Wild Rice Festival

The Worlds Largest





2022 Wild Rice Festival
Schedule of Events


Friday, July 8th, 2022

Flea Market

Sponsored by The Deer River Lions 10AM

Midway Opens At 5PM

Carnival By Amusement Attractions

Sportsman’s Turtle Feed

Deer River Vet’s Club 5-8PM

LIONS Bingo

6PM-10PM

POW WOW

Presented by Leech Lake Band of
Ojibwe 6:30PM FREE!

Beer Garden

7PM - 12AM
Sponsored by The DR Vets Club

Deer River Lions
Hamburger Stand

5PM - 7PM

Live Music Featuring Garage 19
8PM FREE!

Sponsored by: 
Carroll Funeral Home and Deer River Vet’s Club

Saturday, July 9th, 2022

Wild Rice Run

Sponsored by The Deer River Fire Department

White Oak Tractor Club Breakfast

8:00AM -11:00AM
Deer River Vet’s Club

Flea Market

Sponsored by The Deer River Lions 9AM

LIONS Medallion Hunt

Sponsored by: Northern
Star Market Place, Cenex
Convenience Store, and Jurvelin
Hardware: 1st Clue 9AM FREE!

Deer River Police Dept Bike Rodeo

9AM FREE! At Northern Star Co-op Office Parking Lot

LIONS Sawdust Scramble

Noon FREE!

Deer River Lions
Hamburger Stand

11AM - 7PM

Wild Rice Dinner

Sponsored by The United Methodist
Church: 11AM-1PM

Beer Garden

1PM - 12:30AM
Sponsored by The DR Vets Club

LIONS Bingo

4PM-10PM

Bracelet Day on The Midway

Unlimited Midway Rides with a
Bracelet. Times: 1PM - 5PM

Afternoon Entertainment
Featuring

Singer/Songwriter John Perkins

1PM - 4:0P0M

FREE!! Open Air Concert and 
Street Dance Featuring:

The Dweebs


Sponsored by Paul Bunyan Communications, Northern Star Co-op, Jurvelin Hardware, Ennbridge, Northview Bank, Woodland Bank, Greater Insurance Service
9PM-1AM

FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA

Sponsored by The Deer River Chamber of Commerce and the Deer River Lions Club
10PM FREE!

Sunday, July 10th, 2022

Flea Market

Sponsored by The Deer River Lions 9AM

Turkey and Wild Rice Luncheon

Sponsored by St. Mary’s Catholic Church

Wild Rice Festival Parade

Rain or Shine
1PM FREE!

Bracelet Day on The Midway

Unlimited Midway Rides with a
Bracelet. Times: 2:00 – 6:00PM

Kiddy Tractor Pull

Sponsored by Sportsman’s Café and Deer River Co-op Credit Union
3PM FREE!

LIONS Bingo

3PM-6PM

Deer River Lions
Hamburger Stand

Beer Garden

2PM - 6:30PM
Sponsored by The DR Vets Club

White Oak Casino Presents

Deana Carter

4:30 PM
FREE! Bring Lawn Chairs FREE!