Build and Decorate a Wooden Christmas Tree – for kids

Copper Creek Nisswa 24735 state highway 371, Nisswa

In the Kids Workshop (all kids must be accompanied by a helping parent) kids will build a wooden tree of pre-cut slabs. Feel free to decorate and paint your tree…

29th Annual Radiothon to End Child Abuse

MN

29th Annual Radiothon to End Child Abuse - December 1st thru noon December 2nd, 2022 Welcome to the WJJY, B93.3 The Power Loon and Cool 103.5 Radiothon to End Child…

Schaefer’s Foods’ 24th “Taste of the Holidays”

Schaefer's Foods 23962 Smiley Rd, Nisswa, MN

Please join us! Those attending will sample food and beverages from each of our store's departments! Minimum donation is required. All proceeds are donated to the Nisswa Fire Department Relief…

Taste of the Holidays [Spirits Edition]

Spirits of Nisswa 23930 Smiley Rd., Nisswa, MN

It's that time of year again! Time to celebrate the holidays with friends, family, and most importantly, great food and drinks! And what better way to enjoy all of those…

Central Lakes College Choir Concert

Central Lakes Community College - Chalberg Theatre 501 W. College Dr., Brainerd, MN

Come hear the CLC Choir sing! The CLC Choir will be performing music from various styles, including a couple of holiday tunes. This event will also be livestreamed. Traveling for…

Hometown Holidays – Downtown Brainerd Window Walk

Downtown Brainerd Brainerd, MN

Stroll Downtown Brainerd and enjoy beautifully decorated holiday windows, all lit up for the holiday season with the theme of Candy Cane Lane. The fun starts with the lighting of…

2nd Annual Jingle and Mingle

Central Lakes College 501 West College Drive, Brainerd, MN

Come join the CLC Foundation & The Central Lakes Jazz Orchestra Ring In the Holiday Season at The Roundhouse! Traveling for this event? Find Brainerd Lakes Area Lodging

Rudolph at Gichi-Ziibi Center for the Arts

Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts 702 South 5th Street, Brainerd, MN

Come support the Music General dancers at our annual Holiday Recital entitled "Rudolph" Traveling for this event? Find Brainerd Lakes Area Lodging

Two Ten Cakes at the Brainerd Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair

Brainerd High School 702 S. 6th St, Brainerd, MN

Two Ten Cakes is attending the annual Brainerd Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair with holiday themed sweet treats! Stop by our booth to purchase something for yourself, pick up a…

Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair

Brainerd High School 702 S. 6th St, Brainerd, MN

***PLEASE NOTE: due to a scheduling conflict at the high school, the Nov. 19 Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival has been moved to Dec. 3. Save the Date! If you…

Wreath Making

Copper Creek Nisswa 24735 state highway 371, Nisswa

Join us for our Winter Wreath Workshop where you can make your very own Holiday Wreath. The Winter Wreath in which you will take home is great for your front…

Cuyuna Christmas

Crosby Memorial Park 2nd Street NW, Crosby, MN

Celebrating Christmas in a big way, the Cuyuna Lakes Area is hosting a holiday festival filled with signature events, glowing lights, and jolly décor the first weekend of December. Festival-goers…

Santa (and the Grinch) at the Arboretum!

Northland Arboretum 14250 Conservation Drive, Brainerd, MN

Santa is coming to the Arboretum on December 3rd! Join us! - FREE EVENT - Treat from Santa for children - Kids nature craft - You take your own Photos…

Winter Concert: “Holidays Around the World”

Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts 702 South 5th Street, Brainerd, MN

Conducted by Ryan Webber, HSO's Winter Concert Series "Holidays Around the World" will be in collaboration with Brainerd High School Orchestra/CLC String Orchestra featuring violin soloists Leslie Zander, Concertmaster, &…

Toy Making Class with Santa

Copper Creek Nisswa 24735 state highway 371, Nisswa

Join us at Copper Creek to build a toy! Santa will be here! Santa will be going around talking of his elves working hard at the North Pole, passing along…

Kickin Country Christmas Concert presented by Mason Dixon Line

Northern Pacific Center 1511 Northern Pacific Road, Brainerd, MN

Mason Dixon Line presents a Kickin Country Christmas Concert at the Northern Pacific Center! December 9 | 9pm Inside the Brainerd Exchange This festive concert will be an extension of…

Off The Rails Market – Christmas Edition

Northern Pacific Center 1511 Northern Pacific Road, Brainerd, MN

The Off The Rails Market is BACK in Brainerd on December 9 & 10, just in time for your holiday shopping! The Off The Rails Market is a pop-up market…

Tonic Sol-Fa – The Misfit Tour – Brainerd

Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts 702 South 5th Street, Brainerd, MN

Your favorite a cappella group is back! This Christmas season, enjoy the Emmy-Award-winning Tonic Sol-Fa who brings a new holiday show to life! The Emmy Award-winning a cappella quartet, Tonic…

2022 Business After Hours Holiday Extravaganza

Madden's on Gull Lake 11266 Pine Beach Peninsula, Brainerd, MN

Let's jingle & mingle at the 2022 Business After Hours Holiday Extravaganza! More than 400 guests will enjoy networking at this holiday themed cocktail party, hosted at the beautifully decorated…

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Dryden Theater - Central Lakes College 501 West College Drive, Brainerd

New Adaptation by Patrick Barlow Brainerd Community Theatre 6 pm Dessert 7 pm Show Traveling for this event? Find Brainerd Lakes Area Lodging

Live Drive-Thru Nativity

Pillager Fairground Pillager

Complete Christmas story portrayed in live drama. You NEVER leave the car ... bring the whole family. FREE admission. Featuring live animals including camels, horses, sheep, and donkeys. Traveling for…

Rock & Roll XMas Spectacular

Gichi-ziibi Center for the Arts 702 South 5th Street, Brainerd, MN

A Las Vegas-Caliber, multimedia, Rock & Roll extravaganza that mixes hilarious stories with your favorite holiday songs in a way like you’ve never heard before. Doors open at 7:00PM Show…

Hometown Holidays – Downtown Brainerd $1k Gift Card Give Away

Downtown Brainerd Brainerd, MN

You could win BIG just for patronizing Downtown Brainerd businesses this holiday season! 1. Fill a shopping passport by making ten $10 purchases at participating businesses between Nov. 26 and…

Christmas Centerpiece Workshop

Copper Creek Nisswa 24735 state highway 371, Nisswa

Join us for the Christmas Centerpiece Workshop. Here we will be making a beautiful arrangement using real spruce, evergreens, branches, ribbons, candles, and more decorative elements to create a flat-lay…

CHRISTMAS EVE

MN

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CHRISTMAS

MN

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NEW YEAR’S EVE

MN

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Ice Fest

Breezy Point Resort 9252 Breezy Point Drive, Breezy Point, MN

Join us for classic Minnesota fun at Ice Fest this winter! Enjoy games, entertainment, food & drinks and much more! Ice Fest is fun for all ages! Traveling for this…

Back to Hack Snowmobile Days

City of Hackensack Hackensack, MN

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The Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza

Hole In The Day Bay on Gull Lake 5056 Nashway Road, Nisswa, MN

The Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza is the largest charitable ice fishing contest on earth. Founded in 1991, the event has been held annually ten miles north of Brainerd, Minnesota.…

2023 WinterFest in Crosslake

City of Crosslake Crosslake, MN

For 20 years we've been celebrating WinterFest in Crosslake with good old fashioned winter fun for the entire family! Three days of indoor and outdoor activities throughout Crosslake for all…

“Fishing for Ducks” Ice Fishing Contest

Mille Lacs Lake US-169, Garrison, MN

Join us for the biggest Ducks Unlimited Event in the world! Ice Fishing Contest Mille Lacs Lake, Garrison Bay Two entry points: Garrison Sports and Myr Mar Marina. Watch for…

Gull Lake Frozen Fore Winter Weekend

Hole In The Day Bay on Gull Lake 5056 Nashway Road, Nisswa, MN

The Gull Lake Frozen Fore Winter Weekend takes place in the Brainerd Lakes Area each February. This three-day celebration of all things winter, brings together a weekend of activities and…

Polar Bear Plunge

Breezy Point Resort 9252 Breezy Point Drive, Breezy Point, MN

The Polar Plunge is back in Brainerd for the 18th year in a row! The Polar Plunge is a series of events where people go to the extreme to support…