Crane Lake MN News & Events 2021

  • 4th of July Parade & Fireworks
    Join us to celebrate Independence Day - there is no better place to be than Crane Lake!  Our world famous parade is always on the 4th - it starts at 7:00 p.m. and goes down the main street of Crane Lake (Gold Coast Road). Come at 6:30 for line up and if you want a good spot!  All are invited to join in the fun and enter the parade.  It starts at Voyagaire Lodge, turns around after the bridge and ends back…
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  • Crane Lake Voyageur Days
    July 29-31, 2021  on hold for now Please read below the events that typically occur during Voyageur Days.  Keep an eye out for what plans we can make happen this busy 2021 summer.  Celebrate the Rich History of Crane Lake with Pierre and the Rest of our Fun-Loving Community.  Individuals and businesses are teaming together to bring guests an unforgettable experience as a true Crane Lake Voyageur.   Fresh fish cooked over an open flame, a tradition brought back to life…
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  • July 4th Boat Parade
    In addition to the traditional parade at Crane Lake, we are excited to announce a Boat Parade also happening on July 4th.  For the boat parade, decorate your boat, or enjoy the parade at your decorated dock!  There will be prizes for most patriotic, best decorated, most enthusiastic float, and others.  Yes even a prize for the best decorated dock!  The boat parade lineup is at Handbergs Marina around 3 pm so there is plenty of time for you to…
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  • Labor Day Weekend and the 5K Walk/Run
    Labor Day Weekend "Kicks Off" on Friday for a weekend of great shopping deals! Pick up a map at Anderson Canoe Outfitters and complete the Trading Post Run enjoying end-of-season discounts and sidewalk sales at area businesses.  In the evening, dine at Voyagaire Lodge enjoying an all-you-can eat Fish Fry from 5-9 pm. Saturday events include a Pancake breakfast at the Chapel (8-11 am) and a very popular afternoon guided hike (1 pm - 5 pm) beginning at Handbergs Marina. …
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  • Crane Lake Chapel Events
    The Chapel Bazaar - 9 am - noon Wednesday, July 21st 2021 This fun event includes crafts for sale, garage sale and white elephant items, books, and baked goods! Vacation Bible School - NOT cancelled!  9 - 11:30 am The Crane Lake Chapel will be hosting another wonderful Vacation Bible School program this summer Mon - Thurs July 26-29, 2021.  Last year about 15 kids attended this morning-only program.  All kids ages 5-12 are welcome!
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  • Crane Lake Challenge
    March 6th, 2021 Snowmobile Racing at its Best!  The overhead photo below was taken in 2016 when hundreds of spectators got to witness an amazing speed of 178.2 miles per hour on our 1,000 feet of shaved ice.  On March 3rd, 2018 the top speed was over 174 mph.  On March 4th, 2017, the top speed was 177.4 mph!  This year the weather was beautiful (40 degrees!) and top speed was again over 174.  This is a great event for…
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