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Come Celebrate White Bear Lake

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

March 16th 4:30pm - 6:00pm at the White Bear Country Inn

Come and celebrate our community and see the unveiling of the 40 page spread on why to visit, work and live in White Bear Lake.  This is a once in a life time opportunity to show of our amazing community and all the fun things we have to do.


50th Anniversary of Manitou Days - "50 Years of Fun in the Sun"

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

It is always a good sign that spring is just around the corner when we start planning the annual Manitou Days Festival.  

 This year the theme will be 50 Years of Fun in the Sun

We start things off with Marketfest Thursday June 15th, 6-9pm downtown White Bear Lake.    Marketfest will be every Thursday through July 27th.  If you have any questions please contact Deb Stender the Marketfest Director at 612-986-0070.


The Manitou Days Grande Parade will be Friday June 16, 2017 6pm Downtown White Bear Lake.  Followed by the Annual Beach Dance at Memorial Beach with Live Music by Hornucopia.

Again this year there will be 70+ events with several new ones.  Keep checking on the Explore White Bear website calendar for listings of the events and details.

Hope you will be able to come out and enjoy Manitou Days 2017!



Tuesday, January 17th, 2017


Week of January 16, 2017


White Bear Lake - Lake is 15 inches of ice drivable.  Catching Crappies on the VFW side of the lake 14-18 ft deep.  Using Fiska's Jig


Bald Eagle Lake - Catching Walleye and Crappies west of the island.  Walleye using Rip Rap's and demon jigs.  Ice about 15 inches or more drivable.


Thank you to my friends at Blue Ribbon Bait and Tackle!  Nothing better than ice fishing in Minnesota


Open House and the Spirit of Tourism Award at The White Bear Country Inn

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Please join us for a fun evening Open House at the White Bear Country Inn.  There will be short tours of the updated guestrooms with some sample drinks as well as a presentation Awarding Dale Grambush the 2016 Spirit of Tourism Award from Explore White Bear.

There will be a special guest Andy Allen the first owner of the hotel along with fun Knightings by the St. Paul Winter Carnival Royalty.

Great community gathering please come Thursday Sept 29th 4-7:30pm


Upcoming Fun Winter Events

Friday, January 29th, 2016

February 6th is the annual Bearly Open Golf Tournament on Ice, all proceeds going to the White Bear Are Food Shelf.

February weekends come and see the amazing Art Shanty on White Bear Lake.


Manitou Days 2016

Friday, August 14th, 2015

June 16th Marketfest begins every Thursday 6-9pm food, crafts, and live music

June 17th Manitou Days begins 

Friday night parade and beach dance

Many fun events each day


Farmers Market - Every Friday starting June 26th

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

8am - Noon Farmers Market downtown White Bear Lake at Washington Square runs from June 26th to October 30th.