Minnesota Food Festivals and Shows
(Food, Wine, Beer & Agricultural Events)
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Here are JUST A FEW Featured Events:
February 21-24, 2019
International Eelpout Festival
Leech Lake, Walker, Minnesota
The Annual International Eelpout Festival, held at Chase on the Lake on Leech Lake, is a tradition centered on catching one of the ugliest of bottom-dwelling fish, the Eelpout! The International Eelpout Festival attracts roughly 10,000 participants and visitors each year, drawing national interest. In addition to thousands of dollars in prizes, enjoy Opening Ceremonies in the Chase 502 Bar, live music, DJ dance parties, refreshments at the Chase Big Top Tent, eelpout fish fry, mechanical bull riding, contests, and more! Attendance: 10,000.
March 2, 2019
Schell's Bock Fest
New Ulm, Minnesota
Come join us for the premier winter festival in the Midwest! Sing and dance your heart out at this outdoor festival in the shadow of the brewery! Bock Fest is an all-outdoor event on the grounds of Schell's Brewery with Schells beer, brats, live music, a warm fire, and the release of the seasonal Bock beer.
March 15-16, 2019 St Urho Days
Celebrate the Finnish saint who led the grasshoppers out of Finland. Friday evening: Crowning the king and queen; eating corned beef, cabbage and meatballs at the VFW followed by live music. On Saturday there will be a whole host of events, from a pancake breakfast, to a parade and a dance. There will also be "Changing of the Guard" at the St Urho statue and Bar Stool racing and KOLF (golf) on Spirit Lake. Enjoy mojakka (cabbage vegetable soup) by the Menahga Lions for supper at the VFW.