We celebrate Independence Day on the actual 4th of July, so come and enjoy the parade, food, and all-day fun, right in downtown Longville.
2020 List of Events
9:30 a.m. – FREE Inflatables for the kids.
10:00 a.m. – The Food Court opens with lots of goodies including food by the Longville Chamber, Bake Sale from Young-At-Heart Senior Club, and Walking Tacos by the Longville Lions.
10:00 a.m. – STAGING FOR PARADE will begin in the Salem Lutheran Church parking lot.
11:00 a.m. – PARADE begins, followed by kids’ races, games, contests and prizes for all ages.
DUSK – Longville’s spectacular FIREWORKS display will take place over Girl Lake.
What a great way to celebrate our nation’s birthday and independence!
Turn your junk into cash! Clean out your closets, get rid of the stuff collecting in your garage — bring it to the community garage sale.
Sponsored by the Longville Chamber of Commerce and the Arts Learning Center.
Come enjoy “The First Ladies of Song Music Festival” featuring “Josh Duffee & His Big Band perform “Sinatra! Part II (Blue) at the Hackensack Community Building. Tickets: TBA. Sponsored by the Northwood’s Arts Council.
Bus picks up in Walker, Backus, and Pequot Lakes. $40 inclues bus fare and ticket.
Kick off the “Fall Has It All” autumn celebration at this artists’ reception and open house in downtown Longville.
7 a.m.-3 p.m. Fall Festival/Bazaar at Salem Lutheran Church. Bazaar with crafts, antiques and food, including breakfast from 7-10 a.m. Sponsored by the Salem Lutheran Women. Contact Carol Raines, 218-363-2011; [email protected]
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Book Sale at the Margaret Welch Memorial Library, sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Contact: Rose Jorgenson, 218-682-3113; [email protected]
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Arts/Crafts/Music/Outdoor Show sponsored by the Longville Lakes Arts Alliance, Contact: Pat Boen, 218-838-4202.
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Scavenger Hunt. Downtown. Register at 11:45 a.m. at the chamber tourist building across the street from the Docksider. Sponsored by the Longville Chamber of Commerce, [email protected]
During the day in Longville enjoy food by the Longville Lions, Pie Sale by the Longville Chamber of Commerce, German Music and other events to come! Sponsored by the Longville Chamber of Commerce, [email protected]
Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 from 5:30-7 p.m.
at Camp Olson YMCA
Looking for a safe and fun way to celebrate Halloween in the north woods? This event is just for you. A FREE family friendly event held on the shores of Little Boy Lake, the Halloween Spooktacular has something for everyone. Bring the kids out to a community event that is guaranteed to be SPOOKtacular! **Bring a food shelf item to donate.**
This event is co-sponsored by the Longville Chamber of Commerce and Camp Olson YMCA. The Camp is located south of Longville on County Road 54.
Free Thanksgiving Day Dinner @ Immanuel Lutheran Church, Walker, MN
Contact the church office at 218-547-3156.
ALL DAY – SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY – SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL BUSINESSES!!!
3-4:30 p.m. Bring the kids for FREE PHOTOS WITH SANTA, sponsored by the Longville Area Women of Today, at the Common Grounds Coffee Shop. Contact Dianne Larson, [email protected]
4-6 p.m. Downtown Longville, always the Saturday after Thanksgiving and always free. Enjoy horse-and-wagon rides, a bonfire, hotdogs, hot chocolate and cookies, and Christmas carols.
5:20 p.m. The official town Christmas tree lights are illuminated to celebrate the rest of the holiday season.
Holiday Open House, First National Bank — an annual tradition! ALL locations.
Free Christmas concert at Salem Lutheran Church featuring the beautiful music of the Longville Area Community Choir. A holiday tradition!
Christmas Musical. Two performances: 1 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Special holiday event sponsored by the Gallery of New Creations and The Longville Lakes Arts Alliance. Mix and mingle with local artists and community members.