Updated on: 05/23/2013
Farmers’ Market opens
The Park Rapids Farmer’s Market will open for the season at the corner of Main Avenue and 4th Street Saturday, May 25. Farmers’ Market hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and Wednesdays.
Memorial Day Service
The Park Rapids American Legion and Auxiliary will provide a Memorial Day Service at 9:30 a.m. Monday, May 27 at the Area High School auditorium. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Tails on the Trail
The Headwaters Animal Shelter is sponsoring the 5th annual walkathon and pet expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8 - rain or shine - at Heartland Park in Park Rapids. The event features a two-mile walk to raise money for ongoing support of Shelter programs. Each registered dog or other pet will receive a bandana and each registered person will receive a “goodie bag.” Prizes will be awarded to walks based on the amount of pledges turned in the day of the walk. For more information, go to www.headwatersanimalshelter.org/Walkathon.
2nd Street Stage
The summer concert series, 2nd Street Stage, kicks off Thursday, June 20 with the band The 4ontheFloor. The Park Rapids Downtown Business Association invites you to celebrate summer at these free events Thursday evenings through Aug. 22.
Second Street Stage will run from 6 to 8 p.m. (5-7 p.m. July 4th and 7-9 p.m. Aug. 8) with great music, a beer garden with snacks and family activities on 2nd Street between Main Avenue and Highway 71. Please bring your own chair for these events! For the entire summer schedule, go to 2nd Street Stage events on this website.
Hubbard County Historical Museum fundraiser
The Hubbard County Historical Museum will host a Chuck Wagon Dinner and Silent Auction from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 21 at the Park Rapids American Legion. The Wranglers will entertain with a dinner show at 6 p.m.
Music on the Courthouse Lawn
The Hubbard County Historical Museum will present Music on the Courthouse Lawn at 7 p.m. Monday, June 24. The event will be held in the lower level of the “new” courthouse if it rains.
Park Rapids Fireworks Fund
July 4th will be here before you know it and the Park Rapids Rotary Club is raising money for the fireworks display that punctuates the end of a day of celebration. Donate online quickly and securely at https://secure.qgiv.com/for/nwmfoundation/restriction/ParkRapidsFireworksFund. Click the Donate Now button. You can make an online gift in any amount you choose, or set up a pledge to pay automatically - you control the start and end dates. Credit cards or e-checks are accepted. Or you may mail a check payable to Park Rapids Fireworks Fund / NMF, Rotary Club of Park Rapids, P. O. Box 704, Park Rapids, MN 56470. Contact David Collins (email@example.com) or Shai Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org) by e-mail or by calling 218-732-2256 with questions.
Park Rapids Food & Art Fair
The Park Rapids Downtown Business Association (PRDBA) is planning a juried Art Fair in conjunction with our 3rd Annual Bite of Park Rapids Sunday, July 14. Bite of Park Rapids has proven to be a successful event, drawing hundreds of visitors to Downtown Park Rapids to try tempting treats prepared by our local restaurants, live music, a beer garden, inflatable park, face painting, caricatures and food races. The Park Rapids Downtown Business Association is committed to growing this event with the addition of an Art Fair and will support it with extensive marketing and advertising. Interested vendors will find more information and a pdf of the application form under current promotions on this website. The deadline for submitting applications has been extended to Friday, May 24.
Check back for more details on these and other events
June 8 Tails on the Trail, sponsored by the Headwaters Animal Shelter
June 20 2nd Street Stage
June 27 2nd Street Stage
July 4 Foot race, parade, pie auction, Community Band concert & fireworks
July 4 2nd Street Stage
July 4, 5 & 6 PBR Challenger Tour Bull Ride
July 11 2nd Street Stage
July 12-14 & 18-20 Northern Light Opera Co. production of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown"
July 14 Bite of Park Rapids Food & Art Fair
July 17-21 Hubbard County Fair at the fairgrounds in Park Rapids
July 18 2nd Street Stage
July 25 Downtown Dash & 5K
July 25 & 26 Crazy Days
July 25 2nd Street Stage
July 26-28 & Aug. 1-3 Northern Light Opera Co. production of "Carousel"
July 31 Where's Waldo Party at Beagle Books
August 1 2nd Street Stage
August 8 Legends & Logging Days Water Wars & 2nd Street Stage
August 9 & 10 Northern Knights Run to the Rapids
August 15 2nd Street Stage/Youth Music Concert
August 15, 16 & 17 Youth Music & Art Showcase V
August 22 2nd Street Stage
September 28 Headwaters 100
September 28 & 29 Art Leap 2013
October 31 Trick or Treat Park Rapids
November 29 Yuletide Sampler & Christmas Tree Lighting
December 6 & 7 Friends & Family Sale
end of feed