Cosmos Space Festival Committee

The Cosmos Space Festival Committee is a non-profit volunteer organization committed to organizing events in the community of Cosmos. Our fundraising efforts and donations help us organize, promote, and execute the annual summer festival in celebration of the astronaunts' first landing on the moon. The festival started in 1969 and is held on the third weekend of July.  The annual get-together features Minn-E-Rods, softball tournament, volleyball tournament, antique tractor pull, meals in the park, a Space Festival parade, fireworks, pancake breakfast, pork chop dinner, church in the park, music entertainment, crafters, pedal tractor pull, disc golf tournament, laser tag, bean bag tournament, city wide garage sales, drawings, and many other activites.

The Cosmos Space Festival Committee consists of dedicated volunteers who help plan, organize, and execute the three day festival.

Committee Members

Mike Welter
Emily Schmeling
Adam Henschke
Sarah Henschke  
Kelly Inselmann
Yvette Martin
Duane Martin 
Laura Schmeling
Vern Schmeling
Butch Schmeling
Kim Schlueter
Peg Polingo
Nate Van Hatten
Joan Solem
Greg Schlueter


Bean Bag Tournaments
Merchandise Sales
Ice Fishing Tournament

Contact Us

Cosmos Space Festival Committee
PO Box 26
Cosmos, MN 56228

Mike Welter (320) 212-8718
Emily Schmeling (320) 583-1570 - Treasurer

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Why to Volunteer

Space Festival Committee is a great way to connect with people in our community and build new friendships. Our volunteer efforts help give back to the community and make our small town festival a success. Membership is free and we welcome members of all ages. If you are interested in becoming a member of our committee, please feel free to contact us. We would love to hear from you.

Forms & Information

Parade Entry Form
Donation Letter
Medallion Hunt Rules
Parade Route

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