Festivals and Events

New Ulm has been known as a “City of Festivals.”  No matter the time of year, you’ll find a reason to link arms with your neighbor and celebrate.  We have a variety of festivals and events: some for the whole family, others that are fun to attend with friends!  

Check Out The Community Calendar To See What’s Happening This Weekend!

Click Here To See A Listing Of 2018 Events!


New Ulm has been known as a “City of Festivals.”  No matter the time of year, you’ll find a reason to link arms with your neighbor and celebrate.  We have a variety of festivals and events: some for the whole family, others that are fun to attend with friends!  

Check Out The Community Calendar To See What’s Happening This Weekend!

Click Here To See A Listing Of 2018 Events!

February

  • Feb 2 - State Street Theater presents Love through the Decades         
  • Feb 8 - Welcome To The Party Newcomers Event  
  • Feb 10 - Fasching   

March

  • Mar 3 - Schell's Bock Fest
  • Mar 9-10 - Farm Show
  • Mar 10-11 - Black Powder Trade Show/New Ulm Trade Fair & Living History Event)
  • Mar 10 - Irish Tea & Luncheon
  • Mar 17 - St. Patrick’s Day Parade
  • Mar 23-24 - New Ulm Quilt Show
  • Mar 23-25 - New Ulm's Home & Health Show
  • Mar 24 - Secrets, Turner Hall Masquerade Gala

April

  • Apr  7 - Champagne Brunch Fashion Event
  • Apr 19 - Rib Feast at Turner Hall
  • Apr 20-22 - State Street Theater presents Rumors

May

  • May 5 - Mai Fest At Morgan Creek Vineyards
  • May 19 - Bacchus Fest At Morgan Creek Vineyards
  • May 19-20 - Flying Dutchmen Motorcycle Club Motorcycle & ATV Flat Track Races

June

  • June 1-2 - Community-Wide Garage Sale
  • June 3 - Motorcycle Road Run At Flying Dutchmen Motorcycle Club
  • June 8-10 - New Ulm Golf Invitational
  • June 24 - AutoFest – Car Show

July

  • July 3 - July 3rd Celebration at Riverside Park
  • July 4 - Patriotic Day At Turner Hall Park
  • July 19-22 - Bavarian Blast
  • July 21 - German Winefest
  • July 27-28 - Crazy Days
  • July 29-30 - B&L Golf Classic

August

  • Aug 8-12 - Brown County Free Fair
  • Aug 22-26 - US-Dakota War Commemoration
  • Aug 26 - Flying Dutchmen Motorcycle Club Motorcycle & ATV Hill Climb
  • Aug 26-27 - Schell’s Bottle Cap Golf Open

September

  • Sept 8 - HermannFest
  • Sept 9 - Lion’s Club Fly-in Breakfast
  • Sept 9 - Gemutlichkeit in Goosetown
  • Sept 15-16 - Flying Dutchmen Motorcycle Club Motorcycle & ATV Flat Track Races
  • Sept 20 - Modenschau Fashion Show

October

  • Oct 5-6/12-13 - Oktoberfest
  • Oct 6 - STOMP New Ulm! Morgan Creek Vineyards
  • Oct 7 - New Ulm Area Wedding Show
  • Oct 7 - Pumpkinfest
  • Oct 18-19 - MEA (Education MN – No School State-Wide) – Visit Us!
  • Oct 19, 20, 26, 27, 31 - ScaritageFest
  • Oct 26, 27, 31 - Turner Hall Haunted House

November

  • Nov 2-4 - Holiday Shopping Opener Weekend
  • Nov 2-3- “Wine Diva Days” At Morgan Creek Vineyards
  • Nov 1-4 - Gnomemade Market
  • Nov 2 - MN Music Hall Of Fame Induction
  • Nov 3 - Showcase Of Hall Of Fame Musicians
  • Nov 19 - Christmas Candelight Winetasting At Morgan Creek Vineyards
  • Nov 23 - Parade Of Lights Downtown
  • Nov 24 - Small Business Saturday

December

  • Dec 1-2 - Holiday Open House At Morgan Creek Vineyards
  • Dec 24-25 - Christmas Luminaries At Schell’s Brewery