2018 Fourth of July Celebration
"From the Lakes of Minnesota ...
Proud to Be an American!"
Parade and Vendor Information

This year's Fourth of July Celebration will take place from
June 29th through July 4th
Schedule of Events
(coming soon)
Vendor Application
click here for a word document
Parade Application
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Parade Route
Parade Line-Up
(coming soon)
Coming Soon
Parade Award Winners
Forest Lake 4th of July
Sponsorship Opportunities
Click here for a printable registration form (coming soon)
Coming Soon
Forest Lake American Legion
4th of July Parade Program
Red, White and Blue Bargain Book
Click here for a printable registration form (coming soon)
Coming Soon
Parade Information:
Vendor Information:
Wednesday, July 4th 2018
Line Up Time:
9 A.M.
Start Time:
10 A.M.
  • One vehicle per entry
  • Entry fee is $125.00 per business units & politicians
  • Entry fee is $50.00 per additional units business & politicians
  • Entry fee is $35.00 per non-profit organizations
  • There are no refunds
  • Nothing may be thrown from the vehicle, items must be handed out by walkers
  • We do not allow silly string, air horns or water guns


  • Hometown Pride Award (Forest Lake Units Only)
  • Most Patriotic Float/Unit (Any Unit)
  • Best Religious Unit
  • Most Entertaining (Any Unit)
Brief Requirements:
  • You must have permission of the property owners for use of their property for your vending unit.
  • You must be licensed by the State of Minnesota or Washington County.
  • You must be insured with liability limits at least $1,000,000 per occurrence.
  • Cost per unit is $100.00 for the first day of participation. Each additional day of participation will cost $35.00 per day per unit.
  • You are responsible for trash removal and cleanliness of their area of operation.
  • The Forest Lake Police Department asks vendors to have their Concession Permit clearly visible and have a copy of the agreement with property owners.
  • All of the above requirements must be met prior to a permit being issued.
Parade Application: Click Here
Vendor Application: Click Here

For more information, please contact:
Post 225
651 464 2600
Marcia Smeby
Terry Larson, Vendor Chair
    10 AM to 3 PM
    after 4 PM

651 470-7431
651 464 2600

American Legion Post 225
355 W. Broadway
Forest Lake, MN. 55025
FAX: 651-464-4538
E-mail: legionpost225@aol.com

Last revised: March 19, 2018
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