Event Details

This event is running from 28 July 2017 until 26 July 2020. It is next occurring on July 24, 2020

Welcome to Chaska’s annual summer community celebration of life along the Minnesota River.

2017 marks our 42nd year of our celebration!  We are eager to share our fun and our community spirit with you.  The entire River City Days weekend is supported and sponsored by dozens of organizations in our community who are dedicated to bringing you all the wonderful sights, sounds and tastes of our annual celebration.

For up to date details please visit the Chaska River City Days website.


*RCD Medallion Hunt     Clues Begin Saturday, July 22

Friday:  4pm to 12 midnite
Saturday: 10 am to 12 midnite
Sunday:  9:30am -6pm  (Limited Events/Activities in City Square Park)

FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017

*Chaska RCD Medallion Hunt See details below
Friends of the Chaska Community Library-Used Book Sale             9am-8pm
-City Hall Plaza
Walk the Downtown Sidewalk -Sidewalk Sales                                        10am-5pm
-Downtown Businesses
*Chaska Historical Society – 2017 Feature to be determined                  9am-5pm
*Art and Craft Fair, Food Court, Games, Info Booths                            4pm -End
-City Square Park
*SW Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Expo                        4:30-7:30 pm
–Main Tent on Walnut at City Square Park
Pie & Ice Cream Social/Fundraiser                                                                4-8:30pm
-Moravian Church

Performances at Gazebo
 Acoustic guitar by Jason Rohman                                                                4-5:00pm 
-Step By Step Montessori Preschool Singers                                              5-5:30pm
-Chaska School of Dance                                                                                   5:30-6pm
*Presentation of 2017 RCD Ambassadors– Gazebo                                   6:00 pm-6:30pm
*Minnesota Valley Community Band                                                            7-8:30pm
Presentation of the Medallion Hunt – Gazebo                                            7:40pm
*”SOLID GOLD” Band- Live Entertainment                                                8:30-12pm
-Main Stage on Walnut-City Square Park


RCD 5K Fun Run for Charity                                                                        8am
-City Square Park/Downtown area
Friends of the Chaska Community Library -Used Book Sale             9am-3pm
–City Hall Plaza
*Chaska Historical Society –                                                                          9am-5pm
-112 West 4th St
Walk the Downtown Sidewalk Sales –                                                    10am-5pm
–Downtown Businesses
Second Street Art on the Walk – on 2nd St East                                 10am-5pm
*Art and Craft Fair, Games, Activities, Info Booths,                     10am-all day
Food Court    –City Square Park
*Pie & Ice Cream Social/Fundraiser                                                           11am-5:30pm
–Moravian Church
Live Performances at City Square Park/Gazebo
      Chaska Music Studios               12:00 – 12:45
Andes Flute Music by -Enrique Burga   3:oo-3:30
Chaska Middle School Band Performances        4:00-6:00pm
(Music selections of Jazz, Movie, Country  Bluegrass, Garage, etc.)
Chaska Fire Dept. Water Fights                                                                         1:00 pm
-3rd-4th St. on Walnut
CASH BINGO                                                                                                 3:30-5pm
-Under Tent on Walnut St
Rotary Steak and Chicken Fry Dinner                                                      5:00-8pm
-City Square Park – Walnut St/3rd
Karaoke-RCD Style!  -Gazebo                                                                6:00-8:00pm
*”HORNUCOPIA/POWER OF 10″ *(Confirmed for 2017)                 8:00pm-midnite
-Live Entertainment at the Main Stage on Walnut at City Square Park

SUNDAY, JULY 30, 2017

Couples Golf Scramble                                                             

–Chaska Par 30 Golf Course
RCD Foot-Golf Tournament                                                                     9:30am-4pm
-Chaska Par 30 Foot-Golf Course
*Charity Breakfast in City Square Park                                           9:00am-12:30 pm
-City Square Park -Walnut St (Under the Tent)  Proceeds to benefit Love INC
SW Metro Ed. Coop/MBC Blood Drive                                                   11am-4pm
-City Square Park/West side on Hwy41
Kid’s Mini Parade  (line up at 12:30)                                                               12:45pm
Kids are invited to decorate their wagon, trike, bike and ride it at the parade!
Special guest(s) from “Frozen” will be present.
Main Parade Chaska (Downtown)starting at Carver County Courthouse   1:00 pm

2nd ANNUAL RCD CAR SHOW in the park after the parade-  (TBFD)  1:00pm-4 pm

CULTURAL HERITAGE DAY AT RCD                                                           2:00pm-6pm
 Entertainment, Music, Ethnic Food and Activities – City Square Park
and activities    -City Square Park
FEATURED LIVE ENTERTAINMNT:    (To Be determined for 2017)

The River City Singers -Choir Concert                                           4:00 pm
     (formerly Chaska Community Choir)
Performing at the Chaska High School Auditorium

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