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2016 Stars & Stripes Days

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Name: 2016 Stars & Stripes Days
Date: July 3, 2016 - July 4, 2016
Event Description:
Fireworks, parades, entertainment! Come celebrate our Independence Day with all sorts of activities July 3 and 4 in Pequot Lakes. This two-day event is loaded with family-friendly events!

July 3 Schedule of Events
  • 5 p.m.- 11 p.m. - Beer Garden sponsored by Community Action
  • 5 p.m. - Food Vendors
  • 6:30 p.m. - Band Performance by SOLO
  • After Dusk - Fireworks by Zambelli Fireworks International at the High School Ball Fields
July 4 Schedule of Events 
  • 7 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Firemen's Pancake Breakfast
  • 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. - Flea Market, Craft Fair & Food Vendors @ Trailside Park
  • 10 a.m. - Money in the Haystack, Golden Bobber Hunt- Trailside Park North
  • 10:30 - Kiddie Parade Registration- Band Shell
  • 11:00 - Kiddie Parade, Veterans Memorial Walking Path
  • 12 p.m. -  Stars & Stripes Parade
Sponsorship opportunities are still available for this event - Download the Sponsor Form

 
PARADE INFORMATION: 
Parade Entry Form
Parade Rules

Parade Route
All parade entries must be pre-registered by June 27, 2016 -  and sign up today!

County Rd 112 will be closed to thru traffic starting at 11 a.m.  Parking is available at TDS and the Pequot Lakes High School (cross at stoplights). Handicapped parking is available on Government Drive, East Butler Street, St. Alice Church,and Old Hwy 371 (Pequot Lakes Dental). Spaces will be marked. Be sure to arrive early!

PARKING WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ALONG THE PARADE ROUTE OR ON COUNTY RD 11. VEHICLES WILL BE TICKETED AND TOWED!


VISITING THE AREA? 
Stay for more than a day! Take in all the happenings with this event and more by extending your stay in the Brainerd Lakes Area. No other vacation destination in Minnesota offers the variety of lodging accommodations to fit every size, price, location, and style.

2016 EVENT COMMITTEE 

Special thanks to this year's event committee for their help and support!
  • Valorie Voges, Expression Shoe Center
  • Loren Alexander, American National Bank Pequot Lakes
  • Cory Hendriks, KC Companies
  • Tori Volkl, First Nation Insurance Agency
Event Media:
Event Sponsors:

Platinum

Titanium

Silver

  • CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
  • Dairy Queen - Pequot Lakes
  • Happy Dancing Turtle
  • Hunt Utilities Group, LLC
  • Lonesome Cottage Furniture Company
  • Merritt Jewelers
  • The Teehive

Bronze

  • Anderson Brothers Construction Company
  • Lakes Dental Care - Pequot Lakes
  • Lucky's Tavern
  • Pequot Tool & Manufacturing, Inc.
  • SuperAmerica Pequot Lakes
  • Watt Automotive, Inc.

Event Support

  • Greater Lakes Area Performing Arts
Location:

Trailside Park and East Side of Downtown
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472

Date/Time Information:

July 3 & 4 (see full schedule of events on the left)

Contact Information:
Pequot Lakes Chamber of Commerce 218-568-8911
Fees/Admission:

Buy a $5 Blinkie button for this year's Stars and Stripes with all proceeds going to help fund the fireworks display on July 3rd in Pequot Lakes. Valid June 27 - July 4th unless otherwise stated
ALL THINGS HERBAL dba BOARDWALK SCOOPS:   Free Bottle of Water With Any Purchase
A-PINE: Free Fountain Pop w/Sandwich or Entree
AMERICINN: 10% Off T-Shirts & Sweatshirts
ANTLER"S RESTAURANT:  $2 Off a 16 oz. Tap Beer
BILLY"S @ BREEZY:  $3 Rail Drinks - Tap Beer - Bottles - Patio Only
BLISS SALON & BOUTIQUE:  20% Off In The Boutique
DAIRY QUEEN PEQUOT LAKES: $1 off a Blizzard
DOCKSIDE:  Free Pitcher of Pop With A 16 inch Pizza
EXPRESSIONS:  $5 Off a Purchase of $50 or more.
LAKES LATTE':  BOGO Fresh Brew Coffee
LATTE' DA COFFEE & GIFTS:  $ .50 Off Any Coffee Drink
LESLIE'S:  50% Off All Sale Prices
LUCKY"S TAVERN:  $5 Off All Regular Priced Clothing
MARINA II RESTAURANT:  $2 Off Buffet Breakfast
MERRITT JEWELERS:  20% off all sterling silver
MID MINNESOTA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION:  A flag and entry into a drawing for a $50 Visa Gift Card - July 2nd only.
PALMER GRILL:  $2.00 Off A Kobe or Hot Palmer Burger
PEQUOT LAKES AMERICAN LEGION CLUB:  $1 Off Bloody Mary Specials
PEQUOT LAKES SUPER AMERICA: Free 20 oz. Fountain Pop with Button
SA EXPRESS: Free 20 oz. Fountain Soda
TASTY PIZZA:  $2 Off Any Large Pizza
THE WILD DAISY:  $12.00 -  4th of July Bouquets
WEISE CRAFTS & VARIETY:  50% Off Original Price on Swimwear
WILDWEDGE GOLF, MINI GOLF & MAZE:  Maze + Mini Golf Pkg $9.95
 

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