Family summer fun days at Dakota City Heritage Village

Family and Friends Fun Days at Dakota City will include free admission and guided tours for the public on two Fridays this summer: July 12 and Aug. 23.

Costumed guides will lead the tours starting at 10 a.m. and running every half hour until the last tour at 2 p.m. Tours lasts 90 minutes and include stops at several buildings where costumed demonstrators will provide information and answer questions.

Visitors can also view horse-drawn buggies, farm machinery and displays in the museum. Guests are welcome to pack a picnic lunch to eat on the grounds.

Tickets cost $5 per person for ages 3 and up and are available in the Dakota City office in Ahlberg Hall. A treat from the gift shop will be included in the ticket price.

Dakota City is located at 4008 220th St. W. on the Dakota County Fairgrounds in Farmington. For information, visit or call 651-460-8050.