frequently asked questions

you've got questions, we've got answers!

more questions? contact hanoverfestival@gmail.com

When is the festival?

The Hanover Harvest Festival is a 1 day event held on the FIRST SATURDAY IN AUGUST each year in Hanover MN.

Will events/activities be cancelled if it rains?

Most events will not be cancelled unless there is lightning. Please follow the Hanover Harvest Festival Facebook page for weather-related event updates.

Can I volunteer?

YES! We need coordinators to help plan the festival (1 meeting per month Feb-Jul) and workers on the day of the festival (2-4 hour time commitment).

Click HERE to learn more about volunteering for the festival.

How do I register for...?
(5k Run, MarketPlace, etc)

Registration forms can be found here.

Can I run the 5k with ...? (strollers, dogs)

YES - you can run the 5k race with a stroller. Dogs are allowed on the race route if they are leashed.

I am signed up for the parade, what is my line-up number?

Parade Line-Up information will be posted 1 week prior to festival. Click HERE for parade lineup information info.

I am signed up as a vendor at the Marketplace, what is my site number?

Click HERE for parade lineup information info. Volunteers will also be available starting at 6am to assist you in finding your location.

Where is the Lost & Found?

Lost & Found is located at the Information booth in Hanover City Hall.

Contact hanoverfestival@gmail.com if you realized you lost your item after the festival has ended.

Am I allowed to bring my own alcohol to the festival?

NO outside alcohol is allowed at the Hanover Harvest Festival. The Hanover Lions Beer Garden is the only authorized provider of alcohol for the festival.

Are dogs allowed?

Dogs on leash are allowed at festival activities

If I buy a raffle ticket, do I need to be present to win?

No, winners need not be present to win. Please review complete general raffle rules and special limited Polaris raffle rules for more information.

Cow Pie Bingo and Duck Drop winners need not be present to win. Winners will be contacted if not present at time of announcement. Check out the Cow Pie Bingo and Duck Drop pages for more information.

What is the schedule for the softball tournament?

Click HERE for the championship bracket. 

Click HERE for the consolidation bracket. 

Best of luck to all teams at the 17th annual Hanover Harvest Festival Softball tournament!