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Brandon Summer Fest set

With a car show, parade, street dance, kids’ activities and plenty of food, the Brandon Summer Fest is an event people of all ages will enjoy.

The event will take place Wednesday, July 30 through Sunday, August 3. Following is a list of activities:


5 p.m. Pork chop supper by Brandon Community Club at Lions Park.

6-9 p.m. Live music by Blonde and the Bohunk at Lions Park.

Beer garden by Brandon Liquor Store.


6:30-8 p.m. Vintage Car Club Car Show on Main Street. Others welcome to show off their collectible cars. Ice cream will be served.


5 p.m. Registration for Brandon Fin and Feather 64-team bean bag tournament at Lions Park. In case of rain, event will be moved to City Auditorium. Tournament begins at 6 p.m.

Beer garden by Brandon Liquor Store.

Concessions will be sold by Brandon Fin and Feather


7:15-7:55 a.m. Registration for 5K run/walk and 1K kids’ fun run. at Gardonville back parking lot.

8 a.m. 5K run/walk and 1K kids’ fun run for ages 12 and younger. Register at

9 a.m.-3 p.m. Craft show and quilt display at City Auditorium. Lunch available by Moe 4-H Club.

9 a.m.-3 p.m. Brandon History Center open at City Auditorium. Gabe Pipo book signing from 1-2 p.m.

10:30 a.m. Kiddie parade line up at 103 Third Street East. Kiddie parade starts at 10:45.

11 a.m. Annual Grand Parade. Grand Marshals: Brandon Fire Department.

11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Salad luncheon at Grace Church.

Men’s softball and ladies’ sand volleyball tournaments at the ball parks. Concessions at ball park by the Junior Class. Serving sloppy joes, taco in a bag, hot dogs, chips, candy bars, snow cones, ice cream bars, pop and water.

1:30 p.m. Official Kids’ Pedal Tractor Pull at corner of Nelson and Front Street. Concessions by Relay For Life team.

1-4 p.m. Balloon water wars at City Park on Front Street.

1-4 p.m. Inflatables for kids at City Park on Front Street.

2-5 p.m. Brandon Lions Club hosts “Come and Go” open Bingo at Lions Park.

5-7 p.m. Brandon Lions fish fry at Lions Park. Viking Sportsmen’s Club of Alexandria will fry the fish. Bring used eye glasses and hearing aids for Lions collection box.

7 p.m. Lions annual raffle drawing at Lions park. Grand prize: $500.

8:30 p.m.-closing at Brandon City Shop: Brandon Community Club Food Stand serving during Street Dance.

9 p.m.-1 a.m. Annual Brandon Firemen’s Street Dance by City Auditorium. Music by 8th Hour.

10 p.m. Brandon Fin and Feather raffle drawing during Street Dance. Purchase tickets by calling (320) 491-1198. First prize: Polaris Sportsman 400cc 4-Wheeler.


8 a.m.-noon Men’s Round Table of Brandon breakfast at St. Ann’s Church.

Attend church of your choice for morning worship.

Resume play at men’s softball and ladies’ sand volleyball tournaments.