Continental Divide Music Festival
The Continental Divide Music and Film Festival is Friday and Saturday, August 17-18, 2012 in New York Mills, MN. Admission to Friday events is free; concerts on Saturday require ticket admission. All events handicap accessible and kid-friendly.
Friday events in downtown NYM include an annual community celebration in Central Park from 4-7pm. Festivities include a Corn Feed, food booths, kids games, and steamroller print-making. At 7pm our annual large-scale Puppet Pageant will be performed behind the Cultural Center with music by Curtis & Loretta. Immediately following, the Cactus Blossoms will play at the City Hall Ballroom, followed by the Film Festival at 9:15pm. Free childcare available 7:30-10:30pm; call with kids ages to reserve a spot 218-385-3339.
Saturday concerts at the NYM VFW outdoor stages include Haley Bonar Band, The Pines, Erik Koskinen, Galactic Cowboy Orchestra, Tim Sparks, Elisa Korenne, Pocahontas County, Caitlin Robertson, and Erik & Pete Keranen. Concerts begin at 12:30pm and continue to 11pm. Saturday admission is $20 for adults 19 & up and $10 for youth 13-18 (youth 12 & under free).
Camping is available Friday and Saturday. Campground is adjacent to VFW concert grounds. Cost is $15 per person for the weekend (kids 12 & under are free). Call 218-385-3339 for more information/reservations.
Breakfast available Sunday morning at the VFW.
Bad weather venue is NYM City Hall Ballroom.
This activity is made possible in part by a grant provided by the Minnesota State Legislature from the State's arts and cultural heritage fund with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008. And by support from the New York Mills Civic & Commerce Association, the City of New York Mills, the McKnight Foundation, and the members and business supporters of the New York Mills Regional Cultural Center.
New York Mills VFW Concert Grounds (View)
120 South Boardman
New York Mills, MN 56567
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: Yes!|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|