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General Membership Meetings Second Tuesdays Each Month @ 6:30pm Glenwood State Bank, Alexandria MN

Ole Oppe Fest – 2018

The dates are set for Memorial Day Weekend: Friday, May 25th – Sunday, May 27th.

All events will be  on 2nd Avenue, near Big Ole Central Park.
Scheduled events are subject to change.


Click on the poster for full view.


Beer Garden Open: 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Free Music:
Cimarron: 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm



Vendor Far: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm


Beer Garden Open: 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm


Ole Oppe Fest Carshow

Saturday, May 26th  |  car registration: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm  |  Show: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Prize to be Awarded for People’s Choice (sponsored by Winning Edge Graphics)


Want to show off your car? Register early for a discount.
(click here for more info on registering)

Advance Registration Fee – EXTENDED THROUGH THE EVENT: $10/vehicle


Free Music:
DJ Thumper: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Wing Ding 

Come enjoy wings with the area’s best dipping sauces.
(sponsored by Winning Edge Graphics)

5:00 pm Until Gone Get 2 wings for $1

Want to enter your best sauce? Click here for the registration form.


Free Music
Megan Elizabeth Band: 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm



Kids/Family Day: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm


Vendor Fair: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm


Free Music
DJ Thumper: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm


Beer Garden Open: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm



Sidewalk Sale – Downtown Businesses
Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday


Farmers Market – Big Ole Park
Saturday: 9:00 am – Noon


Viking Speedway Races – Viking Speedway
6:00 pm


8th Annual 10K & 5K Awake the Grapes Run – Carlos Creek Winery
Starts at 10:00 am


Church Service @ City Park – First Lutheran Church
Sunday: 11:00 am



4 Responses so far.

  1. John Hughes sr says:

    Hi my name is John Hughes, Star Enterprise LLC We dell children and teenager balloons and novelties.Paw Patrol Spongebob,Patrick,Wonder Woman,Batman,Spider-Man,Scooby-Doo and much more.We would like to be vendors for the Ole Oppe Fest contact number 1-218-987-2239 please send and application.

    • JCw3bedit says:

      Hi John,

      Thank you for your message. I’ll forward your information to the right contact person.

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    Name Patty Nystrom
    Business Name Country Nails
    Address 26090 490th Street, Staples, MN 56479
    Phone (218) 640-3984
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