Lions Float

The Scandia-Marine Lions’ float in last year’s Taco Daze Parade. The Lions are encouraging local groups to join the parade.


Taco Daze, sponsored by the Scandia-Marine Lions Club, will be held on Saturday, September 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Scandia Community Center and surrounding area. 

The theme this year is “Heritage” and there will be special cultural and heritage exhibits and performances throughout the day. 

The schedule of activities includes:

Taco Daze Schedule

At the Community Center:

Car, Truck, and Tractor Show – 9:30 am – 4 pm

Pickleball Tournament – 10 am – 3 pm

Scandia-Marine Lions Selling Cheese Curds and Corn Dogs – 10 am – 4 pm

Vendors, Farmers Market, and Non-Profits – 10 am – 4 pm

Activities for Children – 10 am – 4 pm

Flag Raising Ceremony – 10:30 am

Music and Dance Performances – 11 am – 3 pm

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts Selling their World-Famous Tacos – 11 am – 4 pm

Beer Garden – 12 pm – 4 pm

Penny Scramble for Children – 2:30 pm

At various locations in downtown Scandia:

BINGO – 1 pm – 4 pm

Running of the Meatballs – 3:30 pm

Parade – 4 pm

Taco Daze is the Scandia-Marine Lions Club’s major source of income, which it invests back into the community. For more information, visit . 

Taco Daze Parade

​Be a part of the Taco Daze parade this year! Enter your float or mini-float (children’s wagon size) to win cash prizes.

The theme is “Heritage” and the Scandia-Marine Lions Club encourages parade participants to show their culture and heritage on their float and/or through clothing, music, and/or dance.

​The parade encourages a variety of units in addition to floats: non-profit organizations; marching bands; cheer, gymnastics, or dance teams; military; tractors; businesses; antique cars; youth groups (4-H, Scouts); churches; town festivals; animals; and fire departments.

To register, please complete the Taco Daze Parade Registration Form at and email or mail it to Lion Lynnette Welsch.

For more information, contact the Parade Coordinator, Lion Lynnette, at

Car, Truck, and Tractor Show at Taco Daze

​Enter your classic or antique car, truck, or tractor in this annual show at Taco Daze.

​We’re looking for antique hot rods, muscle cars, coupes, roadsters, trucks and much more. Cars and trucks from the ’40s, ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s – American made or imports – all are welcome!

​Do you have a rare or historic antique tractor to show? Bring it to Taco Daze! Gas- or steam-powered tractors are equally interesting for Car, Truck, and Tractor Show attendees.

There is guaranteed show space for the first 50 registered vehicles. Check-in is between 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Scandia Community Center.

​To register, please complete the Car, Truck, and Tractor Show Registration Form at and email or mail it to Lion George Galleberg or Lion Bob Nemeth. Free registration includes a dash plaque.

​Contact Lion George at or Lion Bob at for more information.

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