This event is sponsored by Destination Medical Center (DMC)
Destination Medical Center, Knutson Construction, and the City of Rochester MN invite community families to The Big Dig — learn about the Discovery Walk project in downtown Rochester MN!
Experience construction equipment, chat with a construction worker, dig in the dirt, get to know the businesses in the construction zone, and have some fun with hands-on activities such as a giant chalk mural, bubbles, music from the D’Sievers, and more!
This family-friendly event serves to provide an opportunity to get up close with a DMC initiative in downtown Rochester MN.
Time & Date
This event is FREE for your family to attend! Please RSVP to the Facebook event!
Date: Saturday, September 17th, 2022
Location: Corner of 2nd Ave & 5th Street SW (Premier Bank Parking lot), Rochester
Time: 9 AM – 11:30 AM
This event is FREE and open to the public. Parking is also FREE and available in a variety of places: the 3rd Street SW Parking ramp, as well as street parking along 1st Avenue SW, and 4th Street SW.
The Big Dig Event Details
The Big Dig is a fun family-friendly event. It’s an open house style so you can come and go as you please. Have a great morning with the opportunity to have a ton of fun in the Discovery Walk construction zone. Your family will have all sorts of things to see and do:
- Dig in the dirt with shovels and tools
- Get up close and touch the construction equipment
- Take photos with construction personnel and ask them any questions about construction
- Participate in a community chalk mural
- See if you can find all of the objects in the scavenger hunt
- Play in the bubbles while listening to music
- Decorate your very own construction hat to take home
- Pick up a cookie from People’s Food Co-op
- and more fun!
Supplies are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis so be sure to arrive early and have a great morning at The Big Dig!