Freedom Fest - Running Aces Casino, Hotel & Racetrack

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Freedom Fest

September 24, 2022 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 pm

Freedom Fest is back at Running Aces Casino, Hotel & Racetrack on Saturday, September 24, 2022! This year, it’s 3 big events, in 1 exciting day!

Officer Shawn Silvera Memorial 5K Run

The Memorial 5K run is in honor of Officer Shawn Silvera who was killed in the line of duty on September 6, 2005. Shawn lived his life in service to others and so we celebrate his legacy of enhancing the lives of others.
We invite all runners and walkers to celebrate with us!


7:30AM – Registration
8:00AM – 5K Starts

Cruise for Heroes

Cruise for Heroes is the biggest combined car, truck, and bike cruise! It’s a 50-mile cruise, plus a parking lot party all wrapped up in red, white, and blue! There’s fun for the entire family, including live music, food, a silent auction, a raffle, and much more! 


10:00AM – Gates Open
10:30AM – Live Music
1:15PM – Opening Ceremony
2:00PM – Cruise for Heroes Departs
4:15PM – Closing Remarks



Pre-Buy General Admission: July 2 – September 23 – $20/Vehicle 

Door Price: September 24 – $30/Vehicle

Freedom Fest Country Concert

Freedom Fest Concert with National Country Headliner Rodney Atkins! Also starring special guest National Country star Jerrod Niemann, with hits you’ll know and love “Lover, Lover”, “Drink To That All Night”, “One More Drinking Song” and many more! Local country star and multiple Midwest Country Music Award nominee and winner Jake Nelson opens up the show at 5pm!


4:30PM – Doors Open
5:00PM – Jake Nelson
7:00PM – Jerrod Niemann
9:00PM – Rodney Atkins



General Admission
$50 Advance General Admission: August 1 – September 23
$60 Day of Event General Admission: September 24

VIP Tickets: $80
Access to standing up front of the stage.

Premium Seated VIP: $500
4 VIP tickets on the private restaurant patio with a server and access to VIP standing area.

Invisible Wounds Project

All profits raised will go to the Invisible Wounds Project.

The Invisible Wounds Project provides therapy services and resources to Minnesota’s military, first responders, frontline medical staff, corrections, dispatch, and their families, relating to mental health, PTSD, and suicide issues.


September 24, 2022
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
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