2015 Stars & Stripes Days
Fireworks, parades, entertainment! Come celebrate our Independence Day with Fourth of July activities July 3-4 in Pequot Lakes. July 4 highlights include the annual parade! This two-day event is loaded with family fun events.
BUY YOUR GLOW BRACELETS & NECKLACES to help support the fireworks!
5 p.m.- 11 p.m. Beer Garden sponsored by Community Action
5 p.m. Food Vendors
5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Guitar Entertainment by Eric & Adam
7 p.m.- 11 p.m. DJ & Karaoke by Teddy Bear Sound
8 p.m. - Glow Trot 4k along the Paul Bunyan Trail
The Glow Trot will start at the Pequot Lakes Chamber of Commerce office on the Paul Bunyan Trail. It will be a down and back run- not timed. Please GLOW yourself up and have a fun trot along the trail. Donation welcome! We will also have Pequot Lakes GLOW Bracelets & Necklaces available for purchase!
After Dusk Fireworks by Zambelli Fireworks International at the High School Ball Fields
7 a.m. - 11 a.m. Firemen's Pancake Breakfast
9 a.m.-4 p.m. - Flea Market, Craft Fair & Food Vendors - Trailside Park
10:00 a.m.- Money in the Haystack- Trailside Park North
10:30 a.m. - Kiddie Parade Registration-Band Shell
11 a.m. - Kiddie Parade- Veterans Memorial Walking Path- Trailside Park
12 p.m. - Stars & Stripes Parade
7 p.m.- Decade 7- Band Shell Trailside Park
All parade entries must be pre-registered by July 1, 2015 - Get the Entry Form
FREE Shuttle Bus Service from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Park at Eagle View Elementary School (County Rd 11) and ride the shuttle bus in to town (before and after the parade). Roads Closed: County Rd 11 and County Rd 112 will be closed to thru traffic at 11 a.m. PARKING WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ON COUNTY RD 11. Parking: Available at TDS and the Pequot Lakes High School (cross at stoplights).
Handicapped Parking: Available on Government Drive, East Butler Street, St. Alice Church,and Old Hwy 371 (Pequot Lakes Dental). Spaces will be marked. Arrive early!
NO PARKING ALONG THE PARADE ROUTE. VEHICLES WILL BE TICKETED AND TOWED.
Stay for more than a day! Take in all the happenings with this event and more by extending your stay in the Brainerd Lakes Area. No other vacation destination in Minnesota offers the variety of lodging accommodations to fit every size, price, location, and style.