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Celebrate America’s independence in Pequot Lakes at Stars & Stripes Days, named one of the best Small Town 4th of July Celebrations by Life in Minnesota! Many activities and events are happening near Trailside Park beginning at 5:00 p.m. You’ll find food vendors, kids’ bungee trampoline and bounce house, beer garden, bean bag toss tournament, and live music. Be sure to stay for the fireworks show, which starts at 10:10 p.m.

SATURDAY, JULY 3RD EVENT SCHEDULE 

5:00PM

Food Vendors: Fresh squeezed lemonade, mini donuts, french fries, cheese curds, corn dogs, kettle corn, cotton candy, snow cones, caramel apples & hot dogs.
Bean Bag Toss Tournament Registration: $10 per team / 2 players. Youth Bracket 8-14 yrs old. Adult Bracket 15- 115 yrs old. Cash prizes for 1st Place, 2nd Place and 3rd Place in each bracket! Rules- TBD (South Trailside Park).
Kids Activities: Bungee Trampoline, Bounce House & Kids Climb. South Trailside Park.

6:00PM

Beer Garden: Sponsored by Community Action of Pequot Lakes. Located on Main Street between the Trailside Parks.
Bean Bag Toss Tournament Begins: South Trailside Park. See www.PequotLakes.com for scoring details and prizes.

7:00PM

Music in the Park: Band Shelter, North Trailside Park.

9:00PM

34th Infantry Division Band: South Trailside Park.

10:10PM

Fireworks by Flashing Thunder: Best viewing locations at Trailside Parks, Pequot Lakes School and TDS parking lot.

SUNDAY, JULY 4TH EVENT SCHEDULE

7:00 – 11:00AM

Pancake Breakfast: Pequot Lakes Fire Hall on Main Street.

9:00AM – 4:00PM

Craft Fair: South Trailside Park.
Food Vendors: Fresh squeezed lemonade, mini donuts, french fries, cheese curds, corn dogs, kettle corn, cotton candy, snow cones, caramel apples & hot dogs. South Trailside Park.
Kids Activities: Bungee Trampoline, Bounce House & Kids Climb. South Trailside Park.
Water Wars: South Trailside Park.

10:00AM

Kiddie Parade: Band Shelter, North Trailside Park.

10:00 – 11:30AM

Parade Line Up/Staging: Pequot Lakes Middle School parking lot.

10:30AM

Bed Races: Free to participate! 5 per team, win prizes! Main Street by the American Legion.

11:00AM – 4:00PM

Beer Garden: Sponsored by the Legion Post #49.

12:00PM

Stars & Stripes Parade: Starts at West side of the Pequot Lakes School.