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Events for "Grand Marais, MN"


  • Wooden Boat Show and Summer Solstice Festival (Jun 19 – 21)

    Grand Marais, MN

    The harbor-side North House Folk School on Lake Superior kicks off summer with a boat parade, dancing, craft demonstrations, mini-courses and a solstice parade.

    In 2020, the event is online.


  • Grand Marais Arts Festival (Jul 11 – 12)

    Grand Marais, MN

    This juried art show along the Lake Superior harbor includes children's activities, art demonstrations, a pie social and live music.

  • Fisherman's Picnic (Jul 30 – Aug 2)

    Grand Marais, MN

    There's a lot going on at the North Shore's biggest festival, including loon-calling, log-rolling, herring-eating and rock-skipping contests; Saturday fireworks; and the grand parade on Sunday.

    Canceled in 2020.


  • Radio Waves Music Festival (Sep. 11 – 13)

    Grand Marais, MN

    WTIP, North Shore Community Radio, hosts this outdoor fest of more than 25 local and regional music acts next to the municipal campground.

  • Unplugged & Birch Bark Bash (Sep. 18 – 19)

    Grand Marais, MN

    The harbor-side North House Folk School celebrates with storytelling, traditional workshops, a fish boil and concerts by songwriter/musicians.


  • Moose Madness Festival (Oct. 16 – 18)

    Grand Marais, MN

    This Lake Superior town offers  a medallion hunt, family geocaching contest, fun run, appearances by Murray the Moose and family courses at the North House Folk School.


  • Lake Superior Storm Festival (Nov. 6 – 8)

    Grand Marais, MN

    This festival features a wave dash, shipwreck stories, and children's activities.

  • Winterer's Gathering (Nov. 20 – 22)

    Grand Marais, MN

    There's a tent encampment, winter skills seminars, Arctic film festival and chili feed at the North House Folk School.