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Events for "Grand Marais, MN"

June

  • Wooden Boat Show and Summer Solstice Festival (Jun 22 – 24)

    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.


July

  • Grand Marais Arts Festival (Jul 14 – 15)

    Grand Marais, MN

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


August

  • Fisherman's Picnic (Aug. 2 – 5)

    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.


September

  • Radio Waves Music Festival (Sep. 7 – 9)

    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: The Northern Harvest (Sep. 14 – 16)

    Grand Marais, MN

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


October

  • Moose Madness Festival (Oct. 19 – 21)

    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.


November

  • Lake Superior Storm Festival (Nov. 9 – 11)

    Grand Marais, MN

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


  • Winterer's Gathering (Nov. 16 – 18)

    Grand Marais, MN

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