2017 Harmony Community Events

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Root River Trail Towns 60 Mile Garage Sale @ City of Harmony
Jun 23 – Jun 24 all-day

The nine communities along the Root River and Harmony-Preston Valley State Trail System are teaming up to host a 9 community garage sale! More info on the Root River Trail Towns website!

Harmony’s 4th of July Celebration
Jul 1 – Jul 4 all-day

Join us for Harmony’s famous 4th of July Celebration! Enjoy the Jim Busta Band featuring Mollie B, a Pedal Tractor Pull, our Grand Parade and many more festivities in the biggest little town in southeast Minnesota! More info closer to date.

Click on links below to download a parade entry form or vendor application for Art on the Green.

Art on the Green 2017


1st Annual Harmony Sings Amateur Vocal Contest @ The Old Legion Hall
Jul 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Click here to download contestant application.

Harmony’s first annual Harmony Sings contest is an amateur vocal contest open to Harmony residents ages 15-25- this includes Harmony based college students! The contest is being offered through the Harmony Area Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with our 4th of July festivities. The contestant who takes first place will go on to represent Harmony in the September 24th Statewide Minnesota Sings Contest in St. Paul. Contestants must still be in the age range of 15-25 on the contest date of September 24th.

The Harmony Sings Contest is scheduled to take place on Sunday, July 2nd at 2pm at The Old Legion Hall in Harmony. All singers will be asked to provide a backing track to accompany them, please be sure yours works on a CD player not just in your computer. They should be CD-R, not +R. If you are looking for a new song, Amazon Tunes, iTunes and several other sites online feature thousands of titles. Be sure it is in your key before you buy it!

Prizes for the July 2nd Harmony Sings Contest

First Place:

  • $500
  • Harmony Business Prize Package
  • Will go on to compete at the state level in the official Minnesota Sings State Amateur Vocal Contest on September 24th in St. Paul.
  • One night overnight lodging for two at the Minnesota Sings venue
  • Two complimentary tickets to the MN Sings Contest for your guests
  • Will be honored in Harmony’s 4th of July Parade

Second Place:

  • $100 Harmony Dollars from the Harmony Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Harmony Business Prize Package
  • May be called upon to represent Harmony at the September 24th Minnesota Sings if the first place contestant is unable to complete their commitment to the contest.

Third Place:

  • Gift Certificate from On The Crunchy Side

If you go on to represent Harmony during the September 24th, 2017 Minnesota Sings Competition, you will be competing for a chance at the following prizes:

First Place for September 24th Statewide Minnesota Sings Contest:

  • $3,000 cash for the contestant
  • $1,500 for your favorite hometown charity
  • $1,000 for their sponsor
  • 6 hour recording session at The Garage- music venue and recording studio located in Burnsville, MN- complete with studio musicians and a producer

Second Place prize includes $2,000 cash for the contestant and $750 for the event sponsor, Third Place prize is $1,000 for the contestant and $500 for the event sponsor, Fourth Place prize is $500 for the contestant and $250 for the event sponsor. For more information on the Minnesota Sings contest, please visit their website,

It’s Free to Enter the Harmony Sings Contest- Here’s How!

Simply download an application form, fill it out, and turn it in to Kingsley Mercantile or the Harmony Area Chamber of Commerce office no later than Wednesday, May 31stClick here to download contestant application.

Art on the Green Arts & Crafts Fair @ Harmony Visitor Center
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for Harmony’s 2nd annual Art on the Green Festival at the Harmony Visitor Center. This celebration of local arts and crafts is being held during Harmony’s 4th of July Celebration!

Download a vendor form by clicking on the link below.

Art on the Green 2017

2nd Annual Root River Bluff & Valley Bicycle Tour
Jul 7 – Jul 9 all-day

Join this three day bike tour through the Root River Trail Towns! Registration info at

National Night Out & Customer Appreciation Supper @ Selvig Park
Aug 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us in the park on National Night Out for a free supper, sponsored by Harmony Area Chamber of Commerce businesses. A meal of hot dogs or brats, baked beans, chips and coffee or water will be provided. The 2017 Miss Harmony Court will host an ice cream social, and entertainment will be provided.

Harmony’s Taste of the Trail
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join Harmony businesses at the Trailhead for a taste of Harmony! Sample foods from local restaurants and enjoy music and other entertainments.

Fall Foliage Weekend @ City of Harmony
Oct 6 – Oct 8 all-day

Experience fall in an authentic Minnesota farming community! Enjoy the fall colors, our beautifully decorated downtown, or tour the Amish countryside or Niagara Cave! Stop in our Visitor Center for a fall colors driving map.

6th Annual Monster Bash Haunted House @ Monster Bash HQ
Oct 19 – Oct 31 all-day

Join the Monster Bash crew for their 6th annual Haunted House in their NEW location!

Monster Bash runs on the following days and times.

Thursday 10/19 – 7-9pm
Friday 10/20 – 6-10pm
Saturday 10/21 – 5-10pm
Sunday 10/22 – 7-9pm

Thursday 10/26 – 7-9pm
Friday 10/27 – 7-10pm
Saturday 10/28 – 7-10pm
Sunday 10/29 – 7-9pm
Tuesday 10/31 – 7-9pm

Haunted Harmony @ City of Harmony
Oct 20 – Oct 22 all-day

Come experience the spookiest little town in southeast Minnesota during our weekend long Halloween Festival! Trick or treating, Monster Bash Haunted House, a grand parade and many more activities await you this weekend! More details to follow.

Holiday Fest @ Fillmore Central High School
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Harmony’s Holiday Fest is a great opportunity to get a jump start on your Holiday Gift Shopping! With over 50 vendors in two gyms, you are sure to find something for everyone on your gift shopping list, and maybe even something for yourself! Direct sales vendors are limited to one vendor per product, which means a large variety to choose from, and there are many unique arts and crafts vendors to shop from as well!

Small Business Saturday @ City of Harmony
Nov 25 all-day

Show your love for Harmony on November 25th! Support your local small businesses!

Breakfast with Santa @ Harmony Community Center
Dec 2 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am

Enjoy a pancake breakfast by the Harmony Lions Club, the ECFE Gift Shopping for Kids Room, Pictures with Santa by DianeH Photography, Greenfield Lutheran Youth Cookie & Candy Sale & Cookie Decorating with Gundersen Harmony Clinic!