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White Bear Lake Main Street Inc.
Highway 61 and 4th Street
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Art Shanty Projects

These are not your usual ice fishing shacks. Whimsical and wacky, around 20 artsy shanties will call White Bear Lake home in February.

The Art Shanty Projects in White Bear Lake, MN.

Art Shanty Projects is committed to open for the final weekend of the festival February 27-28, 10am-4pm. White Bear Lake County Park beach is where the public can explore the landscape while expanding notions of art and complete the scene that supports our resilient artist community who made it all possible.

Dates: Every Saturday and Sunday Check back for 2017 dates.

Hours: 10 am - 4 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

Ladies Night Out

Ladies Night Out Thursday February 23, 2017

4 to 8 pm. Shopping, Samples, Drinks, and experiences. Check back for more detail - sign up for our emails!

Bouquet Day

Watch for more information for Bouquet Day May 6th, 2017!

Ladies created their own bouquet by visiting the participating stores and receive a free cut flower*. Watch for more information for Bouquet Day.


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Thursday Nights 6:00 to 9:00 PM June 15 to July 27, 2017

Marketfest is a free family festival in beautiful downtown White Bear Lake that features live entertainment, fine art, a variety of foods, children's activities, a farmers market, a classic car show and much, much more.

Manitou Day

Manitou Days
Grande Parade

June 16th 2017 6:30 PM
Downtown White Bear Lake

Beach Dance after Parade $5 per person

Live music on the beach (West Park) till 11:00 PM
Food and Beverage for Sale

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list of Events

Longest Day of Summer Sale
June 20th - Check back for more information!

July 4th Fireworks and Fly Over
Fireworks Over the Lake

And other activites


Dog Days Of Summer Downtown

Saturday July 29 - check back for the date!
10 to 1
Stroll around Downtown White Bear Lake wiht your favorite 4-legged friend
Relax on a pet-friendly restaurant patio
Learn about pet adoption and talk to rescue groups
Meeting trainer Katie K-9 (limited time)

Farmers Market

Friday Mornings,
June 30th to October 27th, 2017
8:00 am till Noon

Ladies Night Out

Fall Ladies Night Out Thursday

Check back for the date!


Holiday Open House

Thursday Night, November 2017*, 4 to 8 pm*

Start your Holiday Shopping in beautiful Downtown White Bear Lake
Watch for more information

Small Business Saturday

See the difference you can make when you shop your downtown on Saturday November 25, 2017!



Winter Fest - Breakfast with Santa

Winter Fest

Calling all kids...The big man is coming!!

Breakfast With Santa!!!

Saturday, Often the first Saturday in December - check back for 2017 dates / Reservations Requested
Check back for more information!
2016 cost were $15 per adult and $9 per child (tax and gratuity included)
Breakfast includes a limited menu, beverages, coloring books & crayons, and time with the big man himself (so don't forget your camera)

Rudy's Redeye Grill, 4940 Highway 61 N. White Bear Lake, MN 55110
P: 651-653-6718


Winter Fest - Horse Drawn Trolley Rides and Photo with Santa

Winter Fest

Saturday's in December - check back for 2017 dates

Photo with Santa from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Horse Drawn Trolley Rides from 11:00 am to 2:45 pm

Both are Free with a donation to the White Bear Lake Food Shelf

Pick up your picture at Sun Color Photo / Medicine Chest Pharmacy 2187 4th Street

Board the trolley at 4th and Cook, just outside Abbott Paint & Carpet for a ride around beautiful Downtown White Bear Lake. Trolley rides start at 11 and the last ride leaves at 2:45!

Sponsored by;
Medicine Chest Pharmacy, 2187 4th Street
Sun Color Photo, 2187 4th Street
The Shops and Business of Downtown White Bear Lake, Main Street Inc.


Polar Plunge


Saturday in January 2018




Check back for more information!

Bear'ly Open


Friday & Saturday in early February

BEAR'ly Open - Golf on Ice winter fun event. In its eight year, the event brings hundreds of local residents to Ramsey County Beach on the frozen shores of White Bear Lake to enjoy an afternoon of golf on ice. There are two 9-hole courses, complete with real pine trees, a hospitality tent, food and entertainment making it a great way to have fun and raise money for charity.

All net proceeds go to the White Bear Lake Area Food Shelves.