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Crosslake’s 43rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Celebration!

March 17, 2017 - March 18, 2017

“Share Your Charm” in Crosslake at the 43rd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Celebration! 

You don’t have to be Irish to appreciate all the excitement associated with this decades-long tradition!  Dust off the lawn chairs, get your Irish face on and load up the whole family as this 43 year celebration ensures fun for all ages! Gather your family and friends and search for the Pot ‘O Gold beginning Thursday, March 16.  Register for The 4th Annual Clover Dash 5K which takes place on Saturday, March 18. The race begins and ends in Crosslake’s Town Square, so after the race you’re in the perfect spot for pre-parade entertainment and more!  Purchase a Raffle ticket for a chance to win prizes and show your Blinkie Button for deals and discounts all over town!

Need Lodging?  Check out these preferred lodging partners.

Click here for Sponsorship and Blinkie/Raffle/Pot O’Gold and Parade Regististration information


Saturday, March 4, 2017

8 p.m. – Ms. Blarney & Mr. Malarkey Pageant

Manhattan Beach Lodge

39051 CR 66

Saturday, March 11

11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. – St. Urho’s Day Grasshopper Hop

Participants register at any participating establishment, purchase a $10 safe ride wristband and enjoy a Finland themed pub crawl with games of skill at each location.  Prizes and trophy for best scoring team.  Andy’s Bar & Restaurant, Bourbon Room, Crosslake-Fifty Lakes American Legion, Cedar Chest, Maucieri’s, Moonlite Bay, Manhattan’s, Riverside, The Wharf and  Zorbaz.

Thursday, March 16

Pot ‘O Gold Treasure Hunt

One of three daily clues released at 9 a.m. at Chamber member businesses, online here and on our Facebook page

Find the hidden Pot O’ Gold and cash in on a prize package valued at more than $1,000 courtesy of these merchants: Andy’s Bar & Grill, Wine & Spirits; Barstock Liquors; Beam Suntory; The Cedar Chest; Cherry Berry-Baxter; Common Goods; Crosslake Ace Hardware, Appliance & Laundromat; Crosslake Fifty Lakes American Legion Post #500; Crosslake Coffee; Crosslake Drug; Crosslake Holiday; Crosslake Veterinary Hospital; Crosslake Yoga-Pilates & Boutique; First National Bank; Holly’s Hair Care; JAG Interior Solutions; Judy’s House of Gifts; Lake Country Crafts & Cones; Lakes Area Gallery & Frame Shoppe; Manhattan’s; Maucieri’s Italian Bistro; Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar; Moonlite Square Liquor; NAPA; Northland Pet Lodge; Pine Peaks Restaurant, Apparel & Gifts; Reeds Market & Gas Express; Riverside Saloon & Eatery; Studio Posh; The Bourbon Room; The Crossfire and Whitefish Lodge & Suites.

Friday, March 17

6:30 – 7:30 p.m. – Inspirational Yoga

Crosslake Yoga, Pilates & Boutique (36184 CR 66)

Free class with food shelf donation

9 p.m. – close – Live music featuring Soup Bones

The Bourbon Room  (check out the new building addition)

38136 CR 66

9 p.m. – close – DJ Music

Zorbaz – Crozzlake

36215 CR 66

10 p.m. – close – DJ’s JP and Chad

Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar

37627 CR 66

Saturday, March 18

8 – 11:00 a.m. – RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon Tether Rides

US Army Corps of Engineers Recreation Area

35507 CR 66

Must be 10 years of age or older – weather permitting – no charge

8 – 11:30 a.m. – Crosslake Firefighters Pancake Breakfast

with kids coloring activity and beads for all the kids

Crosslake Lutheran Church

35960 CR 66

9 a.m. – 2 p.m. –  Indoor Arts & Craft Fair

Whitefish Lodge & Suites

14150 Swann Drive

9:30 a.m. The Clover Dash 5K

Race day registration begins at 7:45 a.m. at Whitefish Lodge & Suites

Starting and finish line in Crosslake Town Square

36770 Allen Avenue

10:00 a.m.  – 3 p.m. Maucieri’s Food & Beverage Cart

Beer & Bar, Corned Beef & Hot Dogs

Crosslake Town Square

35770 Allen Avenue

11 a.m. – Edina Realty Foundation 6th Annual Brat Sale

Brats & Soda till gone; Edina Foundation assists with needs of homeless

35586 CR 66

11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Parade Participant Shuttle Service

Free transportation from C&C Boat Works 36448 County Road 66 to parade lineup in Crosslake Town Square (for parade participants only)

11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Pre-Parade Festivities in Crosslake Town Square

General parade lineup begins at 12 p.m. at Swann Drive and Allen Avenue

11a.m. – 3 p.m. – Outdoor Food & Beer Garden

Whitefish Lodge & Suites

14150 Swann Drive

12  – 3 p.m. – 4th Annual Knights of Columbus Food, Beverage & Warming Tent

Proceeds go to the Crosslake Food Shelf

Crosslake Ace Hardware

35592 Pioneer Drive

2 p.m. – 43rd ANNUAL ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE Click here for 2016 Parade Map (2017 map coming soon)

Parade Judges Adam Rees (Essentia Health), Patrick Sundberg (Jack Pine Brewery) and Pete Mohs (Brainerd Dispatch/Echo Journal)

located at the Exchange Parking Lot Midtown on Route 66

Chamber Bucks awarded to top 3 for-business entries; Chamber bucks awarded to top 1 non-profit organization entry

4 p.m. Live music featuring Soup Bones

The Bourbon Room Saloon & Eatery (check out the new building addition)

38136 CR 66

4 – 8 p.m. – Live Music featuring In the Fields Band


39051 CR 66

4 p.m. – close – DJ’s JP and Chad

Moonlite Bay Family Restaurant & Bar

37627 CR 66

4 p.m. – close – DJ music

Zorbaz Crozzlake

36215 CR 66

4 p.m. – Live music featuring Lisa Wenger & Her Mean Mean Men

Maucieri’s Italian Bistro

34650  CR 3

Saturday, March 25

6 p.m. – St. Pat’s Raffle Ticket Drawing Party

Sponsored by Platinum Sponsor Passages of Time


39051 CR 66 Manhattan Beach

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March 17, 2017
March 18, 2017


Crosslake Town Square
35746 Allen Avenue
Crosslake, MN 56442 United States
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