The 5 Best Days of Summer… SummerFest is Hermantown’s Annual Community Celebration!

It is run entirely by volunteers and supported by dozens of businesses in the Hermantown area including the Hermantown Chamber.

Here are some highlights of happenings from our Hermantown Chamber members!

Wednesday, July 17th

8a – 10a — Sam’s Club – continental breakfast

9a-11a – NRRI (Natural Resources Research Institute) – open house

11a – 1:30p

6:30p-7:30p – Pet Parade at City of Hermantown Government Services Building

Thursday, July 18th

9a-noon – fun at Hermantown Schools with Proctor/Hermantown Community Ed

9a-10a Ribbon Cutting / Open House – Hermantown Fire Dept – Fire Hall #2 on the corner of Stebner & Morris Thomas

10a-11a Ribbon Cutting / Open House – Hermantown Fire Dept Fire Hall #3 on the corner of Rose Road & Midway

11a-2p Annual Do North Pizza’s Piston’s and Pizza Lunch w/ Classic Car Show

1p-3p – Kirby the Kangaroo at Skyline Lanes

2:30p – Ribbon Cutting / Open House – JPJ Engineering 5670 Miller Trunk HWY Suite A

4:30p-6p – Business After Hours – Hermantown Chamber $5 for member, $15 for nonmembers

7p-9p – Jazz at Yellow Bike

Friday, July 19th

9a-11a – learn to play pickleball at Hermantown High School tennis courts

11a-2pm – Lunch on the Shore at North Shore Bank

12p-3pm – ice cream social at Kolar, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac

6:30p-8:30p – Miss Hermantown Pageant at Hermantown High School – Deke Grussendorf Volunteer of Year award will be presented

7pm – 1am – Beacon Sports Bar – headliner “Pop Rocks”

Saturday, July 20th

7:30-10:30a – Hermantown Star SummerFest Pancake Breakfast

8a-9:30a – Stealth Lacrosse Summer Fest 5K Run/Walk/Stoll

10a-9p – Wooden Bat Softball tourney at Beacon Sports Bar

11a-12:15p – Summerfest Parade

9a-8p – Sand Volleyball and Bocce at Skyline

2p-6p – Hermantown Hockey Association bean bag fundraiser at Skyline

3p-7p – Informal Reunion of Hermantown High School alumni – classes 1942-1979

7pm – 1am – Beacon Sports Bar – headliner “G.B. Leighton”

Kids activities during SummerFest. Photo courtesy of Chamber Member: Townsquare Media.

Hermantown SummerFest has been a community tradition since 1980.  This annual five-day celebration takes place at a variety of locations throughout the city of Hermantown on the third week of July.

A small group of dedicated volunteers, along with local businesses, Skyline rotary Club, Hermantown Volunteer Fire Department, and the Hermantown Historical Society work together to put on SummerFest every year.

Activities include free lunches and ice cream socials at various businesses, open houses and tours, the annual parade a 5K fun run/walk, live music, sporting events, and SO much more!

All SummerFest events are free to our citizens to encourage all ages to come out and develop that “sense of community”.

Contact for SummerFest:  Bob Swanstrom 218-729-8058

**Parade Info:  Floats / Organizations are invited to line up the morning of, by Hawk Circle Drive (which is by the bus garage and the Hermantown Elementary School)  Be there betwee10 am and – 10:30 am.  Parade starts at 11 am sharp.

Click to see the chamber’s 2018 Facebook photo album of SummerFest!