Popular Events

Below you will find a list of some of the popular events happening in the area. This is not a complete list. Most events happen in Cook County (Lutsen/Grand Marais/Gunflint Trail/Grand Portage) but we do list a few from St. Louis (Duluth) and Lake (Two Harbors/Beaver Bay/Silver Bay) as well.  If you'd like an event included please email us at [email protected]

September 13-15, 2019 – Unplugged and Birch Bark Bash, Grand Marais
September 25-29, 2019 – Oktoberfest Celebration at Voyageur Brewing Company, Grand Marais
September 27 - October 6, 2019 – Art Along the Lake: Fall Studio Tour, Cook County
September 29, 2019 – Lunafest Film Festival, Grand Marais
October 12, 2019 – The Sawtooth Mountain Challenge, Grand Marais
October 17-20, 2019 – Moose Madness Family Festival, Grand Marais
November 9-10, 2019 – Lake Superior Storm Festival, Grand Marais
November 22-24, 2019 – Winterer's Gathering & Arctic Film Festival, Grand Marais
November 23-December 28, 2019 Bentleyville Tour of Lights, Duluth
November 28, 2019 – Thanksgiving on the North Shore
November 29, 2019 – Oh Ole Night Parade, Tree Lighting, and Fireworks, Grand Marais
December 13-14, 2019 – Dark Skies Festival, Grand Marais
December 25, 2019 – Christmas on the North Shore
December 31-January 1 – New Year's on the North Shore
January 2020 – Norpine Fat Bike Classic, Lutsen
January 10-12, 2020 Gunflint Mail Run Dog Sled Race, Gunflint Trail
January 26-28, 2020 – John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, Duluth to Grand Portage
February 7-16, 2020 – Hygge Festival, Cook County
February 14, 2020 – Valentine's Day on the North Shore
May 2020 – Le Grand Du Nord, Grand Marais
June 19-20, 2020 – Grandma's Marathon, Duluth
June 26-28 – Lutsen 99er, Lutsen
July 4, 2020 – 4th of July on the North Shore
July 4, 2020 – Tofte Trek, Tofte
July 2020 Heritage Days, Two Harbors 
July 2020 
Bay Days, Silver Bay and Beaver Bay
July 11-12, 2020 – Grand Marais Arts Festival, Grand Marais
July 2020 – Hopped Up Caribou Beer Festival, Lutsen
July 17-August 9 2020 – Biggest Blueberry Contest, Gunflint Trail
July 30 – August 2, 2020Fisherman’s Picnic, Grand Marais
August 7-9, 2020Rendezvous Days and Celebration Pow-Wow, Grand Portage
September 2020 – Superior Fall Trail Races, Lutsen
September 2020WTIP’s Radio Waves Music Festival, Grand Marais