Local Events

Local Events

Grand Marais is home to a variety of local events.


Unplugged Music Festival, The Northern Harvest

Fourth weekend in September “Wow!” is a common reaction to first-time attendees of the Unplugged concert. Wow, what incredible musicians. Wow, what an amazing, intimate concert. Wow, can you believe those big name performers gave a show in Grand Marais, in a tent. We agree, “wow” sums it up pretty well.

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Summer Events

4th of July Parade ~ July 4th Downtown Grand Marais, Over the harbor

Grand Marais Arts Festival ~ Second weekend in July Downtown Grand Marais on the harbor

Wooden Boat Show & Summer Solstice Festival ~Third weekend of June North House Folk School, On the Harbor

Fisherman’s Picnic ~ First full weekend in August Downtown Grand Marais

Autumn Events

Moose Madness ~ Mid-October over MEA Weekend Downtown Grand Marais

Winter Events

Volks Ski Fest ~ Late January and early February The Backwoods and Ski Trails of Cook County

Winter Tracks ~ Late February or early March Along the Gunflint Trail North of Grand Marias

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East Bay Suites in Grand Marais

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