Brainerd Lakes 4th of July Events Calendar
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July 2, 2016
Grandpa’s Run for the Walleye 2016 Crosslake
Schedule of Events:
7:00am - 8:15am: Race Day Registration
8:15am: 10K Race
8:30am: 5k Race
9:30am: Kids Sunfish Dash
2016 Crosslake Original Craft and Flea Market
Details: Take advantage of excellent and unique shopping opportunities at Crosslake's Original Craft and Flea Market located at the intersection of County Roads 3 and 103.
Fireworks at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge
Details: Don't miss the fireworks display at Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge. The fireworks start at dusk, but before things get too sparkly we'll have live music, beverages, and ice cream from Auntie M's!
2016 Celebrate America - Crosslake's 46th Annual Fireworks
Details: Join us on Saturday, July 2, 2016 on the water or from the shores of Cross Lake to view the display from Sand Island beginning at dusk.
Sunday, July 3
Freedom Day Celebration and Parade
Details: Family fun all day long! Food and treats throughout town. Turtle Races, crafters, music, kids fun. Amazing Parade at 7:00 PM
2016 Freedom Day Special Turtle Races
Details: Join us for our Special Freedom Days Turtle Races and RACE A TURTLE for fun and prizes!
1:00 pm registration
2:00 pm "Let the Races Begin!!"
42nd Annual Arts in the Park - Brainerd
Details: Widely known and respected as one of central Minnesota's finest arts presentations. You will find some new art elements, as well as some of your old favorites. Whether it is a favorite artist, entertainer or even your favorite snack offered by our food vendors, Arts in the Park has something for you. We invite you to stroll through the park and enjoy the art booths, entertainment, and food offered for all ages.
Sunday, July 3 - Monday, July 4
Stars & Stripes Days - Pequot Lakes
Details: Fireworks, parades, entertainment! Come celebrate our Independence Day with all sorts of activities July 3 and 4 in Pequot Lakes. This two-day event is loaded with family-friendly events!
July 3 Schedule of Events
5 p.m.- 11 p.m. - Beer Garden sponsored by Community Action
5 p.m. - Food Vendors
After Dusk - Fireworks by Zambelli Fireworks International at the High School Ball Fields
July 4 Schedule of Events
7 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Firemen's Pancake Breakfast
9 a.m.- 4 p.m. - Flea Market, Craft Fair & Food Vendors @ Trailside Park
12 p.m. - Stars & Stripes Parade
Monday, July 4
The American Celebration 4th of July Events
Noon- Free Corn on the Cob Feed sponsored by The Shop served in the 5th st. parking lot next to Brainerd High School
4pm- The American Celebration Parade- Parade Marshall- Joe Haeg
6:30pm- Entertainment featuring Hairball- Free Admission
10pm- Presentation of the flag and singing of National Anthem
10:15pm- World Class Fireworks by Zambelli- Accompanying music on 107.5 The Power Loon