St Urho’s Celebration

Date: March 15, 2019 - March 17, 2019

Time: All Day

Location: Clair Nelson / Finland Community Center

Event Description

The 2018 St Urho theme is Urho, or hero, let’s celebrate everyday heroes!  As always, we finance this party with raffle ticket and button sales! Buy your tickets and buttons at area businesses.

St. Urho is a fictional Finnish saint who is said to have chased away the grasshoppers to save the grape crop. St. Urho’s Day is traditionally March 16th, and there are widespread celebrations across northern Minnesota, and many places with populations of Finnish descent.

In Finland, MN, St. Urho’s Day is celebrated the weekend closest to March 15th. There is a beauty pageant, a parade, music, facepainting, food, snow sculptures, a scavenger hunt and other community festivities.

Dress in purple and green and come on out!


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