Local Activities

Come join us in this wonderful lakes area for year-round fun!

Besides fishing, boating, kayaking, birding, hiking, shopping, golfing,

  snow-shoeing, cross-country skiing, snowmobilingskating, etc. 

check out some other great local events :

CHECK OUT AREA EVENTS AT

visitdetroitlakes.com

detroitlakes.com

fmwfchamber.com (Fargo/Moorhead chamber)

pelicanrapidschamber.com

fergusfalls.com

2017 EVENTS

NOW OPEN~ DETROIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA

offering WINTER AND SUMMER fun!

Skiing~Snowboarding~Snow Tubing

(lighted for night use!!! and they can MAKE SNOW!!)

Hiking & Biking too!!  Also featuring a bar & restaurant!!

detroitmountain.com   218.844.SNOW

 

Polar Fest and Polar Plunge, Detroit Lakes

A week long event!  February 9-20     

Check the Detroit Lakes Chamber of Commerce for all event details. www.polarfestdl.com

 

ENVY SALON and SPA 

(walking distance from Riverside B&B)

prenvysalonandspa.com

 

Candlelight Ski, Maplewood State Park, Pelican Rapids

February 25th 

 

 218.863.8383 for info

Candlelight Ski 5pm-8:30pm, Hot Chili & Beverages start @ 5pm

Maplewood State Park is a wonderful place to visit any day of the year!!

 

Historic Holmes Theatre, Detroit Lakes ~ Check out upcoming performances at this

   837 seat theatre providing music, dance, theater & visual arts              www.dlccc.org

 

Check out the event schedule for:

Fergus Falls Theater ~ A Center for the Arts ~   fergusarts.org/

 

Tamarac Wildlife Refuge

Year round fun in Rochert, 51 minutes away

   (Contact 218.847.2641)

 

Check out the movie schedule for

Westbridge Cinema 5 Theater in Fergus Falls

 

Maple Syrup Fest ~ date to be determined

Vergas, MN

(search: Vergas, MN)

  

While you're in Vergas, Check out  The Quiet Cricket  gift shop!!

 

Street Faire @ The Lakes (Detroit Lakes) June 2 & 3

Arts & Crafts on Washington Ave in downtown Detroit Lakes

6 blocks of art, music, entertainment & food

 

Fri 10-6 Sat 10-5

 

Check out the sweet town of PERHAM for shopping & fun!!

www.perham.com

 

 FARMERS MARKETS start in JUNE, Tuesdays & Saturdays, Detroit Lakes & Pelican Rapids

 

LIDA GREENS GOLF COURSE

218.863.1531       Executive Nine ~ 4 miles east on Hwy 108

 

Pelican Fest, Pelican Rapids, July, 2017 date to be determined

(Car Show, Street Dance, Parade & more!)

 

While you're in Pelican Rapids, check out Riverview Place gifts & flowers!

Also, check out Brown Eyed Susans Flower & Garden Shop

offering weekly classes in container gardening!

 

82nd Annual Northwest Water Carnival, Detroit Lakes, July 7-16

Check Detroit Lakes Chamber of Commerce for event details.

 

Phelps Mill Art Festival, Battle Lake, July 8-9

phelpsmillfestival.com     (artists display their fine works)

 

West Ottertail County Fair, Fergus Falls, July 19-22

(check out  wotcountyfair.org)

 

 Annual Frazee Turkey Days, July 28-30

 

Art in The Park, Pelican Rapids ~ July 22

(a craft & fine art festival)

 

Arts & Crafts in The Park, Detroit Lakes ~ July 23

 

WE Fest, August 3-5  ~ Country Music Festival (wefest.com)

 

Pine to Palm Golf Tournament, Detroit Lakes Country Club,

August 7-13

4 divisions ~ Contact (218)847-8942

 

Looney Daze, Vergas, August 10-13

 

Western MN Steam Threshers Reunion, Rollag, Labor Day Weekend

Sept 1-4

www.rollag.com

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Lighted Horse Parade November 24th 6:30 pm

(BEST VIEW from The Riverside B&B!)

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SEASONAL

Shady Hollow Flea Market

shadyhollowfleamarket.com

(just minutes down the road from Riverside,  100+ vendors, open weekends, May through September)

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This is just a small sampling of some of the local fun activities.

We're just 25 minutes from Detroit Lakes....

25 minutes from Fergus Falls...

45 minutes from Fargo...

So, there's always something to do!

Send us an email to let us know when you would like visit the area, and we'll let you know what the local happenings are!