2019 Schedule of Events

More Food ~ More Fun ~ More Forada Days!

Join us this year for our ANNUAL Forada Days city celebration! We are celebrating on August 2nd, 3rd, & 4th this year! See below for our list of confirmed events. This schedule will be updated as events are confirmed! Thank you for visiting and please feel free to ask us if you have any questions!

Crowd favorites return + some new additions will make this year fantastic:
  • Dan Lee Hypnosis
  • Forada 5K Run
  • Kids Games + Hemker Zoo Presentations
  • Pig Races
  • Parade with Grand Marshalls Jerry + Kathy Patrick
  • Forada Celebrity Dunk Tank
  • Beer Yoga led by Yoga One

Live Performances by:

  • Dana and the BottleRockets @ 8
  • The Issue 9:30-1

    Forada Days Schedule

    Friday, August 2nd:

    Forada Days Kick Off Party Hosted by The Muddy Boot with Free Jukebox, Comedian Kevin Craft from 9-11 and Drink Specials!

    Saturday, August 3rd:

    7:00am Registration – 8:00am Start (Downtown Forada) Forada Fun Run! (See Fun Run page under Schedule of Events tab to sign up)



    8:00am-5:00pm Forada Museum (located inside City Hall)


    9:00am Schmidt’s Kiddie Pedal Pull (located on Main Street)


    9:00am-5:00pm Softball Tournament (contact Scott 320-226-6665)

    10:00am-3:00pm Lion’s Feed (located in front of City Hall)


    10am-12pm Hemker Zoo – Look + Learn (2 – 1 hour presentations)

    1:00pm Grand Parade (Registration starts at 11am)


    …LIVIN’ THE DREAM IN 2019…
    Hunting, Fishing, Farming, Music, Sports, and Partying!
    What defines living YOUR dream?


    We’d LOVE to see your 2019 Forada Parade Float and how it reflects your favorite pastime. Get your friends and family together and start planning today! Cash prizes to 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.


    * Also, following the parade, BINGO brought to you by the Forada Seniors (located inside City Hall)


    2:00pm-4:00pm Pig Races in Toby Park + Clueless the Balloon Twister/Friendship Bracelets (located next to Toby Park)


    Kids Coloring Contest is running all day!!!(located at Toby Park)


    3:00pm-5PM Forada Celebrity Dunk Tank – Come dunk your favorite neighbor!! 🙂



    3:00pm – 4:00pm Beer Yoga – grab your friends and family and relax and unwind! Yoga will be led by Yoga One!

    5:00PM Lion’s Raffle Drawing


    5:30pm-6:30pm Dan Lee Hypnosis (located on Main Street)



    8:00pm-12:00am Street Dance (located on Main Street) Featuring Dana and the Bottle Rockets at 8pm following them will be The Issue from 9:30-1


    Fireworks sponsored by The Muddy Boot at dark

    Sunday, August 4th:

    8:00am-12:00pm Forada First Responder Breakfast (Forada Firehall) Serving pancakes, french toast, eggs, and sausage.


    Forada Days Parade Information

    The Grand Parade is scheduled for Saturday, August 3rd at 1pm

    Winning Prizes are:

    1st place $100

    2nd place $75

    3rd place $25

    Please fill out the form to register for the parade. Submission is being sent to Sarah Eblen.