Festivals & Celebrations

The Brainerd Lakes Area is as well known for its many year-round festivals and celebrations as it is for its world-class golfing and fishing. During the year, communities throughout the Brainerd Lakes host fun, family-friendly events, ranging from summertime celebrations, including dozens of Fourth of July activities, to fall festivities, such as Oktoberfests or haunted happenings.

Events Calendar - Festivals & Celebrations

Thursday Aug 17, 2017 - Sunday Aug 20, 2017
Crosby
Crosby Heritage Days ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Aug 24, 2017 - Sunday Aug 27, 2017
Pine River
Now in our 12th year, the Lakes Bluegrass Festival consistently receives rave reviews. This is a family-friendly event so bring the kids and come for a day, an evening or camp all weekend. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Sep 28, 2017 - Saturday Sep 30, 2017
Crosslake
Thousands flock to Crosslake each September to enjoy Crosslake Days. The celebration offers something for all ages. Events include a classic car, truck, motorcycle and tractor show, art fair, chili cook-off, children's games and much more. Enjoy this fall festival while taking in the natural beauty of Crosslake, splashed in the glorious autumn colors!  ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Community Service, Festivals & Celebrations, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events
Saturday Oct 21, 2017
Deerwood
Oktoberfest Arts & Crafts Fair 2017 ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Oct 28, 2017
Bay Lake
Costume 3k ''Zombie'' Fun Run ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Recreation, Family Activity
Friday Nov 24, 2017
Crosslake
Judy's House of Gifts is hosting their 30th Annual Open House on Saturday, November 25, 2017. In-store specials, refreshments, door prizes, free gift wrapping and a free gift with $30 purchase. Judy and staff can help you find unique and meaningful gifts for everyone on your shopping list! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Family Activity
Thursday Feb 1, 2018 - Saturday Feb 3, 2018
Crosslake
Bundle up the family and bring them to Crosslake for our 15th annual WinterFest celebration! Hunt for the WinterFest Medallion for a prize package worth hundreds! Enjoy many good ol'fashoned family friendly activities on Friday and Saturday! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Festivals & Celebrations, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events