Casselton Summerfest Parade

Casselton Summerfest

Welcome to Summerfest 2017, four days of community events that offer something for everyone. This year’s events are jam packed with fun and entertainment including the Grand Parade; 5/10K race; Fireman’s Water Fight; Carnival Games; Craft Fair; Golf tournament; Crazy Days sales; Variety show; Street dance with Redline, and so much more. ** Mark your calendars!  The 2017 Casselton Summerfest dates have been set for Thursday, July 27 – Sunday, July 30, 2017!  See you then! The SummerFest committee is busy searching for new and exciting entertainment events to add to this year’s festivities so check back often for updates.  If you have an idea for a new event, or would like to sponsor an existing one, please contact Kayla.  CONTACT INFORMATION: For information, please contact Kayla at (701) 866-7108, e-mail .

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Happy Camper Book FairFREE SMORE TRAY –  Casselton Public Library
5:00 p.m. SWANKS Car Cruise (Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. on Front Street)
4:30 – 7:00 p.m. Cass Rural Food Pantry Open House – Free Root Beer Floats
5:30 p.m. – Live music on the Vets Club stage!
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. FREE Youth Trap Shoot – Trap range west of the Reservoir (questions call Doug (701) 238-3087)


Friday, July 28th, 2017

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Crazy Days Sidewalk Sales – Front Street
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Happy Camper Book Fair – FREE GOURMET COFFEE Compliments of Ohnstad Twitchell Law Firm (9:00-12:00)  – Casselton Public Library
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. “Day of Play at RDO Equipment” This event will be held onsite  at RDO Equipment! (Combine Rides, Tractor Rides, and other FUN Filled activities and games for parents and children)  
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Free Swim at Nickl Park Pool – sponsored by Casselton Parks & Recreation
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Heritage Center Open House
4:30 – 8:30 p.m. Pikadilly Face Painting – 
Governor’s Park on Front Street (Free to Kids of All Ages!) – sponsored by First State Bank of North Dakota & Dakota Plains Mechanical
5:00 p.m. Little Miss Summerfest Pageant – 3 age categories – 
Main Stage, Front Street ~ Little Miss Summerfest Registration
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. CBA Community SummerFEAST –
Governor’s Park on Front Street (Free meal courtesy of CBA)
7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Free Swim at Nickl Park Pool – sponsored by Casselton Parks & Recreation
7:00 p.m. Variety Show by Friends of Fine Arts – Martin’s Lutheran Church
10:00 p.m. Outdoor Movie – Fire Hall (sponsored by Casselton Fire Department, Red Baron and Maple River Communications)

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

7:30 a.m. Casselton Summerfest 5K/10k Run/Walk & SBHKI Kids Fun Run.   Click here for on line registration **Update:  On-line registration ends at 12:00pm on July 27th, 2017.  This year the race will begin at Martin’s Lutheran Church (602 2nd Street North)  To register after the deadline, please call Kayla at 701.866.7108

  • Kids Fun Run starts at 7:30 a.m. —  (Kids run Sponsored by Sinner Bresnahan Healthy Kids Initiative)
  • 5K/10K starts at 8:00 a.m. — Chip timing by Gopher States Timing (Sponsored by Essentia Health, Moore Engineering, Cass County Mutual Insurance, Weber Insurance and Hagen Dental)

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Arts & Crafts Fair   Craft Fair & Food Booth Registration Form
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Happy Camper Book Fair – Casselton Public Library
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Heritage Center Open House
11:00 a.m. Grand Parade:    **Update:  Bring a non-perishable food item to the parade to be added to the Rural Cass Food Pantry parade float.**
Contact Kayla Mueller at 701-866-7108 for any for entries on/after July 27, 2017. (Line up at 10:00 a.m. ) Parade Application
11:30 a.m. (or immediately following Grand Parade): Mock Stroke Scenario- Essentia Health – Primary Stroke Center, Casselton EMS, American Heart Association
12:00 p.m. Martin Lutheran’s Lunch – Walking Tacos –  Pavilion, Governors Park
1:30 – 4:30 p.m. CC Wildlife Club – Air Rifle Shoot for Kids  –
Corner of 5th Ave. North and Front St.
2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Fireman’s Water Fight – Front Street
2:00 – 6:00 p.m. Anytime Fun Carnival Games – 
Front Street
3:00 p.m. ATA Taekwondo Stage Performance – 
Main Stage, Front Street
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Kiddie Tractor Pull Front Street
4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Chaffee Lions Steak Fry
Pavilion, Governors’ Park
4:30-8:00 p.m. Blind Joe – Main Stage, Front Street
9:00 p.m. Street Dance – Music by Redline –
Main Stage, Front Street

**2017 Craft Fair & Food Booth Registration Form

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. DI Pancake Breakfast
11:00 a.m. – 6th Annual Community of Care Car/Bike Cruise – Registration at 10:30 a.m. at the Vets Club
1:00 p.m.  Casselton Lion’s Club 7th Annual Golf Scramble
4:00 p.m. Casselton Governors Amateur Baseball Game – CCHS Baseball Field