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The Patch Guide to Parktacular

The annual St. Louis Park celebration kicks into high gear on Saturday.

Parktacular 2012 kicked off on Thursday and will really get rolling on Saturday. To help you make the most out of all the fun, here is a last-minute Parktacular guide (you may also want to check out of the best of what's new, as well as our ):

New Time, Place for Block Party

Keep in mind that the has moved up to Friday this year. It will also be at the this year (it was at Village Green last year). Fun starts at 6:30 p.m. Boogie Wonderland performing.

Parade is Saturday at Noon

The annual Grand Day Parade will be from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday. The parade will start at 40th Street and Joppa Avenue, and end at the . Pay careful attention for a few of us Patch folks in bright green T-shirts. We will be tossing out candy! Here is the full parade route.


Unfortunately, rain is in the forecast this weekend. On Saturday, there is a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms. Full forecast here. Might want to pack an umbrella just in case.

Odds and Ends

  • Want a full schedule of Parktacular events? Click here.
  • Want to see photos from last year's festivities? Click .
  • Want to see the food that will be for sale? Click here.

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