Gateway Communities Celebrate

Voyageurs float in local parade
In 2000, Voyageurs celebrated its 35th Anniversary in the International Falls 4th of July parade.



Special events occur year round in the park's gateway communities. While you plan your visit to the North Woods, check out what is happening locally for specific dates, times, and activities, check out the event's direct link.



Icebox Days: Join the International Falls community in celebrating our nation-wide known cold weather.



Minnesota Walleye Fishing Opener: Get out and enjoy the Minnesota Fishing Opener for walleye, sauger, and northern pike wherever you are in the state.

Beavers: Their Landscapes, Our Future: Join environmental journalist and author Ben Goldfarb on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 for a presentation about beaver biology, ecology, and history. This event is made possible through the Voyageurs National Park Association.



No events yet scheduled for June, 2019.


Peaceful Border Days: During the first week of July each year, celebrate Independence Day in both the U.S. and Canada. Events include parades, fireworks, and even a Peace Pull tug-o-war across the Rainy River.

Voyageur Days: In this fall event, the Crane Lake area highlights the communities history and interests in this fall event.

Voyageurs event booth at Rainier Days
Visit the Voyageurs National Park booth at Ranier Summer Fest



Ranier Summer Festival: Enjoy this summer festival in the company of friends, family, and even your dog.

Keep Voyageurs Wild: Park Cleanup Day: Volunteers spend the morning picking up trash along shorelines on Kabetogama. After lunch, you’ll get an exclusive inside look at the research of the Voyageurs Wolf Project. Registration required; visit to sign up.

International Falls Bass Championship- Be a part of Minnesota's premier bass fishing tournament.

Last updated: August 15, 2019

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