NOTE: These are 2018 Events. 2019 Events will be updated in the summer prior.


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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.
PARKING CHANGE! General admission parking at the Ballroom, 1055 Hwy 3.
Free shuttle service every 20 minutes from the Ballroom Lot to rodeo.
Limited ADA parking at rodeo site.


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
1:00 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. SITE CHANGE: POST PARKING LOT, On Highway 19 between Plum and Orchard Streets
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 5:00 p.m.
SITE CHANGE: POST PARKING LOT, On Highway 19 between Plum and Orchard Streets

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.- 6:00 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.
SITE CHANGE: POST PARKING LOT, On Highway 19 between Plum and Orchard Streets

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 Noon-6:00 p.m.
SITE CHANGE: POST PARKING LOT, On Highway 19 between Plum and Orchard Streets

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