Coconut Kevin's Beach Party

Friday, June 24th Events:

  • Noon – Information Tent & Vendor Check-In opens adjacent to the Big Top Tent area on Central
  • Noon – Medallion Hunt starts – Clues: 1st clue at noon; 2nd clue at 4:30 p.m.; subsequent clues daily at 10:00 a.m. until medallion is found – sponsored by Financial One Credit Union
  • 5:00 p.m. – Flag Raising Official Opening of the 2022 Blaine Festival honoring Military Night in the Civic Tent – Scout Troop 007 will march down the Park Path west to east with the BHS Marching Band following.  The U.S. Flag will be raised on the SBM Fire Ladder Truck to the Star-Spangled Banner performed by the BHS Marching Band followed by a few words from local officials: Mayor Tim Sanders, Police Chief Brian Podany, Anoka County Sheriff James Stewart, and SBM Fire Chief Dan Retka in front of the Information Tent on Central sponsored by the SBM Fire Dept., Blaine Band Boosters and Scout Troop 007
  • 5:00 p.m. – FREE Off-Site Parking & Shuttle Service from Westwood Middle School (711 91st Ave. N.E., Blaine, MN 55434) to Aquatore Park – bus runs every 15 minutes – Last bus departs Aquatore Park at 12:15 a.m.
  • 5:00 p.m. – Craft Show & Business Vendor Fair ($$) located in Vendor Village adjacent to the Senior Center
  • 5:00 p.m. – Military Night in the Civic Tent located on the North Lawn along the Park Path sponsored by Border Bank
  • 5:00 p.m. – Plinko in the Civic Tent located on the North Lawn on the Park Path hosted by Homes for Heroes
  • 5:00 p.m. – WM Purdy Carnival ($$) located in Carnival Corner – Electronic Tickets: $1.00 each (rides 3 to 5 tickets depending on the ride)
  • 5:00 p.m. – Food Concessions ($$) on the Food Court
  • 5:00 p.m. – Band Stage & Big Top sponsored by Walter’s Recycling & Refuse
  • 5:00 p.m. – Refreshment Garden ($$) – near the Big Top Tent serving your favorite beer, wine and alcohol from Maxx Bar & Grill
  • 5:00 p.m. – East Demonstration/Performance Pavilion near the east end of the Park Path sponsored by ARKO Companies
  • 5:00 p.m. – West Demonstration/Performance Pavilion near the west end of the Park Path sponsored by ARKO Companies
  • 5:00 p.m. – First Aid located at the Ambulance adjacent to the Information Tent
  • 5:00 p.m. – Champions Dream Dunk Tank Fundraiser ($$) on the North Lawn sponsored by Minnesota Star Martial Arts
  • 5:30 p.m. – “New” Oreo Stacking Contest under the Kids Korner Canopy on the North Law sponsored by Super Target of Blaine
  • 6:00 p.m. – ACHS Jell-O Derby Fundraiser ($$) under the West Pavilion sponsored by the Anoka County Historical Society
  • 6:30 p.m. – “New” Kids Bingo (free) under the Kids Korner Canopy on the North Lawn sponsored by New Horizon Academy & Ztech Precision with volunteers from Super Target of Blaine
  • 6:30 p.m. – Demonstration: Blaine K9 Unit on the South Lawn near the West Pavilion sponsored by the Blaine K9 Unit
  • 7:00 p.m. – Coconut Kevin’s Beach Party (for kids & adults) at the Magician’s Stage on the North Lawn sponsored by Lakes Region Rvs
  • 8:30 p.m. – Street Dance under the Big Top – The Johnny Holm Band
U of MN Bald Eagle Program

Saturday, June 25th Events:

  • 10:00 a.m. – Information Tent & Vendor Check-In opens adjacent to the Big Top Tent area on Central
  • 10:00 a.m. – Craft Show & Business Vendor Fair ($$) located in Vendor Village adjacent to the Senior Center
  • 10:00 a.m. – Non-Profit Day in the Civic Tent located on the North Lawn on the Park Path sponsored by Border Bank
  • 10:00 a.m. – Plinko in the Civic Tent located on the North Lawn on the Park Path hosted by Homes for Heroes
  • 10:00 a.m. – WM Purdy Carnival ($$)  located in Carnival Corner – Electronic Tickets: $1.00 each (rides 3 to 5 tickets depending on the ride)
  • 10:00 a.m. – Food Concessions ($$) on the Food Court
  • 10:00 a.m. – Band Stage & Big Top sponsored by Walter’s Recycling & Refuse
  • 10:00 a.m. – Refreshment Garden ($$) – near the Big Top Tent serving your favorite beer, wine and alcohol from Maxx Bar & Grill
  • 10:00 a.m. – East Demonstration/Performance Pavilion near the east end of the Park Path sponsored by ARKO Companies
  • 10:00 a.m. – West Demonstration/Performance Pavilion near the west end of the Park Path sponsored by ARKO Companies
  • 10:00 a.m. – First Aid located at the Ambulance near the Information Tent on Central
  • 10:00 a.m. – Champions Dream Dunk Tank Fundraiser ($$) on the North Lawn sponsored by Minnesota Star Martial Arts
  • 11:00 a.m. – Petting Zoo & Pony Rides on the South Lawn near the Water Tower sponsored by Wings Financial Credit Union
  • 11:00 a.m. – “NEW” Traffic Safety – join us at the Traffic Safety Booth and check out the Crashed Car, Seat Belt Convincer, Drunk Driving Simulator and speak with our local officers.  Located adjacent to Door 7 of the Mary Ann Young Senior Center on the South Parking Lot sponsored by the Blaine Police Dept.
  • 11:00 a.m. – Dribble, Shoot and Learn More About Blaine Girls Basketball located on the Baskeball Court south of the West Pavilion sponsored by Blaine High School Girls Basketball
  • Noon – Parade (117th Avenue & Jefferson Street to Jefferson Street & Territorial Road)
  • Noon – Kids Mania: Jump Around Dance Party at the Magician’s Stage on the South Lawn
  • 12:30 p.m. – Street Dance under the Big Top: Heartless – a Heart Tribute
  • 2:00 p.m. – “NEW” Kids Korner Games (free) under the Kids Korner Canopy on the North Lawn sponsored by CorTrust Bank with volunteers from Super Target of Blaine
  • 2:00 p.m. – “NEW” Kids Bingo (free) under the Kids Korner Canopy on the North Lawn sponsored by New Horizon Academy & Ztech Precision with volunteers from Super Target of Blaine
  • 2:30 p.m. – Fire Vehicles on site adjacent to the Water Tower on the South Lawn sponsored by SBM Fire Dept.
  • 2:30 p.m. – Halls of Magic: Kids Mania Magic Show at the Magician’s Stage on the South Lawn
  • 2:30 p.m. – Fire-Fighter Challenge for Kids & Adults – try your luck at the Fire-Fighter’s Challenge on the South Lawn sponsored by SBM Fire Dept.
  • 2:30 p.m. – Demonstration: Blaine K9 Unit on the South Lawn near the West Pavilion sponsored by the Blaine K9 Unit
  • 2:30 p.m. – “NEW” Frozen T-Shirt Contest – grab a partner and give it a try! Located under the Big Top Tent between bands – Register at the Information Tent – sponsored by Blainbrook Bowl & Maxx Bar & Grill (must be 21 or older to participate)
  • 3:00 p.m. – Interactive Performance: Line Dance MN under the East Pavilion – learn a few line dance steps with The Back Road Kickers
  • 3:00 p.m. – Street Dance under the Big Top: The Crown Jewels – a Queen Tribute
  • 3:30 p.m. – Kids Mania: Jump Around Dance Party at the Magician’s Stage on the South Lawn
  • 4:00 p.m. – Interactive Performance: Square Dancing with The Hotfoot Stompers – learn a few square dance steps under the East Pavilion
  • 4:30 pm. – Halls of Magic: Extreme Magic at the Magician’s Stage on the South Lawn
  • 5:00 p.m. – Interactive Performance: Line Dance MN under the East Pavilion – learn a few line dance steps with The Back Road Kickers
  • 5:00 p.m. – FREE Off-Site Parking & Shuttle Service from Westwood Middle School (711 91st Ave. N.E., Blaine, MN 55434) to Aquatore Park – bus runs every 15 minutes, pick up and drop off at the corner of Cloverleaf Parkway & Central (near Village Bank) – last bus departs Aquatore Park at 12:15 a.m.
  • 5:00 p.m. – “NEW” Frozen T-Shirt Contest – grab a partner and give it a try! Located under the Big Top Tent between bands – Register at the Information Tent – sponsored by Blainbrook Bowl & Maxx Bar & Grill (must be 21 or older to participate)
  • 5:30 p.m. – Kids Mania: Jump Around Dance Party at the Magician’s Stage on the South Lawn
  • 5:30 p.m. – Street Dance under the Big Top: Southern Express – Southern Rock Tribute Band
  • 6:30 p.m. – Halls of Magic: Magic Maniac at the Magician’s Stage on the South Lawn
  • 7:30 p.m. – “NEW” Frozen T-Shirt Contest – grab a partner and give it a try! Located under the Big Top Tent between bands – Register at the Information Tent – sponsored by Blainbrook Bowl & Maxx Bar & Grill (must be 21 or older to participate)
  • 8:00 p.m. – Street Dance under the Big Top: Good for Gary 
Petting Zoo

Sunday, June 26th Events:

  • 10:00 a.m. – “NEW LOCATION” Car Show benefiting Invisible Wounds Project at Four Seasons Curling Rink Parking Lot sponsored by Moe’s at the Ice House & Fogerty Ice Arena ($10.00 Entry Fee – all proceeds go to Invisible Wounds Project)
  • 10:00 a.m. – Information Tent & Vendor Check-In opens adjacent to the Big Top Tent area on Central
  • 10:00 a.m. – Craft Show & Business Vendor Fair ($$) located in Vendor Village adjacent to the Senior Center
  • 10:00 a.m. – Manufacturing, Trades & Education Day in the Civic Tent located on the North Lawn on the Park Path sponsored by Border Bank
  • 10:00 a.m. – Plinko in the Civic Tent located on the North Lawn on the Park Path hosted by Homes for Heroes
  • 10:00 a.m. – WM Purdy Carnival ($$)  located in Carnival Corner – Tickets: $1.00 each (rides 3 to 5 tickets depending on the ride)
  • 10:00 a.m. – Food Concessions ($$) on the Food Court
  • 10:00 a.m. – Band Stage & Big Top sponsored by Walter’s Recycling & Refuse
  • 10:00 a.m. – Refreshment Garden ($$) – near the Big Top Tent serving your favorite beer, wine and alcohol from Maxx Bar & Grill
  • 10:00 a.m. – East Demonstration/Performance Pavilion near the east end of the Park Path sponsored by ARKO Companies
  • 10:00 a.m. – West Demonstration/Performance Pavilion near the west end of the Park Path sponsored by ARKO Companies
  • 10:00 a.m. – First Aid located at the Ambulance near the Information Tent on Central
  • 10:00 a.m. – Champions Dream Dunk Tank Fundraiser ($$) on the North Lawn sponsored by Minnesota Star Martial Arts
  • 10:00 a.m. – Street Dance under the Big Top Tent: The Dirty Shorts Brass Band
  • 10:00 a.m. – The RAD Zoo (reptile & amphibian discovery) under the Kids Korner Canopy on the South Lawn
  • 10:00 a.m. – Not So Ugly Dog Contest under the West Pavilion sponsored by Advanced Veterinary Care (registration at 9:30 a.m. or pre-register online)
  • 11:00 a.m. – Petting Zoo & Pony Rides on the South Lawn sponsored by Wings Financial Credit Union
  • 11:00 a.m. – Kids Mania: Jump Around Dance Party at the Magician’s Stage on the South Lawn
  • 11:00 a.m. – “NEW” Connexus Safety Demonstration Trailer with live demonstrations on the potential dangers of electricity – located on Central near the East Pavilion sponsored by Connexus Energy
  • 11:30 a.m. – Demonstration: The RAD Zoo under the Kids Korner Canopy on the North Lawn
  • 11:30 a.m. – “NEW” Bag Tournament ($$) – 16-team double elimination bag tournament located near the Big Top Tent and the Food Court sponsored by Falcon National Bank
  • Noon – Kid Power Pedal Tractor Pull located under the West Pavilion sponsored by PTL Tire (registration starts at 11:30 a.m. or pre-register online)
  • Noon – Halls of Magic: Kids Mania Magic Show at the Magician’s Stage on the South Lawn
  • Noon – “NEW” Frozen T-Shirt Contest – grab a partner and give it a try! Located under the Big Top Tent between bands – Register at the Information Tent – sponsored by Blainbrook Bowl & Maxx Bar & Grill (must be 21 or older to participate)
  • 1:00 p.m. – Street Dance under the Big Top Tent: The Covers
  • 1:00 p.m. – Kids Mania: Jump Around Dance Party at the Magician’s Stage on the South Lawn
  • 1:30 p.m. – Demonstration: Freestyle Soccer – soccer tricks and tips under the East Pavilion by Jogabonito
  • 2:00 p.m. “NEW” Minnow Races on the South Lawn – Thank you to construction sponsor: Associated Exteriors and Vados Bait & Tackle for donating the minnows.  Races sponsored by Associated Exteriors; Race Lanes sponsored by AngCo; Anytime Fitness, Ham Lake; BMO Harris Bank, Blaine; Chiroway of Blaine; e-Merge Online Marketing; Garage Doors Plus, Oxygen Consulting; Joel Smith Heating & Air; Sandy’s Auto; PC Bits; Signs Now, Blaine; Terry Overacker Plumbing; Supply Solutions; Maxx Bar & Grill; MetroNorth Chamber; Smithe Promotional Group; Associated Exteriors; Mickman Brothers Garden Center; Wrap 1 Signs & Graphics; Vados Bait & Tackle; and Nancy Jorgensen Coldwell Banker Realty
  • 3:00 p.m. – Halls of Magic: Extreme Magic at the Magician’s Stage on the South Lawn
  • 3:30 p.m. – Performance: River City Dancing under the East Pavilion by the River City Cloggers sponsored by Northeast Bank
  • 4:00 p.m. – Kids Mania: Jump Around Dance Party at the Magician’s Stage on the South Lawn
  • 4:30 p.m. – Interactive Performance: Square Dancing with The Hotfoot Stompers – learn a few square dance steps under the East Pavilion
  • 5:00 p.m. – Halls of Magic: Magic Maniac at the Magician’s Stage on the South Lawn
  • 5:30 p.m. – Performance: River City Dancing under the East Pavilion by the River City Cloggers sponsored by Northeast Bank
  • 5:45 p.m. – Performance: Blaine High School Band marching down the Park Path from the West Pavilion to the East Pavilion ending on Central in front of the Information Tent to officially close the 2022 Blaine Festival sponsored by Blaine Band Boosters