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Open Streets at
Penn Fest

Sunday, September 16 from 12 noon to 5 pm

Richfield's Biggest Block Party!

Open Streets at Penn Fest features music, dance, games, sports, crafts and more fun on Penn Avenue from 62nd to 76th Streets in Richfield. FREE admission. 


IndePENNdence 5K Run

Starting at 12 noon to kick off Penn Fest

Join us for the first annual IndePENNdence 5K. The run will kick off Penn Fest with a flat and fast, USATF certified run down the middle of Penn Avenue while hundreds of vendors and spectators cheer the runners on. The event benefits Minnesota Independence College and Community (MICC), a life skills program for young adults with autism spectrum disorders and other learning differences. Click here to visit registration page. 

2018 Penn Fest Flyer

Discover more Penn Fest attractions

Live Music at
Fireside Foundry 

Pocketful 'A' Change

Ragtown Band

Eats on the Avenue

Come hungry! Open Streets at Penn Fest features bounty of delicious food choices. Both on-the-street food trucks and vendors plus local restaurants will be serving. 
  • Anchor Fish and Chips
  • Docs Popcorn
  • Tot Boss 
  • Westrum's
  • Tibetan Momos
  • Amazing Momo
  • Z's Smokin Bonez BBQ
  • Mik Mart Ice Cream
  • Go Bananas
  • KCM Eggrolls
  • Heavhy Metal Grill
  • Sweet Dreams Concessions

Local restaurants

  • Fireside Foundry
  • Sandys Tavern
  • Davanni's
  • Aida
  • Cone Brothers

Wags & Wiggles

Woof Central is proud to sponsor its first ever Wags & Wiggles Talent contest for dogs.
Talent contest entrants will compete with other dog/owner pairs in simple but fun events such as “Best Peanut Butter Eater,” “Musical Sits,” “Best Trick” and “Best Treat Catcher.”  Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place winners. Dog owners can sign up on the Woof Central website to guarantee a spot. Walk up registrants will be taken as space allows. Download flyer below.

2018 Penn Fest Event Map

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