Celebrate Independence Day in Stewartville each year!  From a rockin' street dance on July 3rd to Summerfest Runs, Arts in the Park, Stewie Cruisers Car Show, Fire Department's Water Wars to the Grand Parade and Fabulous Fireworks on July 4th to a teen dance party on July 5 and a co-ed volleyball tournament on July 6, we think there’s something for everyone!  You'll find it all plus more at our annual Summerfest Celebration!!!

Be in Stewartville July 2nd-6th!

July 2 | 6-7:30pm | Florence Park : Stewartville Rocks Summerfest 2019 - Free Rock Painting Party for all ages! Rocks and art supplies provided. Bring your rock home with you and then on July 3rd set it in a public place in our community to celebrate National Drop a Rock Day! Find out more at The Kindness Rocks Project. Join the group Stewartville Rocks Facebook page to continue with this amazing project. There will be a Stewartville Rocks activity station at Arts in the Park on July 4th at Florence Park - another FREE activity to enjoy!

July 3 |5:30pm-12:30am | Florence Park : Summerfest Street Dance - see more details below

July 4 Activities

8am, 9am, 10am | Florence Park : Summerfest Runs - Register Here

10am-4pm | Florence Park : Arts in the Park - see more details below

6:30pm | Grand Parade - Parade Route Map

Dusk | Fireworks - best viewed at Florence Park, Bear Cave Park or Stewartville United Methodist Church. The church is having a party during the fireworks with food, lawn games, music, photo booth and lots of free parking! SUMC Party

July 5 | 8pm-10pm | Stewartville Swimming Pool : Summerfest Teen Dance and Pool Party - for kids going into 6th grade in the Fall - 17 years old. $5 admission per person. DJ music by Kevin Welter of Welter Entertainment DJ Service. FREE popcorn courtesy of First Farmers & Merchants. Concession stand will be open for other food and beverage sales. There will be games, prizes, swimming, dancing, and just so much fun! Don’t miss this new event created for our amazing youth! This event is sponsored by the Stewartville Area Community Foundation.

July 6 | 8:30am | Bear Cave Park : Adult Co-ed Sand Volleyball Tournament


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street dance - july 3

Join us at the Street Dance on Wednesday, July 3rd!  Gates open at 5:30pm with local musician, Aaron Simmons entertaining from 6-9pm and Diesel Drive taking the stage from 9:30pm - 12:30am.  

Pre-Sale Tickets $10, sold in Stewartville at American Legion, Bremer Bank, Dahl Copiers, Down Under Bar & Grill (DU), Fareway, Strikers Corner and online at Eventbrite.

Tickets at the Gate $15 or 2 for $25.

Food vendors and beer garden open at 5:30pm. 

All ages welcome until 9pm, after 9pm 18 years and older only. 

The Summerfest Street Dance is sponsored by:

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arts in the park - july 4

July 4th is a full day and night of activities for all ages!  Summerfest Runs kick off the morning.  Arts in the Park - food and craft vendors, carnival games and rides, kids tractor pull, kids parade, and many other activities fun from 10am-4pm.


grand parade & fireworks - july 4

Stewartville is known for its Grand Parade with 90+ units and surprises for ages 0-112 years!  Parade begins at 6:30pm - come early to find a seat along the parade route! 

Our Fabulous Fireworks begin at Dusk and are best viewed at Florence Park or Bear Cave Park.