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St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Celebration

March 18, 2017

"Find Your Charm in Crosslake" at the 43rd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Celebration!

You don't have to be Irish to appreciate all the excitement associated with this decades-long tradition!  Dust off the lawn chairs, get your Irish face on and load up the whole family as there is something for all ages in Crosslake for this 43rd Celebration! Gather your family and friends and search for the Pot 'O Gold beginning Thursday, March 16.  Purchase a Raffle ticket for a chance to win prizes and show your Blinkie Button for deals and discounts all over town!


Thursday, March 16
Pot 'O Gold Treasure Hunt
One of three daily clues released at 9 a.m. at Chamber member businesses and on the Chamber's Facebook page  Find the lost Pot O' Gold and cash in on a prize package valued at more than $600!

Saturday, March 18
8 - 11:00 a.m. - RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon Tether Rides
Must be 10 years of age or older - weather permitting - no charge

8 - 11:30 a.m. - Crosslake Firefighters Pancake Breakfast
with kids coloring activity and beads for all the kids
(Crosslake Lutheran Church, 35960 County Road 66)

9 a.m. - 2 p.m. -  Indoor Craft Fair
(Whitefish Lodge & Suites, 14150 Swann Drive)

9:30 a.m. - The Clover Dash 5K
Race day registration begins at 7:45 a.m. at Whitefish Lodge & Suites
(Starting and finish line in Crosslake Town Square, 36770 Allen Avenue)

10:00 a.m.  - 3 p.m. Maucieri's Food & Beverage Cart
Beer & Bar, Corned Beef & Hot Dogs
(Under the clock tower in Crosslake Town Square, 35770 Allen Avenue)

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Edina Realty Foundation 6th Annual Brat Sale
(Edina Realty, 35586 County Road 66)

11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Parade Participant Shuttle Service
Free transportation from C&C Boat Works 36448 County Road 66 to parade lineup in Crosslake Town Square (for parade participants only)


Look for Sticky the S'more in the parade!

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Pre-Parade Festivities in Crosslake Town Square
General parade lineup begins at 12 p.m. at Swann Drive and Allen Avenue

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Outdoor Food & Beer Garden (Whitefish Lodge & Suites, 14150 Swann Drive)

12  - 3 p.m. - 4rth Annual Knights of Columbus Food, Beverage & Warming Tent
Proceeds go to the Crosslake Food Shelf (Crosslake Ace Hardware, 35592 Pioneer Drive)

2 p.m. - 43rd ANNUAL ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE (download parade route map)
Prizes awarded for best business floats, non-profit org, and WJJY enthusiasm award.



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