Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days 5k


Come for the race, stay for the treasure hunting!

Join us in the first ever Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days 5k!  Gold Rush is a beloved antique show and market in our area that brings people from all over the country to our small river town to hunt for treasures.  For our inaugural race we are happy to announce your registration includes a beautiful run along the Zumbro River and a t-shirt.  We are excited to offer this new event to our weekend festivities and hope to see you there!

Race Day Registration and Packet Pick up:  7:00am

5K Start:  8am

Parking is available Downtown Oronoco for a small fee.  Street parking a short walk from Downtown Oronoco is also available.

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See what Pampered Chef is about with Marci Sperber

Many unique items developed to make cooking an enjoyable experience.


Unique cookware pieces on display

Marci Sperber from Oronoco is going to be participating in Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days.

Great pieces to bake your favorite recipe and beautiful to bring to the table.

Marci has built a business through Pampered Chef and will bring both items for your cooking needs but also tell you as much as you want to know about how she built her business.

If you wish to get a preview

You will find the pampered chef display in downtown Oronoco on August 17th thru the 19th.  While you are here take advantage of all the other vendors who will be joining Marci.

Coming from Missouri are first timers Marie and Jon Wyly

  Oldfangled Goods makes its debut at Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush

Just a sampling of what they might bring

Marie and Jon Wyly from Platte City, Missouri are coming to Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days, August 17-19, 2018.  Let’s make sure to stop by to see what Marie and Jon have brought for us to choose from.

Welcome Oldfangled Goods

They will be set up in the E section (North of the Community Center) in lots E040-043.  (which is located right along 1st Avenue NW) in their motor home.

Their company name is Oldfangled  Goods. and they are bringing a general line of quality antiques.

This is their first year at our show  so let’s extend a warm welcome and let them know that we are excited that they are coming!

Gemagik Jewelry comes to Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush for first time

We love to see new vendors coming to Oronoco this August 2018

Earrings from Gemagik Jewelry

Welcome Laurie Oelslager to Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days, April 17-19, 2018!  Laurie, a representative for Gemagik Jewelry will be offering this unique and lovely jewelry for the first time at our event.  The booth for Gemagik Jewelry is located in Section A,  Lot  012, which is across the street from the Post Office on Minnesota Avenue.

Sue Lantz brings a slice of this gorgeous century old farm to Oronoco

“Nestled in the scenic rolling hillsides of SE Minnesota is a magical place, a century old farm, the home of Garten Marketplatz. Enjoy the scenic six-mile drive from SW Rochester on paved roads. You’ll be greeted by helpful staff who will help you choose the perfect plants and garden art or unique gifts and decor for your home. For over twenty years, Garten Marketplatz has been the answer to all your gardening needs. Relax as you wander through the gardens and breathe the clean country air. Shop in the vintage brick Garten Haus gift shop. Celebrate your special event and make memories in the gardens of this historic farm.

Bring your friends and return often. Our customers become friends, and we look forward to your visits.”

This blurb describes her beautiful century old farm.  And, Sue Lantz owner of Garten Marketplatz brings to Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days on August 17-19, 2018 brings a slice of this gorgeous century old farm.  Where 1st Avenue North  intersects with 4th Street you will find on either side of the street a mini-showcase of Garten Marketplatz..  Her four spaces include E27, 28 and 31 and J11.  Do stop and linger in her shade and enjoy this beautiful setting.

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Weber Mercantile comes from Southern Iowa to the Oronoco Gold Rush

I love seeing the grass beneath her items.

This little table with matching chairs would look so cute for that little front porch or sun room.  Couldn’t you just see this with red geraniums and decorated for 4th of July?

One display you might find this August in Oronoco

So many possibilities from Michelle Weber

Michelle Weber, of M B Weber Mercantile will be bringing her exceptional merchandise once again to Downtown Oronoco Gold Rush Days, August 17-19, 2018.

She has a delightful array of primitives, antiques, and refurbished merchandise which she brings all the way from Southern Iowa. And she displays them so nicely beneath her tent.

You can find Michelle  in the Pine Tree Section (Lot G) and she will fill 3 lots G116, G134 and G135.

Weber Mercantile is also on Facebook if you want to take a peek.

I don’t know about you but I am getting very excited for August in Oronoco.