Wild Rice Festival

What Is It?

A celebration of wild rice, the Minnesota fall season and Native American culture!

Highlights include:
  • Children's games and activities
  • Hands-on apple cider pressing
  • Native American dance,drums and story-telling
  • Traditional wild rice harvesting demonstrations
  • Wild rice sausage, wild rice soup, fry bread and other tasty treats
  • And much more!
As usual, there is no admission charge.

Please visit the Wild Rice Festival website for all the up-to-the-minute details, including the complete schedule of events and activities. 


The Wild Rice Festival is presented by volunteers supporting the Harriet Alexander Nature Center.Proceeds from the event support the Nature Center (a part of the Roseville Parks and Recreation Department) and its mission of environmental education and outdoor recreation.

When Is It?

Usually the third Saturday in September. Check back for this year's date.