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Jul
1
Thu
11th Annual Little Miss and Mr. Balaton Program @ Victory Christian Church
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm

The program is for children 5-8 years of age. The program includes 3 segments: Q&A, Talent& Group Song. Participant fee is $10.

Jul
2
Fri
Balaton History Center @ Balaton History Center
Jul 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Burger & Hotdog Feed – Balaton Foundation @ Legion Lions Park
Jul 2 @ 5:30 pm
Class of 1969 Eastbay Park Dedication/Ron Borchert Memorial @ Eastbay Park
Jul 2 @ 1:30 pm
The Borchert Challenge @ Balaton Bay Golf Course putting Green
Jul 2 @ 2:30 pm
American Legion Beer Wagon @ Legion Lion's Park
Jul 2 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fireworks @ Eastbay addition
Jul 2 @ 10:00 pm

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

 

Red Hat Gypsy & Redwood River Boys @ Legion Lion's Park
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Jul
3
Sat
2 Person Best Ball Golf Tournament @ Balaton Bay Golf Course
Jul 3 @ 8:00 am
Fun Fest Breakfast @ Legion Lion's Park
Jul 3 @ 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.

3 on 3 Basketball @ Main street
Jul 3 @ 9:00 am

More details to come.

Balaton History Center @ Balaton History Center
Jul 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kiddie Parade Registration @ Lakeview Sr. Housing circle drive
Jul 3 @ 9:45 am

 

 

 

Fun Run Registration @ American Legion Lion's Park
Jul 3 @ 7:30 am
Fun Run @ American Legion Lion's Park
Jul 3 @ 8:00 am
Parade Line-Up @ Parade line-up
Jul 3 @ 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.

Grand Parade
Jul 3 @ 2:00 pm

Grand Marshall’s Ralco  represented by Lou Galbraith and Brad Klukas, honoring Ralco’s 50 years of business!

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

Parade starts at 2pm.

 

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Kiddie Parade @ Lakeview Senior Housing
Jul 3 @ 10:00 am
Little Scrapper’s Tractor Pull @ Main Street
Jul 3 @ 3:30 pm
Mobile Heart Beats @ American Legion Lion's Park
Jul 3 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm

DJ’s Jeff & Teresa Goettig.

Dinner in Lion’s Park @ American Legion Lions Park
Jul 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Catered by Balaton One Stop

Cow Bingo @ Legion Lions Park
Jul 3 @ 4:30 pm
American Legion Beer Wagon @ American Legion Lion's Park
Jul 3 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Balaton Historical Society’s Ice Cream Social @ Balaton History Center
Jul 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Kid’s Events @ Legion Lion's Park
Jul 3 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Chalk the walk, Bubble Station, Coin Dig and Touch the Truck.

Rock Wall & Archery Tag @ American Legion Lion's Park
Jul 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Sponsored by MN Army National Guard

Sinclair’s Petting Zoo @ American Legion Lion's Park
Jul 3 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Jr. Bean Bag Tournament @ Legion Lions Park
Jul 3 @ 3:30 pm

This event is sponsored by the Balaton Area Community Foundation. Age groups are 2nd grade -8th grade. Register by calling or texting Brita at 507-828-2466. Prizes will be given.

 

Fun Fest Raffle Drawing @ Main Street
Jul 3 @ 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.

American Legion Beer Wagon @ Main Strret
Jul 3 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Firemen’s Dance-“Drop Tailgate” @ Main Street
Jul 3 @ 9:00 pm
Jul
4
Sun
Ecumenical Service @ Victory Christian Church
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am
Trinity Church Picnic Dinner @ Balaton Community Center
Jul 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Bean Bag Tournament @ American Legion Lion's Park
Jul 4 @ 12:00 pm
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