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.
Tentative Schedule for 2017
B&B Wagon at the Third Base –Friday: 3pm-2am; Saturday: 9am-2am; Sunday: 9am-9pm
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
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