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.
Bus picks up in Walker, Backus, and Pequot Lakes. $40 inclues bus fare and ticket.
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.
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.
Annual Ladies’ “Brunch, Bubbles & Bling” (formerly “Does Only”) – Spend the second Saturday of deer hunting season at a very special champagne breakfast. Style Show, music, free gifts, food, and fun! Advanced tickets go on sale Oct. 19 at Lori’s Luvs, $20 (at the door, $25). Sponsored by Longville Chamber of Commerce, 800-756-7583.
Free Thanksgiving Day Dinner @ Immanuel Lutheran Church, Walker, MN
Contact Peggy Schmidtke 218-547-3156
3:00-4:30 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 Kim McDonald, email@example.com
4:00-6 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 p.m. Christmas sing-along with the Victorian Singers
5:20 p.m. The official town Christmas tree lights are illuminated to celebrate the rest of the holiday season.
Sponsored by the Longville Chamber of Commerce, 218-363-2630, 1-800-756-7583.
Holiday Open House, First National Bank — an annual tradition! ALL locations.
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.