Celebrate the beauty of fall in the Mississippi River valley in Wabasha, a historic river town nestled in the bluffs of southeast Minnesota. Each year, Wabasha hosts a fall festival called SeptOberfest which takes place mid-September and runs through October.

October 4-5 Saturday and Sunday, 10:30am & 2:30pm – From Clay to Bronze Demo– Educator and sculptor Dan Massopust takes you from start to finish in creating life-like wildlife art.

October 11-12 Saturday and Sunday, 10am-3pm – Meet a peregrine falcon! – Learn about the world’s fastest animal and their remarkable recovery in this meet and greet with Jackie Fallon of the Midwest Peregrine Society.SM peregrine close -web

October 17 -18 – Special events all weekend: 

Petting Zoo Friday and Saturday, 10am-4pm- Meet a variety of miniature and small breed farm animals! Animals may include miniature ponies, miniature donkeys, sheep, goats, miniature pot-belly pigs, alpacas, bunnies, ducks, and chickens.pet zoo 2 -web

Minnesota Owls Program Friday only, 12pm– Meet a live eastern screech owl and learn about Minnesota’s nocturnal birds of prey with a Quarry Hill naturalist.

Nature Adventures, LIVE! Friday at 2pm and Saturday at 12pm & 2pm- Meet live reptiles in fun-filled programs with Nature Adventures hosts Todd and Terri.
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For a complete listing of SeptOberfest events in Wabasha, visit wabashamn.org/septoberfest.