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Royalton Platte River Day
August 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Platte River Day, sponsored by the Royalton Lions Club., Saturday, Aug. 1.
The day’s events begin with an 8:30 a.m. 5K fun run. Those interested in taking part in the fun run can contact Monica Makela at (320) 584-6493.
A groundbreaking ceremony will be held at 9:30 a.m. for the Royalton School District building project. It will be held at the middle and high school football practice field.
The Royalton parade begins at 10:30 a.m. The food court and beer garden open at 11 a.m.
The afternoon is filled with a variety of activities including a petting zoo which opens at (1 p.m.), turtle races (1:30 p.m.), a youth tractor pull (2:30 p.m.), Royalton firefighters’ challenge (3:30 p.m.), an egg toss (6 p.m.), and kids’ games and inflatables all afternoon.
Spaghetti eating contest at 5 p.m. — contestants can sign up at Platte River Day.
Happy hour begins at 5 p.m. and includes food and drink specials. The street dance kicks off at 8 p.m., with live music from area favorite, “Chaser.”