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Fourth Fest activities set for Friday
Cloquet Minnesota 122 Avenue C 55720

The city of Cloquet has a full slate of family activities planned for Friday’s Fourth Fest celebration. The Sawdust 5K race will start out the day at 8 a.m. The event takes place in Pinehurst Park and is sponsored by Leno Chiropractic Clinic.

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The Veterans Celebration Parade starts at 11 a.m. in downtown Cloquet, and carnival rides by Stipes Shows are set up in Voyageurs Park from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 4-6.

The Farmers Market will be open in downtown Cloquet on Friday from 9 a.m. until sellout, and the Cloquet Area Fire District will hold an open house at its Station 1 (downtown) location after the parade.

The Carlton County Historical Society will host an accordion concert at 4 p.m., and the museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Northeastern Saloon and Grill  will be the site of the Fourth of July Car Show from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and a pool party will take place at The Beach in Pinehurst Park from 2-4 p.m.

Available on Friday in Veterans Park will be food vendors, a beer tent, a craft show from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., bingo from 12:30-4 p.m., a patriotic music concert by the Cloquet Community Band, wiffle ball competition from 12:30-4 p.m., a Dash for Cash at 1 p.m., skateboard demonstrations at 1:30 p.m., pony rides from noon to 4 p.m., bouncy castles and a blow-up climbing wall from noon to 5 p.m., face painting from 1-4 p.m., and wagon rides between Veterans Park, the carnival and the swimming pond.

The Amazing Charles will present a magic show at 7 p.m. in Veterans Park, and there will be live music from 3-8 p.m. A free outdoor showing of “Frozen” will take place at 8:45 p.m., followed by fireworks over the St. Louis river at approximately 10:10 p.m.

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