• 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.

Downtown Faribault Block Party – August 23


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   If you missed the American Restoration episode, "Boy Meets Whirl" on August 20, it will air again on the History Channel at the following times. o Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 12:03-12:32PM CST o Monday, August 25, 2014 - 04:04-04:33AM CST o Wednesday, September 03, 2014 - 10:30-11:00AM CST *Rick tries to "step right up" when a 1940s Tilt-A-Whirl carnival car spins into the shop. Can he take this piece from beat-up and broken down to fairground fantastic?