Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days

August 15, 16, and 17, 2014
Oronoco MN 55960
Established in 1972

Plans are beginning to take shape for the 42st annual Downtown Gold Rush Days.  This FREE premiere antique show and flea market event is located along the banks of the Zumbro River in historic Oronoco, Minnesota (10 minutes North of Rochester and about 45 minutes South of Minneapolis-St. Paul on Hwy 52).  Hundreds of dealers from throughout the region fill over a thousand booths up and down the picturesque hamlet’s streets.  This well established show is still identified as one of the top 12 Midwest antique shows to attend each year.

Show hours:  Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Sunday, 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Visit for additional information or contact Carol Olson, Event Coordinator at 507-367-2111; POB 266, Oronoco MN 55960; email: . Follow us on Facebook at Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days.

Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days is a non-profit organization.  All proceeds generated from this event are returned  to the Oronoco Community.

Find True Gold at Oronoco Gold Rush

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JUNKMARKET Style Fashion Show

Join author and national magazine editor, Sue Whitney of JUNKMARKET Style at 2 PM on Friday, August 15 and find out what’s cooking in the JMS design kitchen for 2015. You can find her directly in front of the Fire Hall. JUNMARKET will also have a design booth during the entire show located at booth CO14 on the east side of the Fire Hall.

A Unique Fashion Show Brought to You by Sue Whitney of JUNKMARKET Style

Vintage clothing is all the rage, but not everyone can wear it so JMS has created a new take on the vintage fashion show. This promises to be a fashion show like you have never seen before. JUNKMARKET Style is constantly on the cutting edge and when it comes to fashion you can expect no less.

You will be the first to be introduced to “The Clothes Line” by JMS. This will include a variety of scarves, skirts, boot enhancers, and more. Some of the pieces will be simple repurposes and some will be created entirely out of unexpected vintage elements.

There will be plenty of flat out vintage styles for you to enjoy from casual to fancy shmancy. In addition, for those who only wish to accessorize with vintage we will have plenty of drop dead gorgeous jewelry by several talented artists including Mixed Up, Grace & Corazon, and Karla Schmidt, not to forget the fabulous Flippin’ boots also from Grace & Corazon.

What’s the kicker? Each model will also be carrying a vintage décor piece that is reflective of what she is wearing. Music by Seeing Double will make this show even more fun! See you there!

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Music by Seeing Double!

Seeing Double, Music

We are pleased to share that Seeing Double has been added to the schedule for this year’s entertainment. Mary Abbott and Lynn Bockenhauer bring acoustical music, tightly harmonized and accented with guitar and percussion, to the stage at the Oronoco Fire Hall. Plan to take a break, get a drink and a snack, and enjoy yourself! They will be gracing our hometown’s stage on Friday, August 15th, from 1-3 pm. You can also follow Seeing Double on FaceBook.

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Sue Whitney Appearing on Friday!

Sue Whitney

On August 15th, 1 pm, the delightful and entertaining Sue Whitney is presenting a vintage fashion show at the Fire Department’s stage. Come for lunch, have a cold drink, and spend some time with Sue.

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Vendors Welcome

We welcome new vendors to join us! To contact Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days, Inc. please call 507-367-2111 or email

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