Come to Cannon Falls to support and honor our veterans! Local citizens and patriotic groups honor and remember those who served this country. This Memorial Day Parade starts at 10:30 am. The parade will start at Merchants Bank on 3rd Street and go south to Park Street and turn right. Follow Park Street to 4th Street and turn right again. At the Mil Street intersection, take a right. The parade route will end on Hwy 19 at the Cannon Falls Community Cemetery. There will be a Memorial Service at the Cannon Falls Community Cemetery beginning at 11 am at the Colvill Memorial site.
APPRECIATION CRUISE ON 4TH OF JULY
The Kraft-Ostrom American Legion Post #142 and the Nelson-Scofield VFW Post #4452 will proudly display the Color Guard on Saturday, July 4th, at 10:30 am. This cruise-walk will start at the Cannon Valley Senior Center, 120 State St. From there they will head down Minnesota St to North 2nd. This small cruise-walk will be led by the Cannon Falls Police Department. The Cannon Falls Color Guard will follow along with fire trucks, ambulance, and signs recognizing our community’s healthcare workers.
From North 2nd St, the cruise will proceed onto Mill Street W through town and out to the Cannon Valley Fairgrounds. Please follow Social Distancing Protocol during this walk and then come out to the fairgrounds to enjoy the fair food vendors and the beverages that are being served by the American Legion Post #142.
You and your family are invited to kick off the holidays with the sights, sounds and tastes of the season in beautiful, historic Cannon Falls. Santa will be in the parade!
The Deck the Falls Parade will begin at 5 pm and go along 4th Street to Mill Street, and then turn into the City Parking Lot. The Lighting of the Tree will take place at 6 pm. The Holiday Tree is located between the Cannon River and John Birch Park.
Don’t leave yet! The fireworks will start right after the Lighting of the Tree. This was a beautiful experience last year, so come and enjoy again this year!
The 2020 Deck the Falls Poster will be included on our web page in Mid-October 2020.