Faribault Blue Collar Festival

August 10-14th, 2022 Located in Historic Downtown Faribault

Welcome to Faribault, Minnesota’s Biggest Block Party located in the heart of The Historic Downtown District throughout the 200 and 300 blocks of Central Avenue North. The festival in 2022 will be in its 14th year. While each year things change a little, this year will have some major changes. Besides the great music lineup on Saturday, you will find music from Wednesday to Sunday in different locations in Faribault. Make sure to keep an eye on the schedules for when and where.

“Had a fantastic time during the day and in the evening. Rib cook off was amazing too!”

– Daryl, a real event goer.


Check out our wide variety of music in the different locations around town and the main stage lineup for Saturday.

BBQ Competition

Are you ready to try your skills against other backyard grill pros? Sign up and show them off in our annual competition.


Our food vendors come with a wide variety to please your palate. With a focus on BBQ for the event, we also have numerous other vendors to try and make your taste buds happy!