On July 29, Hormel Foods will be hosting a hometown community celebration in Austin, Minn. Come celebrate the company’s 125th Anniversary with a variety of free live entertainment, kids activities, a performance by the Band Perry and fireworks.
Food will be available for purchase at food vendors and local downtown businesses. Attendees are encouraged to park at Riverland Community College where free shuttle busses will be provided. Shuttles will run from 2:45 p.m. to 11 p.m. Limited parking will be available on the streets and in the public parking lots surrounding the event.
Please be advised that no coolers, umbrellas, glass bottles, signs or posters will be allowed in the event area.
Click here to download the Hormel Foods 125th Anniversary Celebration Map
Main Stage: Featuring national talent 3-10 p.m.
- 3:00 p.m. Emcee John Cosgrove
- 3:15 p.m. Band 125
- 4:10 p.m. Emcee John Cosgrove
- 4:25 p.m. Celebrity Chef Sunny Anderson
Sunny Anderson is a Food Network host and author of a New York Times Best Seller who has been a long-time SPAM® brand fan. Her cooking style combines classic comfort foods along with unique flavors inspired by her many travels.
- 5:30 p.m. Emcee John Cosgrove
- 7:10 p.m. Emcee John Cosgrove
- 7:25 p.m. Kat Perkins
Kat Perkins has been the top selling rock artist in iTunes 5 times and was recently a finalist on NBC’s THE VOICE.
- 8:30 p.m. The Band Perry
Grammy® Award-winning sibling trio The Band Perry have proven an unstoppable presence in music, matching their major critical acclaim with massive mainstream success. Learn more about the band at www.thebandperry.com.
- 10 p.m. Fireworks
Stage B: Featuring local talent and interactive performances 3–8 p.m.
- 3:45 p.m. Shapeshift
- 5:15 p.m. Shapeshift
- 5:45 p.m. Band 125
- 6:20 p.m. Salsa Del Soul
- 8:10 p.m. Shapeshift
Community Stage: Featuring local talent and interactive performances 3–8 p.m.
- 3 p.m. TC Road Crew
- 3:30 p.m. The Magic of Adam Perry
- 3:45 p.m. Austin Mariachi Band
- 4:15 p.m. TC Road Crew
- 4:45 p.m. The Magic of Adam Perry
- 5 p.m. TC Road Crew
- 5:30 p.m. The Bazillions
- 6:20 p.m. The Magic of Adam Perry
- 6:30 p.m. Molly Kate Kestner
- 7:30 p.m. TC Road Crew
Activities available throughout the event: 3-8 p.m.
- Applegate sampling truck
- Hormel Foods Film Fest at the Paramount Theater from 3-7 p.m.
Free, family-friendly screening of the Hormel Foods Film Fest. The film will feature highlights and commercials from Hormel Foods brands from both past and present. This is a drop-in event and concessions will be available for purchase at the Paramount.
- Face painting
- Faces of Hormel Foods photo booth
- Food vendors
- Hormel® Black Label® bacon motorcycle
- Hormel® branded mini golf
- Hormel® branded sports zone
- Jennie-O Turkey Store sampling trailer
- Kid’s arts and crafts
- Muscle Milk® jeep
- Roaming magician
- Sir Can-A-Lot® character
- SKIPPY Yippee® photo opportunity
- SPAM® photo opportunity
- SPAMMY® can character
- SPAMERICAN™ Tour bus
- Taste of Hormel Foods tent
- The Color of Us painting booth
- Toddler Zone inflatable