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 2019 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!

See A Listing Of 2020 Events Below:

January

  • Jan 11 - State Street Theater presents Billy & Elton: The Hits
  • Jan 19 - Summit Ave Music Series presents Strings Attached
  • Jan 24 - Winter Ball at State Street Theater

February

  • Feb 8 - NUMC Foundation Gala
  • Feb 16-21 - Braised - Restaurant Week
  • Feb 20 - Mingle with a Purpose, Women's Networking Event
  • Feb 22 - New Ulm's Annual Arctic Plunge
  • Feb 22 - Fasching

March

  • Mar 5 - Rib Feast at Turner Hall
  • Mar 6-7 - Farm Show
  • Mar 7 - Schell's Bock Fest
  • Mar 14-15 - New Ulm Trade Fair & Living History Event
  • Mar 14 - Irish Ladies Tea & Luncheon
  • Mar 17 - St. Patrick's Day Parade
  • Mar 22 - MN Music Hall of Fame Fundraiser & Concertina Jamboree
  • Mar 27-29 - New Ulm's Home & Health Show

April

  • Apr 3-4 - New Ulm Quilt Show
  • Apr 3 - State Street Theater presents Johnny Cash Tribute Show
  • Apr 5 - Summit Ave Music Series presents Strings Attached
  • Apr 17-19 - State Street Theater presents Over the River and Through the Woods 
  • Apr 18 - Spring Fashion Event
  • Apr 19 - KNUJ Spring Dance at Turner Hall

May

  • May 2 - Mai Fest at Morgan Creek Vineyards
  • May 7 - State Street Theater presents The Britins (Beatles Tribute Band)
  • May 16 - Bacchus Fest at Morgan Creek Vineyards
  • May 16-17 - Flat Track Races at Flying Dutchmen Motorcycle Club
  • May 30 - Fire Department 5K Run/Walk
  • May 30 - Morell Mushroom Fest

June

  • Jun 5-6 - Community Wide Garage Sale
  • Jun 7 - Road Run at Flying Dutchmen Motorcycle Club
  • Jun 28 - Autofest

July

  • Jul 3 - July 3rd Celebration at Riverside Park
  • Jul 4 - 4th of July at Turner Hall Park
  • Jul 16-19 - Bavarian Blast
  • Jul 17-19 - German Winefest
  • Jul 24-25 - Crazy Days
  • Jul 24-26, 31, Aug 1 - State Street Theater presents Peter Pan the Musical

August

  • Aug 12-16 - Brown County Free Fair
  • Aug 18-23 - US-Dakota War Commemoration
  • Aug 30 - Flying Dutchmen Motorcycle Club Motorcycle & ATV Hill Climb

September

  • Sept 12 - HermannFest
  • Sept 13 - Lion’s Club Fly-in Breakfast
  • Sept 16 - Fall Fashion Event
  • Sept 17 - Newcomers Event
  • Sept 19-20 - Flying Dutchmen Motorcycle Club Motorcycle & ATV Flat Track Races
  • Sept 19-20 - 150 Year Celebration - New Ulm Fire Department
  • Sept 24 - Turner Ladies Sauerkraut Supper
  • Sept 26 - Popcorn Wagon Blast
  • Sept 27 - New Ulm Area Wedding Show

October

  • Oct 2-3/9-10 - Oktoberfest
  • Oct 3 - STOMP New Ulm! Morgan Creek Vineyards
  • Oct 4 - Pumpkinfest
  • Oct 15-18 - MEA (Education MN – No School State-Wide) – Visit Us!
  • Oct 23-24, 30-31 - New Ulm Nightmares Haunted House
  • Oct 24 - B the Light Gala
  • Oct 31 - Halloween Hop

November

  • Nov 6 - MN Music Hall Of Fame Induction
  • Nov 7 - Showcase Of Hall Of Fame Musicians
  • Nov 5-8 - Gnomemade Market
  • Nov 6-8 - Holiday Shopping Opener Weekend
  • Nov 7-8 - “Wine Diva Days” at Morgan Creek Vineyards
  • Nov 7 - Women's Expo & Craft Fair
  • Nov 20 - Christmas Candelight Winetasting At Morgan Creek Vineyards
  • Nov 21 - Turner Hall Gala
  • Nov 27 - Parade Of Lights Downtown
  • Nov 28 - Small Business Saturday

December

  • Dec 5 - St. Nikolaus Day Celebration
  • Dec 5-6 - Holiday Open House At Morgan Creek Vineyards
  • Dec 10 - #ShopNewUlm At Night
  • Dec 24-25 - Christmas Luminaries At Schell’s Brewery
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