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Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest events schedule

Full list of events for Cottage Grove's 2016 Strawberry Fest:

Thursday, June 16

Strawberries for sale, Information Booth—Sponsored by Afton Apple 4-8 p.m.

Strawberry Fest Information Booth—Sponsored by Walmart 4-8 p.m.

Bungee Trampoline, $7 per person—Sponsored by Arcade Highway 4-9 p.m.

Food vendors 4-10 p.m.

Carnival 4-10 p.m.

Kid Power Pedal Tractor Pull, registration 5:30 p.m., event 6 p.m.—Sponsored by LSP Cottage Grove IP 5:30 p.m.

Talent show, Main Stage, check-in 6:30 p.m. at Info Booth, event 7 p.m.—Sponsored by South Washington County Bulletin 6:30 p.m.

Minnesota Sings, Main Stage, check-in 6:30 p.m. at Info Booth, event 7 p.m.—Sponsored by Oral Surgery Center 6:30 p.m.

Friday, June 17

Strawberries for sale, Information Booth—Sponsored by Afton Apple 2-8 p.m.

Strawberry Fest Information Booth—Sponsored by Walmart 2-8 p.m.

Ultimate Water Balloon Game—Provided by Water Wars 2-8 p.m.

Bungee Trampoline, $7 per person—Sponsored by Arcade Highway 2-9 p.m.

Food vendors 2 p.m.-Midnight

Beer Garden—Sponsored by St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club 2 p.m.-Midnight

Margarita Bar—Sponsored by Cottage Grove Lions Club 2 p.m.-Midnight

Carnival 2 p.m.-Midnight

Top Chef Contest, registration 5 p.m., event 6 p.m., winners announced on Main Stage 7:30 p.m.—Sponsored by Anchor Bank and Tennis Sanitation & Roll Off LLC 5-7:30 p.m.

Band "Crooked Dice" on the Main Stage—Sponsored by Leafline Labs 5-7 p.m.

Chalk Walk, registration 5:45 p.m., event 6 p.m., winners announced at 7 p.m.—Sponsored by Cottage Grove Recreation Department 5:45-7 p.m.

Band "Rhino" on the Main Stage—Sponsored by Tennis Sanitation & Roll Off LLC 8 p.m.-Midnight

Saturday, June 18

5K Race/Walk will start at the 5K tent at Kingston Park, registration 7 a.m., event 8 a.m.—Sponsored by Cottage Grove Recreation Department 7 a.m.

Men's Softball Tournament, Lamar Complex—Sponsored by Cottage Grove Recreation Department 8 a.m.

Strawberries for sale, Information Booth—Sponsored by Afton Apple 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Strawberry Fest Information Booth—Sponsored by Walmart 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

American Red Cross Bloodmobile 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Kid's 1K Run for ages 10 and younger, registration 9:15 a.m., event 9:30 a.m.—Sponsored by Cottage Grove Recreation Department 9:15 a.m.

Strawberry Fest Marketplace, set-up 8 a.m. to opening 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Happ-E-Hill Express train rides, $2 per person—Provided by Happ-E-Hill Express 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Bungee Trampoline, $7 per person—Sponsored by Arcade Highway 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Ultimate Water Balloon Game—Provided by Water Wars 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Carnival 10 a.m.-Midnight

Food vendors 10 a.m.-Midnight

Beer Garden—Sponsored by St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club 10 a.m.-Midnight

Margarita Garden—Sponsored by Cottage Grove Lions Club 10 a.m.-Midnight

Grande Day Parade, corner of 80th and Jamaica to Cottage Grove Middle School—Sponsored by 3M 10:30 a.m.

Strawberry Fest Ambassador Welcome and Parade Awards, Main Stage 12:30 p.m.

Pie Eating Contest, Main Stage, check-in 12:30 p.m. at Info Booth, event at 1 p.m.—Sponsored by Cottage Grove Area Chamber of Commerce 12:30 p.m.

Bean Bag Tournament, tennis courts next to pavilion—Provided by Cottage Grove Lions Club 1 p.m.

Ambush Makeover Selection, next to Info Booth—Sponsored by Belissimo Salon & Day Spa 1 p.m.

Car Show—Sponsored by Bella Pizza and Graphic Resources 1-4 p.m.

Petting Farm—Sponsored by Afton Apple 1-5 p.m.

Pet Show, registration 1 p.m., event 2 p.m. at pet show tent—Sponsored by Aimee's Pampered Pet Parlor, Chuck & Don's Pet Food Outlet, La'Pooch Pet Salon and Park Grove Pet Hospital 1-3:30 p.m.

Acme Magic Show, Main Stage—Sponsored by Renewal By Andersen 2-2:40 p.m.

StoryStroll on the walking path at Kingston Park—Provided by Park Grove Library 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Teddy Bear Band, Main Stage—Sponsored by Werner Electric 2:45 p.m.

Acme Magic Show, Main Stage—Sponsored by Renewal By Andersen 3:40-4:20 p.m.

Bingo—Provided by Stone Soup Thrift Shop 4-7 p.m.

Doggie Dash, registration 3:30 p.m. at Info Booth, event at 4 p.m.—Sponsored by Herringer Companies 3:30 p.m.

Harmonica Show, ages 8 and older on Main Stage—Sponsored by Xcel Energy 4:30-5:10 p.m.

Acme Magic Show, Main Stage—Sponsored by Renewal By Andersen 5:20-6 p.m.

Ambush Makeover Reveal, Main Stage—Sponsored by Belissimo Salon & Day Spa 6:30 p.m.

Hot Air Balloon Rides, $3 per person and weather permitting—Sponsored by RE/MAX Professionals 7-9 p.m.

Band "Uncle Chuck"on the Main Stage—Sponsored by St. Paul Park-Newport Lions Club 7 p.m.-Midnight

Fireworks—Sponsored by Northern Tier Energy 10:30 p.m.

Main Stage Events Production—Sponsored by Verizon Wireless/Wireless World of Cottage Grove and John S. Germo Insurance Agency

Sunday, June 19

Strawberry Fest Information Booth—Sponsored by Walmart 10 a.m.-noon

Strawberries for sale, Information Booth—Sponsored by Afton Apple 10 a.m.-noon

Carnival 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Monday, June 20

Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Button Raffle Drawing—Sponsored by Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest 6 p.m.

Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest Ambassador Coronation, Park High School 6:30 p.m.

Reception immediately following the coronation at Park High School cafeteria

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