Event of the Week: 2nd Annual Storefront Decorating Contest

It’s time for the 2nd Annual Storefront Decorating Contest! Get your holiday spirit going and decorate your storefront to participate in this new Jordan tradition. Last year’s winner, Penney Family Chiropractic, is pictured.

How to Enter: Send us pictures of your storefront all dressed up in holiday spirit by Friday December 20th to enter the contest!

How to Win: We’ll post all photos in a Facebook Poll and the business with the most votes will be crowned Business of the Week.

Photos will be posted in order of submission.

Questions? Contact Nathan Fuerst at (952) 492-2535 or nfuerst@jordanmn.gov

Event of the Week: Jordan Dazzle 2019

Event of the Week: Jordan Dazzle 2019

Join the Jordan Commercial Club for the 5th Annual Jordan Dazzle Parade! The event is a must see for Jordan residents and families to get into the holiday spirit.

Event details: 

  • 5:00 PM Food Vendors
  • 5:30 PM Caroling by: JHS Chamber Singers
  • 6:00 PM Parade begins
  • Immediately following the Parade in Pekarna Park: Tree lighting

Where: Downtown Jordan (on Water St.) is the best place to observe the parade and enjoy food and refreshments from venders.

The parade runs South along Varner St. from the Fire Hall to Water St. in Jordan’s Downtown and then proceeds to the Mini Met.

RSVP on Facebook!

More Info from the Commercial Club Website

Event of the Week: Ladies Night Out

Event of the Week: Ladies Night Out

Come on out to support local Jordan businesses this Thursday and take advantage of great specials and offers all around the City.

What:

Ladies Night Out is a event hosted by local businesses and this month it’s a great opportunity to kick off your holiday season shopping, or just to take advantage of great specials and deals. Whether it’s shopping, a spa date, or taking advantage of happy hour specials – there’s something for everyone!

When: Thursday, October 24

  • 5 – 8 pm Ladies Night Out Specials around Jordan
  • 8:30 pm Prize Raffle Drawing begins at Roets Jordan Brewing

Who/Where:

Participating businesses:

  • Anytime Fitness Jordan
  • Bluff Creek Boutique
  • Carasim Coffee & General Store
  • Clancy’s
  • Iris Valley Boutique and Gifts
  • Linsey’s BBQ and Grill
  • Love on Harlow Kid’s Boutique (located at Studio J)
  • Moola’s
  • The Pickled Pig
  • Roets Jordan Brewing
  • Sassy Kat Boutique
  • Sculpt and Shred Women’s Fitness
  • Snips Salon
  • Studio J Salon and Spa
  • The Vinery Floral
  • Water Street Antiques

Business/Event of the Week: 15th Annual Jordan Craft and Gift Boutique

Business/Event of the Week: 15th Annual Jordan Craft and Gift Boutique

Join the Jordan Elementary PTO this Saturday as they host the 15th Annual Jordan Craft and Gift Boutique at the CERC! There you can find anything from fun crafts and gifts to food from local vendors.

What:

Browse unique and quality items from over 100 local vendors as well as some from the five state surrounding area.  Lunch and snacks will be available for purchase.

Click here for a full list of vendors

All proceeds will go to Jordan Elementary School PTO. The PTO supports a number of activities for Jordan’s Elementary School including sponsoring all field trips, family fun day, annual elementary school dance and requested additional needs of the teachers and school administration.

When: Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 9am-3pm

Where: the CERC ( Jordan Community Education & Recreation Center )

Other Links:

RSVP on Facebook

See the event Website

Business/Event of the Week: Sever’s Fall Festival

Business/Event of the Week: Sever’s Fall Festival

Fall weather is officially here – continue to enjoy family friendly fall activities at the Sever’s Fall Festival!

What: Sever’s Fall Festival has been in operation for over 20 years, providing fun fall activities such as a giant corn maze, jumping pillows, pumpkin picking, an exotic petting zoo, giant slide, hay rides, and much more.

Check out the festival’s website for a complete list of activities

When: September 13th through November 3rd plus MEA weekend.

  • Fridays from 1-8pm
  • Saturdays from 10 am – 8pm
  • Sundays from 10 am – 6pm

Complete hours and ticket prices here

Where: Check out the new location just a few minutes North of Jordan – towards Shakopee

Find directions here

Business/Event of the Week: “We Got This” Stout Release Party and Fundraiser

Event of the Week: “We Got This” Stout Release Party – Nickel Open Fundraiser

Join Roets Jordan Brewery as they celebrate the release of a new Stout to raise funds for the Nickel Open!

What: Gil & Sherrie Hunstad won a bid for the “Brewer for the Day” package, benefiting Nickel Open and the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

They brewed “We Got This” Stout – an Irish Extra Stout – and will release it at the event. There will also be a silent auction, food truck and Roets will donate a portion of sales to further awareness of mental illness, one of the leading causes of death among young people in the U.S.

$1 from every pint, and $5 from every growler sold, will be donated back to the Nickel Open Fund.

When: Saturday, September 28th from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.

  • 3 p.m. – Brewery Doors Open
  • 6 – 10 p.m. – Door Prizes, Auction, and Food

Where: Roets Jordan Brewing Co. in beautiful, downtown Jordan.

RSVP to the event on Facebook

Business of the Week: Carasim Coffee Shop

Business of the Week: Carasim Coffee and the Hub General Store

Join Carasim Coffee Shop and the Hub of Jordan for the opening of the General Store this Saturday, September 21!

The event will host a Farmer’s Market with produce and samples, Specials on treats and merchandise, drawings for prizes, and personalized gift baskets.

When: Saturday, September 21 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Beautiful Downtown Jordan (231 Broadway St. S.)

What:

  • 25% off all Melissa & Doug toys, costumes, and kites
  • 25% off all garden items & beeswax candles
  • Fun nails and face painting
  • Drawings for prizes and discounted coffee drinks
  • Personalized gift baskets

About Carasim Coffee Shop and General Store:

Carasim Coffee serves the community in downtown Jordan with specialty coffee drinks, homemade pies, soups, pizza and more. The space is also home to the Hub of Jordan’s General store, where customers can find a unique mix of home goods, toys, and antiques. Be sure to check out Carasim Coffee Shop and the Hub’s General Store today!

Questions? Call 612-419-9519

Business or Event of the Week: Heimatfest

Event of the Week: Heimatfest

September’s here, and school has started, but that doesn’t mean the party is over. Join the annual festivities at Heimatfest this weekend!

When: Friday, September 6 and Saturday, September 7

What: Heimatfest has something for everyone in the family:

  • Friday night kicks off with a car cruise, food booths, and street dance in downtown Jordan.  
  • Saturday is a full day of events, food fare, music, and fun! Check out the schedule of events for more details.  From pork patties, to walking tacos, to a refreshing scoop of ice cream… Heimatfest has many food options to choose from.

Click here for a schedule of events

Where: Lagoon Park, the Mini Met, and Downtown Jordan (see schedule of events)

Parking: Jordan Middle School’s lot, Log Cabin (on-street parking only), and Schule Haus (on street parking only).

Shuttle Bus: a shuttle will run from the above parking areas to the event in Lagoon Park from noon-7:00 p.m.

More info: See the Heimatfest website!

Grassmann Park Grand Opening Results

The City of Jordan would like to thank everyone that attended the Grassmann Park Grand Opening last Saturday! We hope you had fun competing on the new Challenge Course! We had some very skilled competitors, check out their race times below:

Ages 5-6Time (Seconds)
1st Place**Cami Smith29.33
2nd Place**Layla Bennett33.48
3rd Place**CC Raser37.11
Caimbri Soukkala37.19
Becca McClure37.35
Rem Pederson39.40
Oden Knight44.34
Jase Smith47.07
Hannah Buell48.72
Josiah Viengthong49.88
Colton Tousignant52.87
Ledger Choate59.45
Theo Hovey74.34
Hunter Romine75.57
Ages 7-8Time (Seconds)
1st Place**Liam Halvorson25.05
2nd Place**Sam Lynch27.64
3rd Place**Tallon Choate28.02
Carter Soukkala28.30
Colton Anderson29.92
Jack Nikunen32.05
Addi Raser32.34
Edwardo Salguero33.05
Tanner33.15
Carter33.26
Evelyn Gunderson33.29
Emma Dussold33.67
Brennan Knight33.94
Sam Buell36.12
Ben Backlund36.21
Sawyer36.57
Jaycob Vosberg37.33
Channing Parker37.64
Lauren Johnson38.45
Alex Bromeland39.11
Graham Patten40.01
Anna Hebl43.62
Mason Smith43.69
Edward Brewster44.31
Kyra Noyes50.71
Dominic Smith53.16
Aubree Graft56.03
Bennett Kilgern78
Ages 9-10Time (Seconds)
1st Place**Jonathon Vienthong24.05
2nd Place**Lilly Lynch24.36
3rd Place**Braxton Roberts24.91
Aiden Strack25.01
Elijah Gunderson 25.83
Cam Pass26.24
Jake Bromeland26.58
Alyssa Menke27.10
Wyatt Bolter27.52
Hunter Thompsen28.03
Samantha Parker28.07
Allen Immenchuh29.42
Parker Judge29.47
Austin Symanitz29.81
Leah Sepulvado29.99
Mckenzie30.04
Sofia Vold30.40
Liam30.65
Addison Henderson30.97
Mckayla31.36
Charlie32.06
Noelle Fernandez32.65
Berlin Backlund32.96
Austyn O’Hara34.57
Josephine 35.43
Enrique Yankton35.61
Connor Johnson35.68
Jordan Mayes35.79
Bella37.17
Charles Brewster38.18
Phillip Nikunen39.44
Juliet Klegstad40.41
Lauren Menke42.56
Ava Hein55.68
Danica Bartosik60.03
Ages 11-12Time (Seconds)
1st Place**Coen Backlund18.68
2nd Place**Mikayla Kangas19.23
3rd Place**Owen Halvorson19.78
Brayden Raser21.1
Cooper Lorenz23.54
Jameson Cowart24.68
Mason Johnson27.52
Vivian Parker29.15
Treyton Yankton34.89
Ages 13-14Time (Seconds)
1st Place**Sawyer Schettz41.29
2nd Place**Jackson Smith41.54
3rd Place**Ethan Strack41.81
Seth Nois49.53
Kailey O’Hara65.49
Ages 15-16Time (Seconds)
1st Place**Matthew Goodwin37.4
2nd Place**Izabel Mackenthun45.42
Ages 17+Time (Seconds)
1st Place**Mitch Pajciz35.69
2nd Place**Roth Knight45.75
3rd Place**Bruce Mackenthun54.14
Camila Gardner58.8
Kelly Lorenz61.04
John Owens63.77
Autumn Santori68.87
Victoria Sundberg78.21
Special Guest Leif Sundberg**32.80

We are looking forward to the community using and enjoying Grassmann Park for years to come! Please remember to be mindful of the Challenge Course Rules: