Explore Celebration Events

There is so much to do during the Defeat of Jesse James Days! Dig into the various events going on at any time.


Watch the Historic Re-Enactment

Come watch our authentic replica of the botched bank robbery on Northfield First National Bank in 1876. Our re-enactments are world renowned.

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See the Rodeo

This PRCA sanctioned rodeo is comprised of five generations over 75 years. They are known around the country for providing rodeos with high quality stock and great professionalism.


Bands Playing Under the Bigtop

Bridge Square – Water Street – Big top event tent – Button required for music acts.

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2018 Ambassadors Named

It was an exciting evening Friday at the Northfield Middle School when the Defeat of Jesse James Days selected 5 new 2018 Junior Ambassadors to reign over the upcoming celebration and promote Northfield over the next year. 19 candidates participated to an auditorium...

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