Category Archives: Pequot Lakes

Pequot Lakes

Farmers Markets Continue

[caption id="attachment_4907" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Local farmers markets carry not only fresh, local vegetables but also baked goods, local meats, local honey, and wild rice. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] We are coming into the season of harvest and farmers markets are in full swing. Visit any of these local markets to find not just fresh produce…
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Digital Treasure Hunting- Geocache Whitefish!

[caption id="attachment_5196" align="aligncenter" width="450"] See it?! A geocache is hanging from the branch of a tree in the woods near Pequot Lakes.[/caption] It's the perfect combination: the beauty of the north woods that encompass the Whitefish Chain, and the technology in our pockets that we all love so well. Geocaching uses the GPS on a…
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Bean Hole Days 2020 is July 14-15

Bean Hole Days is the epitome of a small town festival and a local tradition in Pequot Lakes, Minnesota. For 2020, the celebration will look a little different than in previous years- but the celebration continues regardless! If you've never been to Bean Hole Days, we'll fill you in. The whole event takes place in…
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The Chokecherry Festival is this Saturday, Aug. 3!

No, it's not as sweet as a blueberry, or as juicy as a strawberry, but nonetheless, chokecherries will be celebrated this Saturday, Aug. 3, in Pequot Lakes. It's the 12th Annual Chokecherry Festival! That's right, Pequot Lakes is Minnesota's Chokecherry Capital! The all-day festival will include a culinary contest, kids games, vendor fair, pit-spitting contest,…
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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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Get Ready For Bean Hole Days!

The recipe has been secret and the festival legendary for 81 years! Bean Hole Days are a Pequot Lakes and Whitefish Chain tradition for people of all ages. If you've never "bean" to Bean Hole Days, the celebration involves baking beans in huge kettles overnight, then serving them hot to the community at large, for…
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Holiday fun keeps on coming at the Whitefish Chain

This weekend the Whitefish Chain has even more fun in store with continuing holiday events that are sure to bring cheer to even the scroogiest of hearts. Join the fun  in both Pequot Lakes and Pine River this Saturday, Dec. 9 for parades, Santa visits, bake sales, story time, fireworks and more. [caption id="attachment_6420" align="alignnone"…
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Promoting Fall Through Golf

For the 22nd year, the Whitefish Golf Club (7883 County Road 16, Pequot Lakes) is hosting the Whitefish Golf Scramble, a celebration of the sport of golf and the fall tourism season. The Whitefish Area Lodging Association sponsors the tournament, which was created by a group of resort owners as a fun way to promote…
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All of Paul- Paul Bunyan, that is!

[caption id="attachment_6128" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Kids sit below the Pequot Lakes "bobber tower" (Paul Bunyan's bobber) on Paul's huge, wooden chair. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] Welcome to the Whitefish Chain, Paul Bunyan’s storied homeplace! Around the Whitefish Chain you’ll find evidence of Paul left and right, and as you cruise around the scenic roads surrounding the…
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Bean Hole Days Annual Tradition

[caption id="attachment_5040" align="alignright" width="391"] The City of Pequot Lakes hosts Bean Hole Days, July 16 - 17.[/caption] Since 1938, people in Pequot Lakes have been gathering for the sake of beans. Bean Hole Days got its start when local businessmen held a bean feed to thank farmers for their support of area businesses. Today, thousands…
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