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2019 St. Patrick's Day 45th Parade & Celebration - Crosslake

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Name: 2019 St. Patrick's Day 45th Parade & Celebration - Crosslake
Date: March 16, 2019
Event Description:

It's the Year of the "Lucky Leprechaun" at the 45th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Celebration on Saturday, March 16, 2019!   
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 45 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 6th Annual Clover Dash 5K which takes place on Saturday, March 16. 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 Blinkie Button!  Raffle Tickets/Blinkies are available at Crosslake Chamber member businesses.  Get Blinkie Button deals (Fri. & Sat. March 15-16), and join us the following weekend (Friday, March 22) 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! 

Parade Participation Form - must accompany certificate of motor vehicle insurance
Sponsorship Opportunities - Support the event and gain marketing exposure! 
Business Donations - Raffle, Blinkie, Pot O' Gold Donations

Saturday, March 2

Ms Malarkey & Mr Blarney Pagaent
Manhattan Beach Lodge (39051 CR 66)

Saturday, March 9
St. Urho's Grasshopper Hop
Crosslake establishments

Friday, March 15
3 p.m. - Chase the Lucky Leprechaun to find the Pot 'O Gold 
One single clue will be released at 3 p.m. to start the chase to find the Lucky Leprechauns who hold the progressive clues!   

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

9 p.m. - Live Music featuring Shane Martin
Bourbon Room (38136 CR 66)

Saturday, March 16
7:45 a.m. - Race Day Registration
Whitefish Lodge & Suites (14150 Swann Drive)
9:30 a.m. The Clover Dash 5K
Starting and finish line in Crosslake Town Square (14281 Gould Street)
Awards presented at 10:30 a.m.

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

9 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Indoor Vendor Fair, Parking Lot Kickoff Party with Full Bar, Food Garden & Live Music
Whitefish Lodge & Suites (14150 Swann Drive)

10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Maucieri's Food & Beverage Truck
Crosslake Town Square (35746 Allen Ave)

11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Parade Participant Shuttle Service - for parade participants only
Park & Ride free shuttle transportation from the Crosslake Log Church (37218 CR 66) to parade lineup in Crosslake Town Square (35770 Allen Ave).
Please 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.

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

12 - 3 p.m. - 6th Annual Knights of Columbus Food, Maucieri's Beverage Cart & Warming Tent with music featuring DJ David Johnson
Crosslake Ace Hardware & Appliance (35592 Pioneer Road)

2 p.m. - 45th ANNUAL ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE - The Year of the Lucky Leprechaun   REGISTER TODAY
Chamber Bucks awarded to top 3 for-business entries and top 1 non-profit organization entry.  Hubbard Broadcasting/WJJY will award most enthusiastic entry!  Parade judges are located in the Better Living Concepts Sunhome in Town Square - Show 'em what you've got! 

Post Parade Entertainment:
14 Lakes Craft Brewing - 4-9 p.m. Tangled Chords
Big Al's Bar & Grill - 4 p.m. Live music featuring the Nissfits; 7:30 p.m. $1,000 Meat Raffle
Bourbon Room - 5 p.m. Soup Bones
Manhattan's - 6 p.m. Live Music featuring Drunk N Stupid
Moonlite Bay - 4 p.m. - DJ Music with DJ JP; 5-9 p.m. Live music featuring Tugboat Rampage; 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. - DJ's JP & Dana

Friday, March 22
St. Patrick's Raffle Ticket Drawing Party
Andy's Bar & Grill (35453 CR 3)

2019 St. Patrick's Day Committee:
CHAIR: Laura Stromberg (Stromberg's Chicks and Game Birds)
Commitee Members:  Matias Latorre (Zorbaz Crozzlake), Dawn Maucieri (Maucieri's Italian Bistro), Heather Jones (Barstock Liquors), Crystal Glaser (Whitefish Properties), Brandon Pederson (RE/MAX Lakes Area Realty), Brian Thull (North Country Lawn Care),  Bob Heales (Community Member), Melissa Krueger (Hubbard Radio) and Cindy Myogeto & Bill Monroe (Crosslake Chamber)

2018 Best of Parade Winners
Business Division

1st Place - Boyd Lodge
2nd Place - Crosslake Auto Body
3rd Place - Moonllite Bay Family Restaurant and Bar
Non- Profit Division 
Crosslake Historical Society
Hubbard Radio - WJJY Most Enthusiastic 
Lake Country Crafts and Cones

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Event Sponsors:





  • Lake Country Crafts and Cones
  • Boyd Lodge
  • Crosslake Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • Crosslake Veterinary Practice, PA
  • Edina Realty, Inc. - Crosslake
  • Encompassing Beauty
  • Fiks-Con Roofing, INC
  • Jitterz
  • Lands End Development
  • Maucieri's, Inc.
  • Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union - Pequot Lakes
  • Mike's Tree Company, LLC
  • Moonlite Square
  • Northland Pet Lodge
  • Pequot Tool & Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Power Lodge
  • Reed's Market and Gas Express
  • Stromberg's Chicks and Game Birds
  • The Bourbon Room Saloon & Eatery


  • Barstock Liquors
  • Crosslake Coffee
  • Crosslake Drug Store
  • Curious Belongings
  • Dairy Queen - Crosslake
  • JAG Interior Solutions, LLC
Crosslake, MN
Date/Time Information:
March 16, 2019
Parade line up 12 - 2 p.m. at Crosslake Town Square
Parade begins at 2 p.m.
Contact Information:
Crosslake Chamber - Cindy Myogeto, (218) 692-4027
Purchase a $6 Raffle Ticket and get a 2019 Blinkie Button free! 
Wear your Blinkie Button and cash in on deals and discounts all over town! (Valid 3/15 and 3/16)
Barstock Liquors - 10% off Irish Whiskey
Bourbon Room - $2 Reuben Sliders; $3 Leprechaun Shots; $3 Coors Light Pounders
Common Goods - $5 off one $25 or more purchase
Country Works - .29 cent color copies March 16- 31, 2019
Crosslake Ace Hardware & Appliance - 20% off regular priced merchandise (some exclusions-see store for details)
Crosslake Coffee - Buy one get one free Mint Chocolate Hot Chocolate or Irish Coffee (non-alcoholic)
Crosslake Dairy Queen - .45 cent small ice cream cone
Crosslake Drug - additional 25% off items in the gift section
Crosslake Veterinary Hospital - 15% off pet treats
Encompassing Beauty - 40% off total shoe purchase
Fifty Lakes Bar & Bottle Shop - $1 off  beverages(Fri. 4-6 p.m.); Happy Hour all day .50 off beverages (Sat.)
Holiday Station Store - Crosslake - free 12 oz. coffee or cappuccino
Jitterz - free small cofffee
Judy's House of Gifts - 20% off storewide (Sat and Sun.)
Kelli Engstrom Photography - Book your Summer Family Portrait Session with $25 discount
Lake Country Crafts & Cones - free 12oz. Stonehouse coffee
Lakes Area Gallery & Frame Shoppe - 25% off storewide (excludes framing)
Manhattan's - $1 off Coors Light; $4 Frisky Whisky Cocktail
Maucieri's Italian Bistro - $3 Coors Light green tap; $5 Jameson Gingers
Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar - $3 Coors Light Bottle; $4 Vodka Red Bull; $4 Jameson Ginger; $2 off Reubens; $2 off appetizers
Passages of Time - Free hot dog with $5 min. purchase, while they last!
Pine Peaks Gifts & Apparel - 25% off regular priced item (both gift and apparel stores)
Riverside Saloon & Eatery - $3 Coors Light tap; $5 Jameson cocktail
The Cedar Chest -$4 Jameson single pour; $2.50 Coors Light tap; $3 Hot Apple Pie shots; $5 Mini burgers(2) with fries; Free Irish Stew after parade while it lasts
The Wharf - $7.95 Reuben & chips, Corned Beed & Cabbage or Breakfast Corned Beef & Hash; $3 Reuben Soup; $3 rail cocktails; $3 green beer; $3 green mimosas
UR Country Doc - $10 off first month membership March 11 to April 11, 2019
Whitefish Lodge & Suites - $1 off Coors Light; $1 off Loaded Bloody Mary; $1 off Midori Mimosa; $4 Frisky Whisky Cocktail (3/16 parking lot party only)
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