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:

1st Place Best of Parade - Crosslake Veterinary Hostpital! 
Your paper mach'e float was fabulous! 
2nd Place  - Lake Country Crafts & Cones - How many Leprechauns can one float hold???
3rd Place Wes Hanson - Lucky Charms?  Our favorite!  
Best Non-Profit - The Babinski Foundation - Beacause the're a pot of gold at the end of every rainbow.
Most Enthusiastic - Listen to WJJY's Ken & Tess morning show Monday morning to learn the winner!

Complete listing of raffle prize winners listed here.

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


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
The Clover Dash 5K
7:45 a.m. - Race Day Registration 
Whitefish Lodge & Suites (14150 Swann Drive)
9 a.m. - Kids Race      9:30 a.m.-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
Full Bar, Food Garden,  Live Music featuring Shane Martin
12 - 1 p.m. Retired Vikings QB Tommy Kramer Meet, greet & Autographs
Whitefish Lodge & Suites (14150 Swann Drive)

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).
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.

10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Entertainment, Shopping and Festivities in Town Square
Maucieri's Food & Beverage Truck
Viking Land Harley Davidson tent with bikes on display
11a.m. Live music featuring The Dirty Shorts Brass Band
General parade lineup begins at 12 p.m. at Swann Drive and Allen Avenue

11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. - Crosslake Communtiy School Family Fun 
Games, face painting, food, book walk, prizes and fun!
Buy a parking space - proceeds benefit new playground equipment
Crosslake Community School (35808 CR 66)

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

1:15 - 1:45 - The Unicycling Unicorn
A ONE of a kind 12 Foot Unicycle, iPhone Juggling, Magic & Comedy Show!
Crosslake Town Square (Ostlund Ave)

2 p.m. - 45th ANNUAL ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE - The Year of the Lucky Leprechaun 

Chamber Bucks awarded to top 3 for-business entries and top 1 non-profit organization 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. Live music featuring Tangled Chords
Andy's Bar & Grill - Music featuring DJ Mike - all day
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
Cedar Chest 4-7 p.m. Live music featuring From the Heart, Gary & Kelsi Stacken
Manhattan's  6 p.m. Live Music featuring Drunk N Stupid
Maucieri's Italian Bistro - 7 p.m. Live music featuring Lisa Wenger & Her Mean, Mean Men 
Moonlite Bay  4 p.m. - DJ's JP & Dana; 5-9 p.m. Live music featuring Tugboat Rampage; 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. - DJ's JP & Dana
Riverside - Paul & Lisa's Karaoke following the parade
The Wharf - 3 - 7 p.m. - Live music featuring The Mark Peterson Band
Whitefish Lodge & Suites - 3 p.m. Live music featuring Pandemic Band
Zorbaz Crozzlake - DJ Josh Triolo - all day

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 (Edina 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:





  • Boyd Lodge
  • Crosslake Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • Crosslake Sheet Metal, Inc.
  • Crosslake Veterinary Practice, PA
  • Edina Realty, Inc. - Crosslake
  • Encompassing Beauty
  • Fiks-Con Roofing, INC
  • Jitterz
  • Lake Country Crafts and Cones
  • Lands End Development
  • Maucieri's, Inc.
  • Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union - Pequot Lakes
  • Mike's Tree Company, LLC
  • Moonlite Square
  • North Country Lawn Care
  • 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


  • 14 Lakes Craft Brewing Company
  • Barstock Liquors
  • Crosslake Coffee
  • Crosslake Drug Store
  • Curious Belongings
  • Dairy Queen - Crosslake
  • JAG Interior Solutions, LLC
  • Susan's Shuttle


  • Better Living Concepts, Inc./Renewal by Andersen of Brainerd
  • C & C Boat Works
  • City of Crosslake
  • Echo Publishing/Brainerd Dispatch
  • Log Church Crosslake (EFCA)
  • Northland Press
  • Seaberg Motorsports
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)
14 Lakes Craft Brewing Company - $1 off Irish Red pint, $3 off new growler
American Legion Post #500 - $2.25 Coors Light tap; $2.50 Coors Light bottle
Andy's Bar & Grill - $4 16oz. green beer
Barstock Liquors - 10% off Irish Whiskey
Bourbon Room - $2 Reuben Sliders; $3 Leprechaun Shot; $3 Coors Light Pounder
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
Curious Belongings - 20% off glassware
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.)
Grand Champion Meats - Buy 3 meat sticks or jerkey & get one free
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
Kicks on Route 66 - 10% off Dixie Bell & Paint Couture Paint & Paint Products
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 Ginger
Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar - $3 Coors Light Bottle; $4 Vodka Red Bull; $4 Jameson Ginger; $2 off Reubens; $2 off appetizers
Moonlite Square - .05 off per gallon of gas
Moonlite Square Liquor - 1.75L Svedka $16.99
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)
Reeds Market - $1.99 Niagara 24 pack water (limit 2)
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 shot; $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 cocktail; $3 green beer; $3 green mimosa
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)
Zorbaz - Crozzlake - $4 Coors Light 16 oz.; $5 Jameson; $2.50 green shots
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