LIONS ROAR is Back for 2023

September 8th & 9th
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2023 Lions Roar Community Sponsors

Osseo LIONS ROAR Weekend - Sept 8th & 9th

Barring Severe Weather - We're Partying Rain or Shine!

Here's What You Can Expect This Year!


Here's what you can expect in 2023 leading up to the Lions Roar:

Coloring Contest
Fun for kids of all ages with a coloring contest sheet found on our event page and in the Osseo Post. 
(Winners announced after the Lions Roar - Awards courtesy of Back2Basics Brand Managers)

First annual - Design the Roar T-Shirt Contest.
Applications are due mid-August. The winner is announced at the ROAR --
you'll see the design incorporated into the event t-shirt. Limited numbers available for sale.

Second Annual Lions Hunt & Word Jumble
Contest that takes place during the Lions Roar event. See details near Joan and Eddy's Ice Cream cart.
(Award courtesy of Premier Bank - Osseo)

Bean Bag Toss Tournament
Saturday (following Parade) $50 Entrance

5K Street Run
Saturday, September 9th start
Presented by OSH Cross Country Team
(learn more and get registered here)

*Event details subject to change
All proceeds are used for community betterment


Craft & Vendor Pop-Up Sale
Saturday 9A to 3P
Located at Boerboom Park
(vendors register here)

Mobile Memories Traveling Photo Booths
Located in Leo's Adventureland.
Saturday & Sunday, select hours
Proceeds from this booth will benefit the Osseo Lions and the non-profit Inspire & Flourish

Senior Center Bingo at the Osseo Community Center
Saturday 2pm-4:30pm
(Presented by Osseo Seniors)

Bingo under the Premier Bank Drive-Thru
Saturday 2pm-6pm
(Presented by Knights of Columbus)

Pull-Tabs On-Site
Fri & Sat, select times
(Presented by Knights of Columbus)

Big Wheel Gaming On-Site
Fri & Sat, select times

*Event details subject to change
All proceeds are used for community betterment

Join The Parade! Parade Route (PDF)
Bean Bag Tournament Registration
Vendor Fair Details & Registration
Sign Up to Volunteer!
2023 ROAR T-Shirt Contest CLOSED
2023 Lions Roar Coloring Contest
2023 Coloring Contest

Everyone has a chance to win

Gold, Premier & Platinum Sponsorships Open

Deadline for Early Registration Marketing Reach is August 11th

Receive added brand reach and build consumer goodwill with additional brand promotion this year with Banner Space, T-Shirt logo display, Prime digital banner placement on website, digital thank-you promotion on website and event page, social media recognition, Tent Banner*, Digital Billboard Thank You promotion (Hwy 81 in Osseo)*, as well as a year of brand promotion as a thank you for your support.

* for Premier and Platinum levels - subject to change

Check our sponsor application for more details.



* Availability varies:
Friday 4 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday 11 AM - 10:30 PM  

Beer Garden:
- Featuring strong beer and wine
- Craft and Domestic Beers
(WE CARD - Everyone must provide valid identification to be served.)

Osseo Lions Food Tent:
All your favorite Lions Club Tent Food Items are back, plus, We're Bringing Back the PIZZA; courtesy of Red's Savoy Pizza. And, we'll have water, soda, and chips available!

Mini Donuts & Slushies
(Presented by Hopkins Noon-Time Lions)

NEW this Year - Sota Shop Food Truck
(dirty soda drinks)

* Operational times may vary - dependent on vendor, available volunteers, weather, etc. Grace and patience are appreciated.


City-Wide Lions Parade
Starts at Noon on Saturday, Sept 9th
Print the Map Here!

Bingo by Knights of Columbus under the apron of Premier Bank drive-in, Saturday, Sep 9, following the parade.

Classic Car Show on Central Avenue in front of Boerboom Memorial Park following the parade on Saturday, Sept 9th.

Vendor & Craft Fair
Saturday, September 9th from 9 AM to 3 PM

Musical Line Up and DJ at the Roar

  • American Bootleg - (9/8) Friday night
    6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Generation Radio - (9/9) Saturday
    1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Austin Healy - (9/9) Saturday night
    6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Thanks to K2 Sound & Lighting for providing production and emcee solutions this year!


Leo's Adventure Land:
Calling all Kids for a family event featuring a variety of FREE and paid events for kids of all ages.

The popular inflatable jumpers are back, provided by Froggy Hops! Fri 4 pm-8 pm & Sat 11 am-8 pm

Free Live Petting Zoo (Saturday) provided by Hasse Family Enterprises, FREE Ice Cream Social courtesy of Two Scoops (Saturday), and free Tiny Tots area.

Lions KidSight MD5M

PLUS Free Lions Kidsight Vision Screenings on Saturday following the parade, and more!

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Osseo Lions Roar - Downtown Osseo MN