new prague Dožínky festival

September 19 -21, 2024
VolunteerSchedule of Events

2024 New Prague Dožínky Festival 

It’s exciting that we celebrate 40 years of Dožínky® in 2024.

What an amazing event and tradition we have grown here in New Prague. About 200 local businesses that make up the New Prague Chamber of Commerce are your hosts for this weekend. Please be sure to give them your business and thank them for being such a great community supporter. 

Dožínky® Festival weekend will kick off on Thursday, September 19th  with the Dožínky Zero K at at Giesenbräu Bier Co, followed by our Dožínky Bingo event. The festivities will continue on Friday, September 20th with the Classic Car Cruise on Main St. After the cruise, be sure to stop by the Chamber of Commerce Beer Garden on Main St. for a street dance.

The festivities commence on Saturday, September 21st, with the opening ceremony at the Czech Heritage Village at 10 am. The Chamber of Commerce will once again invite vendors, performers and local Czech royalty. The Kids Czech Tour will also be a fun activity for the kids to enjoy from 1 pm – 4 pm.

All merchandise and food vendors open on Main Street at 10:00am and don’t forget to pick up some limited-edition Dožínky® Festival wearables outside the Chamber of Commerce office. There are more of great events during Dožínky® weekend like the Rick Tietz Memorial Softball Tournament and Alumni Women’s Volleyball Tournament in Memorial Park. It’s a great way to catch up with classmates and friends. 

Registration for the Zero K will open soon!

2024 Dožínky Schedule of Events

Dožínky Bingo at the Brewery

Thursday, September 19th
Giesenbräu Bier Co @ 7 pm

Dožínky Zero K

Thursday, September 19th
Giesenbräu Bier Co. @ 5:30 pm

Dožínky Classic Car Cruise

Friday, September 20th
Main Street @ 6:30 pm

Dožínky Street Dance

Jake Nelson
Friday, September 20th
Main Street @ 8 :30 pm

Dožínky Opening Ceremony

Saturday, September 21st – 10am
Czech Heritage Village

Dožínky Festival

Saturday, September 21st – 10am
Main Street

Parade of Farm Pride

Saturday, September 21st – 12pm
Main Street

Dožínky Variety Show

Saturday, September 21st – 7 pm
New Prague High School

Dožínky Festival Parade of Farm Pride

The Parade of Farm Pride takes place at 12 pm on Dožínky Saturday and will cruise Main Street and features many local area businesses and organizations as well as a variety of local farmers and tractors. Join us!

Click HERE for the parade route map and HERE for the line-up map.

Dožínky Festival Car Cruise

Join us for the Classic Car Cruise the 3rd Friday in September when almost 400 show worthy classic cars cruise Main Street!

There is no pre-registration for the event. Registration opens the day of the event from 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm in the New Prague High School parking lot (221 12th St. NE). The The cruise will begin promptly at 6:30 pm and costs $20 per vehicle. Registration includes 1 meal from the New Prague Rotary food booth, goodie bag, and commemorative dash plaque. Cars must be in show condition (a little rust is OK). Modern sports and muscle cars less than 20 years old will be accepted if in show condition (no Ford Taurus or Mini-vans; vehicles must be a ‘classic’).

The money raised through registration fees allows our local Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club to continue to do good for local businesses and the community.

We hope you consider participating! 

The New Prague Chamber of Commerce thanks the New Prague Rotary Club for their ongoing commitment in organizing the event.

Dožínky Zero K & Dožínky Bingo

It’s the race that requires absolutely Zero training! The Dožínky Zero K will be held on the 3rd Friday in September. The ‘race will begin at 5:30 pm with the after party starting at 5:31. Bingo will begin at 7 pm; paper sales start at 6 pm. *Must be 21 or older to drink and play bingo but all ages are welcome to participate in the Zero K (non-alcoholic beverages available).

Registration is $25.

**Registered participants will receive a shirt and beverage at the brewery.

The Dožínky Zero K event is a fun experiment for non-runners designed to bring community members together to support local business and raise funds for the Chamber so we can enhance our event, programs and services offered to Chamber members and the community. You still get the start/finish, the t-shirt and an epic post-race party!

“All of the fun without the run

New Prague Dozinky Festival Zero K

Title Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Autowash Systems, Inc.
Goosebusters, Ltd.
The New Prague Times/Suel Printing
Rotary Club of New Prague
Tikalsky Laser Engraving

Silver Sponsors

2 If By Sea Tactical
American Family Insurance – Melissa Kreuser Agency
American Legion Post 45
Braith Auto
Coborn’s Superstore
Connelly Plumbing & Heating
Czech Heritage Club
Dr. Doug Vayda Orthodontic Specialist
Geisenbräu Bier Co.
HealthSource Chiropractic of New Prague
Kubes Realty
Lakers New Prague Sanitary
Praha Village
Southwest Eye Care
West End Liquor

Bronze Sponsors

1319 Woodfire Tavern
Heartland Credit Union
KCHK
Keepsake Insurance
Novak Companies, LLC
Palmer Welcome Auto
Tech Support MN
Tupy Insurance Agency, Inc.
Word of Life Church
Unleashed

Harvest Sponsors

M.L. Kucera – Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic
NPCL Mutual Insurance
Stasney Electric, LLC