Nisswa Freedom Days Parade, other events scheduled July 3
Participate in turtle races and listen to live music; parade starts at 7 p.m.
Celebrate freedom in Nisswa on Saturday, July 3, with a full schedule of Freedom Days Celebration activities, including Turtle Races, Water Wars, live music, food vendors and the Freedom Days Parade.
The parade starts at 7 p.m. with spectators lining both sides of Main Street to watch the various floats, marching veteran groups, high school marching bands, clowns, area royalty, fire trucks, car clubs, horse-riding groups and more.
Following is a schedule of events:
Saturday, July 3
- 1 p.m.: Turtle Race registration.
- 2 p.m.: Turtle Races at the downtown turtle track.
- 4-7 p.m.: Live music by Betty and The Noise at Ye Old Pickle Factory.
- 7 p.m.: Freedom Days Parade.
- 8 p.m.-midnight: Live music by The Express Band at Ye Old Pickle Factory.
1/4: Dan Determan / Echo Journal The Nisswa American Legion Color Guard leads the Freedom Days Parade.
2/4: Dan Determan / Echo Journal D.H. Docks & Tracks had plenty of help during the Nisswa Freedom Days Parade.
3/4: Dan Determan / Echo Journal Safari North Wildlife Park showcased camels at the Nisswa Freedom Days Parade on Thursday, July 3.
4/4: Dan Determan / Echo Journal Miss Pequot Lakes Mariah Rickard waves to her subjects at the Nisswa Freedom Days Parade on Wednesday, July 3.