Sauk Rapids Parade of Lights & Family Fun Day

December 1, 2018 all-day

The 11th Annual Sauk Rapids Holiday Parade of Lights & Family Fun Day hosted by the Sauk Rapids Community Ambassador Organization will take place on Saturday, December 1st, 2018. The list of family fun activities is listed below:

Family Fun Day 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

2018 Sauk Rapids Ambassadors Anna Walz, Jenna Bukowski and Morgan Weinand, along with the Board Members, invite children of all ages to join them at the Sauk Rapids VFW for a day of fun including:

Kids Bingo 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.. Try your luck at B-I-N-G-O! There will be hot dogs, pop and snacks available to purchase.

Santa & Mrs. Claus 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. After Santa calls the last game of bingo, he and Mrs. Claus will be listening to Christmas wishes and handing out goodie bags.

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 Sauk Rapids Community Ambassador Program.

Toys for Tots Drive 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The Sauk Rapids Fire Department will be collecting toys from 10:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m. at the fire hall. They will also pick toys up along the parade route.

Steak Fry & Meat Raffle 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The Sauk Rapids Lions will help serve a mouthwatering steak dinner with all the fixings from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tickets are available for $13.00 per meal at the door, from Sauk Rapids Community Ambassadors Anna, Jenna, Morgan or from members of the Board of Directors.

Holiday Parade of Lights 5:00 p.m.

Traveling along 2nd Avenue through beautiful downtown Sauk Rapids, the 11th Annual Holiday Parade of Lights will bring you and your family the sights and sounds of the holidays. Line-up begins at 4:00 p.m. and the parade begins at 5:00 p.m. Parade Applications and Rules & Regulations can be found on the City website (under City Celebrations) and the fee schedule is listed on the parade application form.

For further information on any of the events listed above, contact Marie Hess or Lindsey Sauerer at

Trots for Tots 5k Run at 3:00 p.m.

The Annual Trots for Tots 5k will begin and end at the Sauk Rapids Fire Department at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 1st. This will be a free run with the donation of a children’s toy.  For more information regarding the Trot for Tots 5k Run, e-mail Mitch at