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2024 MN-ND Events

The Longest Day® fundraiser, named after the summer solstice, is the day with the most light, representing people coming together to shine a light on the darkness of Alzheimer's. Recognizing that the fight to end Alzheimer's is every day, The Longest Day is an opportunity for individuals and organizations to support the Alzheimer's Association by hosting a fundraising activity of their choice at any time of the year.

These Longest Day participants invite you to join them for events that benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. Join the fun and celebrate the Longest Day!

The Longest Day 5K

Register to walk, run, skip, or jump in this virtual 5K and receive an Astrup Companies Alzheimer's-themed T-shirt

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9th Annual Alzheimer’s Longest Day Ride

A motorcycle ride with food, live music, drawings, cash bar, and camping! No motorcycle, no problem - ride the bus!

Saturday, June 15, 2024
9:30 a.m. registration, 11 a.m. kickstands up
Start at No Name Saloon, 114 Broad Street N, Prescott, Wisconsin
End at Gas Lite Bar, W8945 US Hwy 10, Ellsworth, Wisconsin
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Florence’s Alzheimer’s Benefit Concert

Enjoy four musical performances and a silent auction, with food and beverages available for purchase.

Saturday, June 15, 2024
5 - 9 p.m.
Rosemount American Legion Post 65
14590 Burma Ave W, Rosemount, MN
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Edgewood Longest Day Golf Scramble

Grab your caddie, friends, and family and join Edgewood for a day of putting, birdies and FUN!

Tuesday June 18, 2024
Registration 10:30 a.m., Shotgun start 11:30 a.m.
Kings Walk Golf Course & Country Club, 5301 S Columbia Rd, Grand Forks, ND 58201
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Summer Nights Car Shows

Connect with fellow car enthusiasts over stunning classic, custom, muscle, and exotic cars.

Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Wednesday, August 21, 2024
5-8 p.m.
Chanhassen Autoplex
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Longest Day Radiothon

Tune in to BOB FM to hear Twin Cities radio legends share memories

Thursday, June 20, 2024
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
105.5 FM (Central Minnesota), 106.1 FM (Twin Cities), 95.9 FM (East Metro), 107.5 FM (Southern Minnesota) and online at
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Wild 99 The Longest Day of Prizes (KNSI)

Join Wild 99 at Rollie's Rednecks and Longnecks for prizes and drawings throughout the day

Thursday, June 20, 2024
Rollie’s Rednecks and Longnecks
940 35th Ave NE, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
10:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
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Chaska Pickleball Tournament

Join in this fun, friendly round robin style tournament, followed by a raffle and complimentary picnic

Thursday, June 20, 2024
1:30 - 5 p.m.
Lions Park Pickleball Court
11300 Crosstown Boulevard, Chaska, MN 55318
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Strike Out Dementia Bowl-a-thon

Form a team of up to five bowlers to strike out the darkness of dementia

Thursday, June 20, 2024
3:30 p.m.
Bowlocity, 2810 N Broadway Ave, Rochester, MN 55904
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Meadow Lakes Senior Living Longest Day Event

A family-friendly, pet-friendly event with hot dogs, chips, popcorn, snow cones, beverages, raffles and more!

Thursday, June 20, 2024 
4 - 7 p.m.
Meadow Lakes Senior Living, 22 45th Ave NW Rochester, MN 55901
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Purple & White Unite

Former RivALZ participants, families, and friends are invited to reunite for a fun evening of games and prizes

Thursday, June 20, 2024
5 - 10 p.m.
Forgotten Star Brewery
38 Northern Stacks Drive, Fridley, MN 55421
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Whitney Center Longest Day Concert

Music, refreshments, purple ribbon activities and resource tables

Thursday, June 20, 2024
5 p.m.
Whitney Senior Center Courtyard
1527 Northway Drive, St. Cloud, MN 56303
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The Longest Open House

Realtor Kyle Olson will hold a record-breaking 65-hour open house, with food trucks, guest appearances and fun activities.

Starts at 6 a.m. on June 21 and runs through 11 p.m. on June 23, 2024.
904 51st Ave W, West Fargo, ND
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Touchstock Festival

A family friendly festival with live music, face painting, balloon animals, henna tattoos, inflatables, and more! Food available for purchase.

Friday June 21, 2024
5 p.m. 
Touchmark on West Century - Bismarck
1000 W Century Ave, Bismarck, ND 58503
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The Northfield Memory Mile

Chip-timed one-mile race followed by live music and a free beer or root beer

Friday, June 21, 2024
6:30 p.m. start
Armory Square
519 Division St S, Northfield, MN US 55057
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Minot Lodge Longest Day Car Show

A Classic Car Show featuring the Dakota Cruisers Car Club, where rare and iconic vehicles from decades past take center stage

Friday June 28
6 p.m.
Minot Lodge, 601 24th Avenue, Southwest, Minot, ND 58701
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Feeling inspired?

You can create your own The Longest Day event any day of the year.