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Sauk Rapids Parade of Lights and Family Fun Day
December 18, 2021 @ 11:00 am
he Miss Sauk Rapids Royalty/Ambassador Organization and Parade of Lights Committee are adding sparkle to the holiday season by hosting their 14th annual fundraiser – The Sauk Rapids Holiday Parade of Lights and Family Fun Day on Saturday, December 18, 2021. Adults and children of all ages are invited to the Sauk Rapids VFW on North Benton Drive from 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM for a Family Fun Day filled with everything that makes the holidays exciting and fun! Be sure to come and visit with Santa and join him during the Grand Parade on 2nd Avenue starting at 5:00 PM! Mark your calendar and don’t miss out!
The Family Fun Day on December 18th includes:
- Miss Sauk Rapids Royalty on hand to share their sparkle with everyone! Take photos with the 2021-22 Royalty: Miss Sauk Rapids Taylor Sidla, Princess Chelsey Vogel, and Princess Addison Bemboom
- Holiday Music to fill the air with sounds of the season.
- Kids’ Bingo – 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Try your luck at B-I-N-G-O with lots of exciting prizes!
- Eats and Treats – 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Pizza, snacks, cookies, and beverages available to purchase.
- Llama Wonderama – 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Take selfies with the llamas! Several llamas will be outside in the VFW parking lot and will love all the attention you can give.
- Silent Auction – 11:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. A wide variety of fabulous Silent Auction items will be available for bidding. (Proceeds will go to the Miss Sauk Rapids Pageant/Ambassador Organization.)
- Santa Claus – 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Santa will arrive after Bingo to listen to your Christmas wishes and hand out free goodie bags. Have your camera ready to take photos with Santa!
- Living Nativity – Noon to 4:00 p.m. Coborn’s parking lot (sponsored by Living Waters Lutheran Church).
- Parade of Lights Grand Parade – 5:00 p.m. The parade runs along 2nd Avenue downtown Sauk Rapids. Gather for this spectacular lighted parade with lots of candy for the kids! Click here for a Parade Unit Application. The deadline for parade applications is December 11th
- Meat Raffle at the VFW – following the Parade. Support the Royalty program through this fun raffle for your chance to win valuable Gift Cards!
- Downtown Jingle & Mingle – ALL DAY. Downtown businesses will be sharing in the holiday spirit with Store Specials, Featured Pop-Ups, and Eats and Treats to warm your shopping day – and ALSO during the lighted parade!