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St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Celebration

March 11, 2020 - March 15, 2020

"Share your Charm" in Crosslake at the 46th 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; voted Best St. Patrick's Day Celebration in the State of Minnesota! Dust off the lawn chairs, get your Irish face on and load up the whole family as this 46 year celebration insures fun for all ages! Gather your family and friends and Chase the Lucky Leprechaun to find the Pot O' Gold. Register for The 7th Annual Clover Dash 5K which takes place on Saturday, March 14. The race begins and ends in Crosslake's Town Square, so after the race you're in the perfect spot for pre-parade entertainment and more!
Purchase a $6 Raffle Ticket and get a free lighted Lucky Lanyard! Raffle Tickets/Lucky Lanyards are available at Crosslake Chamber member businesses. Get Lucky Lanyard deals (Fri. & Sat. March 13-14), and join us the following weekend (Friday, March 20) at Andy's Bar & Grill for the Raffle Ticket Drawing Party! Your ticket could win you one of many terrific prize packages. Raffle ticket holders need not be present to win, but we'll have great door prizes for lucky attendees too!


Thursday, March 12
Pot 'O Gold Treasure Hunt
The first of three daily clues is released to guide you to the Lost Pot O Gold. Find it and cash in on a basket of goods, services and merchandise courtesy of Chamber member businesses.

Friday, March 13
9 a.m. - Pot 'O Gold Treasure Hunt
The second of three daily clues is released to guide you to the Lost Pot O Gold. Find it and cash in on a basket of goods, services and merchandise courtesy of Chamber member businesses.

4 p.m. Pop up Pub

6 - 8 p.m. The Clover Dash 5K Registration & Packet Pickup
Whitefish Lodge & Suites 14150 Swann Drive

6 p.m. - close - Music featuring DJ Mike
(Andy's Bar & Grill, 35453 CR 3)

7:30 p.m. - close - Trivia followed by music with DJ's JP & Dana
(Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar, 37627 CR 66)

8 p.m. - Live music featuring Shane Martin
The Bourbon Room (38136 CR 66)

All Day Bonfire
8 p.m. - DJ Music with Blackhouse
The Wharf (12986 County Road 16)

8:30 - Live music featuring Pandemic
Manhattans (39051 County Road 66)

Saturday, March 16
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)

8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - In Store Scavenger Hunt
Savings up to 50% off - look for the hidden shamrock. Games and prizes!
Crosslake Ace Hardware and Appliance (35592 Pioneer 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)

9 a.m. - Pot 'O Gold Treasure Hunt

The third of three daily clues is released to guide you to the Lost Pot O Gold. Find it and cash in on a basket of goods, services and merchandise courtesy of Chamber member businesses.

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Indoor Vendor Fair
10 a.m. - 7 p.m. - Parking Lot Kickoff Party
Full Bar, Food Garden
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Live Music featuring Shane Martin
3 - 7 p.m. - Live music featuring Legacy of the Loud
Whitefish Lodge & Suites (14150 Swann Drive)

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Open House & Tours of Northern Trackers Railroad Club
Northern MN Railroad Heritage Association (36184 CR 66)

10 a.m. - 3 p.m - Entertainment, Shopping and Festivities in Crosslake Town Square
Maucieri's Food & Beer Truck on-site

10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Under the Big Tent at Crosslake Ace Hardware
7th Annual Knights of Columbus Warming Tent with hot grilled food and Maucieri's Green Beer
Crosslake Ace Hardware & Appliance (35592 Pioneer Road)

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Children's Unicorn-themed Activities
Changing Strides Therapy miniature equine team
Reed's Market (35561 CR 3)

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Family Fun Event at Crosslake Community School
Games, bounce house, book walk, Usborne book fair, face painting and concessions.
Crosslake Community School (35808 CR 66)

11 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. - Parade Participants Lineup in Crosslake Town Square
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Shuttle Service - for parade participants only
Park and ride the free shuttle transportation from the Crosslake Log Church (37218 CR 66) to parade lineup in Crosslake Town Square (35770 Allen Ave). Drop off all your float riders/walkers in the Town Square parade lineup area. One vehicle driver can then proceed to The Log Church to take the shuttle back to meet your group.

Chamber Bucks awarded to top 3 for-business entries, top 1 non-profit organization entry and WJJY's Award for Most Enthusiastic entry!
Parade judges are located in the Better Living Concepts Sunhome in Town Square - Show 'em what you've got!
Paid parking available on Parade Day at:
Crosslake Community School (35808 CR-66) - (you can pre-purchase pass Friday March 13, 8 am to 12 pm)
Crosslake Historical Society (35404 CR-3)
Northern Railroad Trackers (36184 CR-66)

Post Parade Entertainment:
All Day - DJ Music with DJ Mike
Andy's Bar & Grill (35453 County Road 3)

4 p.m. Karaoke with Paul & Lisa
Riverside (35322 CR 3)

4 - 7 p.m. - Live music featuring Tangled Chords
14 Lakes Brewing Company (36846 CR Rd 66)

4 p.m. - close - DJ Music with JP and Dana
Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar (37627 CR 66)

4:30 Live music featuring Soup Bones
The Bourbon Room (38136 CR 66)

5 - 8 p.m. - Live music featuring Drunk & Stupid
Manhattans (39051 CR 66)

5:30 - 8:30 p.m. - Live Music featuring Lisa Wenger
Maucieri's Italian Bistro & Bar (34650 CR 3)

8 p.m. - Live Music featuring The Mark Peterson Band
All day Bonfire
The Wharf (The Wharf (12986 CR 16)


March 11, 2020
March 15, 2020
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