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 Jan 27, 2017
Nisswa
Join us for the 2nd Annual Dueling Pianos Kick-Off Party! We invited Deuces Wild Dueling Piano Show back with a fundraising show that you won't soon forget. There is not other show that kicks off Extravaganza weekend in the way it so deserves! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Saturday Jan 28, 2017
Brainerd
Join us January 28th on Gull Lake. The contest is from Noon - 3:00pm. Place in the top 150 and take home a prize. The contest raises money for Confidence Learning Center and other local charities. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Thursday Feb 2, 2017 - Saturday Feb 4, 2017
Crosslake
Bundle up the family and bring them to Crosslake for our 14th 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
Saturday Feb 4, 2017
Crosslake
It's WinterFest at Manhattan's with all day long activities! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity
Friday Feb 24, 2017 - Sunday Feb 26, 2017
The 12th Annual Frozen Fore ?Vegas Tour? is taking place in the Brainerd Lakes Area on February 24-26, 2017. This 3-day celebration of all things winter, brings together a weekend of activities and fun for adults throughout the state. ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Recreation, Community Events, Fundraising Events, Family Activity, Culinary Events, Premier Annual Events
Saturday Mar 18, 2017
Crosslake
Find Your Charm in Crosslake at the 43rd Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Celebration. You don't have to be Irish to appreciate all the excitement associated with this decades long tradition. Dust off your lawn chairs, get your Irish face on and load up the whole family as there is something for all ages in Crosslake for this 43rd Annual Celebration! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Brainerd Lakes Chamber Event, Festivals & Celebrations, Recreation, Community Events, Family Activity, Premier Annual Events
Saturday May 13, 2017
Brainerd
150+ artists/crafters with quality handmade items! ... read more
Categories: Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Festivals & Celebrations, Community Events, Family Activity
Monday Jul 3, 2017 - Tuesday Jul 4, 2017
Pequot Lakes
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 11, 2017 - Wednesday Jul 12, 2017
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