The colorful carnival area is a popular attraction for families looking for a ride, and this year wasn’t an exception. A couple dozen rides and carnival games were available.
It can’t be a summer festival without a Ferris wheel, and this one stands tall as the backdrop for Rockin’ Rogers Days.
The summer sun peaks through as this ride lifts people into the air in a swinging motion.
Ride users take breath after surviving a big swing through the air.
Brogan Hess, 6 months, of Dayton prepares for his first ever Rockin’ Rogers Days parade. More photos from the event are inside this issue.
Rogers Firefighter Roger Sabot is a very popular person as he hands out candy along the Rockin’ Rogers parade route. Thousands of guests showed up for great summer weather at the annual event June 20 through 22. (Sun staff photos by Aaron Brom)
Children think of one thing when the Rogers Lion comes down Main Street, “Where’s my candy?” No worry, plenty was available.
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office Mounted Patrol and its beautiful horses make their way down Main Street during the Rockin’ Rogers parade.
“Elvis” belts it out for the audience lining Main Street during the parade. Several mobile musical acts performed for the crowd on a perfect summer-sun Saturday.
The Aqua Jesters make a showing with miniature cars and going in anything but a straight line down Main Street.
This classic McCormick Farmall is locally owned by Norm Volkers. Several colorful vintage tractors plowed their way down Main Street.
The Powder Puff Jesters are part of the entertainment along the parade route.
The Rogers High School Dance Team shows off its moves as they dance their way north on Main Street.
The Buffalo High School “Herd” Marching Band shows its best form.