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

 

2019 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 7-18    

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 23rd

 218.863.8383 for info

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 ~ April 13, 8am-1pm

Vergas, MN

(search: Vergas, MN)

  

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

 

Street Faire @ The Lakes (Detroit Lakes) May 31-June 1

Arts & Crafts on Washington Ave in downtown Detroit Lakes

6 blocks of art, music, entertainment & food

dlstreetfaire.com

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, 2019 date to be determined

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

 

 

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

 

Lilly & Rose Boutique offers stylish women's fashions!

(On the main level of The Riverside B&B building)

 

Seasonal decor for your home can be found at

Brown Eyed Susans Flower & Garden Shop!

 

This is just a small sampling..........you'll find that Pelican Rapids offers so much more

for shopping and dining as you stroll down the main street of our unique town on the river!

 

 

84th Annual Northwest Water Carnival, Detroit Lakes, July 12-21

Check Detroit Lakes Chamber of Commerce for event details.

 

Phelps Mill Art Festival, Battle Lake, July 13-14

phelpsmillfestival.com     (artists display their fine works)

 

West Ottertail County Fair, Fergus Falls, July 17-20

(check out  wotcountyfair.org)

 

 Annual Turkey Days in Frazee, July 26-29

 

Art in The Park, Pelican Rapids ~ July 27

(a craft & fine art festival)

 

Arts & Crafts in The Park, Detroit Lakes ~ July 28

 

WE Fest, August 1-3  ~ Country Music Festival (wefest.com), Detroit Lakes

 

Pine to Palm Golf Tournament, Detroit Lakes Country Club,

August 5-11

4 divisions ~ Contact (218)847-8942

 

Looney Daze, Vergas, August 8-11

 

Western MN Steam Threshers Reunion, Rollag, Labor Day Weekend

 

www.rollag.com

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Lighted Horse Parade, Pelican Rapids,  November 29

(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!