Good weather, great crowds make Maple Grove Days

This year’s Maple Grove Days Pierre Bottineau Parade Grand Marshal Joel Skagerberg gives a wave to the parade crowd on July 11. (Sun staff photo by Alicia Miller) Blake Horn, 2, and his dad Ben enjoy the Maple Grove Days Pierre Bottineau Parade Thursday, July 11. (Sun staff photo by Alicia Miller)
Kids enjoy checking out the tiny bunnies at the petting zoo area during Maple Grove Days Saturday, July 13. (Sun staff photo by Alicia Miller) Kids try their hand at the Wrecking Ball inflatable ride during Maple Grove Days on July 13. (Sun staff photo by Alicia Miller)
The Osseo-Maple Grove American Legion Color Guard presents the colors at the Maple Grove Days Pierre Bottineau Parade on July 11. (Sun staff photo by Alicia Miller) The Maple Grove 2012 Ambassadors ride in their last parade on July 11. (Sun staff photo by Alicia Miller) The Maple Grove Senior High School Marching Band entertains the parade crowd during Maple Grove Days on July 11. (Sun staff photo by Alicia Miller)
Kids take a ride on caterpillar wagon at Maple Grove Days Saturday, July 13. (Sun staff photo by Alicia Miller) The Osseo-Maple Grove VFW Post 11543 takes part in the Maple Grove Days Pierre Bottineau Parade on July 11. (Sun staff photo by Alicia Miller) Members of the Maple Grove Lions get corn on the cob ready at the Lions’ popular Corn Feed booth at Maple Grove Days on July 13. (Sun staff photo by Alicia Miller) Jan’s Sweet Shoppe is a popular place to get a slice of pie at Maple Grove Days Saturday, July 13. (Sun staff photo by Alicia Miller)
Kids jump high at the bungee ride at Maple Grove Days on July 13. (Sun staff photo by Alicia Miller) The Maple Grove Fire Department sends its trucks down the parade route July 11 during the Maple Grove Days Pierre Bottineau Parade. (Sun staff photo by Alicia Miller) Tiny fainting goats were a popular place visit at the petting zoo at Maple Grove Days Saturday, July 13. (Sun staff photo by Alicia Miller)
Senator Warren Limmer from Maple Grove greets people during the Maple Grove Days Business Expo on July 13. (Sun staff photo by Alicia Miller) The Osseo Senior High School Marching Band performs for the Maple Grove Days Pierre Bottineau crowd Thursday, July 11. (Sun staff photo by Alicia Miller) The group Alpha Bits performs for the crowd at the Main Stage during Maple Grove Days Saturday, July 13. (Sun staff photo by Alicia Miller) Two youngsters try their hand at a rock climbing wall during Maple Grove Days festivities on July 13. (Sun staff photo by Alicia Miller)
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The Maple Grove Fire Department sends its trucks down the parade route July 11 during the Maple Grove Days Pierre Bottineau Parade. (Sun staff photo by Alicia Miller)

The 2013 Maple Grove Days festivities ran Wednesday, July 10 through Sunday, July 14. Some of the events included music, parade, rides, food, activities, business expo, races and petting zoo.