2020 St. Patrick's Day 46th Parade & Celebration - Crosslake

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Name: 2020 St. Patrick's Day 46th Parade & Celebration - Crosslake
Date: March 14, 2020
Event Description:

It's the 46th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade and Celebration on Saturday, March 14, 2020!   
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 Blinkie Button!  Raffle Tickets/Blinkies are available at Crosslake Chamber member businesses.  Get Blinkie Button 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! 


Saturday, March 14
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 
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

12 p.m.
General parade lineup begins at Swann Drive and Allen Avenue

12 - 3 p.m. - 7th Annual Knights of Columbus Warming Tent
Hot Food and Maucieri's Beverage Cart 
Crosslake Ace Hardware & Appliance (35592 Pioneer Road)

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:
Check back for entertainment listing

Friday, March 20
St. Patrick's Raffle Ticket Drawing Party
Andy's Bar & Grill (35453 CR 3)

2020 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)

2019 Parade Awards
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!

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Crosslake, MN
Date/Time Information:
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 2020 Blinkie Button free! 
Wear your Blinkie Button and cash in on deals and discounts all over town! (Valid 3/13 and 3/14)
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