Menahga, Minnesota • Sponsored by the Menahga Civic & Commerce Association
Contact Liz to sign up for the parade, or for more information (218) 329-5645.
The Grand Parade will be held on Saturday evening. You are cordially invited to participate in this year’s parade on Saturday, July 8th, 2023, which will begin at 7:00 p.m., from the east end of Main Street. The parade runs east to west on Main Street for nine blocks from Fern Avenue to Fir Avenue. THERE IS NO ENTRY FEE FOR OUR PARADE!
Below you will find the parade entry form. If you or your organization is planning to enter a unit in the parade, please fill out the form and return it either to: Liz Olson at email@example.com; or by mail to Midsummer Parade 2023, c/o Liz Olson, 528 2nd St SE, Menahga, MN 56464, as soon as possible. It is necessary that you provide on the line entitled, "Type of Unit," the vehicles being used for your entry, i.e., pickup truck and 8' float, etc. If you are aware of others who would like to participate in our Parade, please feel free to pass on this information as well.
All entries must enter the line-up area from the south, at the (East side of the Menahga School) High School parking lot on or before 6:30 p.m. It is located one block east of the St. Urho Statue on Highway 71. Parade officials will be able to direct you to your spot in the line-up from that area.
The deadline for all entries will be Friday June 16th, 2023, but your earliest attention to this matter will be greatly appreciated to get started on the line-up. Late entries will be added to the end of the line-up in the order in which they are received.
If you have any questions, call or text Liz Olson, at (218) 329-5645. In anticipation of your positive reply, the Menahga Civic and Commerce Association would like to thank you for helping make our parade a successful event. We look forward to seeing you in July!
AS A REMINDER: ABSOLUTELY NO CANDY CAN BE THROWN FROM A VEHICLE OR FLOAT FOR SAFETY REASONS. THANKS FOR YOUR COOPERATION!
Sincerely, Liz Olson, Menahga C & C Parade Chair
PS: As in the past, I will be texting your parade line-up number on or before Thursday, July 6, 2023. If you have not received your line-up number by that date, please feel free to contact or text me at (218) 329-5645. Thank you!
All schedule information below is subject to change - planning is underway! Some information has not been verified yet.
9 am – noon Bloody Mary Specials at Northbound Spirits 9 am – close Drink and shot specials at Northbound Spirits 9 am – close Free Jukebox at Northbound Spirits 9 am – close Outdoor Games at VFW & Northbound Spirits noon – close Beer Garden at Northbound Spirits 4 pm – close Beer Garden - Burgers & Brats at VFW 5:00 pm Gateway Lions - Pulled Pork Sandwich at Northbound Spirits 6:30 pm Meat Raffle at VFW 7:00 pm Miss Menahga / Little Miss Menahga Pageant at Menahga School - Bob White Gym (registration details below) 8 pm – close DJ & Dance at VFW 8:30 pm – 12:30 Live Band “Get Over It” at Northbound Spirits
9:00 am St Urho Run 5K Walk/Run & 10K Run (registration details below) 9 am – 4 pm Arts & Crafts Fair at Spirit Lake Front (registration details below) 9:00 am Doubles Horseshoe Tourney at Menahga Park Campground 9 am – noon Bloody Mary & Mimosa at VFW Bloody Mary specials at Northbound Spirits 9 am – 8 pm Free Jukebox, Drink and shot specials at Northbound Spirits Beer Gardens at Northbound Spirits and VFW 10 am – 9 pm Redeemer Lutheran Food Booth at Lakes Area Coop Hardware Store - Coffee, Cookies, Burgers & Hot Dogs 9:30 – noon Blueberry Ice Cream at Museum 11:00 am VFW Auxiliary Kid’s Fishing Derby at Fishing Pier - Bring Poles 12 noon SR. Men’s Baseball Tournament at School Baseball Fields 1:00 pm Singles Horseshoe Tournament at Menahga Park Campground 2:00 pm Park Rapids Water Ski Team Show on Spirit Lake 2 pm – 6 pm Kids Art & Games on grassy area next to beach on Spirit Lake (Thanks to Pinewood Church for organizing!) 3 pm – 6 pm Antique Car Show at Shell Sport & Bait 3 pm – 6:30 pm Lions Food at Northbound Spirits 3 pm – 9 pm Sloppy Joes & Root Beer Floats at Assumption of our Lady Catholic Church 7:00 pm Midsummer Grand Parade (registration details below) 8:30 pm Live Music: DJ at VFW Live Music: Drink 182 Band at Northbound Spirits AT DUSK Fireworks! At Spirit Lake Launched from barges on Lake Thanks to our Fireworks Sponsors
APQ Engineering • RDO • Omega Hardwoods • West Central Telephone Association • TruStar Federal Credit Union
8 am – 11 am Lions Pancake Breakfast at VFW 9:30 am Non-Denominational Church Service at Spirit Lake Stage In case of rain at Methodist Church 1 pm – 3 pm Monroe Crossing at Spirit Lake Stage 3:00 pm Raffle Drawings at Spirit Lake Boat Access 3 pm – 7 pm Music at VFW noon – close Beer Garden at VFW
The Miss Menahga/Little Miss pageant is on for our Midsummer Days celebration this July!!! We are so excited and have been busy putting the pieces together for this fun night! Be on the look out for more information!
CONTESTANTS WANTED! We are looking for contestants who are looking to take part in this awesome opportunity! Miss Menahga - current 10th and 11th graders, Little Miss Menahga- current 1st and 2nd graders; please contact Gloria at (507) 440-3922.
Click here to check out the video invitation on our Facebook page.
Pre-Register at Shell Sport & Bait or A Clean Plate by noon Friday, July 7 or Saturday, July 8 at start until 8:30 am.
Online registration at GetMeRegistered.com through Wednesday, July 5.
This year’s Art & Craft Fair will be held by the lake along 1st Street SW (To the right of the boat landing). If you are interested in having a booth, please email KrisENorman291@myself.com or callKris Norman at (507) 626-0200 for more information. Registration forms can be picked up at Jan's Hair Attitude.
The Menahga Civic & Commerce Association is made up of local volunteer business owners, managers, group and church leaders and citizens concerned about Menahga’s growth and positive development. The Menahga C&C sponsors six events during the year. All are eagerly anticipated and centered on family fun.
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