2023 Stars & Stripes Days July 3, 2022 5:00 PM - July 4, 2022 3:00 PM
Monday, July 3, 2023 5:00 PM - Tuesday, July 4, 2023 3:00 PM (CDT)
Celebrate our nation’s independence on July 3rd & 4th in Pequot Lakes! You’ll find fun activities for the whole family at Stars & Stripes Days, Minnesota’s BEST small town Independence Day celebration!
Stars and Stripes Days Crafter Form
SUNDAY, JULY 3, 2023
5PM // Food Vendors (South Trailside Park).
5PM // Bean Bag Toss Tournament Registration (South Trailside Park).
$20 per team, 2 players per team. Youth Bracket 8-14 years old. Adult Bracket 15+ years old. Cash prizes for 1st Place, 2nd Place, and 3rd Place in each bracket! Rules are TBD.
5PM // Kid’s Activities (South Trailside Park).
Bungee Trampoline, Bounce House, & Kids Climb.
6PM // Bean Bag Toss Tournament (South Trailside Park).
Scoring- Each team is responsible for keeping track of their own score (honor system). First team to 21 advances (must win by 2 points, first team must be given the opportunity to finish playing, single elimination). Cornhole bags in-the-hole and bags in-the-count pitched by opponents during an inning (in singles play) or half of an inning (in doubles play) cancel each other out. Only non-canceled bags are counted in the score for the inning. Cornhole Bags In-The-Count: Bags in-the-count cancel each other. A bag in-the-count of one contestant shall cancel a bags in-the-count of the opponent and those bags shall not score any points. Any non cancelled bags in-the-count score 1 point each. Bag must fully be on the board in order to count as a point (unless bag has gone "in-the-hole"). Players may knock opponents bags off the board (either on purpose or by accident). Championship- Teams playing for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place will be playing for cash prizes!
7PM // LIVE Music (Sponsored by TDS Telecom)
DUSK // Fireworks by North Star Fireworks, LLC (Pequot Lakes High School practice field).
Best viewing locations: Trailside Parks, Pequot Lakes School and TDS parking lot.
MONDAY, JULY 4, 2023
7AM – 11AM // Pancake Breakfast (Pequot Lakes Fire Hall on Main Street).
9AM – 3PM // Craft Fair & Food Vendors (South Trailside Park).
Get a yummy bite to eat: fresh squeezed lemonade, mini donuts, french fries, cheese curds, corn dogs, kettle corn, cotton candy, snow cones, caramel apples & hot dogs.
9AM // Kid’s Activities (South Trailside Park).
Bungee Trampoline, Bounce House & Kids Climb, Water Wars.
9:30AM // Kiddie Parade (Band Shelter, North Trailside Park).
10AM – 11:30AM // Parade Line Up (Pequot Lakes Middle School Parking Lot).
10:30AM // Pie Eating Contest (In front of the Chamber Building).
$5 per person. Cash Prize for winners!
11AM – 4PM // Beer Garden (Pequot Lakes American Legion Post #49).
12PM // Stars & Stripes Days Parade!
Parade begins at west side of the Pequot Lakes School.
Platinum Sponsor: Stars & Stripes/Bean Hole Days
2023 Band Sponsor - Stars and Stripes Days
Titanium Sponsor: Stars and Stripes/Bean Hole Days
Porta Potty Sponsor
31095 Government Drive
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472 United States
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