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

Friday May 26, 2017
Baxter
Jack Pine Brewery Grand Opening Celebration! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events
Saturday May 27, 2017
Crosslake
Pottery Sale in the Barn at The Cottage Place Art School ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Education, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Monday May 29, 2017
Crosslake
Veterans will be honored at Memorial Day Services. ... read more
Categories: Community Service, Education, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 17, 2017
Crosslake
Free Fishing Contest - Pelican Lakes Conservation Club ... read more
Categories: Festivals & Celebrations, Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity
Saturday Jun 17, 2017
Brainerd
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Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday Jun 23, 2017
Brainerd
Lakes Area Music Festival Summer Solstice 2017! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Family Activity
Friday Jun 30, 2017 - Sunday Jul 2, 2017
Baxter
Show & Go featuring Muscle car series drag racing ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Family Activity, Racing
Saturday Jul 1, 2017
Crosslake
Join us on Saturday, July 1, 2017 on the water or from the shores of Cross Lake to view the display from Sand Island beginning at dusk. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Community Service, Festivals & Celebrations, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Monday Jul 3, 2017 - Tuesday Jul 4, 2017
Breezy Point
Come celebrate our Independence Day with Fourth of July activities July 3 and 4 in Pequot Lakes. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Tuesday Jul 4, 2017
Baxter
4th of July Celebration! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Family Activity
Tuesday Jul 11, 2017 - Wednesday Jul 12, 2017
Breezy Point
Come and join us in Pequot Lakes for our traditional Bean Hole Days July 11-12, 2017! ... read more
Categories: Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Saturday Jul 29, 2017
Baxter
Join the Crow Wing County Fair at their BusinessNOW to celebrate their 1st Annual Crow Wing County Fair Kick Off Concert July 29, 2017 at the Crow Wing County Fairgrounds! Live music by Good For Gary and Generation Nashville. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Family Activity
Saturday Aug 5, 2017
Pequot Lakes
Come to the Chokecherry capital of the world for the 9th annual Chokecherry festival! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Health & Wellness
Saturday Aug 12, 2017
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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