July 28th – 30th, 2017

During the last full weekend in July of each year, we celebrate Carlton Daze, a community-wide celebration which includes softball tournaments, golf outings, a 3 on 3 basketball tournament, craft shows, auctions, children’s theater, community plays, street dances a 5k race and an ultra-marathon, a business expo, bingo, live entertainment, a parade, a kid’s tractor pull and food galore! There is something for everyone and a great time is had by all who attend.

Interested in entering a float in the parade on Sunday, July 30th? We’d love to hear from you.

Thank you to our Sponsors!


Events for the Whole Family

Tentative Schedule for 2017

ALL WEEKEND

ALL DAY

  • B&B Wagon at the Third Base –Friday: 3pm-2am; Saturday: 9am-2am; Sunday: 9am-9pm
  • Softball (starts 6:30 p.m. Friday & Volleyball (starts 8 a.m. Saturday) Tournaments, Organized by 3B
  • Annual 10 years & under CYBSA Tournament – Chub Lake Ball Fields
  • Gateway Goods – Showcasing the Northland with handmade art and gifts
  • Magnolia Café – ice cream, coffee, sandwiches & soups
  • Food Vendors at the Four Seasons Complex
  • Food – Carlton Meat & Grocery Catering – Carlton VFW
  • Carlton VFW – Big Daddy Chicken & BBQ
  • Carlton Bike Rental/Art Dimensions – Bike Rental & Ice Cream, Art Gallery & Gifts
  • Food/Beverages – The Streetcar
  • 2017 St. Louis River Rendezvous – Paddlemania – All day Saturday & Sunday – Spectators are welcome
  • Concession Open at Four Seasons Complex – sponsored by Carlton High School Volleyball

FRIDAY

  • 8am – 2pm Community Garage Sales-Contact Carlton Community Education, 218-384-4225 X-213, for more info
  • 9am – 2pm Library Book Sale at the Carlton City Hall/Library on Chestnut Avenue
  • 3pm – 5:45pm 5K Registration and Preregistered packet pick up at the Four Seasons Sports Complex. Contact Leola Rodd at 218-384-3697 (leave a message), 218-310-6065 (cell) or email at ldrodd@hotmail.com. 5K registrations forms are available at carltondaze5k.com / Carltondaze5k.zapevent.com, www.northlandrunner.com or www.minnesotarunner.com
  • 4pm – 8pm Spaghetti Feed at the Four Seasons Sports Complex. Sponsored by the Carlton National Honor Society
  • 4pm – 8pm Carlton Area Lions Club Booth – Four Seasons Complex. Lions memorabilia table & display cabinet, Diabetes screening table (Community Memorial Hospital, Healthy Lifestyles Literature), healthy snacks, Donor cards & eye bank presentation, eye glass donation box, fire truck parked outside, kids activities, raffle tickets
  • 4pm – 8pm Carlton Fire Department Informational Booth – Four Seasons Sports Complex
  • 12noon – 6pm Bingo at the VFW
  • 4pm – 7pm Ultra Marathon Race Packet Pick Up –Four Seasons Sports Complex. Kris Glesener, 218-390-4784. Check out the following website, voyageurtrailrun.blogspot.com
  • 5pm Kids Fun Races for ages 2 & 5 years and ages 6 to 8 years. Sign up at the Four Seasons, 3:00 to 4:45 pm. First 100 kids to sign up will receive a gift bag.
  • 6pm 25th Annual 5K Run/Walk start at Four Seasons Sports Complex. Contact Leola Rodd at 218-384-3697 (leave a message), 218-310-6065 (cell) or email at ldrodd@hotmail.com
  • 6pm Carlton VFW Meat Raffle
  • 6:30pm Softball Tournament, Contact Third Base, 218-384-4515, Fee: $175.00 per team
  • 9pm – Close Live Music – The Third Base Bar – Rage N Country
  • 9pm – 1am Live Music at the Carlton VFW (Under the tent)- Stranded

SATURDAY

  • 7:00am – 12(noon) Pancake Breakfast at the Four Seasons Sports Complex. Sponsored by the Carlton High School Clubs and Athletics
  • 5am/6am Check-in/Race Start for Minnesota Voyageur Trail Ultra 50 Mile Foot Race – Carlton High School, Contact: Kris Glesener, 218-390-4784
  • 8am Volleyball Tournament-Contact Third Base, 218-384-4515. Fee: $125.00 per team
  • 9am – 12pm Paddlemania – Whitewater Kayak runs on the St. Louis River – Spectators are welcome to all events
  • 10:00am Carlton Daze Golf Tournament – Pine Hill Golf, Hwy. 61, Carlton, MN. Contact Stephanie Erickson, 218-393-7416, for more information and registration or sign-up at The Third Base.
  • 9am – 3pm Car Show – Registration begins at 8 am. $10.00 entry fee. Contact Derrick Wehr, 218-269-1356. There will be NO PARKING on Chestnut Avenue (Carlton main Street) beginning at 7 am
  • 11am Carlton Area Lions Auction at the Carlton VFW
  • 11am Jazz Playground – Oldenburg House, 604 Chestnut Avenue. Free registration online.
  • 12noon – 6pm Bingo at the VFW
  • 12noon Annual Carlton VFW Horseshoe Tournament. Registration begins 11 a.m. for the first 32 participants. Registration Fee – $10.00 per person. Draw for partners. Tournament will be 1 to 2 days depending the weather and darkness
  • 12noon Polker Tournament – Carlton VFW. Sign up at 11 am
  • 1:00pm Paddlemania – Blast to the Bridge – Kayakers race lower St. Louis River to swinging bridge in Jay Cooke
  • 1:00pm School Referendum Informational Mtg. & School Tour at South Terrace Elementary, 530 Stine Drive
  • 3:00pm Disc Golf Tournament – Contact Carlton Bike Rental to register
  • 4:00pm School Referendum Informational Mtg. & School Tour at Carlton High School, 405 School Avenue
  • 4:00pm Bean Bag Tournament – Chestnut Ave. Sponsored by the Carlton High School Volleyball Team
  • 4:00pm Mass at St. Francis
  • 4:00pm Paddlemania – Slot Machine Showcase Showdown. – Spectators welcome to all events
  • 6:30pm – 10:00pm Jazz at the Carlton Room – Oldenburg House, 604 Chestnut Avenue. Tickets online.
  • 9pm – Close The Third Base – Live music – Tempted Fate
  • 8:00pm Minnesota Voyageur Trail Ultra 50 Mile Foot Race Award Ceremony at the Carlton High School
  • 9pm – 1am Live Music at the Carlton VFW. Under the tent. – KickStart

SUNDAY

  • 8am Mass at St. Francis
  • 9am Polka Service at Bethesda Lutheran Church
  • 10am – 4pm Paddlemania – Team Rafting Slalom Event – teams of 4 participants race on lower St. Louis River
  • 11am Service at J.M. Paine Presbyterian Church
  • 11am – 4pm Bingo at the VFW
  • 11:30am – 12:30pm Jazz Open House – Oldenburg House, 604 Chestnut Avenue. It’s Free. Before the Parade.
  • 1pm Carlton Daze Parade. Line up begins at noon on School Avenue at the Carlton High School. Contact Andy at 218-391-6617 to enter your float/group in the parade.
  • Following Parade Carlton Volunteer Fire Department Open House. Demonstrations. Kids activities. Refreshments served. Carlton Fire Hall.
  • Following Parade Pedal to the Medal Tractor Pull at the N.P. Junction Bike Shelter – DNR Park, Sponsored by Carlton Community Education
  • Following Parade Free Rootbeer Floats at the N.P. Junction Bike Shelter – DNR Park, Sponsored by the Carlton Area Chamber of Commerce & Carlton Area Development Corporation
  • Following Parade Carlton Public Library Bake Sale – N.P. Junction Bike Shelter – DNR Park
  • 2pm Carlton VFW – Bean Bag Tournament
  • 2pm Carlton VFW Honor Guard Gun Raffle Drawing
  • 2pm – 8pm Live music at The Third Base – S.O.S (South of Superior)
  • 4pm – 8pm Carlton VFW – Live music – Inside – Fatt Chance

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