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Celebrate the heritage and history of Nevis, Minnesota and other nearby towns and cities by going to the festivals down below.
July 1 to 3: Midsummer Music Festival
Address: 15743 Co Rd 31, Menahga, MN
Cost: $69 to $399
Listen to artists like Jackyl, Rock Godz, Saving Abel, Strange Daze and Quiet Riot at the Midsummer Music Festival. You can camp at the festival, and if you need help getting to your location, you can use an on-site golf cart shuttle.

July 10 to 11: Next Generation - Art and Health Festival
Address: 7981 Townhall Rd NW, Walker, MN
There will be over 50 vendors at the Art and Health Festival, where you can take home art, buy delicious food and participate in a class. To celebrate and improve one's health, the festival will also have a two-mile trail walk.

July 14 to July 17: Crescent City Midway/Carnival 2021
Address: 201 Fair Ave, Park Rapids, MN
Cost: $20 to $25
The Crescent City Midway will have a carnival with fun rides, tasty sweets and treats and exciting games.

July 17 to 18: Hemp Fest
Address: 617 Michigan Ave, Walker, MN
Cost: Free
Visit various vendors who are selling hemp and wellness products on Michigan Avenue. You can also listen to music and taste pizza and cocktails. Go to the festival no matter what the weather is like!

July 22 to 24: Moondance Jam Rock and Classic Rock Festival
Address: 7050 Turtle Lake Twsh 46, Walker, MN
Cost: $25 to $1,595
The Moondance Jam Festival has various stages with performances for each day of the festival. Some of the artists you'll be able to watch and hear include Betty & The Noise, Mallrats, Cheap Trick, Firehouse and Sugar Buzz. You can also participate in activities like beer and wine tasting, bean bag tossing and more!

July 23 to 24: Nevis Muskie Days Music Festival
Address: 100 Co Rd 18, Nevis, MN
Free: No
Listen to good, local music at the Nevis Muskie Days Music Festival.

July 24: Food Trucks and Trails Festival
Address: 3601 11th Street North, Moorhead, MN
Cost: $30 to $175
Head to the outdoors of Minnesota to try food from food trucks, mountain bike races, beer or wine and roasting marshmallows over campfires.

Aug. 14: Legend and Logging Days
Address: 1008 8th St E, Park Rapids, MN
Cost: $5
Learn about the background and history of logging via shows, log rolling, chainsaw artists and crafts.

Aug. 20 to 21: Storyhill Fest
Address: 16595 Crooked Lake Road, Deerwood, MN
Cost: $15 to $700
Artists like Peter Mayer, the Wild Ponies, Carrie Elkin and Mother Banjo will perform at the outdoor Storyhill Fest. Get to know these artists in this interactive festival. You can also try outdoor activities like canoeing, hiking and workshops.

Aug. 25 to 29: Annual Lakes Bluegrass Festival
Address: 2591 Bluegrass Blvd SW, Backus, MN
Cost: $10 to $60
The Annual Lakes Bluegrass Festival features folk music and bluegrass songs from Grammy-nominated artists. Sit and camp in the Lakes Music and Events Park to bask in folk tunes.

Sept. 11: Ethnic Fest
Address: Downtown Walker, MN
Learn about the music from various cultures during the parade at the Ethnic Fest. You'll also be able to visit vendors and watch entertainment along the main street of downtown Walker, Minnesota.

Sept. 11: Harvest Moon Brew Fest
Address: Minnesota Avenue North & 3rd Street NW, Aitkin, MN
Cost: $10 to $60
Taste over 70 samples of beers and ciders at the Harvest Moon Brew Fest. You must be 21 years or older to attend the event.


Stay with Starlight Bay Resort to go to these awesome festivals and more. Be part of the outdoors, learn about the history behind Minnesota and eat delicious local food. Stay with us today!