Category Archives: Attractions & Activities

Attractions & Activities

See fascinating boats at the annual wood boat rendezvous

One of the most popular events on the Whitefish Chain is almost here- the Whitefish Antique and Classic Wood Boat Rendezvous. On this Saturday, June 15, a huge variety of spectacular wood boats will descend on Moonlite Bay in Crosslake. The show begins at Moonlite Bay at 9 a.m. and concludes at 4 p.m. with…
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FREE Outdoor Music Concerts!

Attention¬†music lovers of all ages: both Crosslake and Pequot Lakes host weekly outdoor concerts all summer long! Better yet, they're free! Local and travelling bands play family-appropriate music on Saturdays in both towns. Grab your blankets and lawn chairs and head to Crosslake's Town Square or Pequot Lakes' Trailside Park for live original and cover…
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Farmers’ Markets are back!

[caption id="attachment_4907" align="alignnone" width="600"] Frost-free Friday means that the gardening season is about to go full swing, and so are area farmers' markets[/caption] Frost-free Friday is the last Friday in May, and it marks both the start of the growing season and the start to local farmers' markets. This time of year fresh lettuces, local…
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Memorial Day Means Summer is Here!

[caption id="attachment_7338" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A flag waves on a boat lift on the shore of the Whitefish Chain on a sunny day.[/caption] Summer's first hurrah seems to start with Memorial Day, when we not only enjoy summer but also remember those who have served our nation and given us the freedom to enjoy it. Here's…
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Fishing Opener is May 11- and Fun for Everyone!

  Whether you're an avid angler or not, you'll find there's plenty of fun to be had on and around the Whitefish Chain during this year's fishing opener. Roughly half a million anglers take to the water on fishing opener, according to the MN DNR, and in our (admittedly biased) opinion, the Whitefish Chain is…
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The Big St. Pat’s Parade is this Weekend!

It's almost here! The Crosslake St. Patrick's Day Parade and festivities are this Saturday. The parade, one of the largest in Minnesota (and almost definitely the largest outside the Twin Cities) will bring more than 10,000 people to the town of Crosslake and endless fun to parade goers. The parade begins at 2 p.m. on…
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Frozen Fore tees off this weekend!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=168&v=mH2pUJXeOQI This weekend a celebration for a good cause takes place just a stone's throw from the Whitefish Chain. The Gull Lake Frozen Fore consists of several events and raises money for worthy local charities. The event bills itself as the world's largest golf and snowmobile charity event. Every year the event is held at…
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2019 Antique Snowmobile Rendezvous is Saturday

[caption id="attachment_6455" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo courtesy of the Pequot Lakes Brush Pilots Facebook page[/caption] This Friday and Saturday, Jan. 18-19, will be the 25th annual Antique Snowmobile Rendezvous at Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes. At the Rendezvous you'll be able to see all kinds of snowmobiles- whether they're improvised and unrefined, rare antique sleds from…
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Skate the Day Away

There are so many great ways to enjoy the Whitefish Chain Area in the wintertime, from snowmobiling to cross country skiing to snowshoeing. Today, though, we want to focus on ice skating, an activity that's fun for just about any age as well as accessible and inexpensive. Several of the towns around the Whitefish Chain…
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Mini Golf is Mega Fun!

[caption id="attachment_7010" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Pictured is one of the many fun holes at Wildwedge Mini Golf in Jenkins.[/caption] Putting around on the small greens of mini golf is a popular activity that, while known for being small, is big fun for the entire family. Around the Whitefish Chain of Lakes in beautiful Minnesota there are…
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