sep 26, 2024
4:30 - 7:00 pm

Wine & Chocolate Walk

Sep 28, 2024
1:00 - 4:00 pm

Great River Road Road Race

Oct 5, 2024
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Halloween Parade and Festival

Oct 26, 2024
10:00 am - 12:30 pm