The purpose of this page is to outline a general chronological flow of events. We Also list Alphabetically and have a PDF downloadable/printable Brochure Available.

Bank Raid Re-Enactments
BUTTON EVENT = Buttons required for bleacher seating.  408 Division Street.  Friday 6:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m., Saturday 11:00 a.m. & 1:00, 3:00, 5:00 p.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. (Limited bleacher seating available for 12:30 raid).  American Sign Language Interpreted: Friday 6:00 p.m., Saturday 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m., (for ASL, check in at Info Booth 20 minutes before re-enactment). Spanish Interpretation Script available at all raids.

Northfield Historical Society Bank Site and Museum
408 Division Street 507-645-9268, www.nothfieldhistory.org, See website for admission prices.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Thursday 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m., Sunday 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Defeat of Jesse James Days RODEO
Friday, 8:00 p.m., Saturday, 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.
Reserved tickets available at Dokmo Ford-Chrysler, Hwy 3 S., 645-4478.
General admission tickets available at EconoFoods, 601 Division St.
General admission parking at MOM Brands (Malt-O-Meal), Hwy. 19.
Free shuttle service every 20 minutes from MOM parking to rodeo.
Limited general admission parking at rodeo site.

Wednesday, August 8

Sponsorship Hog Roast – invitation only
5:00-7:00 p.m. Jesse James Arena, Highway 3 South

Friday, August 10

Ambassadors Coronation
6:00 p.m. Northfield Middle School Auditorium
Admission $7; Children under 5 Free

August 29-September 3

Horseshoe hunt
Remember to register your button before the hunt. (Please read the rules and ­instructions before hunting at djjd.org/horse-shoe-hunt.)

Thursday, August 30

Golf Tournament
2:00 p.m. Shot Gun Start
Willinger’s Golf Course

Wednesday, September 5

Joseph Lee Heywood Graveside Memorial Service
Noon Northfield Cemetery, South Division across from High School

Joseph Lee Heywood DISTINGUISHED SERVICE Award Banquet
6:30 p.m. (doors open 5:00 p.m.) Northfield Ballroom, Highway 3 North
Prepaid Reservations
$125 Pin Drawing, Auction of Defeat of Jesse James Days Collector Buttons
Numbers 1 through 5

Thursday, September 6

Entertainment Center “Townie Night”
5:00 p.m.-12:00 p.m. 5th & Water Street (valid ID req’d)

8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. T.J. and the Gunslingers

Giddy-Up Horse races
Registration 5:00 p.m. Premier Bank 5th & Washington
*Button required for all participants*

Carnival 5:00 p.m. Highway 3 & 5th Street
6:00-10:00 p.m. “Wrist Band Night” See www.djjd.org for ticket sale locations

Pedal Tractor Pull 5:30 p.m. Between 4th & 5th Streets on Division

NORTHFIELD HISTORICAL SOCIETY
6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. 408 Division St.
Speaker and reception, Gayle Lunning, author of Cole Younger

Bingo on Bridge Square 6:00 p.m.-Midnight

Thursday Night Thunder Division between 5th & 6th Streets
6:00-8:00 p.m. Meet local motorsport racing teams, family fun with autographs
and games.

CASTastrophe! 7:30 p.m. Northfield Arts Guild Theater. Tickets $10

A marvelous mix-up of melodies and monologues.

Friday, September 7

Ambassador/James Gang School Visits 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Entertainment Center 4:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.
5th & Water Streets (valid ID req’d)
7:00-9:00 p.m. The Chubs

9:30 p.m.-1:00 a.m. Shane Martin

Western Style Steak Fry Northfield Cannon Valley Lions
5:00-8:00 p.m. Jesse James Arena, Highway 3 South

Carnival Highway 3 & 5th Street 5:00 p.m.

Bingo on Bridge Square 6:00 p.m.-Midnight

CASTastrophe! 7:30 p.m. Northfield Arts Guild Theater. Tickets $10

A marvelous mix-up of melodies and monologues.

P.R.C.A. Professional Rodeo 8:00 p.m. “Salute to the Troops”
Jesse James Arena, Highway 3 South. American flags to first 1500 paid attendees.
General admission presale tickets: adults $16, child $10 (ages 4-10) under 3 free; available at Dokmo, Family Fare Supermarket and Ziggy’s. Same day tickets: available at Rodeo grounds 2 hours prior to performance, adults $18, child $10 (ages 4-10) under 3 free.

Rodeo grounds Beer Garden open before and after rodeo
(valid ID req’d)

Saturday, September 8

Jesse James Bike Tour – Rotary Club of Northfield
Northfield Middle School
Register online or at 6:30 a.m.
More info at www.JesseJamesBikeTour.org

Raider Derby Registration 7:30 a.m., Race begins 9:00 a.m.
Soapbox car racing. 3rd & Orchard St. (Longfellow School).
*Button required for all participants*

Defeat of Jesse James Days Car Show
Sundowner Car Club 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Riverside Park.
Admission: $2; 15 and under free with paid adult.

Craft Show 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Central Park, 4th & Winona Streets

Kiddie Parade 9:30 a.m. 6th & Division Streets

Vintage baseball (1870 Rules), Sibley Soccer Fields
NOON Northfield Silver Stars vs. St. Croix Base Ball Club

Northfield Craft Raid 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Northfield Ice Arena

Northfield Arts Guild Riverfront Fine Arts Festival
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Cannon River Walkway

Carnival 11:00 a.m. Highway 3 & 5th Street

Bingo on Bridge Square Noon-Midnight

Cornhole Tournament Entertainment Center
Beginning at 12 o’clock Noon Must pre-register through djjd.org. (Teams limited.)

1st Cowboy Chili Cook-off Noon-4:00 p.m.
Tanzenwald Brewing Company, Hwy 3 North. Chili tasting and music by
White Iron. Tickets $10.

Entertainment Center Noon-1:00 a.m.
5th & Water Streets (valid ID req’d)
7:00-9:00 p.m. Old Country Boys
9:30 p.m.-1:00 a.m. Chad Johnson & The 8th Street Band

P.R.C.A. Professional Rodeo 2:00 p.m. Jesse James Arena, Highway 3 South
Free cowboy hat to first 400 paid kids admission. General admission presale tickets: adults $16, child $10 (ages 4-10) under 3 free; available at Dokmo, Family Fare Supermarket and Ziggy’s. Same day tickets: available at Rodeo grounds 2 hours prior to performance, adults $18, child $10 (ages 4-10) under 3 free.
Western Style Steak Fry
5:00-8:00 p.m. Jesse James Arena, Highway 3 South

DJJD Beard Contest Division Street
5:30 p.m. (immediately following final bank raid re-enactment), $15 entry free, includes official button and shirt. Details at djjd.org.

CASTastrophe! 7:30 p.m. Northfield Arts Guild Theater. Tickets $10

A marvelous mix-up of melodies and monologues.

P.R.C.A. Professional Rodeo 8:00 p.m. Jesse James Arena, Hwy 3 South
“Give Cancer the Boot” Night A fundraiser for Northfield
Hospital’s Breast Care and Infusion Centers, donate and show your support.
General admission presale tickets: adults $16, child $10 (ages 4-10) under 3 free; available at Dokmo, Family Fare Supermarket and Ziggy’s. Same day tickets: available at Rodeo grounds 2 hours prior to performance, adults $18, child $10
(ages 4-10) under 3 free.

Sunday, September 9

Defeat of Jesse James Days Run/Walk (15K/5K) Armory Square
Registration: 6:30-7:30 a.m. (run/walk begins at 8:00 a.m.)

Truck & Antique Tractor Pull Registration: 7:00 a.m., Pull: 9:00 a.m
Jesse James Arena, Hwy 3 South

VFW breakfast 7:30-11:00 a.m. Children under 10 $4, Adults $8

Northfield Arts Guild Riverfront Fine Arts Festival
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m Cannon River Walkway

Royal VIP Reception 10:00 a.m. Northfield Middle School

Craft Show 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Central Park, 4th & Winona Streets

Carnival Highway 3 & 5th Street Noon-6:00 p.m.

Bingo on Bridge Square Noon-8:00 p.m.

Entertainment Center Noon-6:00 p.m. 5th & Water Streets
(valid ID req’d) Special appearance after the Grand Parade by the “Minnesota Pipes & Drums.”

Grand Parade 2:00 p.m. Division Street

Rescue Squad Duck race 15 minutes after parade 4th Street Bridge

$5 tickets available at Bingo Stand. 1st place prize $1000, 2nd $300, 3rd $150.

Bank Raid Re-Enactments
     Buttons required for bleacher seating – 408 Division Street

Friday 6:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.Saturday 11:00 a.m. & 1:003:005:00 p.m.Sunday 11:00 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.
(Limited bleacher seating available for 12:30 raid)
American Sign Language Interpreted Raids:
 Friday 6:00 p.m.,
Saturday 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.Sunday 11:00 a.m.
(for ASL, check in at Info Booth 20 minutes before re-enactment)

Spanish Interpretation Script available at all raids.  Visit the Info Booth