Activities & Entertainment


Bigger Better Bingo
6-8pm outside the Trailside
Play different BINGO games with a chance to win big pots!

Fireworks on Friday Night!
Starting at dark (approximately 9PM, exact time will be announced soon).

Live Music at the Trailside
Enjoy Jake Birdseye at the Trailside from 9pm – 12am. No Cover!


South Ridge Youth Baseball River to River Run/Walk
Race starts at 8:30
Start the weekend with a run (or walk) during the Meadowlands Fair.  The River to River Run/Walk is a 5K race that takes you through town between the Whiteface and St. Louis Rivers on Saturday morning. Prizes for winners, t-shirts and treats for all!

Kids fun run after the 5k. This event us free, but please register so they can be prepared.  

BIG Button Hunt!
First clue posted at the Community Center at 10am
The BIG Button Hunt is back with a cash prize!  Follow our clues around town, be the first to find our giant fair button and win!

Kid/Teen Basketball Shootout
Sponsored by Jim Larson Excavating
Shoot to win! Kids up to 12 shoot free throws, 13+ aim for 3-pointers!

Kid Games in the Park
1PM – 3PM
Bring the kids to the Meadowlands Park for an afternoon of fun and games on Saturday!  Most of the games are FREE and fun for any age.  Starting at 1PM! From 1PM – 2PM kids will enjoy classic fair games. From 2PM-3PM Water Balloon Dodgeball with three separate age groups. Parents need to sign their children up. Sponsored by Meadowlands Place

Live Music
3pm-5pm with Brett Borg
5ish – 7pm EMPIRE is BACK! Our local group is back for a 3rd year!
Visit food vendors and find a place to enjoy some tunes!

Meadowlands Fire Department Bean Bag Tournament
Throw bags for a good cause – the Meadowlands Fire Department!  Saturday Afternoon at the Trailside! $10 per person ($20/team) Starts at 4PM! Maximum 40 teams. Registration by the alley next to the Trailside starting at 3:45pm.

Street Dance at the Trailside
Mechants of Swill 8:30PM – 12:30AM
The perfect way to unwind on a summer night with some live music at Meadowland’s own Trailside Lounge and Grill.   The cover change is $5.


The Meadowlands Parade brings young and old to the streets of Meadowlands.  See groups, businesses, animals, tractors, firetrucks and more! Kids, bring a bag for candy! It’s FREE to enter!  Click here to register.

Lahti Farm Coin Dig  – $200 coin dig!
12:30pm (or after the parade if it goes long)
After the parade head to the park to hunt for treasure in hay! Kids can dig for coins, starting with the youngest age group at about 12:30pm

Car Show
Starts after the parade and goes until 2 pm. 5 awards to be voted on by the crowd.
Awards announced at 2:15 pm

Youth Pedal Tractor Pull
Registration starts at 12:30PM, Pulls start at 1PM
Sponsored by the Toivola-Meadowlands Development Board – Sunday at 1:00PM

Bingo in the Park
Have fun playing a variety of $0.25 BINGO games in the Park.

Kids Lip Sync and Talent Contest!
New this year – We’ve added a talent section to our contest. Showcase your dancing, magic tricks, gymnastics, or other talent OR bring your best Lip Sync performance to win back-to-school. Sunday at the Trailside Stage 2:30PM Register in advance so we know you’re coming and to make sure we have your lip sync song or song to go with your dance or other performance.  Props and costumes are encouraged!  Learn more and register online, click here.   

Prize Drawings
Join us for nearly 100 prize drawings!