40th Annual Heritage Days Celebration Schedule


June 29 – July 2, 2023

Thursday, June 29th

12:00 pm – 1st Find the Nutcracker Clue @ Nutcracker Cafe

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Family Fun Night games on West Depot Lane behind “There’s No Place Like Home”.

4:30 pm – Thursday Night on the Town and Farmer’s Market at the Depot

6:00 pm – Animal Pull Tab Races at Waters Edge sponsored by the Starbuck Fire Department Auxiliary

6:30 pm – Package BINGO at the VFW

Friday, June 30th

All Day – Business Crazy Days

9:00 am – 9:45 am – Kids Fun Run in the Park sponsored by Stevens Community Medical Center/Starbuck Clinic. Register at the Water’s Edge Parking Lot

10:00 am – Starbuck Police Dept. Bike Rodeo – Depot

11:00 am – 1:00 pm – Holly Ridge Manor Parking Lot chalk coloring contest sponsored by Holly Ridge Manor

12:00 pm – 2nd Find the Nutcracker Clue @ Nutcracker Cafe

5:00 pm – Little Miss Minnewaska Coronation and Dessert Auction at the Community Center

5:30 pm – Youth Golf Tournament Ages 5-12 Minnewaska Golf Course

4:30 pm-7:00 pm – Starbuck Fire Dept. Pulled Pork Feed, at the Fire Hall.  Free will donation

5:30 pm – 7:30pm Taco Feed at the VFW

8:00 pm – 12:00 pm – Starbuck Fire Department Street Dance featuring Dirty Word, behind the Fire Hall. $10

SATURDAY, July 1st

All Day – Business Crazy Days

6:30 am –55th Annual Starbuck Golf Invitational -18 Hole Mixed Scramble – Minnewaska Golf Club

7:00 am to 12:00 pm – Pancake Breakfast at the Airport – rides available from Alex Aviation

7:30 am – Registration for the Heritage Days Color Run at the swimming beach parking lot

8:30 am – Color Run begins

9:00 am – 3:00 pm – Craft Fair between Harry’s Barber Shop and State Farm Insurance

10:00 am – Kids Pedal Pull competition at the Depot sponsored by Eagle Bank

10:00 am – 1:00 pm – MCHS Auxiliary Bake Sale – Serving Tacos in a Bag and BBQ Sandwiches – Quilt raffle drawing at 1 pm

10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Clueless The Clown & Amp.  Balloon Twisting and Friendship Bracelets at the Depot sponsored by the Starbuck Fire Department Auxiliary and the Starbuck Area Chamber of Commerce

10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Depot, Caboose, and Museum Open House. Food and Lefse Available.

10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Jeanne Mix Children’s Temporary Tattoos at the Depot sponsored by Minnewaska Liquor

10:30 am – 1:30 pm – Kiddie Carnival by the Depot.

11:00 – Show and Shine Car Show on West 5th Street hosted by The Tavern and Franny.  Info @ 320-805-0087

11:00 – 1:00 – Hemker’s Zoo to You at the Depot sponsored by Starbuck Telepone Co and Red Horizon

10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Kids Inflatables at the Depot

SAT, July 1st Continued…

12:00 pm – Kids 12 and Under Rock Coloring sponsored by Precision Auto Body and Frame. Register at the Craft Fair

12:00 pm – 3rd and final clue, Find the Nutcracker @ Nutcracker Cafe

2:30 pm – Miss Minnewaska Visiting Royalty Queen’s Tea at the Starbuck Community Center

4:00 pm – Kiddie Parade – Starbuck Clinic to the Minnewaska Lutheran Home. Sponsored by the Starbuck Dairy Queen.

5:00 pm – Grande Day Parade

5:30 pm – Meat Raffle at the Starbuck VFW

6:30 pm – (Following the Parade) – 17th Annual Miss Minnewaska Pageant/Coronation at the Starbuck Park Band Shell.

7:00 pm – GFWC Fundraiser Drawing for 2 handcrafted Starbuck Shepard’s Hooks at the Starbuck Park Band Shell

10:00 pm – FIREWORKS! Starbuck Airport sponsored by the Brang Foundation, VFW Men’s Auxiliary, Starbuck Fire Department & Auxiliary, and the Starbuck Chamber of Commerce.

SUNDAY, July 2nd

10:00 am – Community Church Service, Lakeshore Park

Picnic Lunch in the park following the church service served by Fron Church