63rd Annual Glenwood Waterama - Glenwood, Minn.         July 27, 28, 29, 2018

Event Schedule

2018 Waterama Schedule of Events

Friday, July 20

  • 7:30 a.m. 63rd Annual Waterama Kick Off Flag Raising at City Park Bandshell

Friday-Sunday July 20, 21 and 22

  • 8 am Tennis Tournament at MAHS tennis courts

Tuesday, July 24

  • 9 am Medallion Hunt1st clue released on KMGK 107. Glenwood Chamber of Commerce
  • 9 am-3 pm Historical Exhibit by Pope County Museum at Eagle Bank Lobby
  • 4-6 pm Pope County Farmers' Market at Barsness Park

Wednesday, July 25

Thursday, July 26

  • All Day - Stop, Shop & Sign Up Bonus Week for the Complete Street Project (at participating businesses)
  • 9 am Medallion Hunt – 3rd clue released on KMGK 107.1 Glenwood Chamber of Commerce
  • 9 am-3 pm Historical Exhibit by Pope County Museum at Eagle Bank Lobby
  • 9 am-4:30 pm Senior Citizen Craft Shack at Pope County Fairgrounds
  • 9 am-5 pm Boardwalk Sales/Crazy Days
  • 3-6 pm  "Parade" Art Show, display of Waterama photos presented by David Lee at Bremness Gallery     
  • 5 pm LAS Amateur Footbal Team Mini Camp - Punt, Pass and some skills and drills, at City Park
  • 7 pm Basketball Shootout at City Park (Registration at 6:45 p.m.)
  • 7 pm Minnewaska Showstoppers, 40th Anniversary, performing Guys and Dolls
  • 8-11 pm Teen Street Dance at City Park. music by Music On Demand. FREE giveaways

Friday, July 27

  • All Day - Stop, Shop & Sign Up Bonus Week for the Complete Streets Project (at participating businesses)
  • 9 am Medallion Hunt – 4th clue released on KMGK 107.1 Glenwood Chamber of Commerce

  • 9 am-3 pm Historical Exhibit by Pope County Museum at Eagle Bank Lobby
  • 9 am-4:30 pm Senior Citizen Craft Shack at Pope County Fairgrounds
  • 9 am-5 pm Boardwalk Sales/Crazy Days
  • 10 am-4 pm The Box Office (Central Square Gallery) in downtown Glenwood - Sidewalk Arts
  • 10 am-4 pm The Art in the Square Gallery, Central Square - Tracy Anderson Gravning Exhibit
  • 10 am-5 pm City Park Boardwalk Sales at City Park
  • 10-11 am Traveling Tree House event at Barsness Park
  • 11:30 am Pie Eating Contest—Soo Line Credit Union
  • 12-6 pm "Parade" Art Show, featuring Waterama photos by David Lee, at Bremness Gallery
  • 3-6 pm Hangloose "SUP" Stand Up Paddleboard at City Beach
  • 5-8 pm Packet pickup and registration for Rotary 5K/10K/Magic Mile at Pope County Museum
  • 6 pm Inflatables/Waterwars  in City Park
  • 6 pm Senior & Junior Queen Revue at City Park Bandshell
  • 7 pm Minnewaska Showstoppers, 40th Anniversary Performance, performing Guys and Dolls
  • 9-11 pm Buck Moon Full Moon SIP & SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) at City Beach (Learn More)
  • 9 pm-12:30 am Street Dance featuring Johnny Holm Band in front of Lakeside Ballroom  ($10 in advance at Screen Prints Plus until 3 pm Fri. July 28th. $15 at gate)

Saturday, July 28

  • 6:30-11:30 am tee times  Waterama Golf Tournament at Minnewaska Golf Course
  • All Day - Stop, Shop & Sign Up Bonus Week for the Complete Street Project (at participating businesses)
  • Starting at 7:30 a.m. Glenwood Public Library Used Book Sale, Glenwood Public Library
  • 8 am 41st Annual Rotary 5k, 10k Run/Walk & Glenwood State Bank Magic Mile.  
  • 8:30-11:30 am Pope County Farmers' Market at Barsness Park
  • 9 am Medallion Hunt 5th clue released    
  • 9 am Sand Sculpture Contest, south side City Beach
  • 9 am Sand Volleyball Tournament Barsness Park (6 person co-ed)
  • 9 am 41st Annual Waterama Softball Tournament at Barsness Park 
  • 9 am-12 pm Car, Tractor, & Motorcycle Show at Barsness Park
  • 9 am-3 pm Boardwalk Sales/Crazy Days
  • 9 am-4:30 pm Senior Citizen Craft Shack at the Pope County Fairgrounds
  • 9:30 am Yoga on the City Beach sponsored by Minnewaska Wellness & Fitness
  • 10 am Log Rolling Demo and Open Rolling at Lakeshore by City Park (Learn More)
  • 10 am Men's Alumni Soccer game at Museum Fields
  • 10 am-1 pm Art Show at Bremness Gallery
  • 10 am-2 pm The Box Office (Central Square Gallery) in downtown Glenwood - Sidewalk Arts
  • 10 am-5 pm City Park Boardwalk Sales at City Park
  • 10 am-9 pm Inflatables/Waterwars in City Park
  • 10:15 am 2018 Bean Bag Tournament at City Park
  • 11 am Swim Races at City Beach for youth 18 & under
  • 12 pm Log Rolling Demo and Open Rolling at lakeshore by City Park (Learn More)
  • 12-6 pm Hangloose "SUP" Stand Up Paddleboard at City Beach
  • 12-6 pm "Parade" Art Show, featuring Waterama photos by David Lee, at Bremness Gallery
  • 1:30 pm  63rd Annual Kiddie Parade    
  • 2 pm Waterama Junior Royalty Coronation at Bandshell in City Park
  • 2-4 pm Ann Bickle Heritage House Open House
  • 2:30 Balloon Art and Face Painting FREE at City Park
  • 2:45 pm Registration ends for Kids' Prize Giveaway
  • 3 pm Waterama Kids' Prize Giveaway at City Park
  • 3-6 pm "Parade" Art Show, featuring Waterama photos by David Lee, at Bremness Gallery
  • 3:30 pm Kids’ Tractor Pull at City Park sponsored by Midwest Machinery
  • 3:30 p.m. Log Rolling Demo and Open Rolling at lakeshore by City Park (Learn More)
  • 5 pm Minnewaska Showstoppers, 40th Anniversary, performing Guys and Dolls
  • 6:30 pm Bald Eagle Water Ski Show at lake shore by City Park 
  • 9:15 pm Midwest's only lighted Pontoon/Boat Parade- Lake Minnewaska starting at City Beach 
  • 9:30 pm-1am Street Dance featuring Fabulous Armadillos in front of Lakeside Ballroom  ($10 at the gate)
  • 10 pm Fireworks Display over Lake Minnewaska (rain date Sunday, July 29th)

Sunday, July 29

  • All Day - Stop, Shop & Sign Up Bonus Week for the Complete Street Project (at participating businesses)
  • 8-11:30 am Annual Rotary Pancake & Sausage Feed at City Park
  • 9 am Softball Tournament continues at Barsness Park
  • 9-11 am Explore an Airplane at Glenwood Municipal Airport   
  • 9:30 am Community Church Service at Bandshell in City Park (rain site Central Square)
  • 10 am Log Rolling Demo and Open Rolling at lakeshore by City Park (Learn More)
  • 10 am-4 pm The Art in the Square Gallery, Central Square - Tracy Anderson Gravning Exhibit
  • 10 am-5 pm City Park Boardwalk Sales at City Park
  • 10 am-6 pm Inflatables/Waterwars in City Park
  • 10:30 am Visiting Queens Welcome Lunch (by invite only) at Glenwood Lutheran Church
  • 12 pm Log Rolling Demo and Open Rolling at lakeshore by City Park (Learn More)
  • 1 pm Waterama Grande Day Parade
  • 3-5:30 Cimarron in City Park
  • 3:30 pm Bald Eagle Water Ski Show at lakeshore by City Park   
  • 6 pm Waterama Senior Royalty Coronation at Bandshell in City Park (rain site Central Square)
  • Closing of the 63rd Annual Waterama at City Park following Queen Coronation

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