Summer Community Events

Story Stroll 2022

Summer Story Stroll

Sherburne County and Elk River Parks and Recreation partner together to bring Summer Story Strolls to four different parks throughout the county. This series is part of the Great River Regional Library's Summer Reading Program. Click here to learn more!

2021 Dog Days of Summer in Elk River

Second Tuesday of the Month | May - August 2023

6:30 - 7:30 p.m. | Orono Park

Bring your pup to the dog park at Orono Park for some socialization and exercise. More information to come.

Entertainment in the Park - Kids music program

Every Thursday | June 15 - August 10, 2023

10:30 a.m. | Woodland Trails Regional Park

Join the fun this summer! Each Thursday brings a new show (45 minutes) and it's free to all. Be sure to bring a blanket or chairs to enjoy. Entertainment takes place near the pavilion. Click here for more information and weekly show themes.

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Thursdays | Mid-June - August, 2023

7:00 p.m. | Rivers Edge Commons Park

Sponsored by The Bank of Elk River, this wildly popular concert series is hosted at Rivers Edge Commons Park in Downtown Elk River. Grab some dinner at one of our local restaurants then stick around for the free show. Click here to see the 2023 concert lineup.

2022 Safety Camp Logo - Full Color

Tuesday | July 11

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Elk River Fire Station #2 | 2nd-4th grade students

Join the City of Elk River and ISD 728 Community Education as they partner with the popular youth one-day Safety Camp. Learn how to stay safe and keep your cool in all types of situations and environments. Click here to learn more.

Farmers Market

Thursdays | June 15 - August

3:00 - 6:00 p.m. | Park Plaza on Main Street Elk River

The Farmers Market has live music as well as special guests and promotions throughout the season. Be sure to like and follow our Farmers Market Facebook page along with learning more on our website.


Popsicles with Public Safety in the Parks

Wednesdays | June 21, July 19, and August 16

5:00 - 8:00 p.m. | Rotating Locations

Join the Elk River Police and Fire Department for Popsicles with Public Safety! Kids will have the opportunity to meet K-9 Duke, have a Child Safe ID kit done, explore the vehicles, and talk to the police and fire departments. Free popsicles will be provided. Click here to view locations.

Elk River Fest - Saturday, July 29, 2023

Orono Park Family Zone | 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Sips on Main 21+ | 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.