The annual Shepherds Harvest Festival takes place this coming weekend May 10-12th. The Shepherd’s Harvest Sheep and Wool Festival is Minnesota’s premier event for wool and sheep lovers, the largest fiber festival in the state. The family friendly event is a place to learn, get educated and also have fun. The event is held at the Washington County Fair near Lake Elmo.
- Live Entertainment
- Judging, Showing and Selling
- Activities and Events
All of the festival information can be found here on their website. The hours, a map, schedule and more.
*Admission is $5,
Ages 8 and under are free.
The Festival was started in order to provide a venue where wool producers, wool consumers and wool artisans could come together and share the excitement of working with sheep and their fantastic product – wool. Gradually, the Festival has grown to include other fiber animals such as angora rabbits, alpacas, and goats.
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Kristi is married with twin girls in high school. She grew up on a small dairy farm, but now lives in the southern suburbs of the Twin Cities. She enjoys finding free or thrifty things to do whether they are outings close to home or last minute adventures to far-away places.
Kristi can also be found enjoying estate sales, attempting to garden, volunteering in the wetlands or a favorite thrift store, or maybe just enjoying a good play in one of the many theatre venues in the area.