The City’s annual get-together celebration, Pioneer Day is to be held on the second Sunday in August at Pioneer Memorial Park at 611 4th Avenue.
2023 Pioneer Days
The festival is on August 13th, 2023 this year. The festivities begin with a parade and is jam-packed with fun!
Bad Companions, rockabilly band, 12:00-2:20 pm
Open Mic-3:00-5:00 pm
If you are interested in participating in Open Mic, please contact Library@newportmn.com
Bingo - 1:00-4:00 pm at the Large Pavilion
Petting zoo-12:00-5:00 pm
There is food, vendors, games, bingo, a car show, and the St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club's beer and wine tent. All you can eat corn on the cob will be available with the purchase of a Pioneer Day button, which is available each year to purchase at Newport City Hall, the Library and Community Center, Newport Drug and at Pioneer Day starting in July. Buttons sell for $3, or 4 for $10.
Thank you to all our sponsors:
Marathon Petroleum Corporation
St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club
Husnik Meats Ten-E Packaging
Amerect, Inc Holcim Johnson Auto Body South Suburban Rental
Cottage Grove Area Chamber Daley Electric Newport Collision Center
North Pole Restaurant/Newport Drug Tinucci's Restaurant Xcel Energy
Cloverleaf Bar & Grill Fay's Newport Salon RSI Agency
To be in the parade, please download the application and return the form to City Hall by July 13, 2023.
To be a vendor, please download the application and return the form to City Hall by July 13, 2023.
Special Event Vendor Application- All food vendors need to be licensed through Washington County.
If you have any questions about Pioneer Day, please contact City Hall at (651) 459-5677.