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ANNUAL CELEBRATIONS OF HISTORIC EVENTS
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"One-Stop" itinerary planning list.

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JANUARY


RAMSEY COUNTY
Saint Paul
The Saint Paul Winter Carnival
“Nation’s oldest and largest winter festival.”
Over 100 events from ice and snow sculpting to parades.
Since 1896

(651) 223-4700



FEBRUARY

ST. LOUIS COUNTY

Ely
Ely Winter Festival
So much to see and so much fun.

www.elywinterfestival.com


MARCH

ST. CROIX COUNTY

St. Croix Valley
Chocolate March
Chocolate March of the Inns of St. Croix Valley
Each weekend in March one visits unique participating inns and B&B’s and savor delicious chocolate delicacies.
Since 2003

(651) 436 – 8863


APRIL

OLMSTED COUNTY

Gamehaven
Turkey Ridge Encampment
History will come alive with cannons, tomahawks, campfires, watch
the weaver, chord maker, candle maker and check on the surgeon.
Music, traders and good eats too.

(507) 287 – 1518

MAY

BECKER   COUNTY

Detroit Lakes
Festival of the Birds
More than 250 species of birds live in Becker County because it is the
heart of the transition zone of tall grass, northern hardwood and
coniferous ecosystems.  Birds flock to the area each spring.
Since 1997

(902) 762-3380

JUNE

BECKER COUNTY

Detroit Lakes
Annual Street Faire at the Lakes
An arts and crafts show. Food, fun and festivities.
Since 2000

(800) 847-3092

JULY

LYON COUNTY

Marshall
Festival of Kites
Community kite fly, music, fireworks

(507) 537 – 6767

REDWOOD COUNTY

Seaforth
Annual Polka Fest
Polka bands, excitement, tractor pull, horseshoe tournament, other
fun activities and a great chicken supper.
Since 1976

(507) 984-5678

AUGUST

HUBBARD COUNTY

White Oak
White Oak Rendezvous and Festival
Reenactment of a typical fur trading port located at
Northwest Trading Post of 1798.

(218) 246 – 9393

SEPTEMBER

RAMSEY COUNTY

Saint Paul
Minnesota State Fair
“One of the largest in the country.”

(651) 642-2372

OCTOBER

FREEBORN COUNTY

Albert Lea
Big Island Rendezvous and Festival
Over 1000 participants with 300 tepees,
entertainment,
black powder shooting,
100 demonstrations about colonial America

(800) 658 - 2526


NOVEMBER

WASHINTON COUNTY

Stillwater
Victorian Christmas at the Courthouse
Step back in time to a traditional Victorian Christmas

(651) 275 – 7075

DECEMBER

HOUSTON COUNTY

Caledonia
Winter Wonderland
Parades, barn quilt tours, balloon launches and the Historical Society’s Old Fashioned Christmas.

(507) 725 - 5477

 

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