2012 Nisswa Freedom Day Celebration and Parade
The Nisswa Chamber of Commerce welcomes you to join us July 3rd for our annual
Nisswa Freedom Days Celebration!
Schedule of Events
Monday - July 2
5:00 pm Entertainment begins at Grand View Lodge
After dusk FIREWORKS SHOW at Grand View Lodge
Tuesday - July 3
11:00 am Registration for the Turtle Races
11:00 am - 5:00 pm Stage Coach Rides Around Town
11:00 am Eats and Treats
11:00 am Face painting at the Turtle Track
11:30 am Storytelling at Turtle Town Bookstore and Gifts
12:00 pm Let the Turtle Races begin!
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm Bounce House
2:00 pm Chalk Drawing Contest Registration at the Gazebo (Start as soon as turtle races are over! Bring your own chalk)
2:00 pm Pictures with the turtle
2:00 pm Watermelon Feed in the Nisswa Square
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Alpheus Ward Project in the Nisswa Square
2:00 pm Photos with "Smiley the Turtle" in the Gazebo
3:00 pm Storytelling in the Gazebo
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Facepainting in the Nisswa Square
3:00 pm - 6:30 pm Kid's Korner (coloring contest, arts and crafts, watermelon seed spitting contest, turtle bean bag toss)
4:00 pm Pancake Eating Contest at Stonehouse
4:00 pm Music Stage featuring Whiskey Tango at the Pickle
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Colton Sturm Autograph Signing
4:30 pm Storytelling at Turtle Town Bookstore and Gifts
5:00 pm Chalk Drawing Winner Announced
5:30 pm Kiddie Parade (start at the Turtle Track and parade the town to the Nisswa Square
7:00 pm THE EVER-FAMOUS NISSWA PARADE!!!
8:30 pm BIG Cash Give-a-Way Drawing at the Gazebo
After Parade Street Dance featuring Whiskey Tango in the Pickle parking lot
Wednesday - July 4
1:00 pm Nisswa Turtle Race Registration
2:00 pm Let the Nisswa Turtle Races begin!
**Schedule is subject to change**
Printable 2012 Nisswa Freedom Days SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Printable 2012 Nisswa Freedom Days EVENT MAP
You can click on the links below for a parade or food vendor application.
2012 Nisswa Freedom Days Parade Application
2012 Nisswa Freedom Days Food Vendor Application