Events & Forms

ALL WEEKEND

TREASURE HUNT sponsored by CAR & CREDIT CONNECTION OF SOUTH ST PAUL

 

The first clue will be released on Tuesday, Sept 7th at 10 am. 

Clues will be released each day at 10 am & 5 pm at www.buyherepayhereminnesota.com on “The Hunt” page.

 

 

CITY WIDE GARAGE SALE 

City Wide Garage Sale will be held Thursday, September 9th thru Saturday, September 11th

COLORING CONTEST

Celebrate IGH Days this year by coloring and submitting your completed artwork.

Categories: • Under 9 years old • 10 –17 years old • Over 18 years old. Entries are due by Sunday September 12th

EXPLORE 55 SITES IN THE HEIGHTS

 

Celebrate 55 years of IGH, by visiting 55 sites throughout the city and learn about the unique history of Inver Grove Heights, while having a chance to win great prizes at the same time.

Sponsor: County Commissioner Joe Atkins and T4U

BINGO TENT sponsored by Moose Lodge #1088

Friday 6-9pm Saturday 12-9pm Sunday 11-3pm

Bingo Specials throughout the weekend.  Button Required.

FRIDAY

FAMILY FUN NIGHT  5:00pm to 7:00pm

Come to Oakwood Park for a carnival with giant inflatables, carnival games, & more!

Hot Dogs, Pizza, and Beverages available for purchase.

Tickets for sale at the event.  Button Required

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS  7:00pm

Cheer on your hometown Simley Spartans as they take on the Hill Murray Pioneers at Spartan Stadium!

SATURDAY

BEAN BAG & VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENTS  

Register at Drac's or call Chris 651.451.1717 or email chris@dracspub.com

Limited entries. Button Required

Sponsor: Drkula's 32 Bowl

PICKLE BALL TOURNAMENT  9:00am Start

North Valley Park (70th Street)

Pick a partner and join in this new fun tournament!

Must register as a team of two. Championship T-shirt provided to first place teams. Tournament T-shirts will be given to all participants. Registered teams will be notified of tournament details. Balls will be provided.

Tournament will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. No refunds.

Beginner to Intermediate; Doubles Tournament

• Two groups — separate tournaments

• Friendly (non-competitive; Beginner)

• Competitive (Intermediate) 

Up to 16 teams in each Group – 32 teams total

• Best of three games matches (30-45 mins per match)

• Rounds & timing to be decided based on number of teams Entry fee/donation

$20/team of two Entry Fee, collections donated to Neighbors Inc. Deadline for Sign up: Tuesday, September 8

Drop Off Location for the IGH Days Food Drive!

Click on Adult Programs/Sports tab on the left side of the city registration page.

Sponsors: Vermillion Bank, Inver Grove Brewing, Pate Bonding Inc & County Commissioner Joe Atkins

CHILDREN'S TREASURE HUNT 9AM

Hunt for treasure in the park and redeem for great prizes (one prize per child)

Age divisions: Ages 4 & Under | 5 to 8 years old | 9 to 12 years old

Oakwood Park (78th Street and Clayton Avenue)

GRAND DAY PARADE 11AM

Begins on 80th Street and follows Cahill Avenue heading north to Buckley Way

Volunteers will collect non perishable food donations along the parade route for Neighbors Inc

 

DISC GOLF TOURNAMENT 1:30 PM CHECK IN  2:00 PM START

Grab family and friends, and join this fun tournament!

Must register as a team of two on the day of the event.

Age divisions: Ages 13-17 | 18 & up: Recreational/Novice | 18 & up: Advanced

Awards will be given for 1st and 2nd place in each division.

Entry fee: $10/team

Sponsor: IGH Parks & Recreation

BIKE THE BRIDGES 3:00 PM

Join us at the Swing Bridge for a free family bike ride! Route starts at Swing Bridge Park and goes to the Wakota Bridge and back and is about five miles. Bike King will provide bike repair and the Fire Department will supply first aid along the route. IGH Police will also be available. Participants will receive a free T-shirt, beverage, and snack.

Drop Off Location for the IGH Days Food Drive!

Sponsor: County Commissioner Joe Atkins & Dakota County

STREET DANCE 8 PM - 12AM tent opens at 7:30pm

Join us as for the annual street dance at Drac's!

Sponsor: Drkula's 32 Bowl and Pub

 

FIREWORKS 8:30 PM

Fireworks display is launched from Simley Island Park

Sponsor: Integrity Woven Wire & City of Inver Grove Heights

SUNDAY

FARMER'S MARKET 8AM - 1PM

 

Shop for fresh and locally grown fruits, vegetables, seasoning, salsa, honey, flowers and more at the Saint Paul Farmers Market!

VMCC Parking Lot 80th Street and Barbara Avenue

Drop Off Location for the IGH Days Food Drive!

VMCC OPEN HOUSE 8AM - 1PM

 

Visit IGH Parks and Recreation at the Farmer's Market or the VMCC and register for a

fall youth program with us during this time and save $5 off your registration fee.

You can also tour the VMCC and sign up with our no enrollment fee special (savings of $49). We look forward to seeing you!

EXPLORE INVER GROVE HEIGHTS 11AM - 3PM

All Sunday events take place on Cahill Avenue between 65th and 70th streets 11am-4pm

 

BUSINESS EXPO

Discover your local businesses, community groups, and a showcase of new vehicles available from local car dealerships

28th ANNUAL CLASSIC CAR SHOW

It just gets better every year. We are hoping this is our best year ever.

Dash Plaques & goody bags for the first 200 cars.

Sponsor: Medallions Car Club

PET CONTEST (12PM) sponsored by Inver Grove Heights Animal Hospital

Bring your pet to Bremer Bank. Categories include: Best Trick, Best Costume, Pet Owner Look-A-Like, and more. 

Free w/Button. Button Required.

 

KIDS COURT Sponsored by IGH Parks and Recreation

ALL ACTIVITIES FREE WITH IGH DAYS BUTTON      

 

CHALK THE WALK

Hey kids show off your creative and artistic side, and color your square of sidewalk on Cahill Avenue to win great prizes!

Age Groups: • 5 years old & under  • 6 - 9  years old • 10 - 12 years old

Social distancing guidelines will be in place.

Check in between 11:30AM - 2PM at Bremer Bank parking lot to receive your sidewalk square number and chalk.

 

PUBLIC SAFETY DISPLAY presented by IGH Police and Fire Department

Aerial fire truck, police cars & city vehicles

Fire safety trailer

Fire sprinkler demonstration trailer

Kitchen Fire Demo Trailer

CPR Booth

Live Safety Demo

    1:30 pm -Air Bag Demo        2:00 pm - Car Extrication Demo

 

17th ANNUAL ANTIQUE POWER EQUIPMENT DISPLAY

All makes of vintage tractors & engines, including lawn & garden power equipment.

Sponsor: Total Construction & Equipment, Inc

BUTTON DRAWING @ 4PM

Bingo tent- do not need to be present to win. Winners posted on www.invergroveheightsdays.org