Stars and Stripes Days- July 3 and 4
Breezy Point-Pequot Lakes Stars & Stripes Days is the place to be!
This year we continue with the traditions and add a little bit of new entertainment as well!
Parade Float Winners:
Most Patriotic - Stonemark Land Surveying, Inc.
Best Youth - Dylan Avery, World Children's Wrestling Federation
Best Overall - The Celtic Cottage
Thank you to everyone who had floats and attended the parade!
Kiddie Parade Winners:
First Place - Ben and Sam Glarneault
"Colombia Pride" or "Waterskiing Wonders"
Second Place - Duncan McKenlay
Third Place - Abbie and Jenna Hegarty
July 2nd Festivities:
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Pequot Lakes Community Library Book Sale
July 3rd Festivities:
8 a.m.-2 p.m. Pequot Lakes Community Library Book Sale
5-10 p.m. Food Vendors,Fireman's Rodeo, Carnival Games, and
Moon Jumps Trailside Park
7-10 p.m. Whiskey Richards - Live Band Trailside Park
After Dusk Fireworks by Zambelli Football Field
July 4th Festivities:
7-11 a.m. Pequot Lakes Fire Department Pancake Breakfast Firehall
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Flea Market Trailside Park
9-10 a.m. Paul and Babe’s Brightest Stars Karaoke Contest Registration
(Youth 3-10 yrs. Limited to 10 Participants. Have your song
title and artist plus a back up song already chosen.) Band Shelter
10 - 11 a.m. Paul and Babe’s Brightest Stars Karaoke Contest
(Youth 3-10 yrs - Prizes!) Band Shelter
10-11 a.m. Paul and Babe's Brightest Stars Karaoke Contest Registration
(Teen11-17 yrs. and Adult 18yrs+. Limited to 10 Participants
Each. Have your song title and artist plus a back up song already
chosen.) Band Shelter
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Moon Jumps Trailside Park
11 a.m. Money in the Haystack Trailside Park
11 a.m. Kiddie Parade Registration Chamber Building Parking Lot
11:30 a.m. Kiddie Parade Chamber Building Parking Lot
12 p.m. Stars & Stripes Parade
ALL PARADE ENTRIES MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED
Click Here for Parade Registration. Click Here for Parade Rules.
Parade Route & Event Map
1 - 3 p.m. Sloppy Joes, Pie, and Beverage Cole Memorial Building
1:30 - 3 p.m. Paul & Babe’s Brightest Stars Karaoke Contest
(Teen 11-17 yrs & Adult 18yrs + - Prizes!) Band Shelter
3:30 p.m. Bed Races (5 person teams - Travelling Trophy!) Chamber Building
FREE Shuttle Bus Service 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Park at Eagle View Elementary School (Cnty 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 11:00 a.m. PARKING WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ON COUNTY RD 11.
Parking - Available at TDS and the Pequot Lakes High School (cross at stop lights).
Handicap 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.
Receive a Blinkie Button with the purchase of a $5 Raffle Ticket. Chance to win Fabulous Prizes and Great Blinkie Button Specials at area businesses July 3-13!! Purchase your raffle tickets at the Pequot Lakes Chamber office.
Super American- $40 Gift Card
Billy's Bar & Grill- $40 Gift Card
Pequot Lakes Physical Therapy- $30 Gift Certificate for a 30 minute Neck and Upper Back Massage
Mayson's Grille- $50 Gift Card
Merritt Jewelers- Bobber Charm and Silver Bracelet
BL Broadcasting- 4 Sky Deck Bowing & House of Comedy Tickets
BL Broadcasting- 4 Moose Mountain & Nickelodeon Universe Tickets
AmericInn Upnorth Lodge & Suites- 1 Night Stay
Grand Casino Mille Lacs- Dinner Tickets
Brainerd International Raceway- 2 Muscle Car Passes and Camping Pass
Whitefish Golf Club- 2 Rounds of Golf with Cart
Tasty Pizza- $50 Gift Certificate
Stonemark Land Surveing, Inc.- $40 Chamber Bucks and T-shirt
Trophy Time Taxidermy- $40 Gift Certificate
Marjorie Harris Home Inspection- Free Recall Chek
Salon Couture- Paul Mitchell Gift Bag & Gift Certificate
Tutt's Bait & Tackle- $40 Gift Card
Breezy Point Resort- Round of Golf for 4 with Carts
Blinkie Button Specials:
Pestello's- 1/2 Price Drinks, 3-5 p.m. July 2-4
Mayson's Grille- $1 Tap Beer (Miller Lite & Michelob Golden Draft Light)
Tasty Pizza- $2 Off Large Pizza
Pequot Lakes American Legion- Beer Garden Special July 4
Billy's Bar & Grill- Buy 1 Domestic Tap Beer get the 2nd FREE
Super America, Pequot Lakes- FREE 20 oz. Fountain Pop
Blinkie Button Specials are good for July 3-13 unless otherwise stated.
Purchase your $5 raffle ticket at these locations and cash in on the Blinkie Button Specials! Raffle Tickets are also available at the Pequot Lakes Chamber office. Must be 18 years of age to purchase a ticket.
Thank you to our volunteer Stars & Stripes committee for helping organize a wonderful event!
Chair: Wendy Rickard (TDS Telecom)
Committee: Cindy Stiller (Jenkins Gems), Sue Erholtz (AmericInn), Mark Jurchen (Lakeland Agency), Cindy Hidde (Stonemark Land Surveying), Craig Englund (Red Line Club)
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.