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Grilling on Main is fun a filled two day event in historic Downtown Minden!

Minden’s favorite grilling competition is back for 2021! This event is a filled will grilling, a cornhole tournament, live music, shopping, and even fireworks. Thanks to Ace Hardware, this year the little grillers will be joining in on the fun. Don’t miss one of the largest events in Minden! 

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Check The Schedule

This is the current schedule for Grilling on Main! Be sure to check it often for any changes.

Friday, June 11

8:00 am
Contestant Registration Orleans on Main

Contestant registration starts a 8:00 am until 6:00pm. 

11:00 am
Craft and Food Vendors Open Downtown
5:00 pm
Music Performances Start Downtown

Live music from 5pm to 9pm

4:00 pm
Little Grillers Check-In Downtown
5:00 pm
Cornhole Registration Downtown
5:30 pm
Little Grillers Meeting Downtown
6:00 pm
Cornhole Tournament Begins Downtown
7:00 pm
Little Grillers Turn In Downtown
7:00 pm
Cook's Meeting Orleans on Main
8:00 pm
Little Grillers Winners Announced Stage
9:00 pm
Fireworks Downtown

Saturday, June 12

6:00 am
Coffee Downtown Downtown
10:00 am
Craft and Food Vendors Open
10:30 am
Tasting Tickets Go On Sale Downtown
11:00 am
Music Begins Downtown
11:30 am
People's Choice Tasting Begins Downtown
12:00 pm
Judging Starts Downtown
5:00 pm
Winners Announced Downtown


Thank You To Our Amazing Sponsors

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About Minden Main Street

Minden Main Street has long been the center of activity in Minden, beginning with the first business opened by Minden’s founder, Charles Veeder. Since its establishment in 1835, Main Street has seen many changes, but remains today the heart and soul of Minden. The Minden Main Street program began in 1987 with a mission to preserve, our history by promoting economic revitalization and rehabilitation of our historic buildings.  Each year the Main Street program assists with many events to help promote this historic treasure of Minden.

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