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2016 St. Patrick's Day 42nd Parade & Celebration - Crosslake

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Name: 2016 St. Patrick's Day 42nd Parade & Celebration - Crosslake
Date: March 12, 2016
Event Description:


"Find Your Charm in Crosslake" at the 43rd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Celebration! 
You don't have to be Irish to appreciate all the excitement associated with this decades-long tradition!  Dust off the lawn chairs, get your Irish face on and load up the whole family as there is something for all ages in Crosslake for this 43rd Celebration! Gather your family and friends and search for the Pot 'O Gold beginning Thursday, March 16.  Register for The 4th Annual Clover Dash 5K which takes place on Saturday, March 18. 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 Raffle ticket for a chance to win prizes and show your Blinkie Button for deals and discounts all over town!  


ALL EVENTS LISTED BELOW ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE and NEW EVENTS WILL BE ADDED AS CONFIRMED

March, 2017 - Date to be determined
8 p.m. - Ms. Blarney & Mr. Malarkey Pageant - Contestants wanted
Manhattan Beach Lodge
39051 CR 66

Saturday, March 11
11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. - St. Urho's Day Grasshopper Hop
Participants register at any participating establishment, purchase a $10 safe ride wristband and enjoy a Finland themed pub crawl with games of skill at each location.  Prizes and trophy for best scoring team.  Andy's Bar & Restaurant, Crosslake-Fifty Lakes American Legion, The Bourbon Room, Cedar Chest, Maucieri's, Moonlite Bay, Manhattan's, Riverside, The Wharf, Zorbaz

Thursday, March 16
Pot 'O Gold Treasure Hunt

One of three daily clues released at 9 a.m. at Chamber member businesses, online here and on our Facebook page
Find the lost Pot O' Gold and cash in on a prize package valued at more than $600! 

Saturday, March 18
8 - 11:00 a.m. - RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon Tether Rides
US Army Corps of Engineers Recreation Area
35507 CR 66
Must be 10 years of age or older - weather permitting - no charge

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

9:30 a.m. The Clover Dash 5K
Race day registration begins at 7:45 a.m. at Whitefish Lodge & Suites
Starting and finish line in Crosslake Town Square
36770 Allen Avenue

10:00 a.m.  - 3 p.m. Maucieri's Food & Beverage Cart
Beer & Bar, Corned Beef & Hot Dogs
Under the clock tower in Crosslake Town Square
35770 Allen Avenue

11 a.m. - Edina Realty Foundation 6th Annual Brat Sale
Brats & Soda till gone; Foundation assists with needs of homeless
35586 CR 66

11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Parade Participant Shuttle Service
Free transportation from C&C Boat Works 36448 County Road 66 to parade lineup in Crosslake Town Square (for parade participants only)

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

12  - 3 p.m. - 4th Annual Knights of Columbus Food, Beverage & Warming Tent
Proceeds go to the Crosslake Food Shelf
Crosslake Ace Hardware
35592 Pioneer Drive


2 p.m. - 43rd ANNUAL ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE 
Click here for parade registration - coming soon

Click here for 2016 parade map
2016 BEST OF PARADE:
Business:
#1 - Maucieri's Italian Bistro
#2 - Crosslake Ace Hardware & Appliance
#3 - Boyd Lodge
Honorable Mention:  ALL the floats and entries in the parade!
Non-Profit:
#1 Minnetonka Power Squadron
Honorable Mention: Girl Scouts
Honorable Mention: Northern Lakes Girls High School Hockey
WJJY Enthusiasm Award:
Lakeplace.com
4 p.m. Karaoke Music
Riverside Saloon & Eatery - 35322 CR 3


Saturday, March 25
6 p.m. - St. Pat's Raffle Ticket Drawing Party

Live music featuring "ZZ Ace"
Host - Crosslake Ace Hardware & Appliance
at Zorbaz-Crozzlake
36215 CR 66


2017 St. Patrick's Day Committee:
CHAIR: Laura Stromberg (Stromberg's Chicks and Game Birds)
Commitee Members:  Mike O'Connell (Larson Group Real Estate), Bruce Gateley (Crosslake Insurance Agency), Dawn Maucieri (Maucieri's Italian Bistro), Heather Jones (Barstock Liquors), Becky Peterson (Whitefish Properties), Brian Thull (North Country Lawn Care), Brandon Pederson (RE/MAX Lakes Area Realty), Katie Wallace (Ideal System Solutions) and C Bob Heales

 

 
Event Sponsors:

PLATINUM SPONSOR

SILVER SPONSORS

  • 3 Sevens Studio
  • Barstock Liquors
  • Birch Lake Counseling
  • Boyd Lodge
  • COUNTRY Financial
  • Crosslake Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • Crosslake Sheet Metal, Inc.
  • Crosslake Veterinary Practice, LLC
  • Crosslake-Ideal Lions
  • Crosswoods Development
  • Dairy Queen - Crosslake
  • Edina Realty, Inc. - Crosslake
  • Frandsen Bank and Trust - Crosslake
  • GrassMaster, Inc.
  • JAG Interior Solutions, LLC
  • Mills GM
  • Mosquito Squad of North Central Minnesota
  • Nor-Son, Inc.
  • Northland Pet Lodge
  • RE/MAX Lakes Area Realty - Crosslake
  • RiverWood Bank - Crosslake

BRONZE SPONSORS

  • Anderson Tax and Accounting Service
  • Bernick's Beverages and Vending
  • Golden Horizons Assisted Living and Memory Care
  • Kelli Engstrom Photography
  • Kicks on Route 66
  • P & J Promotions
  • Pequot Tool & Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Seaberg Motorsports
  • Strombergs Chicks and Game Birds

IN-KIND SPONSORS

  • Action Entertainment
  • Better Living Concepts, Inc.
  • C & C Boat Works
  • City of Crosslake
  • D & D Beverage, LLC
  • Echo Publishing/Brainerd Dispatch
  • Fyle's Portable Restroom Rental and Drain Clean
  • Hubbard Radio
  • Lakes Area Rental of Crosslake, Inc.
  • Northland Press
  • Pat & Tami Murphy
  • Pequot Lakes Sanitation
  • Red Rock Radio-Brainerd
  • Seaberg Motorsports

RAFFLE PARTY SPONSORS

  • Crosslake Ace Hardware & Appliance
  • Zorbaz on Crozz Lake
Location:
Crosslake, MN
Date/Time Information:
March 12, 2016
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
Fees/Admission:
Purchase a $5 Raffle Ticket and get a 2016 Blinkie Button free!  Show your Blinkie Button at the following businesses and take advantage of these discounts valid March 11 - 12 unless otherwise noted.
Andy's Bar & Grill - $5 2Gingers Big Ginger
Barstock Liquors - $19.99 2Gingers liter; $8.99 Surly Furious, Overrated and Hell 4 pk
Cedar Chest - $3 2Gingers single pour; $2.50 16 oz green beer tap; $5 miniburger basket
Cherry Berry Baxter - 20% off total yogurt purchase
Common Goods - 25% off 1 regular priced item
Crosslake Ace hardware & Appliance - 20% off regular priced items (some exclusions)
Crosslake Drug - 25% - 50% off select items
Crosslake Fifty Lakes American Legion Post #500 - $4 2Gingers Big Ginger; $2 Coors Light Bottles
Crosslake Veterinary Hospital - Buy 1- Get 1 Lupine collars, leashes and harnesses
Dairy Queen - Crosslake - $1 Hot Dog; $1 any size cone
Grand Champion Meats - Buy 3 packages of sticks or jerky - get 1 free
Holiday Station Store Crosslake - free 12 oz coffee/cappuccino
JAG Interior Solutions - $50 off window treatment or area rug
Judy's House of Gifts - Draw a lucky shamrock for 50% off total purchase of regular priced items (Sat. only)
Lake Country Crafts & Cones - free 12 oz. fresh brewed Stonehouse coffee
Lakes Area Gallery & Frame Shoppe - 30% off total purchase, excludes framing (valid March 11-17, 2016)
Lundrigan's - 10% off total purchase (Sat. only)
Manhattan's - $2 green beer; $3 Fireball Shots; $5 Jameson Ginger
Maucieri's - $4 2Ginger drinks; $2 green taps; $1 off corned beef & cabbage; $1 off Reubens (specials also valid March 17 with blinkie)
Moonlite Bay - $4 2Gingers Big Ginger; $3 Bacardi cocktails; $2 Coors light bottles; (Drink specials valid Fri at 10 p.m. and all of Saturday) $2 off Corned Beef sandwich; $2 off Reuben; $3 off 12" pizza (Food specials valid Sat 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.) wear your blinkie button March 17 for BOGO drinks and beers 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Moonlite Square - 5 cents of per gallon of gas
Moonlite Square Liquors - 10% off all craft beers
Mount Ski Gull - buy one - get one free lift ticket or tubing (valid thru March 31,2016)
Northland Pet Lodge - 10% off storewide
Pine Peaks Apparel, Restaurant & Gifts - 25% off 1 regular priced item; free beverage with meal
Pine Peaks Lodge & Suites - free swim pass
Reeds Market & Gas Express - Free 12 oz coffee or cappuccino
Riverside Saloon & Eatery - $4 2Gingers cocktails; $2 Coors Light bottles
The Bourbon Room - $2.50 PBR or Bush Light Pounders; $2 Rueben or pulled pork sliders
The Wharf - $3 rails; $5 2Gingers; $5 Jameson; $5 Green Mimosas; $7.95 Corned beef & cabbage dinner; $2 green beer; $1 shots
Whitefish Lodge & Suites Beer Garden - $2 Coors light; $3 Fireball & Birthday Shots; $5 Jameson Ginger (valid Sat. only 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
Zorbaz - $5 16 oz Finnegans tap; $6 2Gingers Big Ginger
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