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Tater Daze Festival

Thank you

Thank you for attending and participating in another great Tater Daze. We had a blast.

Festival dates

To be determined.

Spud McTater, icon for Tater Daze festival

Events

  • Inflatables
  • Food
  • Beer and wine garden
  • Live music
  • Local vendors
  • Bingo
  • Teen activities
  • and more!

Parking

Parade

Best place to park is at the Metro Transit Noble Park and Ride on 95th Avenue, next to the Kwik Trip. Parking is also available at the Church of St. Gerard. You cannot park in Noble Sports Park or along Regent Avenue.

Community Activity Center (CAC)

Parking including handicapped parking is available in the Community Activity Center main lot. Please enter from Edinbrook Terrace. Additional parking is available at the former library (west of the CAC), City Hall and along the south side of Edinbrook Terrace.

Biking and walking

Avoid parking hassles! Both the parade route and Community Activity Center is easily accessible by trails and sidewalks. Bike racks are located near the Community Activity Center's main entrance.

Contact us

Tater Daze

Festival location and mailing address

Community Activity Center
5600 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to the Community Activity Center

Phone and email

763-493-8013
Email Tater Daze

Sponsors and supporters for 2018

We would like to thank all of our sponsors, community groups and donors for contributing to the annual Tater Daze festival. Please visit and support these local organizations and businesses. To get involved in next year's Tater Daze, please contact the Tater Daze Team.

Spud sponsors

Cub Foods LogoLogo for Hy-VeeMinneapolis Northwest Tourism logoPrimroseWeb2

Yukon Gold sponsors

CCX Media logoBrooklyn Park Lions Logo Mill City Credit Union logo

Sweet Potato sponsors

anytimeBuerkleAcuraLogo for Med Express logo for the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 5031

Community groups and donors

Endurance Church

Sweet Taste of Italy

History of the Tater Daze festival

Brooklyn Park Tater Daze is a unique festival where residents pay homage to the humble potato. Early settlers discovered that potatoes flourished in the flat, sandy soil of the area; this area then went on to become one of the nation's top potato producers. Despite the Great Depression, drought and urbanization, Brooklyn Park has shown its strength as a community willing to work together and make our city a welcoming place for everyone.

The first Tater Daze festival in 1964 saw a variety of exciting events, including a queen pageant, Tater Mash Dance, kite flying, a parade, games, a farmer's market, rides and a pancake breakfast. The prizes given away that weekend included gasoline, free groceries, cash and 420-pound bags of potatoes donated by local growers.

The Brooklyn Park Jaycees, the Brooklyn Park Community Organization and Come Home to the Park have all sponsored the event in the past. Tater Daze is now sponsored by the City of Brooklyn Park.

 
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