Friday Events
  • Noon: Medallion Hunt – 1st Clue – Blaine Park & Rec tweets at noon sponsored by Financial ONE Credit Union (https://twitter.com/BlaineParksMN); 2nd clue at 4:30 p.m.; subsequent clues daily at 10:00 a.m.
  • 5:00 p.m.: Craft Show & Business Vendor Fair ($$) on the Park Path
  • 5:00 p.m.: “New” Military Night in the Civic Tent on the Park Path sponsored by Border State Bank
  • 5:00 p.m.: “New” Plinko in the Civic Tent on the Park Path sponsored by Border State Bank
  • 5:00 p.m.: Carnival Rides & Food, Games & Fun with WM Purdy Amusement Attractions ($$) at Carnival Corner
  • 5:00 p.m.: Photo Booth located near the Karaoke Trailer
  • 5:00 p.m.: Food Concessions ($$) on the Food Court
  • 5:00 p.m.: “Big Top”, Band Stage & Tent
  • 5:00 p.m.: Refreshment Garden ($$) near the “Big Top” serving your favorite beer, wine & alcohol
  • 5:00 p.m.: Petting Zoo at PZ Circle in the Kid Zone sponsored by Wings Financial Credit Union
  • 5:00 p.m.: Youth Karaoke Contest Finals with KJ’s, Tiffany & Billy, at the Karaoke Trailer under the “Big Top” sponsored by Bowlero, Ole Piper Inn and Sgt. John Rice VFW Post #6316 (Click here for information on the Qualification Rounds)
  • 5:00 p.m.: East Demonstration & Performance Pavilion near the east end of the Park Path sponsored by Crooner’s Lounge & Supper Club
  • 5:00 p.m.: West Demonstration & Performance Pavilion near the west end of the Park Path sponsored by All Auto Glass
  • 5:00 p.m.: Information Tent adjacent to the “Big Top” – festival maps available here
  • 5:00 p.m.: First Aid at the Ambulance near the Information Tent
  • 5:00 p.m.: Champions’ Dream Dunk Tank Fundraiser ($$) on the North Lawn sponsored by World Taekwondo Academy
  • 5:30 p.m.: “New Location” Oreo Stacking Contest (registration opens at 5:00 p.m.) located under the Kids Korner Canopy in the Kid Zone adjacent to the Petting Zoo sponsored by Target of Blaine  (Click here to pre-register on line)
  • 5:30 p.m.: Performance:  ‘nMotion Dancers under the West Pavilion sponsored by ‘nMotion Center for Performing Arts
  • 5:30 p.m.: “New Location” Performance: Arabesque Dancers on the Magician’s Stage in the Kid Zone adjacent to the Petting Zoo sponsored by Arabesque School of Dance
  • 6:00 p.m.: “New” Honor Guard & Flag Raising for the Official Opening of the 2018 Blaine Festival honoring Military Night in the Civic Tent, Honor Guard will march down the Park Path starting near the East Pavilion on Central and ending just past the West Pavilion where the SBM Fire Dept. will raise the flag to the Star Spangled Banner followed by a few words from Blaine Mayor Tom Ryan, Blaine Police Chief Brian Podany, Senator Jerry Newton and Representative Nolan West sponsored by SBM Fire Dept. & Sgt. John Rice VFW Post #6316
  • 6:30 p.m.: “New Location” Demonstration: Blaine K9 Unit on the North Lawn sponsored by Blaine Public Safety Association
  • 6:30 p.m.: Demonstration: Taekwondo under the East Pavilion sponsored by World Taekwondo Academy
  • 6:30 p.m.: “New” Warrior Workshop: learn simple Self Defense moves with “Kubaton Allie” and “Rodney” under the West Pavilion sponsored by Alison Salo, Damsel in Defense Consultant
  • 7:00 p.m.: “New Location” Coconut Kevin’s Beach Party on the Magician’s Stage in the Kid Zone near the Petting Zoo sponsored by All Auto Glass
  • 7:30 p.m.: “New Location” Demonstration: Cheers sponsored by the Blaine HS Cheerleaders
  • 7:30 p.m.: Performance: ‘nMotion Dancers under the West Pavilion sponsored by ‘nMotion Center for Performing Arts
  • 8:00 p.m.: Street Dance with Good for Gary under the “Big Top”

Saturday Events
  • 10:00 a.m.: Craft Show & Business Vendor Fair ($$) on the Park Path
  • 10:00 a.m.: “New” Non-Profit Day in the Civic Tent on the Park Path sponsored by Border State Bank
  • 10:00 a.m.: “New” Plinko in the Civic Tent on the Park Path sponsored by Border State Bank
  • 10:00 a.m.: Carnival Rides & Food, Games & Fun with WM Purdy Amusement Attractions ($$) at Carnival Corner
  • 10:00 a.m.: Photo Booth located near the Karaoke Trailer
  • 10:00 a.m.: Food Concessions ($$) on the Food Court
  • 10:00 a.m.: “Big Top”, Band Stage & Tent
  • 10:00 a.m.: Refreshment Garden ($$) near the “Big Top” serving your favorite beer, wine & alcohol
  • 10:00 a.m.: Petting Zoo at PZ Circle in the Kid Zone sponsored by Wings Financial Credit Union
  • 10:00 a.m.: East Demonstration & Performance Pavilion near the east end of the Park Path sponsored by Crooner’s Lounge & Supper Club
  • 10:00 a.m.: West Demonstration & Performance Pavilion near the west end of the Park Path sponsored by All Auto Glass
  • 10:00 a.m.: Information Tent adjacent to the “Big Top” – festival maps available here
  • 10:00 a.m.: First Aid at the Ambulance near the Information Tent
  • 10:00 a.m.: Champions’ Dream Dunk Tank Fundraiser ($$) located on the North Lawn sponsored by World Taekwondo Academy
  • 11:00 a.m.: “New Day & Time” Adult Karaoke Contest Finals under the “Big Top” at the Karaoke Stage with KJ’s Tiffany & Billy sponsored by Bowlero of Blaine, Ole Piper Inn and Sgt. John Rice VFW Post #6316 (Click here for more information)
  • Noon: Parade – Jefferson Street starting at 117th Avenue and ending at Territorial Road
  • Noon: “New Location” Jump Around Dance Party at the Magician’s Stage in the Kid Zone adjacent to the Petting Zoo
  • 1:00 p.m.: Open Karaoke with KJ’s, Tiffany & Billy, at the Karaoke Trailer under the “Big Top”
  • 2:00 p.m.: “New Location” Kids Korner Games under the Kids Korner Canopy in the Kid Zone adjacent to the Petting Zoo sponsored by CorTrust Bank
  • 2:00 p.m.: “New” Performance: Back Roads Kickers Dance under the West Pavilion sponsored by the Back Roads Kickers
  • 2:00 p.m.: Demonstration/Class: Taekwondo under the East Pavilion sponsored by Kim’s Taekwondo Center
  • 2:00 p.m.: “New” Blood Drive next to the Senior Center Sign up for the first Blaine Festival Blood Drive! Saturday, June 23rd, 2pm-5pm, Mary Ann Young Senior Center. Appointments preferred, walk-ins welcome. Sign up at mbc.org/searchdrives with sponsor code 4661, or contact Tommie with Memorial Blood Centers at (651) 332-7162 or thollingsworth@mbc.org   sponsored by Memorial Blood Centers
  • 2:30 p.m.: “New Location” Demonstration: Blaine K9 Unit on the North Lawn sponsored by Blaine Public Safety Association
  • 2:30 p.m.: SBM Fire Truck & Blaine Police Cruiser on site sponsored by the Blaine Police Dept. & SBM Fire Dept.
  • 2:30 p.m.: “New Location” Halls of Magic Kids Mania Magic Show at the Magician’s Stage in the Kid Zone adjacent to the Petting Zoo
  • 2:30 p.m.: Street Dance with Ledfood Larry under the “Big Top”
  • 2:30 p.m.: Fire Fighter Challenge for Kids & Adults – try your luck at the Fire Fighter Challenge located on the North Lawn sponsored by SBM Fire Dept.
  • 3:00 p.m.: “New” Performance: Back Roads Kickers Dance under the West Pavilion sponsored by the Back Roads Kickers
  • 3:00 p.m.: “New” Demonstration: Child Car Seat Safety  – Am I Doing This Right? under the East Pavilion sponsored by Safe Kids Anoka County
  • 3:00 p.m.: “New” Blood Drive next to the Senior Center sponsored by Memorial Blood Centers
  • 3:30 p.m.: “New Location Kids Mania Jump Around Dance Party at the Magician’s Stage in the Kid Zone adjacent to the Petting Zoo
  • 4:00 p.m.: “New” Youth Participation Event: No Bridge, No Problem, Help Father G. Cross the River History Style under the West Pavilion sponsored by Anoka County Historical Society
  • 4:00 p.m.: Performance: Middle Eastern Dance under the East Pavilion sponsored by Jawaahir Dance Company
  • 5:00 p.m.: Demonstration: U of MN Raptor Center Bald Eagle Program under the West Pavilion
  • 5:00 p.m.: Performance: Square Dancing sponsored by Hot Foot Stompers
  • 5:30 p.m.: “New Location” Halls of Magic Extreme Magic at the Magician’s Stage in the Kid Zone adjacent to the Petting Zoo
  • 6:00 p.m.: Performance: Moundsview Theatre under the East Pavilion sponsored by Moundsview Community Theatre
  • 6:30 p.m.: “New” Youth Participation Event: No Bridge, No Problem, Help Father G. Cross the River History Style under the West Pavilion sponsored by Anoka County Historical Society
  • 6:30 p.m.: “New Location” Kids Mania Jump Around Dance Party at the Magician’s Stage in the Kid Zone adjacent to the Petting Zoo
  • 6:30 p.m.: Open Karaoke with KJ’s, Tiffany & Billy, at the Karaoke Stage under the “Big Top”
  • 7:30 p.m.: “New Location” Halls of Magic Magic Maniac at Magician’s Stage in the Kid Zone adjacent to the Petting Zoo
  • 8:00 p.m.: Street Dance with The Johnny Holm Band under the “Big Top”

Sunday Events
  • 10:00 a.m.: Car Show benefiting Invisible Wounds Project located at Northtown Mall sponsored by Northtown Mall
  • 10:00 a.m.: Craft Show & Business Vendor Fair ($$) on the Park Path
  • 10:00 a.m.: “New” Manufacturing & Trades Day in the Civic Tent sponsored by Border State Bank
  • 10:00 a.m.: “New” Plinko located in the Civic Tent sponsored by Border State Bank
  • 10:00 a.m.: Carnival Rides & Food, Games & Fun with WM Purdy Amusement Attractions ($$) at Carnival Corner
  • 10:00 a.m.: Photo Booth near the Karaoke Trailer
  • 10:00 a.m.: Food Concessions ($$) on the Food Court
  • 10:00 a.m.: Band Stage, Tent & “Big Top”
  • 10:00 a.m.: Refreshment Garden ($$) near the “Big Top” serving your favorite beer, wine & alcohol
  • 10:00 a.m.: East Demonstration/Performance Pavilion near the east end of the Park Path sponsored by Crooner’s Lounge & Supper Club
  • 10:00 a.m.: West Demonstration/Performance Pavilion near the west end of the Park Path sponsored by All Auto Glass
  • 10:00 a.m.: Information Tent adjacent to the “Big Top” – festival park maps available here
  • 10:00 a.m.: First Aid at the Ambulance located adjacent to the Information Tent
  • 10:00 a.m.: “New Location” Kids Mania Jump Around Dance Party at the Magician’s Stage in the Kid Zone near the Petting Zoo
  • 10:00 a.m.: “New Location” “Not So” Ugly Dog Contest near the Senior Center & Petting Zoo sponsored by Advanced Veterinary Care (Click here for more information – Click here to pre-register on line)
  • 10:00 a.m.: “New Location” RAD Zoo (reptile & amphibian discovery) under the Kids Korner Canopy in the Kid Zone near the Petting Zoo
  • 10:00 a.m.: Champions’ Dream Dunk Tank ($$) on the North Lawn sponsored by World Taekwondo Academy
  • 11:00 a.m.: Street Dance with Street Talk under the “Big Top”
  • 11:00 a.m.: Petting Zoo at PZ Circle in the Kid Zone sponsored by Wings Financial Credit Union
  • 11:30 a.m.: “New” Demonstration: Freestyle Soccer Tricks under the West Pavilion
  • 11:30 a.m.: 16-team double elimination Bag Tournament near the “Big Top” & Food Court sponsored by PTL Tire & Auto (Click here for more information)
  • 11:30 p.m.: “New Time” Demonstration: RAD Zoo under the Kids Korner Canopy in the Kid Zone near adjacent to the Petting Zoo
  • Noon: “New Time” Demonstrations: Safety Trailer Electrical Demonstrations located on Central near the East Pavilion sponsored by Connexus Energy
  • Noon: Kid Power Pedal Tractor Pull (registration starts at 11:30 a.m.) located near the Petting Zoo on Central sponsored by Raising Cane’s of Blaine (Click here to pre-register on line)
  • Noon: “New Location” Halls of Magic Kids Mania Magic Show at the Magician’s Stage in the Kid Zone adjacent to the Petting Zoo
  • Noon: “New” Performance: Square Dance under the East Pavilion sponsored by Hot Food Stompers
  • 12:30 p.m.: “New Location” Demonstration: RAD Zoo under the Kids Korner Canopy in the Kid Zone near adjacent to the Petting Zoo
  • 1:00 p.m.: “New Location” Kids Mania Jump Around Dance Party at the Magician’s Stage in the Kid Zone adjacent to the Petting Zoo
  • 1:00 p.m.: Performance: QC Dancers under the East Pavilion sponsored by QC Dance
  • 1:30 p.m.: “New Location” Halls of Magic Extreme Magic at the Magician’s Stage in the Kid Zone adjacent to the Petting Zoo
  • 2:00 p.m.: Open Karaoke with KJ’s, Tiffany & Billy, at the Karaoke Trailer under the “Big Top”
  • 2:00 p.m.: Famous LA Racing Pigs from Leader, MN Pig Races at Pig Run sponsored by 50 local businesses & organizations (Click here for more information)
  • 2:30 p.m.: New Location” Kids Mania Jump Around Dance Party at the Magician’s Stage in the Kid Zone adjacent to the Petting Zoo
  • 3:00 p.m.: “New Day & Time” Lawn Bowling on the North Lawn sponsored by Bowlero of Blaine
  • 3:00 p.m.: “New” Performance: Blaine High School Bands sponsored by Blaine Band Boosters
  • 3:00 p.m.: “New” Games on the North Lawn sponsored by Sky Zone Trampoline Park of Blaine
  • 3:00 p.m.: Street Dance with Big Toe & The Jam under the “Big Top”
  • 3:00 p.m.:  “New Location” Halls of Magic Magic Maniac at the Magician’s Stage in the Kid Zone adjacent to the Petting Zoo
  • 3:00 p.m.: Performance: QC Dancers under the East Pavilion sponsored by QC Dance
  • 4:00 p.m.: New Day & Time” Performance: River City Cloggers under the East Pavilion
  • 4:00 p.m.: “New” Performance: Blaine High School Bands sponsored by Blaine Band Boosters
  • 5:00 p.m.: “New Day & Time” Performance: River City Cloggers under the East Pavilion