City of Coon Rapids
Gravel Roads

Summer Concerts Aug. 4 & 11

The Coon Rapids Arts Commission and the Coon Rapids Community Strength Foundation are proud to present the Thursday Nites LIVE! Concert Series this summer at the Coon Rapids Dam. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and come out and enjoy an evening of FREE entertainment!Aug. 4: Gravel Roads (Traditional Country)
Aug. 11: Buddy and the Boys (Buddy Holly Tribute Band-50's)

Farmers Market Every Wednesday

The Coon Rapids Farmers Market takes place every Wednesday from 3 – 6 p.m. through the end of the growing season at the Coon Rapids Ice Center,
11000 Crooked Lake Boulevard.

NEW THIS YEAR: Special Event Days!
August 24 – Kids Day – Fun for kids and learn about youth activities in the community!

September 21 – Senior Day – Information tailored to senior citizens!

All vendors are part of the Anoka County Growers Association

Farmers Market
Primary Election

2016 Primary Election

The Primary Election is coming up on Tuesday, August 9.
Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Absentee voting is underway at Coon Rapids City Hall during normal business hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Absentee voting on Monday, August 8 will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • General Election – Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 (Polls open - 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.)

Visit the City's website for more information

Summer in the City Neighborhood Meeting

Plan to come out for the “Summer in the City” neighborhood meeting Tuesday, August 23 at Kennedy Park, 8490 East River Road.

This annual series is a great opportunity to meet your councilmembers and talk with City staff about projects going on in your neighborhood and throughout the city.

The events take place from 6:30 - 8 p.m. Presentation at 7 p.m. Fire trucks, police cars, public works equipment and other displays from various City departments will also be at the events.


Summer in the City Meetings
Inside Out

Movie in the Park

This event was originally scheduled for Friday, May 27 but was canceled due to rain. It has been re-scheduled for Friday, August 26.

The Coon Rapids Community Strength Foundation and the City of Coon Rapids invite you to “Movie in the Park," featuring the movie "Inside Out" at the Coon Rapids Soccer Complex. Family activities begin two hours prior to the movie. The movie begins at 8:30 p.m.
Click here for more information.

Photo Contest

Photo Contest

The contest period is June 1, 2016 – September 16, 2016. This year’s theme is architecture. Cash prizes will be awarded to the first and second place winners!

Who is eligible? Amateur photographers (Coon Rapids employees and family, Arts Commission members and family and contest sponsors are not eligible).

What photos qualify? Photos of architecture taken in Coon Rapids.

How do I enter? Fill out and submit an entry form.

Contest sponsored by The Coon Rapids Arts Commission, promoting local arts events and activities in the community.

Read full contest details here.

September Save the Dates:

Friday, September 17: Movie in the Park featuring the movie 'Minions'
Sunday, September 25: Coon Rapids Love My Pet Fair

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