Iron Range Tourism Bureau

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Things to do

Event Calendar

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 to Friday, March 13, 2015

The Minnesota Iron Rangers are a Superior International Junior Hockey League Team. See great hockey at the their home games, held in the Hoyt Lakes Arena. Click here for full 2014-2015 Schedule. 

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Experience the museum of the Iron Range through exhibits and enriching activities like Family Discovery Days! February 7, join us from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and learn about ice fishing, fish printing, winter survival and more!

Saturday, February 7, 2015 to Sunday, February 8, 2015

Meet up at the Loon Lake Community Center near Biwabik and join in the fun of sliding, crafts, special Finnish treats and more. Hear traditional Finnish music, songs, see dancing and enjoy a fun family day in Minnesota's wilderness and recreation area!

Friday, February 13, 2015 to Sunday, February 15, 2015

Take part in the Eighth Annual Sax-Zim Bog Birding Festival February 13-15, 2015. Registrations limited to first 150. Take part in guided birding tours of the bog, plus speakers and presentations, nature walks, photography, meals and more.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Take a ride on and/or take a plunge in Lake Vermilion near the Iron Range, all for a good cause! Sonosored by the United Way of Northeastern Minnesota, this fun ride and dive make the most of winter.

Friday, February 27, 2015 to Saturday, February 28, 2015

See the Iron Rangers, Minnesota's own junior hockey team, compete, and enjoy a craft show, polar plunge, boot hockey tournaments and kids games. Watch for full schedule of events. 

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Dress up and get down and this fun annual event at the base of the mountains at Giants Ridge! Music, food, costume contest and more. Watch boarders and skiers jump (or land in) the slush at this end-of-the-season blowout.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Try this brand new, 15mile event at Giants Ridge. Race starts at 9 a.m.; entry fee is $35 and includes lunch. Open for men and women age 18 and older, with 10-year age classes.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 to Sunday, March 29, 2015

One of the largest men's bonspiels in the US, this event draws more than 100 teams from around the country and Canada for a three-day frenzy of curling and fun on 13 sheets.  Click here for details. 

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Celebrate local traditions and new technology at this family event filled with vendors, demonstrators, music and more. Learn how to make your home more energy efficient, sample and purchase locally-grown products, take nature hike or a ride in a horsedrawn wagon and more.