Schedule of Events

Mark your calendars for Heritage Days, August 17-20, 2017. All events take place at Community Park, 641 East County Road F, or Vadnais Heights Commons, 655 E County Road F, Vadnais Heights unless otherwise noted. In case of rain, some events will have an alternative indoor location.

The Medallion Hunt offers a $200 prize!  It begins on Monday, August 14, with clues posted at City Hall, Community Park, Kohler Meadows Park, on the City’s website and on the medallion hotline (651-204-6017).  Sponsored by Premier Bank.

Lions Cash Raffle. Raffle tickets $5 each. Prize: 1st- $500, 2nd- $300, 3rd- $200. Drawing on Sunday, August 20 at 4pm at stage. Proceeds donated to community and Lions Club projects. 
Heritage Days Food Vendors
Enjoy the wide variety of food vendors at Vadnais Heights Heritage Days.  In addition to sponsoring Saturday’s pig roast, the Lions will sell beer, wine and craft beer, corn on the cob, root beer, hamburgers, pork sliders and coleslaw.  Culver’s will sell frozen custard and the Boy Scouts will sell pop during Sunday’s Fire Relief Association Booya.  Other culinary delights include pizza, gyros, mini donuts, corn dogs, cheese curds, french fries, nachos, onion rings, hamburgers, philly cheese steaks and more. 

  1. Thursday, August 17
  • Senior Picnic. Noon-2pm at Vadnais Heights Commons.  Social hour and information tables 10am-Noon. Cost is $5 per person.  Advanced registration required by Thursday, August 10.  Sponsored by the Vadnais Heights Lions Club and the Parks and Recreation Department.
  • Water Ski Show.  7pm at Goose Lake on Hoffman Road, White Bear Lake. www.skiotter.com.  
  • Medallion Hunt
  1. Friday, August 18
  • Hornucopia.  6-9pm.  www.hornucopiaband.com.
  • Movie in the Park.  Moana. Begins at 9pm.  Popcorn, root beer & water for sale. Bring your blanket and lawn chair.  Sponsored by F & M Bank. 
  • Food Vendors, Beer, Wine, Craft Beer
  • Medallion Hunt
  1. Saturday, August 19
  • Kiddie Parade.  Children ages 12 and under line up at 9:45am and begin at 10am. The parade starts at the flagpole and ends at the free Children’s Games. Sponsored by Children’s Discovery Academy. 
  • Children's Games & Watermelon Contest.  10:30am-12:30pm sponsored by the Vadnais Heights Lions Club. Free, donations accepted. 
  • Lions Annual Pig Roast.  11:30am and continues until the pork is gone. Proceeds benefit the Vadnais Heights Lions Club.
  • The Shane Martin Band.  Noon-2pm.  www.shanemartin.com.
  • Dunk Tank. Noon-5pm. All proceeds benefit the Boy Scouts. 
  • Magic Bounce Fun Zone.  Noon-9pm.  Interactives, moonwalks, and bouncer/slider combo.  
  • Merchandise Mart & Craft Fair, Commercial Vendors.  Noon-5pm.
  • Bean Bag Tournament.  Double elimination, two players per team.  Check in from noon to 1pm.  Play begins at 1pm.  $20 per team.  Online registration available. 32 teams accepted. 
  • Water Ball Tournament.  Begins at 1pm.  In-house competition between VH Firefighter teams. 
  • Co-Rec Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament.  Online registration available. 
  • Rockin’ Hollywoods.  7-11pm (before & after fireworks). www.rockinhollywoods.com.
  • Fireworks.  Enjoy a pyro-musical fireworks display at dusk.  Sponsored by the Vadnais Heights Lions Club and Heritage Days sponsors. 
  • Food Vendors, Beer, Wine, Craft Beer
  • Medallion Hunt
  1. Sunday, August 20
  • Fire Relief Association Booya.  8am until gone.  Delicious!
  • Car Show.  11am-3pm, presented by Cops-n-Rodders.  Sponsored by Culver’s of Vadnais Heights.
  • Grande Parade.  Starts at noon at the intersection of McMenemy and Oak Grove Parkway, heads south down McMenemy to County Road F, and turns east to Community Park.
  • Dunk Tank.  Noon-5pm.  All proceeds benefit the Boy Scouts. 
  • Merchandise Mart & Craft Fair, Commercial Vendors.  Noon-5pm. 
  • Bingo.  1-5pm  under the tent. Sponsored by AFSA High School. 
  • Magic Bounce Fun Zone.  1-5pm.  Interactives, moonwalks, and bouncer/slider combo.  www.magicbounce.com
  • Free and Easy Band.  1:30-4:30pm www.freeandeasyband.com.
  • Lions Cash Raffle Drawing. 4pm at stage. 
  • Men’s D Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament. Online registration available. 
  • Food Vendors, Beer, Wine, Craft Beer
  • Medallion Hunt