Coon Rapids Snowflake Days with Rocky the Raccoon

Sponsored by:

Community Strength 2023Final

Coon Rapids Community Strength Foundation

Sponsor an Event:

The City of Coon Rapids Recreation Division invites businesses to get involved and participate in these events and activities by showing their support through sponsorship.  


*NEW* Snowflake Days Button Design Contest

The Coon Rapids Snowflake Association will celebrate its 60th anniversary event in 2024! They are excited to invite all Coon Rapids students to participate in the 2024 Coon Rapids Snowflake Days Button Design Contest!  

Who Can Enter

The button contest is open to students in grades 5-12. Students must attend an elementary school, middle school or high school located in Coon Rapids, or be a homeschool student who lives in Coon Rapids.

Design Rules and Criteria

  • Button design must be round.
  • Designs must be submitted on an 8.5" x 11" sheet of white paper with the design in color using the template provided: 
    Download and print the button template here.
  • Design can ONLY include a maximum of three colors (not including background, which will be white).
  • Date of the celebration must be on the button: January 27th – February 11th, 2024.
  • The following words must be on the button: “Coon Rapids Snowflake Days” and “60th Anniversary.”
  • The City Mascot Rocky the Raccoon MUST be included in the design: see Rocky the Raccoon here!
  • Suggested design elements are: winter activities in Coon Rapids such as hockey, ice skating, sledding, disc golf, etc.
  • Entry must include: student's first and last name, school, grade, parent’s name, and home/parent phone number.
  • All entries become property of the Coon Rapids Snowflake Association.

How to Enter 

All entries must meet the criteria listed above, and must be submitted by Friday, Dec. 22, 2023.


  • Mail your entry to (postmarked on or before Friday, Dec. 22, 2023):
    Diane Buszta
    PO Box 48593
    Coon Rapids, MN 55448


Two winning button designs will be chosen! Cash prizes will also be awarded.

1st Place: $150
2nd Place: $100
Honorable Mention: $50

Learn More

Updates and event information for the 2024 Coon Rapids Snowflake Days will be provided by the volunteer organizing committee at


About Snowflake Days

Snowflake Days is a long standing annual celebration in January or February with many fun activities and events for the whole family. Yearly favorites include the Snow Sculpture Contest, Medallion Hunt, and skating events. 

Snowflake Days is sponsored by the Coon Rapids Community Strength Foundation. 

Check out the history of Snowflake Days and more on the Coon Rapids Snowflake Days website.

Special thanks to the Snowflake Days Committee, Coon Rapids Community Strength Foundation, Coon Rapids Women of Today and volunteers who are organizing these events and making it all come together!