Events
Christmas in a Small Town
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Memorial Day Services
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Community connections are made and strengthened through a variety of community events hosted by local churches, organizations, clubs, the Coon Rapids Development Group, the City of Coon Rapids and private fundraisers. Below are some of our annual events, but be sure to check our Calendar of Events for current events.

American Legions’ Fish Fry DinnersPicture of children with Easter Bunny
The Coon Rapids American Legion Family hosts three Friday night Fish Fry Dinners during Lent.

Easter Egg Hunt
The Coon Rapids Development Group sponsors a community Easter Egg Hunt each spring at the City Park.

Golf Tournaments
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Summertime wouldn’t be complete without golf tournaments. The Coon Rapids Golf Course holds monthly tournaments in addition to their annual June business outing.

Picture of boys on ferris wheelIndependence Day Celebration
Fourth of July holiday is celebrated in Coon Rapids with a series of events around the Fourth. Iowa Savings Bank offers a free lunch on their lawn, kids are invited to a Bike Rodeo and a Penny Dive before the local fire and ambulance departments BBQ and band. And of course, the whole thing is capped off with fireworks.

Carroll County Fair
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Coon Rapids is home to the Carroll County Fair. This annual event is held each July.

Carroll County Fair Figure 8 Race Series
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Located at the Carroll County Fairgrounds in Coon Rapids, the Figure 8 Race series includes five races in June, July and August.

141 Garage Sales
Coon Rapids is one of over a dozen communities along Highway 141 that hosts city-wide garage sales the first weekend in August.

Raccoon River House Concerts
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Musicians from across the country entertain in small venues or private homes in Coon Rapids all year long. The concerts are open to the public.

Treats on the Streets
Youngsters are invited to travel up and down Main Street’s business district collecting candy from local businesses the Saturday closest to Halloween.

Trick-or-treating
The City of Coon Rapids typically designates October 31 as the official trick-or-treating night for kids in the community.

Christmas in a Small Town
This annual tradition pairs holiday shopping with events for kids and adults the first Saturday in December. A soup and sandwich supper is capped off with the lighting of the town's Christmas tree and major gift giveaways. Click here for more information.

New Year’s Eve Dinner and Dance
Celebrate the new year with dinner, door prizes and a dance at the Community Building organized by the local fire and ambulance departments.
Picture of people playing Bingo
Coon Rapids-Bayard Athletic and Fine Arts Events
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Nothing says community pride like cheering on our students at an athletic game or applauding their performance at a music or theatrical event. The Coon Rapids-Bayard School District schedule is full of year-round activities for the public to enjoy.

Bingo
The American Legion hosts Bingo every Tuesday at the Community Building. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., play begins at 6:30 p.m.
 
 
 
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