March 2017

Thursday, March 30, 6pm

Minnesota in World War I - Arn Kind

Location: Senior Center (Room 219)
St. Peter Community Center
600 S. Fifth St., St. Peter

Historical Experiences with Arn Kind presents "Minnesota in World War I."

2017 is the centennial of America's entry into World War I. This history program is great for all ages.

April 2017

Friday, April 7, 5:30pm – 9pm

Chamber Annual Social - Kentucky Derby Party

Location: Gustavus Adolphus College Banquet Rooms
800 W. College Ave., St. Peter

Join us for an evening at the Kentucky Derby! Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner served at 7 p.m. Enjoy great southern fare hors d'oeuvres, mint juleps (alcoholic and non alcoholic) and an excellent dinner including steak and shrimp, sauteed vegetables and rice, cheesy biscuits and bourbon chocolate pecan pie.

Get into the spirit of the evening with horse racing games, a silent auction, and a live auction.

Guests are encouraged but not required to wear Kentucky Derby attire such as big hats, bow ties and/or bowler hats, jockey silks or whatever your imagination can conjure! Or come in your favorite jeans...whatever makes you comfortable.

Cost is $40 per person or $250 for a table of six. Contact Emily or Ed at 934-3400 (the Chamber office) to make your reservation by noon Tuesday, April 4.

Saturday, April 15, 10am

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Location: Minnesota Square Park
Hwy. 169 South, St. Peter

The St. Peter Jaycees sponsor this annual event, hiding thousands of eggs throughout Minnesota Square Park.

Be there by 10 a.m. sharp, as the kids take the hunt very seriously, and most of the eggs are found within a short time!

May 2017

Friday, May 19 – Saturday, May 20

St. Peter Citywide Garage Sale

Location: Throughout St. Peter

Check out the garage sales throughout the city for treasure hunting and bargains!

Friday, May 26, 8am – Sunday, May 28, 4pm

Key City Kennel Club Dog Show

Location: Nicollet County Fairgrounds
400 Union St., St. Peter

Friday - Obedience and Rally, Viszla Club and Collie Club

Saturday - Obedience, Rally, and all-breed confirmation shows

No admission, but there is a $3 parking fee.

June 2017

Saturday, June 10, 12pm – 10pm

Ambassador Blues

Location: Minnesota Square Park
Highway 169 South
St. Peter

FREE blues festival in the park. All are welcome, so come and enjoy the music!

July 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 10am – 10:30pm

Old-fashioned 4th of July Celebration

Location: South Washington Ave. and Minnesota Square Park

Parade (S. Washington Ave route), picnic in Minnesota Square Park, kids' activities, music, food fireworks, fun for the whole family!

PARADE 10 a.m. (S. Washington Ave.)
PICNIC 12 Noon - 4 p.m. (MN Square Park)
FIREWORKS 10 p.m. (Nicollet County Fairgrounds)

August 2017

Wednesday, August 9 – Sunday, August 13

Nicollet County Fair

Location: Nicollet County Fairgrounds
400 W. Union St., St. Peter

September 2017

Saturday, September 2 – Sunday, September 3

Key City Kennel Club Dog Agility

Location: Nicollet County Fairgrounds
400 Union St., St. Peter

Sunday, September 10, 12pm – 6pm

Rock Bend Folk Festival

Location: Minnesota Square Park
Highway 169 South, St. Peter

Celebrates southern Minnesota's folk arts and artists. Original arts and crafts, music (blues, bluegrass, jazz), food, fun! Music begins at noon each day. Admission is free--donations are welcome!

Sunday, September 17, 6am – 3pm

Auto Restorers Car Show & Swap Meet

Location: Nicollet County Fairgrounds
400 Union St., St. Peter

41st annual show rain or shine. Admission $5 per person/under 12 free with an adult.
Show cars admission $15
(includes driver & 1 passenger)

Registration and awards in Johnson Hall
Awards at 3 p.m.

More information at:

Friday, September 29 2017 – Saturday, September 30 2017


Location: Watch for details.

Enjoy a beer garden, live music, and more in downtown St. Peter.

October 2017

Saturday, October 14 2017, 9am – 3pm

6th Anunal Maker Fair Minnesota

Location: Nicollet County Fairgrounds
40-0 W. Union St., St. Peter

Handcrafted Bazaar
Food stands, goodie bags, make-and-take crafts, kids activities and a great selection of hand crafted items.