Check back often, as we will be adding more events, and any changes that arise will be updated here.


Thursday, July 14th

  • Root Beer Floats at Viking Bank, 2-4:30pm.  FREE.
  • Ashby Legion Team Baseball vs Long Prairie, 6pm at the school.  
  • Red, White, and Blue Kiddie Parade, 6pm.  Set up/start at Fire Hall at 5:30pm.  Cash prizes for 1st-2nd-3rd place Patriotic Costume and for 1st-2nd-3rd place General Costume.  FREE.  Sponsored by the RWB/ALF. 
  • Supper in the park, 5pm-7pm (or until gone).  Hosted by Park Region Telephone.  Free will donations fundraiser for playground equipment.
  • Kids Activity & Craft Booths in the Park, 6:30pm-7:30pm.  Free.  Sponsored by ALF and Roots.
  • Family BINGO in the Park, 7:30pm-9:00pm.  FREE.  Sponsored by ALF and Roots.
  • Movie in the Park, featuring "SING 2". Showtime at dusk (approx 9pm). FREE.  Sponsored by Park Region Telephone.


Friday, July 15th

  • Habitat 500 Bike Riders come through Ashby throughout the daytime.
  • 5K/10K/Fun Run Packet Pick-Up, tentatively 4:30-6:30pm in front of First Presbyterian Church (next to City Park)
  • Ashby Legacy Fund “Legacy Award” Induction Ceremony, 5pm at the City Park
  • Steak and Chicken Supper at the Legion, 5-8pm. 
  • Baseball games at the Ashby School Chuck Anderson Sports Complex
    • 4pm Legion Ball
    • 6pm Legion Ball
    • 8pm Ashby A's vs Urbank)
  • "Honky Tonk Star Dust Cowboys" at Club 74, 8pm to midnight.  No cover charge.
  • Movie in the Park, featuring "Encanto".  Showtime at dusk (approx 9:00pm). FREE.  Sponsored by ALF.


Saturday, July 16th

  • Family 1km Fun Run, start 8:00am (register 7:00-7:45am) at Central Lakes Trail. Fundraiser for the Ashby Legacy Fund.
  • 5K/10K, start 8:30am (register 7:00-7:45am) at Central Lakes Trail. Fundraiser for the Ashby Legacy Fund.
  • Food Shelf Breakfast at the Legion, 7:30am-10:30am. Bring a free will donation or non-perishable food item for the Grant County Food Shelf. Sponsored by the Ashby Equity, Ashby Elevator, & Ashby Legion.
  • Annual Ashby A's Golf Scramble at Tipsinah Mounds, 8am Tee Off. Teams consist of 4 people. Proceeds benefit the Ashby A's. Contact Jordan Lillemoen (218-731-1985) or Tipsinah Mounds Golf Course to register.
  • Horseshoe Tournament at Memorial Park, 9am start with 8:30am registration.  Contact Janet Larson at 218-731-5987 for info.
  • Craft, Vendor, and Farmers' Market around the park, 10am-3pm. Vendor fees benefit the Ashby Legacy Fund. Contact or Emily Hohman with questions. FREE admission. See current listing of booths at bottom of page.  Download booth registration form here.
  • Music in the park, 10:15am-6pm.  FREE. Sponsored by the ALF Community Team.
    • 10:15am-10:45am The ODSS
    • 11am-1:15pm John Thoennes
    • 1:30-3pm Schjei Country
    • 3pm-5pm Balgaard Brothers
  • Free meal in the park, 11:00am-1:00pm.  Sponsored by ALF, TFC Poultry, & West Central MN Communities Action
  • Kids activities near the park.  FREE. Sponsored by the ALF.
    • 11am-4pm Large inflatables
    • 11am-4pm Petting Zoo
    • 11am-2pm LAA Kids Archery Fun Shoot.
  • ALF Ashby 1950s Photo Exhibit 12-3pm at Presbyterian Church basement
  • Ashby Robotics demonstration, time TBD, on the basketball court.
  • Pie & Ice Cream Social in the park, 2:00-4:00pm.  Hosted by Peace WELCA.
  • Meet Legendary MN Vikings Player Chuck Foreman in the Park.  Meet & greet 4pm, public address 5:15pm.
  • Supper in the Park, 4:30-5:30pm.  Pulled pork, chips, beans and cookies. Fundraiser for Post Prom.
  • Evening parade, 6:00PM -- NOTE NEW TIME!  Line up at school.  Contact Dallas or Anita at 218-747-2742 or email with questions. Download a parade entry form here.
  • SALapalooza Outdoor Music Fest at the Legion, with headliner GB Leighton.  Opening act Todd Hurst at 6:30pm. ID required. Sponsored by Sons of the Legion.  General admission $20 if purchased in advance.


Sunday, July 17th

  • Community Worship in the Park, 10:30am.
  • Lions Club Pancake Breakfast in the Park, 8am-1pm, free will donation.
  • Ashby Living Center 10th Anniversary Celebration, 1-3pm at City Park.  Featuring free root beer floats and music by Schjei Country from 1:30-2:30pm.



  • Root Beer Floats (Free) at Viking Bank, Thursday 7/14 from 2-4:30pm
  • Steak and Chicken Supper at the Legion, Friday 7/15 6pm-8pm
  • Honky Tonk Star Dust Cowboys at Club 74, Friday 7/15 8pm-midnight



  • Class of 1963 will meet at 2pm Saturday afternoon in the Park



  • Color Street by Julie Hendrickson
  • Tupperware by Kathy Lehn
  • Homemade items by Tina Norenberg
  • Homemade jewelry & acrylic pour gifts by Ron & Charlotte Mauro
  • Tastefully Simple by Mel Lucus
  • Wild Flour Bakery by Sharon Hermanson
  • Thirty-one, Tie Blankets, & Baked Goods by Tanya Koski
  • Norwex by Tonya Nelson
  • Homemade bird houses, crochet items & more by Donna Norenberg
  • Spoon Rings by Logan
  • Cloud 9 Boutique by Cindy Beving
  • Gma B Treasures by Cindy Beving
  • The Painted Turtle (Kids Face Painting) by Tiffany Wheelright
  • Amber Gades Designs
  • Ashby Legacy Fund
  • Viking Bank
  • Ashby Lion's Trailer Raffle
  • Ashby Axe mobile axe throwing trailer
  • Homemade Minky by Ally
  • Iconic Home & Style by Amanda Cook
  • Ice Cream Truck
  • Usborne Books by Shawn Fitzgerald


Saturday, July 16th 2022

2022 Appreciation Days Schedule of Events