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Otsego Festival History

The origins of the Otsego Prairie Festival date back to when Otsego first became a City and has become an event the whole community looks forward to each year!

Otsego became a City in 1990 and community leaders soon identified the need for an annual festival to unite residents. Sandy Lindenfelser was an intern with the City at the time and her project was to gather ideas for the festival identify volunteers and organize fundraising.
The first Otsego Festival in its current form was held in 2002 and was initially organized by a volunteer committee, headed by resident Rose Cassady, who wanted to establish an annual event in Otsego whereby neighbors and businesses could come together each September as an annual tradition.
Supported by the City of Otsego, the volunteer committee was very successful at attracting a wide variety of exhibitors, vendors and activities to Prairie Park with annual attendance of more than 5,000 people typical each year.
This year the City of Otsego is taking the lead planning what will now be known at the Otsego Prairie Festival and wishes to recognize the volunteer committee dedicated to making the festival a wonderful attraction in Prairie Park.
We look forward to carrying on this Otsego tradition for many years to come.


2019: Otsego Lions to host a Beer Garden and Raffle

The Otsego Lions will be serving ice-cold draft beer from local breweries, Coors Light, and Mexican Moonshine; visit the Beer Garden to listen to great music and enjoy an early fall day with family and friends. There will also be a raffle with cash prizes.
Thanks for supporting the Otsego Lions Club!


Mark your calendar

Saturday, September 12, 2020
Fireworks at 9:00 p.m.!

Prairie Park Location

13355 – 90th Street NE
Otsego, MN 55330

Otsego Rod and Custom

Car Show runs 10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Trophies awarded at 2:30 p.m.

festival contact

Ross Demant
763-235-3148

Mark your calendar

Saturday, September 12, 2020
Fireworks at 9:00 p.m.!

Prairie Park Location

13355 – 90th Street NE
Otsego, MN 55330

Otsego Rod and Custom

Car Show runs 10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Trophies awarded at 2:30 p.m.

festival contact

Ross Demant
763-235-3148

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