This is a 1929 model a Sport Coupe transporting officers of the Farmington VFW/Legion
Representing American Legion Post 189 Farmington, Commander Douglas Taube, Auxiliary President Kim Lomas and Sons Of American Legion Commander Jim Deegun. Farmington's Legion Post 189 is sponsoring the quiet zone for this years parade. It's for all people that can't handle loud noises due to having autism, adhd and ptsd issues. Farmington is one of the 1st cities in the state to have such a thing at a parade.
Farmington High School Marching Band
Farmington High School Marching Band
Marschall Line Inc
Marschall Line, Mid-County Bus Company & Minnesota Coaches are the proud providers of safe and reliable school bus and motor coach transportation for Farmington and the surrounding communities since 1948.
Grand Marshall - Darla Donnelly
The 2019 Dew Days Parade Grand Marshall is Darla Donnelly. Darla is a life long resident of Farmington. She graduated from Farmington High School in 1981. She has been married to Tim Donnelly for 34 years. Darla and Tim raised two children in Farmington, Chad and Heidi; and have one grandson Louis. Darla is currently working with the Intermediate School District 917, where she is working with kids in their Fundamental Chef program, which she says is her dream job.
Darla has been a long time volunteer in Farmington. She has worked tirelessly in Farmington to support many referenda to build schools, build the school district pool; and for her work as a volunteer on these referenda and as a President of the Parent Teacher Partnership she was awarded the Volunteer of the Year award by the Farmington Chamber of Commerce in 2001.
In addition to her work volunteering in the schools, Darla was the treasurer for the Tiger Fan Club, the treasurer for the American Legion, she coached youth softball, is a long time member of the Farmington Lions club, and for 8 years served as the Chair of the Farmington Dew Days celebration.
Please join us in thanking Darla for her years of service to this community! Thank you Darla!
Farmington Fire Department
The Farmington Fire Department has a rich history, which can be traced back to 1873. Our earliest members were veterans of the Civil War who moved to Minnesota to begin new chapters in their lives in our fertile woods and farm lands. We are proud of our history, heritage, and record of service over the past 144 years! Generations of families have volunteered to be Farmington firefighters and we have members today whose families have served Farmington steadily since 1890.
Today, the department has an authorized strength of 60 paid-on-call firefighters responding from two fire stations and protects 25,000 residents in approximately 80 square miles of the City of Farmington and the Dakota County townships of Castle Rock, Empire, and Eureka.
Farmington Mayor Todd Larson - Farmington Dew Days Chair Jake Cordes - Farmington Dew Days Co-Chair John Guist
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The newly crowned 2019-2020 Farmington Ambassadors are:
Today marks the inaugural parade appearance of the newly built Farmington Ambassador Float!
The Farmington Ambassador Program exists to provide opportunities for involvement with the local and surrounding communities to support the growth and development of young women and girls in the City of Farmington. Ambassadors gain poise, speaking abilities, and interviewing techniques. The ambassadors will travel throughout the Greater Twin Cities and will be a part of many volunteer opportunities here in our own community of Farmington. The program's intent is to teach skills that will be invaluable throughout life.
Learn more about our program by visiting www.farmingtonambassadors.com
2019 Dew Days Bed Race Winners
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Synergy Dance Center is proud to serve Farmington and the surrounding communities. Their new location features 4 spacious, sunlit studios and an expanded dance wear store. Synergy provides a solid dance education in a fun, friendly, age appropriate atmosphere. Classes offered include; Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Baton Twirling and many more. Classes are age and level appropriate. Music, choreography and costuming are all family friendly. As they finish their 9th year they are honored to be recognized as the 2019 Sun Thisweek News Reader's Choice Winner for the Best Dance Studio in Farmington & Rosemount. Synergy Dance Center is a proud "More Than Just Great Dancing" affiliated studio as well as the local Sponsor for the National Honor Society for Dance Arts.
Dakota County Fair/Dakota City Heritage Village
Dakota County Fair is August 5th -11th, 2019. Join us for a week of fun with hundreds of vendors, unique products, livestock, a carnival, lumberjack shows, grandstand events, and of course great food! Make sure to visit Dakota City Heritage Village where all ages are connecting to the rural past. See you at the fair!!
Farmington Twist N Tumble
Our mission at Twist 'N' Tumble is to be a positive influence in our community by enhancing the lives of citizens through positive athletic experiences. By establishing a culture committed to learning life lessons through athletics, TNT focuses on building CHARACTER, GRIT and a PASSION for life-long fitness.
Farmington Puppet Wagon
This unit highlights what's to come for this years puppet wagon programs. Many new stories , activities, and a whole lot of fun.
Minnesota Fire Engine Club
Minnesota Fire Engine Club
1988 Pierce Arrow Fire Engine - Bob Siegfried
You are viewing a 1988 Pierce Arrow fire engine that was manufactured in Appleton, WI. The engine was in service to the South Metro (South St. Paul/West St. Paul) fire department until July 2010 when it was purchased by a private collector Bob Siegfried who resides in Woodbury. The engine is used primarily in parades and for family activities.
Minnesota Renaissance Festival
The Minnesota Renaissance Festival Celebrates its 49th Season!
Experience the magic of the realm at the 2019 Minnesota Renaissance Festival located in Shakopee, MN! The Festival will commence Weekends August 17th through September 29th, plus Labor Day and Festival Friday, September 27th. Gates are open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., rain or shine.
King Henry and his court invite one and all to his 16th Century European village featuring 16 stages of exciting entertainment. Full contact live armored jousting. Over 250 artisans fill the Festival marketplace to display and sell their handcrafted wares for a truly unique shopping experience. Patrons can interact with hundreds of memorable characters roaming the village streets and enjoy over 50 free family friendly activities.
The Festival is located twenty miles south of Minneapolis on Hwy 169. Free parking is provided, and discount tickets are available online. For more information visit www.renaissancefest.com
Farmington Tiger Dance Team
Featuring the 2019-2020 FARMINGTON Tiger Dance Team
Minneapolis Aquatennial Ambassadors
The Minneapolis Aquatennial has finished celebrating its 79th year. Festival founders selected the 3rd week in July because this week has the best weather on record for the year. The Aquatennial Ambassador Organization exists to inspire young Minnesota women to achieve extraordinary futures by providing professional development opportunities through networking and mentoring. The ambassadors travel throughout the state of Minnesota and the country. Our organization also provides educational scholarships to our ambassadors to help them reach their goals.
The 2019 Crew is thrilled to be celebrating in your community today. Join them this July for the 80th Aquatennial!
Minneapolis Aquatennial Senior Royalty:
Jim Dehn (pronounced dane), Senior Commodore
Susan Klug, Senior Queen
The Minneapolis Aquatennial Senior Alumni Association:
Supports the Aquatennial Ambassador Organization Ambassador Scholarship Program.
Organizes the Minneapolis Aquatennial Picnic and Fireworks celebration for Minneapolis Aquatennial Ambassador Candidates.
Plans and hosts events for seniors during the "Best Days of Summer" celebration held in Minneapolis each year during the 3rd week of July
Backs the Senor Singers who perform for senior residents in and around the twin cities throughout the year
Blast off with miraculous mission VBS at Trinity Lutheran Church in Farmington where Jesus Saves the World.
Lift off for an intergalactic adventure and learn about God's plan of salvation from creation to the cross! Just as the earth revolves around the sun, our faith revolves around God's Word.
July 21-25 from 5-8 pm
Go to trinityfarmington.org to learn more!
Woodbury Days is a family-fun filled weekend, the last weekend in August. It is being represented by Miss Woodbury Jordyn, Princesses Tabitha and Lauren, Little Miss Woodbury Jocelyn, Little Princesses Gisele and Mirabelle, and Senior Queen Sandy.
Farmington High School's FIRST Robotics Team known as "Rogue Robotics."
Each year this team builds a 125 pound robot from scratch in six weeks to compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition. The team did well at competitions this year, with their best finish being 3rd out of 63 teams.
More importantly, this team gives back to the community. Most notably this year was designing and building two electric wheelchairs for local children in need. The team received worldwide media attention for their efforts, including an invitation from the First Lady to be recognized at the White House!
The Rogue Robotics team would like to thank their major sponsors BTD and Collins Aerospace Systems for their support this season.
Eckankar, The Path of Spiritual Freedom
Eckankar, The Path of Spiritual Freedom.
Eckankar offers tools to explore your own unique and natural relationship with the Divine. Awaken to your TRUE SELF: SOUL. Experience God's Love. Discover the Sound of Soul.
Bourbon Butcher is a modern, edgy, meat-centric restaurant, with amazing craft cocktails, local beer, and a huge whiskey list. The back bar is a spectacle with shelves brimming with Bourbon from all over the country and whiskey from around the world.
The throwback arcade & lounge at Bourbon Butcher is a family friendly game room with old school arcade games, and a lounge with a craft cocktail bar, huge fireplace, and comfortable seating. The lounge makes the perfect private events space for groups small or large.
Defeat of Jesse James Days
The Defeat of Jesse James Days invites you to Northfield the Weekend AFTER Labor Day to witness for yourself the guns blazing and the failed robbery attempt by the James/Younger gang along with lots of other great activities including a rodeo, 3 arts & craft fairs, car show, carnival, soapbox derby and parade. There is something for everyone! This is the largest, ALL VOLUNTEER celebration in Minnesota.
The Defeat of Jesse James Days presents the 2019 Ambassadors:
Ambassadors: Alyssa Koktavy (ka-ta-vee)
Jr Ambassadors- Emalyn Koktavy (ka-ta-vee)
Hedlund Irrigation & Landscaping
Hedlund Irrigation & Landscaping
Jack Brass Band
Jack Brass Band was formed in 1999 and are the region's longest running New Orleans style brass band. They play everything from Louis Armstrong era jazz to modern Mardi Gras street anthems. For more information on the band, please check out w w w dot jack brass band dot com.
The Knights of Columbus is a fraternal benefits organization for Catholic men whose principles are charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism. They host a dozen fundraisers annually with proceeds going to 360 Communities, including the Farmington Food Shelf, the Darts bus and various church needs.
Farmington Lacrosse - youth, FHS boys team and FHS girls team
Alibi Drinkery is a casual upscale sports bar located in Historic Downtown Lakeville. We pride ourselves in good drinks, great food, and amazing service.
Farmington Competition Cheer Teams
The Farmington Competition Cheer program is a Community Education program that caters to youth in preschool through high school. Athletes train, create entertaining routines with jumps, tumbling, stunting and cheering and compete against other area teams in the late fall and winter. All athletes are placed on to age and skill level appropriate teams. No experience is necessary. The program also offers year round skills classes in tumbling, jumps, flexibility and a class specifically for new athletes wanting to try out the sport!
Join our nationally ranked and well known program! Registration is now open through Community Education.
Saint Paul Winter Carnival Junior Royalty
Saint Paul Winter Carnival Junior Royalty brings youth and exuberance to the Saint Paul winter carnival, the coolest celebration on Earth. Princess of Snow, Sylvia, Princess of Ice, Caitlyn and Queen of Snowflakes Madison
FHS Fishing Team
Farmington High School Fishing Team
2019 Saint Paul Winter Carnival Royal Family
The Saint Paul Winter Carnival is the country's oldest international festival (older than the Pasadena Tournament of Roses), and has been "making mockery of winter" for over 130 years! It started when a newspaper reporter from New York visited St. Paul in January and published that it was "unfit for human habitation." Undaunted, St. Paul businessmen decided to create a winter festival to celebrate the cold and have never looked back!
The 2019 Royal Family is led by Boreas Rex the 83rd, Monte S. Johnson; Queen of the Snows, Alison Gunter and Prime Minister, Megan Quiggle. The Family also includes 10 kings guards, 4 Winds and Wind princesses. They invite everyone to mark January 23 - February 3, 2020 on their calendars and come celebrate the Coolest Celebration on Earth!
American Cancer Society Relay for Life
All are welcome to the Farmington Relay for Life event on Friday, July 19th 6 p.m. to midnight at the Boeckman Middle School track. This is a free family event to celebrate cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost to cancer, and an opportunity as a community to fight back against cancer. There will be a D.J., games, food for purchase, and a silent auction.
Heritage Figure Skating Club
It may be summer, but this next group is more at home with cooler temperatures. Heritage Figure Skating Club serves the communities of Apple Valley, Farmington, Lakeville, and Rosemount. With membership approaching 60, club members skate year round. Join HFSC at their upcoming fundraiser at Red Fox Tavern on July 27 and their Skating show in April.
Custom Remodelers Inc
Custom Remodelers Inc. is a family owned business who has been proudly serving Minnesota and Western Wisconsin for the past 29 years. CRI specializes in Siding, Windows, Roofing, and Gutters, offering free estimates on all of their work.
Farmington Pride celebrates LGBTQ pride month by walking in the Dew Days parade for the second year now! Pride is about spreading love, positivity, and acceptance across all people, especially in our home town! No matter your gender or orientation, this group wants everyone to know that they matter and are so beautiful. Love conquers all!
The St. Paul Clown Club was formed in 1946; it is the oldest operating Clown club in the United States. The club participates in parades and community events throughout Minnesota sharing smiles and laughter.
Farmington wrestling club represents wrestlers 4 years old to seniors in high school.
Meadowview Orthodontics is all about making it easy to get a great smile! They are open on Saturdays and evenings and have very flexible payment plans! How flexible? You make your own payment plan and there is no interest, ever! That's how flexible!
The fire truck is a 2014 spartan pumper/rescue with 1200 feet of hose and a 500 gal tank and the rescue tools
Crystal's Cuddle Bugs Childcare Center
Crystal's Cuddle Bugs Childcare Center
Miss Inver Grove Heights Scholarship Program
The Miss Inver Grove Scholarship Program is in its 12th year. Our program provides service to the community as well as providing educational scholarships to our royal court. Today we have with us Miss Inver Grove Heights Tessa, Junior Queen Alyssa, Junior Princess Natalia, Little Queen Abi, Little Princess Jayda.
The Heating Dude
River City Rhythm
Please welcome River City Rhythm! From Anoka, MN, River City Rhythm recently finished its tenth season of winter drumline competition and are excited to be back on the streets, bringing their unique ability to entertain to the crowds of summer. During their ten seasons, RCR has won numerous awards and championships, both at the state and national level! They enjoy what they do and love performing for crowds, and they hope you enjoy today's performance! You can learn more about RCR by visiting rivercityrhythm.org. Once again, River City Rhythm from Anoka, MN!
Dakota/Rice Counties Corn & Soybean Growers Association
The Dakota/Rice County Corn and Soybean growers are cleaning the air with Biodiesel today. Diesel fuel isn't what it used to be. Minnesota's use of clean, renewable biodiesel blends help reduce greenhouse gas emission and particle emissions. You can thank a farmer for that! - The Dakota/Rice County Corn and Soybean Growers and Their Checkoff.
Rice Street Royalty
The Rice Street Royalty is excited to be in Farmington today as one of our Princesses is a former Farmington Ambassador! Morgyn Felty is excited to be back in her home town celebrating Dew Days. Along with her is Princess Tiara and Queen Lynnae!
Castle Rock Bank & Castle Rock Agency
The Castle Rock Insurance Agency has been serving the Farmington auto, home, life, business and agribusiness community for over 100 years. They thank you and appreciate your loyalty.
The Castle Rock Bank thanks this community for 100 years of loyal support. The Castle Rock Banks mission is to support Farmington first, last, and always. Their motto is "You know us, We know you". That's the spirit of community pride!!
Farmington Gymnastics & Cheer
Located in downtown Farmington, Farmington Gymnastics & Cheer offers rec. classes for boys and girls ages 2 and up, Competitive MAGA gymnastics teams, All Star Cheer teams and tumbling classes for cheer and dance. Stop by 315 Elm Street to learn more about what is available for your children.
Leo's South, where "WE SELL FUN" located right off 35W and County Road 46 on East side frontage road. We sell all your Power Sports FUN, along with parts, accessories and service. Come see us and GET YOUR FUN ON at LEO'S SOUTH!!!
Matt Little is the former Mayor of Lakeville and our current State Senator. He's spent his first three legislative sessions lowering taxes, funding our schools, promoting local businesses, improving transportation, and helping our seniors. Matt lives in Lakeville with his wife Coco and their three dogs, and they're expecting their first child this July!
As an Old National client, you can count on us to know you and help you reach your goals through each stage of your life. We will do this with the expertise, technology and products found at larger banks but giving you the service and commitment of a community bank. Old National Bank is Your Bank for Life with 34 locations in Minnesota to serve you.
Scouting has been a part of Farmington for over 90 years. Today, Farmington has 5 Cub Scout Packs, one at each of the elementary schools, and 3 Troops for 11-17 year-olds. We are proud to represent Farmington during campouts, travels, and community service projects.
Lakeville Fire and Rescue has been providing emergency services since 1884. The department currently has 82 volunteer paid-on-call firefighters serving their community from 4 fire stations. Lakeville has 13 trucks and today they are driving their 2016 Rosenbauer Commander Rescue Pumper which has a 1500 gpm water pump and holds 750 gallons of water. As a neighbor, Lakeville is always ready to assist the surrounding communities when needed.
Lakeville Pan-O-Prog Royalty
Representing Lakevilles Panorama Of Progress Festival held
July 4th thru July 14th 2019 are the Lakeville Royalty
Miss Lakeville Jennifer Anderson
Princess Caroline Roesner
Princess Grace Dietz
Little Miss Maecyn Nobach
and Little Master Landon Anderson
Rockin Jump in Eagan is the Twin Cities premier trampoline park. Located across the street from the Eagan Outlet Mall, and catering to all ages and ability levels; it's fun for the whole family!
Dakota County 2-Cylinder Club
Our club purpose is to promote the interest of the public in historic farming practices, and the preservation & restoration of antique tractors and equipment, particularly John Deere models, their lore and literature.
Support Our Troops Haunted House
The Support Our Troops Haunted House organization's mission is to support local soldiers who are currently deployed, or have been deployed overseas and their families, and assisting them as needs arise. The 2019 Haunted House takes place the first two weekends in October at the Dakota County Fairgrounds.
2019 North Hudson Pepper Festival Royalty:
King: Kevin Baier
Queen: Carly Simones Princess: Joy Rambo
Princess: Emily O'Brien Princess: Carah Fitzgerald
The North Hudson Pepper Festival is "The little village celebration with a big Italian flavor". Pepper Fest celebrates its strong Italian heritage with a 3-day festival that raises money for the community. It began in 1954 to raise money to build an elementary school and was put on by a group of neighbors. The school was built and the festival grew. In the 1960s the festival took a break and was revived in the mid-1970s. Since then, we have grown and hopefully improved for our many visitors from other communities.
Highlights include: Grande Day Parade, Homemade Italian food - including spaghetti, meatballs, hot Italian sandwiches, ravioli, stuffed peppers, pepper sandwiches and more. There is also a "social garden", bingo, a cooking contest (recipes must include peppers), carnival, nightly dances and more. We also have a number of "eating" contests that include Championship Spaghetti Eating and Championship Pepper Eating!
Each year, the North Hudson Pepper Festival gives most of its earnings back to the community. Various non-profit organizations and/or groups, volunteer their time before, during and following Pepper Festival weekend. They are rewarded with for their wonderful volunteer efforts after the Festival Pepper Festival also gives monies each year to other designated beneficiaries that have submitted a grant request.
The 2019 North Hudson Pepper Festival will be held August 16-18, 2019 Join us for some HOT FUN in the summer!
Homestead Community Church is a four-year-old church in Farmington! We are a group of people who come together to grow in faith and meet needs in our community. We have programs for kids, adults, and teenagers. Come visit us!
River road royalty, represent the sterling, Eureka, lake town historical society. Our event is the River Road ramble. From St. Croix Falls to Grantsburg taking the River Road one way and Highway 87 the other it is always the fourth Saturday in September.
Queen: Annalise Wright
Duchess: Cloey Johnson
Ambassadors: Addie Koenig, Ella Waterworth, And Mickenzie Wright
Me. Lisa Johnson
Farmington Girl Scouts
Please consider having your daughter join a Farmington Girl Scout troop for the 2019-2020 year! Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place
Pan-handlers Steel Drum band
The Pan-handlers Steel Drum Band is a versatile 3-18 piece steel band based in Minneapolis,
Minnesota. They can play as a trio of steel drums with a recorded rhythm section, as an 18 piece
steel drum band with all percussion played live, or any combination of instrumentation in between,
making appearances possible for virtually any event or venue. They are able to play many different
styles of music, and if there's a particular song or two that you'd like at your event they will learn it for
you. Let them add some beach to your ballroom, bar mitzva, boat deck, or back yard barbecue. For
more information, look for The Pan-Handlers Steel Drum Band on facebook or on the web at
Chicks on Sticks
Chicks on Sticks is showing off their long legs and love of dressing up and celebrating the ancient art of stilt walking.
Ultimate Martial Arts- Lakeville
Ultimate Martial Arts- Lakeville offers professional, original, advanced Martial Arts Training, and is dedicated to make a positive impact on all our students by teaching real self defense techniques, along with developing confidence, respect, honor and discipline. Classes are available for ages 4 & up!
From classic to modern; Faith Church has been part of the Farmington community for over 100 years, and is moving into the future bringing faith to life, for you. Coming together as a "classic church" for worship and community, growing into who God has made us to be, and reaching out to serve others is what we do. Come to Faith. Grow in faith. Be sent out with faith. This is Faith Church.