Schedule of Events

Heritage Days events are scheduled for August 9 - 15, 2021!  

All events take place at Community Park, 641 East County Road F, or Vadnais Heights Commons, 655 E County Road F, Vadnais Heights unless otherwise noted. Some events may be affected by weather; find us on Facebook for the latest updates:

The Medallion Hunt offers a $200 prize!  It begins on Monday, August 9, with clues posted at City Hall, Community Park, Kohler Meadows Park, on the City’s website and on the medallion hotline (651-204-6017).  
Heritage Days Food Vendors
Enjoy the wide variety of food vendors at Vadnais Heights Heritage Days.  In addition to sponsoring Saturday’s pig roast, the Lions will sell beer, corn on the cob, root beer, hamburgers, pork sliders and coleslaw.  Other culinary delights include mini donuts, corn dogs, cheese curds, french fries, nachos, onion rings, hamburgers, and more. 

  1. Thursday, August 12, 2021
  • Senior Picnic.  Noon-2pm at Vadnais Heights Commons. Social hour and information tables 10am-Noon. Live entertainment by Todd "Elvis" Anderson, and bingo following lunch! Cost is $5 per person.  Advanced registration required by Thursday, August 5.  Sponsored by the Vadnais Heights Lions Club and the Parks and Recreation Department.
  • Medallion Hunt
  • Dark Park. View the peak of the meteor shower at Kohler Meadows Park. 
  1. Friday, August 13, 2021
  • Red Cross Blood Drive. Noon - 6 pm at Vadnais Heights Commons. Register through the Red Cross. Volunteers needed for donor check in - contact Katie Everett by email or 651-204-6060. 
  • Dark Park. View the peak of the meteor shower at Kohler Meadows Park. 
  1. Saturday, August 14, 2021
  • Kiddie Parade.  Children ages 12 and under line up at 9:45am and begin at 10am. The parade starts at the flagpole and ends at the free Children’s Games. Sponsored by Children’s Discovery Academy. Theme: Full STEAM Ahead! 
  • Children's Activities.  10:00am-12:00pm. Free kids' activities. Science demonstrations by AFSA. Sponsored by the Vadnais Heights Lions. 
  • Lions Annual Pig Roast.  11:30am and continues until the pork is gone. Proceeds benefit the Vadnais Heights Lions Club.
  • Dunk Tank.  Noon-5pm. All proceeds benefit Scout Troop 212. 
  • Magic Bounce Fun Zone.  Noon-9pm.  Interactives, moonwalks, and more. Tickets required; purchase on site. 
  • Merchandise Mart & Craft Fair, Commercial Vendors.  Noon-8 pm. Indoors @ Vadnais Heights Commons. 
  • Bean Bag Tournament.  Double elimination, two players per team. Check in from noon-1pm; play begins at 1pm. $20 per team. Online registration available. 32 teams accepted.
  • The Michael Handler Project.  2:30-4:00 pm.
  • Audio Circus.  7:30-10:30pm (before & after fireworks).
  • Fireworks.  Enjoy a pyro-musical fireworks display at dusk.  Sponsored by the Vadnais Heights Lions Club and Heritage Days sponsors. 
  • Food Vendors, Beer
  • Co-Rec Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament.  Online registration available. 
  • Medallion Hunt.
  • Lions 50/50 Raffle. Drawing is 4 pm on Sunday. Purchase raffle tickets from a Lions member at Heritage Days. 
  1. Sunday, August 15, 2021