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Jun
30
Tue
Medallion Hunt @ Medallion Hunt
Jun 30 @ 7:30 am

First clue posted at 7:30am on Tuesday, June 30th, 2015. New clue posted every day at Pete’s Garage & Benson’s by the Lake.  Clues will also be announced on KJOE, KISD and Marshall radio stations. We will be hiding 5 medallions this year, each worth $50. One medallion a day from Tuesday-Saturday of Fun Fest. We will only publish one clue per medallion. You may only claim one $50 prize per year.

If you find the medallion, call Carmen at 507-828-3599

Jul
2
Thu
Little Miss and Mr. Balaton @ Victory Christian Church
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm

Sponsored by Balaton Women of Today.

Jul
3
Fri
Disc Golf Tournament (under 15 years of age) @ Disc Golf Course
Jul 3 @ 12:30 pm

“Novice” division-those that use the disc’s provided.

“Pro” division-those that bring their own discs.

Sponsored by Balaton Foundation.

 

Balaton Historical Society @ Historical Society & former Plaeatorium
Jul 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

There will be a wedding dress display at the former Pla-Eat-orium on Main Street.  The Historical society will also be open and will be celebrating the 100th year anniversary of the building.

Disc Golf Tournament(15 years of age and older) @ Disc Golf Course
Jul 3 @ 2:00 pm

“Novice” division-those that use disc’s provided.

“Pro” division-those that bring their own discs.

Sponsored by Balaton Foundation.

Pontoon rides around Lake Yankton @ Lake Yankton
Jul 3 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Sponsored by “Let’s Go Fishing”

Sanford Zoo Bus @ Knudsen-Bosley Park
Jul 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Burger Feed – Balaton Foundation @ Lake Yankton
Jul 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Bring your own lawn chair. No parking at lake except for handicapped parking. Shuttle service will be provided from parking lots at East Bay Nine.

Concessions-Chad Turner @ Knudsen-Bosley Park
Jul 3 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Kid’s Crafts @ Knudsen-Bosley Park
Jul 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lighter Side Clowns @ Knudsen-Bosley PArk
Jul 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
People Mover @ East Bay 9 golf Course parking lot
Jul 3 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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

Community Band @ Lakeview Sr. Housing parking lot
Jul 3 @ 7:00 pm

Bring your own lawn chair. Shuttle service will be provided from parking lots at East Bay Nine.

Sponsored by Balaton Construction.

“Screaming Cactus” @ Knudsen-Bosley Park
Jul 3 @ 8:00 pm

Playing Today’s & Yesterday’s favorites-Country, Rock & Variety.

Lighted Boat Parade @ Lake Yankton
Jul 3 @ 9:30 pm

Bring your own lawn chair. No parking at lake except for handicapped parking. Shuttle service will be provided from parking lots at East Bay Nine.

Sponsored by Balaton’s Sportsmens Club.

Fireworks @ Lake Yankton
Jul 3 @ 10:00 pm

Bring your own lawn chair. No parking at lake except for handicapped parking. Shuttle service will be provided from parking lots at East Bay Nine.

Sponsored by Ralco, City of Balaton and Balaton Legion.

Jul
4
Sat
Concessions-Chad Turner @ Lions Park/Main Street for dance
Jul 4 all-day
Fitness Fun Run-Walk Registration @ Lions Park
Jul 4 @ 7:30 am

Sponsored by Gifford Trucking

Antique Tractor Show @ Glen’s Service Center/Hively Welding
Jul 4 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Sponsored by Glenn’s Service Center.

Fitness Fun Run Walk @ Lions Park
Jul 4 @ 8:00 am

Sponsored by Gifford Trucking.

Pancake & Sausage Breakfast @ Balaton Community Center
Jul 4 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
3-on-3 Basketball Tournament @ Main street
Jul 4 @ 8:30 am

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

$40 per team.

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

 6th Grade & Under 7th-8th Grade 9th-11th Grade 12th Grade-Adult

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Co-ed Volleyball @ Knudson Bosley Memorial Park
Jul 4 @ 8:30 am

Co-ed tournament, must have 3 men and 3 women. $10 per person

Interested in entering your team? Fill out the following form and and hit ‘Send’! Please sign up by July 1st to get a spot.

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3Z Inflatables @ Lion's Park
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sponsored by Ralco and Cans for Kids and Dave & Joan Baack.

Balaton History Center @ Balaton History Center & former Pla- Eat-Orium
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Coffee and cake will be served at the Balaton History center in honor of the 100th year anniversary of the building.  There will also be a wedding display at the former Pla- Eat-orium on Main street.

Kiddie Parade @ Lions Park
Jul 4 @ 9:30 am

Dress in Red, white and blue or dress up as your favorite patriotic character.  Stay for the Teddy Bear Band performance in Lion’s Park following.

Antique Working Tractor Demonstration @ Glen’s Service Center
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sponsored by Glenn’s Service Center.

Teddy Bear Band @ Lions Park
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
2 Person Best ball golf tournament @ Eastbay Nine Golf Course
Jul 4 @ 10:30 am
2 Person Scotch Doubles Golf Tournament @ Eastbay Nine Golf Course
Jul 4 @ 10:30 am
Concessions -JAM in Lion’s Park @ Lion's Park
Jul 4 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
Parade Line-Up
Jul 4 @ 1:00 pm
Float Judging @ Football Field
Jul 4 @ 1:30 pm

Floats will be judged on originality and creativity. Prizes given for first three places. Prizes donated by Balaton Chamber.

Bunting’s Belgian Horse rides @ Parade and Lions park
Jul 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Sponsored by Balaton Lion’s Club and Rick & Marla Anderson.

Lighter Side Clown Club @ Parade and Lions park
Jul 4 @ 2:00 pm

Sponsored by Hoek’s Outdoors and Bob’s Auto Body.

Parade
Jul 4 @ 2:00 pm

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

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

Parade starts at 2pm.

Grand Marshalls for 2014 are Balaton Citizens of the Year-MaryEllen Mattson, Bryan Smith and Merlyn Seaton

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

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Balaton History Center @ Balaton History Center & former Pla-eat-orium
Jul 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jessica Kesteloot’s Face Painting @ Lion's Park
Jul 4 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
“Mobile Heart Beats” @ Lion's Park
Jul 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

DJ’s Jeff & Teresa Goettig

Dinner in Lion’s Park @ Lions Park
Jul 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Catered by Benson’s by the Lake

Cow Bingo @ Lions Park
Jul 4 @ 4:30 pm
Firemen’s Dance-Dirt Road Prophets @ Main Street
Jul 4 @ 9:00 pm
Fun Fest Raffle Drawing @ Main Street
Jul 4 @ 10:00 pm

Raffle tickets can be bought from any Fun Fest or Chamber member. Contact Julie at 507-828-0114 if you are interested.

Jul
5
Sun
Ecumenical Service @ Victory Christian Church
Jul 5 @ 10:00 am
Adult/Child Golf Tournament @ Eastbay Nine Golf Course
Jul 5 @ 10:30 am
Trinity Church Picnic Dinner @ Balaton Community Center
Jul 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Balaton History Center @ Balaton History Center & former Pla- Eat-orium
Jul 5 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Balaton History Center and former Pla-eat-orium will both be open.

Bean Bag Tournament @ Lakeview Senior Housing
Jul 5 @ 12:00 pm
Car & Bike Show @ Colonial Manor lawn
Jul 5 @ 1:00 pm – Jul 6 @ 4:00 pm

Sponsored by Colonial Manor.

Kiddie Tractor Pull @ Colonial Manor Circle Drive
Jul 5 @ 1:00 pm

Sponsored by First Independent Bank .