Fridley '49er Days 2023


Volunteers Needed!

Fridley ’49er Days is organized by a non-profit group of volunteers. It takes many helping hands to host a community festival. If you are interested in volunteering, please submit an application today! 

Fridley ’49er Days is made possible by the ’49er Days Committee volunteers, the Fridley Lions, Twin Cities Gateway and our sponsors.

Thursday, June 15

Pre-Parade Party

Commons Park | 4-7 p.m.
Join Fridley Parks & Recreation and a variety of Fridley organizations and businesses for some active fun before the 49er Days Parade! Play carnival games, try out all of the inflatable obstacles, slides, and bouncers, and dance your heart out with our DJ!  Vendors and food trucks (4 p.m. -9:30 p.m.) will also be present.

The Fridley Fun Run begins at 6:25 p.m. No pre-registration, register on-site. Meet at St. Phillips Church (6180 MN-65, Fridley, MN 55432).  Run on the parade route in front of the Fridley '49er Days Parade, then watch the parade when you finish. 

Fridley Lions '49er Parade 

Route starts at the corner of 61st Avenue and 7th Street | 6:30 p.m.
The '49er Days Parade will be held rain or shine on Thursday, June 15 at 6:30 p.m.

We are now accepting parade entry forms on a first come, first serve basis. The deadline to submit an application to enter the parade is May 15, 2023 and limited to 100 units. View parade entry forms. 

For more information about the '49er Days Parade and to submit your parade entry form, please email Jim Kostick

Saturday, June 17

Music and More

Commons Park | 2-10 p.m.
Join us for a day full of fun activities! 

  • Bingo | 2-4 p.m.
  • Food Trucks | 2-10 p.m.
  • Beer & Wine Tents | 
  • Kids Activities | 2-7 p.m.
  • Artist Show/Sale | 2-7 p.m. 
  • Fridley City Band | 3 p.m. 
  • All School Class Reunion 6 p.m. 
  • Salsa Del Soul Salsa Band & Salsa Instruction | 4-6:30 p.m.
  • Power of 10 Band | 7 p.m.- dusk
  • Fireworks | Dusk
2022 49er Days Sponsors
Twin Cities Gateway

If you are looking for more summer fun, dining options, planning an event or need lodging for out-of-town guests, Twin Cities Gateway can help!