Calendar

Jul
4
Thu
Little Miss and Mr. Balaton @ Victory Christian Church
Jul 4 @ 6:00 pm

Sponsored by Balaton Chamber of Commerce.

Jul
5
Fri
People Mover @ East Bay parking
Jul 5 @ 4:00 pm

Park your car and get a ride to the Knudson-Bosley Memorial park. Courtesy of Murray County Fair.

Burger & Hotdog Feed – Balaton Foundation @ Lions Park
Jul 5 @ 4:30 pm

A complimentary Lingen Dairy ice cream cone will be given with every Foundation meal sold, sponsored by Western Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Minnesota.

Lighter Side Clowns @ Lions Park
Jul 5 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Mobile Heart Beats @ Lions Park
Jul 5 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Mobile Heart Beats will play music during the fireworks display.

Fun Fest Concessions @ Main Street
Jul 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

We will sell assorted candy, pop and water, popcorn along with lighted items, Fun Fest blankets and raffle tickets.

 

Fireworks @ Eastbay addition
Jul 5 @ 10:00 pm

RESPYRO out of Belle Plaine is the fireworks display company performing the show.  Check them out at www.respyro.com.

 

Variety Show @ Main Street
Jul 5 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The show will open with a tribute to Balaton American Legion Post 237 in honor of their 100th anniversary and end with performers and audience singing”Ring of Fire”.

f you are interested in being part of the show please contact Denise. at 507-828-3303

Jul
6
Sat
Fun Run Registration @ Lion's Park
Jul 6 @ 7:30 am

Registration at 7:30-8:30am run to follow. This is a 1 mile course with  inflatables.  You can go through the course as many as 3 times.

This event is partially sponsored by Ann & Craig Gifford.

2 Person Best Ball Golf Tournament @ Balaton Bay Golf Course
Jul 6 @ 8:00 am
Fun Fest Breakfast @ Balaton Community Center
Jul 6 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Menu, eggbake, french toast, sausage, coffee, juice and milk.

All proceeds will go towards the East Bay Park Project.

Glenn’s Antique Tractor Show @ CM Transport
Jul 6 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Medallion Hunt @ Benson's
Jul 6 @ 8:00 am
3-on-3 Basketball Tournament @ Main street
Jul 6 @ 8:30 am

Located on Central Ave. Registration is at 8:30 am with a 9:00 am start time.

Categories: 6th grade & under, 7th & 8th grade; 9th-11th; 12th-Adult.

Will have separate teams for boys and girls if enough teams are entered.

$10 per person

 

Interested in entering your team? Fill out the following form and and hit ‘Send’!

6th Grade & Under7th-8th Grade9th-11th Grade12th Grade-Adult

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Balaton History Center @ Balaton History Center
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kiddie Parade Registration @ Lakeview Sr. Housing circle drive
Jul 6 @ 9:45 am

2018’s Theme is: Summer Fun

 

 

Coin Dig @ Lions Park
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am

Coins will be hidden in a pile of corn for kids 10 & under to find.  Parent use your discretion if your child is old enough to do this event.

Games to Go Inflatables @ Lion's Park
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Kid’s Event-Wendy’s Wiggle,Jiggle & Jam @ Lakeview Senior Housing
Jul 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Fun Run
Jul 6 @ 8:00 am
Parade Line-Up @ Parade line-up
Jul 6 @ 1:00 pm

In an effort to reduce congestion during parade line up, access to Maple Street on 1st ave and 3rd street (not Main street) off Washington Street will be restricted.  Please access Maple Street from 2nd and 3rd avenues and their will be parade staff to direct you.  All floats will be directed to the old football field.

Float Judging @ Football Field
Jul 6 @ 1:30 pm

2019 parade theme”God Bless America”

Prizes given for first three places. Prizes donated by Balaton Chamber.

Cemetery Walk @ Lakeside Cemetery
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grand Parade
Jul 6 @ 2:00 pm

2019 theme”God Bless America”

Line-up Maple Street (baseball field). 1:00pm

Float judging 1:30pm(football field). 1:30pm

Parade starts at 2pm.

 

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Kiddie Parade @ Lakeview Senior Housing
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am

This years theme is “Summer Fun!”

Mobile Heart Beats @ Lion's Park
Jul 6 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

DJ’s Jeff & Teresa Goettig.

Petting Zoo @ Lion's Park
Jul 6 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Kid’s Tractor Pull @ Main Street
Jul 6 @ 3:30 pm
Dinner in Lion’s Park @ Lions Park
Jul 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Catered by Benson’s by the Lake

Cow Bingo @ Lions Park
Jul 6 @ 4:30 pm
Petting Zoo @ Lion's Park
Jul 6 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Rainbow Country Experience @ Lion's Park
Jul 6 @ 3:00 pm
Wildrose Ponies @ Lion's Park
Jul 6 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Firemen’s Dance @ Main Street
Jul 6 @ 9:00 pm

2019 Street Dance: “Sweet Siren”

Fun Fest Raffle Drawing @ Main Street
Jul 6 @ 10:00 pm

Raffle tickets can be bought from any Fun Fest or Chamber member or at 1st Independent  Bank. Contact Julie at 507-828-0114 if you are interested. All proceeds go towards Fun Fest and Chamber sponsored projects.

Jul
7
Sun
Adult/Child Golf Tournament @ Balaton Bay Golf Course
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am
Ecumenical Service @ Victory Christian Church
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am
Trinity Church Picnic Dinner @ Balaton Community Center
Jul 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Balaton History Center @ Balaton History Center
Jul 7 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Medallion Hunt @ benson's
Jul 7 @ 8:00 am

Medallion is worth $50.  Text 507-828-0114 when found.

Bean Bag Tournament @ Lions Park
Jul 7 @ 12:00 pm

Registration is from 12-12:45 pm . Tournament starts at 1:00 pm.

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