2020 ST. PATRICK'S PARADE -- 46th Parade & Celebration in Crosslake
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 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!
Brainerd Lakes/Crosslake/Pequot Lakes Chamber Members Sponsorship and Participation forms.
Parade Registration Form - must accompany proof of vehicle insurance
ALL EVENTS LISTED BELOW ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Thurs. March 12, 2020
9 a.m. - Find the Pot O Gold
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, 2020
7:30 p.m. - Trivia
10 pm. - close - Music with DJ's JP and Dana
Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar (37627 County Road 66)
All Day Bonfire
8 p.m. - Music with DJ Blackhouse
The Wharf - 12986 County Road 16
Saturday, March 14, 2020
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 a.m. - 1 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)
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
11.am. Full Bar, Food Garden, Live Music
Whitefish Lodge & Suites (14150 Swann Drive)
10 a.m. - 3 p.m - Entertainment, Shopping and Festivities in Crosslake Town Square
Maucieri's Food Truck & Beer Truck on-site
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.
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Parade lineup begins at Swann Drive and Allen Avenue
Gold, Silver and Special Features lineup in VIP Preferred Lot next to Whitefish Lodge & Suites
1 - 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)
2 p.m. - 46th ANNUAL ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE
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 often for updated entertainment listings.
4 p.m. - close - Music featuring JP and Dana
Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar
5:30 - 8:30 p.m. - Live Music with Lisa Wenger
Maucieri's Italian Bistro & Bar (34650 CR 3)
8 p.m. - Live Music with The Mark Peterson Band
All day Bonfire
The Wharf (The Wharf (12986 CR 16)
Friday, March 20, 2 to 5 p.m.
St. Patrick's Raffle Ticket Drawing Party
Andy's Bar & Grill (35453 CR 3). Raffle drawing winners will be listed on the Raffle Prize Day event listing.
2020 St. Patrick's Day Committee:
CHAIR: Laura Stromberg (Pequot Tool & Manufacturing)
Commitee Members: Matias Latorre (Zorbaz Crozzlake), Dawn Maucieri (Maucieri's Italian Bistro), Heather Jones (The Log Church), Brandon Pederson (Edina Realty), Brian Thull (North Country Lawn Care), Bob Heales (Community Member), Melissa Krueger (Hubbard Radio), Mikinzie Fox (Frandsen Bank & Trust), Katheryn & Cory Palmer (The Wharf) and Cindy Myogeto & Polly Schoen (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!