Fantastic Summer Fun in White Bear Lake

Jun 10, 2024

Celebrate Summer in White Bear Lake at Manitou Days!

Join us for a summer extravaganza at Manitou Days, a three-week festival overflowing with small-town charm and lakeside fun in White Bear Lake, Minnesota! From June 13th to July 4th, 2024, there’s something for everyone at this beloved annual event.

Marketfest kicks off the festivities on Thursday evenings June 13-July 25 from 6-9 pm, featuring live music on two stages, a classic car show, a dedicated Kids Activity Zone with pony rides, and over 200 enticing street vendors and food trucks. Come to Downtown White Bear Lake for the tasty treats, and stay for the lively entertainment. www.marketfestwbl.com

The Manitou Days fun continues on Friday, June 14th with the Grand Parade, a vibrant display of community spirit, followed by the Beach Dance, a cherished tradition of dancing under the stars to Free and Easy Band at White Bear Lake’s Memorial Beach. Tickets can be purchased at the gate, or discounted tickets are available for advance purchase at www.explorewhitebear.org/beach-dance

This year’s Manitou Day’s theme, “Bears United”, celebrates the reunification of the split-campus high school into the North Campus location in Fall 2024. Join us at Marketfest Thursday, June 27 for White Bear Lake School Spirit Night with a variety of displays on 4th Street and an “Orange Out” Photo Shoot at 6:30 pm. There are a variety of other family-friendly events during the festival, including a medallion hunt, sandcastle contest, firsing contest, Vintage and Classic Boat Show, and more. www.manitoudays.com

The grand finale arrives on Independence Day! Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of Marketfest before heading to West Park/Memorial Beach for an evening filled with live music, a thrilling fly-over, and a dazzling fireworks display over the scenic lake.

Don’t miss out on creating lasting summer memories at Manitou Days in White Bear Lake! We look forward to seeing you there!

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