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5 THINGS TO DO IN MINNESOTA (JANUARY 30 - FEBRUARY 08)

Ice Castles

Ice Castles

December–February • activity

One of the best ways to spend a winter day is to visit a magical ice castle

Saint Paul Winter Carnival

Saint Paul Winter Carnival

January 28–February 07, 2021 • event

One of the oldest and most popular annual festivals in Minnesota

Northern Lights

Northern Lights

September–February • nature

Minnesota’s location makes it one of the best states to view aurora borealis

Balsam Lake WinterFest

Balsam Lake WinterFest

February 6, 2021  • event

Famous drag races and other seasonal activities on the shore of the largest lake in the area

Ely Winter Festival

Ely Winter Festival

February 4–14, 2021  • event

Winter celebration with an emphasis on arts in Northern Minnesota

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Minnesota Fall Colors

Minnesota Fall Colors

mid-September–late October • nature

Immerse yourself in the rainbow of unbelievable fall foliage

Ice Shards on the Great Lakes

Ice Shards on the Great Lakes

mid–February–late March • nature

The ice cover gets shattered to knife-sharp pieces as spring takes over winter

Sandstone Ice Festival

Sandstone Ice Festival

January 8–10, 2021 • event

Welcome to Minnesota's ice climbing mecca for the celebration of all things winter

Minnesota State Fair

Minnesota State Fair

August 26–September 06, 2021 • event

Witness the largest state fair in the USA by daily attendance

Stillwater Lumberjack Days

Stillwater Lumberjack Days

July 17–19, 2020 • event

Celebration of the people, history and heritage of Minnesota

Boats and Bluegrass Festival

Boats and Bluegrass Festival

September 25–27, 2020 • event

An outdoor festival on the banks of the Mississippi

X Games Minneapolis

X Games Minneapolis

July 17–19, 2020 • event

An exciting Skateboard, BMX and Moto X event featuring music, gaming and more

Niagara Cave

Niagara Cave

April–October • nature

A huge cavern is famous for its impressive underground waterfall

Lakes Jam

Lakes Jam

June 24–26, 2021 • event

Lots of rock and country near the beautiful Brainerd lakes

Ramble Jam

Ramble Jam

2020 • event

Two days of the best country music in Minnesota

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