• Sunset on Shields Lake – Faribault
  • Blue Collar BBQ and Art Fair Faribault
  • Faribault Airfest: Balloons

Welcome to Historic Faribault, Minnesota!

Your experience awaits you - Lakes, nature, history, art, shopping and recreation combine to make Faribault a great place to live or visit. We invite you to share in the beauty of our region and all it has to offer! Once you arrive, you can experience:

  • 10 lakes within 10 miles (with many resorts and campgrounds)
  • Beautiful parks (39 in the city limits to be exact)
  • An outdoor Aquatic Center (Best place in the county to cool off)
  • Miles of bike trails (45 mile Sakatah state trail starts in Faribault)
  • Great Lodging and Restaurants (Go eat and spend the night!)

The relaxed lifestyle and picturesque surroundings draw many people to Faribault. Lakes, history, shopping or recreation all combine to make Faribault a perfect place to visit.

July 2014 – Faribault was featured on “Official Best of” Minnesota Program

2014 - Faribault named "Best Historic Downtown" in Minnesota. The video is a lot more than just our downtown - there is so much to do when you visit Faribault!  

History Channel to Feature Faribault Icon – the Tilt-A-Whirl!

History Channel to Feature Faribault Icon - the Tilt-A-Whirl Tilt A Whirl New Orleans2 Make sure you tune into the upcoming episode of "Boy Meets Whirl" on the History Channel series, American Restoration. The episode will feature the refurbishment of a tilt-a-whirl, which was invented and manufactured in Faribault for over 80 years. The airing of the show has been re-scheduled and we haven't been notified of the new date. Check back here and on the Faribault Tourism Facebook page to find the new airing date.

Faribault Car Cruise Night Starts May 15

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Historic Downtown Faribault Featured on Minnesota’s “Official Best of”

2014 – Faribault named “Best Historic Downtown” in Minnesota. The video is a lot more than just our downtown – there is so much to do when you visit Faribault!