Minnesota’s best St. Patrick’s Day celebration is back again: here are the details!
Get your green on [so you don't get pinched] and head over to Crosslake, MN March 16th-18th for some good old fashioned St. Patty’s Day fun.
Map courtesy of Crosslake St. Patrick's Day Parade and Celebration Facebook
Weekend pro tips:
→ Purchase a lanyard for access to discounts around town! See the full list of participating businesses here.
→ Get there early for parking and a good spot to view the parade. The weekend attracts over 20,000 out of town visitors!
→ New this year! Shenanigans VIP experience including preferred curbside front row parade seating, access to the VIP tent + more. Get the full details or purchase on the Crosslake Chamber of commerce website.
Please note all events listed are subject to change. Refer to THE crosslake chamber of commerce for updates!
9AM — 1st clue released to guide you to the Lost Pot O' Gold
6-8PM — Loon & Lakes Trivia at 14 Lakes Craft Brewing sponsored by The National Loon Center, Watters Edge Realty & WAPOA
8PM — Trivia at Moonlite Bay
9AM — 2nd clue released to guide you to the Lost Pot O' Gold
4-7PM — Live Music featuring Brian O'Brien on the patio at Moonlite Bay
5-7PM — Clover Dash 5K Registration / Packet Pickup Patriot Lakes Nutrition
6-9PM — Live Music featuring From The Heart 14 Lakes Craft Brewing Co.
7PM — Live Music featuring Andy Fischer at Manhattan's
7PM — Music featuring DJ Mike - Andy's Bar & Grill
10PM to close — Music featuring DJ Dana Moonlite Bay
9AM — 3rd and final clue released to guide you to the Lost Pot O'Gold
9AM — 9th Annual Clover Dash 5K and Kids Run
7-8:30 a.m. - Same Day registration and packet pickup at Patriot Lakes Nutrition (14307 Gould St.)
8:30 a.m. - Kids Run in Crosslake Town Square
9 a.m. - Clover Dash 5K Run/Walk - New Route
10AM — Crosslake Town Square Pre-Parade Party with Music, Food & Activities for the whole family!
Key Wellness - Play Plinko for prizes and discounts
Squirrelly Mama - Family activities inside & outside
Grilled burgers by Crosslake Log Church Youth Group - K&D Kettle Corn
10AM-3PM — Whitefish Lodge & Suites Parade Party
10 AM Brunch & Bingo (register at whitefish-lodge.com)
11 AM Parking Lot Party
12 - 3PM Live music by Drunk & Stupid
11AM - 3PM — VIP Tent exclusive for VIP Badge Holders (register at www.crosslake.com)
Enjoy heated tent with high top tables
1 free meal and 1 free drink of choice with access to Maucieri's private cash bar
Bag Chair with VIP reserved parade seating (you keep the chair)
11AM-1PM — Live Music featuring Darren Jackson - 14 Lakes Craft Brewing
11AM — Music featuring DJ Mike - Andy's Bar & Grill
11AM-1:30PM — Parade Participant Shuttle Service (for parade participants only)
Park & Ride free shuttle transportation from the Crosslake Log Church (37218 CR 66) to Crosslake Community School near parade lineup in Crosslake Town Square for parade participants only.
Drop off all your float riders/walkers in the Town Square parade lineup area.
One vehicle driver can then proceed to The Log Church to take the shuttle back to meet your group.
2PM — 49th ANNUAL ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE "Shamrocks & Shenanigans"
10a.m. - 12 p.m. Sponsor and Feature lineup at Swann Drive East entrance
12 - 2 p.m. - General parade lineup at Swann Drive East entrance
Featuring fabulous parade floats and entertainment including American Legion Color Guard, zippy cars driven by Minnesota Shrine organizations, clowns, classic cars, boats, horse drawn carriage and more!
Chamber Bucks awarded to top 3 for-business entries and top 1 non-profit organization entry.
Parade judges are located in the Sunspace Porch
Post Parade Entertainment in Crosslake at businesses and establishments
14 Lakes Craft Brewing Co. - Live Music featuring Tangled Chords
Manhattan's - Live Music featuring Shane Martin
Maucieri's - Live Music featuring Lisa Wenger
Moonlite Bay - Music featuring DJ Dana till close!
Ox Lake Tavern - Live Music featuring Emily Hammer 6-9 p.m.
The Wharf - Live Music featuring Red Dot Duo 6-9 p.m.
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