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.
2019 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!
2019 Parade Registration Form
Come enjoy “The First Ladies of Song Music Festival” featuring “Josh Duffee & His Big Band at the Hackensack Community Building. Tickets: TBA. Sponsored by the Northwood’s Arts Council.
Homemade baked goods, sponsored by the YAH (Young-At-Heart) Seniors Club.
Food and fun — a fundraising event for the Longville Lions Club.
Church auction at Salem Lutheran Church.
Bus picks up in Walker, Backus, and Pequot Lakes. $40 inclues bus fare and ticket.
For 17 days, the communities of Longville, Remer, Hackensack and Walker combine to celebrate our glorious lakes area autumn.
2018 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS will also be published in area newspapers.
With the purchase of a $4 “Fall Has It All” button, you qualify for discounts galore in all four communities throughout the 17-day celebration. Buttons are on sale at local Chamber member businesses.
Don’t miss our Longville events the first weekend —
• Thursday, Sept. 13—”FALL HAS IT ALL” OPENING RECEPTION – Wine & Cheese Reception with the Artists, 4–6 p.m. at the Gallery of New Creations & Antiques / Arts Learning Center, sponsored by the Longville Lakes Art Alliance and Gallery of New Creations. Contact Pat Boen, 218-838-4202
• Saturday, Sept. 16—OKTOBERFEST ALL DAY LONG!
7 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Fall Festival/Bizarre at Salem Lutheran Church, Longville – Bazaar with crafts, antiques, and food, including breakfast. Sponsored by the Salem Lutheran Women. Contact Carol Raines, 218-363-2011.
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.–2 p.m. in downtown Longville—German beer garden, food by the Longville Lion’s Club, pie sale, German music, . Sponsored by the Longville Chamber of Commerce, 218-363-2630, 1-800-756-7583.
12 noon – “Quick Draw” Art Contest with Tom Kutsheid featuring contestants representing organizations, merchants, families and other groups. Paintings will be judged at the dance, then sold via silent auction. Proceeds benefit local “first responders.”
5–11 p.m. Oktoberfest Dance at Patrick’s on Girl Lake, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, 218-363-2630, 1-800-756-7583
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.
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.
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.–2 p.m. Beer Garden. Food by the Longville Lions; Oktoberfest Hot Dogs and Goulash Soup. Serving 1/4# beef hot dogs, potato salad and pop as well as Goulash soup w/roll using the Wabedo Inn’s iconic recipe. Longville Chamber of Commerce Pie Sale, German music. Downtown. Sponsored by the Longville Chamber of Commerce, 218-363-2630; 800-756-7583.
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Scavenger Hunt. Downtown. Register at 10:45 a.m. at the chamber tourist building across the street from the Docksider. Sponsored by the Longville Chamber of Commerce, 218-363-2630; 800-757-7583.
5–11 p.m. Oktoberfest Dance and German Dinner Specials at Patrick’s on Girl Lake, 218-363-2995.
Sponsored by Friends of the Margaret Welch Memorial Library, held at the library.
2019 SCHEDULE: June 15; Sept. 14
“Booya” is a rich stew, slow-cooked to perfect overnight in a giant cauldron with several kinds of meats and vegetables. Add sour dough bread and live music and you have a superb evening of good food and fun!
Start off this Chainsaw Weekend in Hackensack and be a part of Fall Has It All!
Benefit the programs of Faith in Action – Cass County.
For more information, contact Theresa Eclov, 218-675-5435.