The Wild Rice Festival in Roseville includes Little Earth Native Drum Group and Dancers, cider pressing, traditional crafts, and more!
Saturday, September 16 is a celebration of wild rice, Native American culture, and Minnesota’s harvest season.
The annual Wild Rice Festival takes place at the Harriet Alexander Nature Center in Roseville. Hours are from 10 am – 4 pm.
Lots of great activities are planned including:
- Children’s games and activities
- Hands-on apple cider pressing
- Storytelling and other live entertainment
- Craft sales and activities
- Game play by Nashke Native Games
- Wildflower planting
- Traditional wild rice harvesting and honey extraction demonstrations
- Wild rice soup, fry bread, and other tasty treats for sale
- and more!
See the full schedule of activities. Harriet Alexander Nature Center is located at 2520 Dale St N in Roseville.
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