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2017 St. Patrick's Day 43rd Parade & Celebration - Crosslake

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Name: 2017 St. Patrick's Day 43rd Parade & Celebration - Crosslake
Date: March 18, 2017
Event Description:

Raffle Prize Winners Announced! 
To make arrangements to redeem your prize please call the Crosslake Chamber Office at 218-692-4027

2017 Best of Float Awards:
Business Awards: 1st Place - Wes Hanson Builders
                                  2nd Place - Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar
                                  3rd Place - Boyd Lodge
Non-Profit Award: 1st Place - Northern Lakes Lightning Red Line High School Hockey; Honorable Mentions:
Breezy Point Figure Skating Club and Pelican Lakes 4H Club
"Share 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 this 43 year celebration ensures fun for all ages! 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 $5 Raffle ticket and get a Blinkie Button free.  Tickets/buttons are available for purchase at Chamber member businesses offering a blinkie button special.  Winning raffle tickets will be drawn Sat. March 25 and more than 50 prizes will be awarded valued at more than $8,400. Show your Blinkie Button for deals and discounts all over town!  
Need Lodging?  Check out these preferred lodging partners.

Order your Limited Edition Love Your Melon - Crosslake green beanie online at www.crosslakebeanie.com
Share your Charm and help support their mission to lead the fight against pediatric cancer.

Click here for Parade Regististration and information.

Saturday, March 4, 2017
8 p.m. - Ms. Blarney & Mr. Malarkey Pageant
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, Bourbon Room, Crosslake-Fifty Lakes American Legion, Cedar Chest, Maucieri's, Moonlite Bay, Manhattan's, Riverside, The Wharf and  Zorbaz.

Thursday, March 16
Pot 'O Gold Treasure Hunt

THE POT OF GOLD HAS BEEN FOUND!  Bill Leadens of Fifty Lakes found the treasure near the US Army Corps of Engineers public boat access!  Congratulations Bill! (see photo on our Facebook page)
Find the hidden Pot O' Gold and cash in on a prize package valued at more than $1,300 courtesy of these merchants: Andy's Bar & Grill, Wine & Spirits; Barstock Liquors; Beam Suntory; The Cedar Chest; Cherry Berry-Baxter; Common Goods; Crosslake Ace Hardware, Appliance & Laundromat; Crosslake Fifty Lakes American Legion Post #500; Crosslake Coffee; Crosslake Drug; Crosslake Holiday; Crosslake Veterinary Hospital; Crosslake Yoga-Pilates & Boutique; First National Bank; Holly's Hair Care; JAG Interior Solutions; Judy's House of Gifts; Lake Country Crafts & Cones; Lakes Area Gallery & Frame Shoppe; Manhattan's; Maucieri's Italian Bistro; Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar; Moonlite Square Liquor; Northland Press; Northland Pet Lodge; Pine Peaks Restaurant, Apparel & Gifts; Reeds Market & Gas Express; Riverside Saloon & Eatery; Studio Posh; The Bourbon Room; The Crossfire and Whitefish Lodge & Suites. 
In our 43rd year we're still climbing to fame.
It's Passages of Time where you'll make your beanie claim.
Outfitted by Doreen....Love Your Melon Hats in green
is the only way to be seen!

To share your charm is this year's ambition,
Where we make it a point to have charity as our mission.
The Shriners are here....air, land and sea,
To honor our town and spread children's glee.

Friday, March 17
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Inspirational Yoga
Crosslake Yoga, Pilates & Boutique (36184 CR 66)
Free class with food shelf donation

8 - 12 p.m. DJ Mike
Andy's Bar & Grill, Wine & Spirits
Corner of 3 & 66

9 p.m. - close - Live music featuring Soup Bones
The Bourbon Room  (check out the new building addition)
38136 CR 66

9 p.m. - close - DJ Music
Zorbaz - Crozzlake
36215 CR 66

10 p.m. - close - DJ's JP and Chad
Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar
37627 CR 66

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 a.m. - 2 p.m. -  Indoor Arts & Craft Fair
Whitefish Lodge & Suites
14150 Swann Drive

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
Crosslake Town Square
35770 Allen Avenue

11 a.m. - Edina Realty Foundation 6th Annual Brat Sale
Brats & Soda till gone; Edina 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

11a.m. - 3 p.m. - Outdoor Food & Beer Garden / Live music featuring Tugboat Rampage
Whitefish Lodge & Suites
14150 Swann Drive

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 2017 Parade Map 2017 Parade Registration Form
Parade Judges Adam Rees (Essentia Health), Patrick Sundberg (Jack Pine Brewery) and Pete Mohs (Brainerd Dispatch/Echo Journal)
located at the Exchange Parking Lot Midtown on Route 66
Chamber Bucks awarded to top 3 for-business entries; Chamber bucks awarded to top 1 non-profit organization entry

3 p.m. Karaoke
Riverside Saloon & Eatery
35322 CR 3

4 p.m. Live music featuring Soup Bones
The Bourbon Room Saloon & Eatery (check out the new building addition)
38136 CR 66

4 - 8 p.m. - Live Music featuring In the Fields Band
39051 CR 66

4 p.m. - close - DJ's JP and Chad
Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar
37627 CR 66

4 p.m. - close - DJ music
Zorbaz Crozzlake
36215 CR 66

4 p.m. - Live music featuring Lisa Wenger & Her Mean Mean Men
Maucieri's Italian Bistro
34650  CR 3

Saturday, March 25
6 p.m. - St. Pat's Raffle Ticket Drawing Party
8 p.m. Live music featuring Emily Hammer

Sponsored by Platinum Sponsor Passages of Time
39051 CR 66 Manhattan Beach

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), Crystal Glaser (Whitefish Properties), Brandon Pederson (RE/MAX Lakes Area Realty), Katie Wallace (Ideal System Solutions)and Bob Heales (Community Member)


Event Sponsors:


  • Leo Miller
  • Pat & Tami Murphy
  • Action Entertainment
  • Better Living Concepts, Inc.
  • C & C Boat Works
  • City of Crosslake
  • Create Co. Consulting
  • Fyle's Portable Restroom Rental and Drain Clean
  • Hubbard Radio Brainerd
  • Lakes Area Rental of Crosslake, Inc.
  • Northland Press
  • Pequot Lakes Sanitation
  • Seaberg Motorsports
Event Sponsors:





  • Boyd Lodge
  • COUNTRY Financial
  • Crosslake Coffee
  • Crosslake Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • Crosslake Sheet Metal, Inc.
  • Crosslake Town Square
  • Crosslake Veterinary Practice, PA
  • Dairy Queen - Crosslake
  • Edina Realty, Inc. - Crosslake
  • Grand Champion Meats - Crosslake
  • Holiday Station Store - Crosslake
  • JAG Interior Solutions, LLC
  • Mills Automotive Group
  • Minnesota Inboard Water Sports
  • Northland Pet Lodge
  • RE/MAX Lakes Area Realty - Crosslake
  • Stromberg's Chicks & Game Birds
  • The Bourbon Room Saloon & Eatery
  • Waste Partners, Inc.
  • Whitefish Properties


  • Barstock Liquors
  • Birch Lake Counseling
  • Cherry Berry
  • Crosslake Laundromat
  • Karma Race Management
  • Kelli Engstrom Photography
  • Lake Country Crafts and Cones
  • Moonlite Square
  • Pequot Tool & Manufacturing, Inc.
  • Pine Peaks Lodge and Suites


  • Passages of Time at Manhattan's
Crosslake, MN
Date/Time Information:
March 18, 2017
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 $5 Raffle Ticket and get a 2017 Blinkie Button free! 
Wear your Blinkie Button and cash in on deals and discounts all over town! (Valid 3/17 and 3/18 unless otherwise specified)
Andy's Bar & Grill - $4 2Ginger drinks; $3 green tap beer
Barstock Liquors - 10% off 2Gingers Irish Whiskey
Cedar Chest - $2 Coors Light green beer taps; $3 Dr. McGillicuddy shots; $4 2Gingers single pour; $3.50 (2) mini burgers; $3.50 large fries  (3/18 only)
Cherry Berry - Baxter - 20% off your entire yogurt purchase
Common Goods - 25% off 1 regular priced item
Crosslake Ace Hardware, Appliance & Laundromat - 20% off regular priced items - "bag sale" see store for details
Crosslake American Legion Post #500 - $3 16 oz. Coors Light Cans; $2.50 green taps
Crosslake Coffee - $1 off any drink
Crosslake Drug - 25-50% off gift ware
Crosslake Holiday - Free 12 oz. coffee or cappuccino
Crosslake Veterinary Hospital - 20% off pet treats
Crosslake Yoga-Pilates & Boutique - 25% off total purchase in the boutique
Dairy Queen - Crosslake - $1 hot dogs; $1 small cone
Grand Champion Meats - Buy 3 packages of sticks or jerky - get 1 free
Itasca Leathergoods - free shipping and waived surcharges on custom orders
JAG Interior Solutions - $100 off 2 window treatments (thru April 15, 2017)
Judy's House of Gifts - 20% off total price of regular merchandise (valid 3/18)
Lake Country Crafts & Cones - free small Stonehouse coffee with purchase
Lakes Area Gallery & Frame Shoppe - 30% off clothing (3/15 thru 3/18)
Lundrigan's - $10 off 1 sweatshirt
Manhattan's - $2 green Coors Light tap beer; $4 Irish Car Bomb; $5 Big Ginger & Shamrock Juice Cocktail (valid 3/17 thru 3/19 and 3/25, 2017)
Maucieri's - $3 Green Tap Beer; $4 2Gingers; $1 off Reubens; $1 off Corned Beef & Cabbage
Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar - $4 Big Gingers; $3 Bacardi drinks; $2.50 Coors Light bottles; $2 off Reuben sandwiches; $3 off 12" pizzas
Moonlite Square - $4 Mud Blaster car wash (save $4)
Moonlite Square Liquor - 15% off regular priced wine (Sat. only)
Northland Pet Lodge - 10% off all items in store
Passages of Time - 10% off any "Signature" product purchase
Pine Peaks Gifts & Apparel - 25% off 1 gift or apparel item
Pine Peaks Lodge & Suites - Free use of the pool
Pine Peaks Restaurant - free beverage with meal purchase
Riverside Saloon & Eatery - $4 2Gingers cocktails; $2.50 Coors Light tap
The Bourbon Room & Eatery - $3 2Gingers; $3 Coors Light green; $2 Reuben Sliders
The Crossfire - complimentary snack bar with meal purchase (valid 3/17)
The Wharf - $1 Lucky Charm shot; $2 green beer; $3 Peppermint Pattys; $3 rail drinks; $4 2Gingers Drinks, $7.95 Breakfast Corned Beef & Hash, $7.95 Reuben with Chips, $7.95 Corned Beef & Cabbage, $5 Scottish Eggs
Whitefish Lodge & Suites - $2 swim pass (valid 3/17 thru 3/19)
Whitefish Lodge Beer Garden - $2.50 Coors Light bottles; $4 Irish Car Bomb; $5 Big Ginger $5 Shamrock Juice Cocktails (valid 3/18)
Zorbaz - Crozzlake - $3 green shot; $5 2Gingers
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