2021 Rum River Festival

June 10-12

Please note: All events are subject to change due to restrictions.

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American Legion Post #216 Medallion Hunt Begins

4 pm: Street Fair, Downtown Princeton

Vendors: CLICK HERE to register.

6 pm: Rum River Festival Parade


Parade Route pictured below.

Riverside Park:

3-7 pm: Music in Riverside Park

3-7 pm: Chalk Art Contest

5:30 pm: Canoe Run

6:00 pm: Lucky Duck Drop - Rum River - Riverside Park

Princeton Speedway:

7:00 pm: Races



8 am: Rum River Festival 5K, Princeton Library *New route! Sign up below!

10 am - 2 pm: Food Trucks on the Farm, hosted by Brickton Genetics, Brickton Rd, Princeton

Other Festival Happenings

June 8: Princeton Ambassadors Coronation, Princeton Performing Arts Center

5:30 Social  6:30 Coronation

June 10 - 13: City-wide garage sale hosted by Small Business Casual. CLICK HERE for map of sales. 

June 13: Princeton Lions Club Airport Brunch, 7:30 am - 12:30 pm, Princeton Airport (Free will offering)

Rum River Festival 5K Registration Information


When: Saturday, June 12

Where: 401 1st Street (in front of the library, check in at Northern Nutrition)


Entry Fees:

Individual Registration:

Children 11 and under FREE with Adult Registration

$30 per participant before June 1st

$35 per participant after June 1st

Family Registration

Children 11 and under FREE with Adult Registration

$45 for 2 participants from the same family before June 1st

$50 for 2 participants from the same family after June 1st

Entry Fee includes:

  • T-shirt

  • Race Number

  • Time

  • Goodie bag

Registration available 1 hour before the race on race day at Northern Nutrition. T-shirt and goodie bag not guaranteed without pre-registration.


Only paid participants will be eligible for prizes.

Medals will be awarded in 8 classes.

1st and 2nd place - male and female

18 and under





Click here to register for the 2021 Rum River Festival 5K!

Rum River Festival Committee:

Parade: Todd Frederick (City of Princeton), Bob Gerald (City of Princeton), Tim Siercks (Minuteman Press), Mary Patnode (Innovative Communication Strategies), Carrie Vesel (ABRA Auto Body & Glass), Dylan Donner (Princeton Wine & Spirits), Tracy Carlson (Edward Jones), Kim Young (PACC)

Street Fair: Ashly Hughes (Midsota Canvas), Kim Young (PACC)

Lucky Ducks: Mindi Siercks (Minuteman Press), Michelle Czech (Princeton Public Schools), Kim Young (PACC)

Medallion Hunt: American Legion Post #216, Kim Young (PACC)

5K: Ashley Steffenson (Northern Nutrition), Jami Schuster (Northern Nutrition), Kim Young (PACC)

Marketing: Alisha Lueck (Marv's True Value), Mary Patnode (Innovative Communication Strategies), Martha Ahlschlager (Sterling Pointe Senior Living), Kim Young (PACC)