Weekend NOT TO BE MISSED in Bemidji!

Father’s Day

June 15-18, 2018
What to get Dad? Give him a weekend doing everything he loves! Whether it’s a day on the green, biking, time on the water, music, festivals, enjoying a brew, or just relaxing with the family. Bemidji has quite the weekend planned, and it’s just what Dad deserves!

FOR THE BIKER
Loop the Lake Festival
June 16th • 7:30AM to 3:00PM

A family-friendly biking event! Bike 17 miles on an easy, paved route around Lake Bemidji and through Lake Bemidji State Park. Enjoy music, food, photo opportunities and fun at multiple rest stops along the route.

Register to ride here.

Movil Maze & More

Your Dad a more adventureous rider, challenge him to the Movil Maze! Bemidji’s 7 mile mountain bike course includes a skill pit to practice his best tricks.
Check out all of Bemidji’s trails!

FOR THE GOLFER
41st Annual Gordy Skaar Golf Tournament
June 16 • 7:30AM to 7:30PM

Held at the beautiful Bemidji Town & Country Club overlooking Lake Bemidji, this tournament features over 200 golfers. Five-person scramble with contests and prizes. Includes a brunch, awards ceremony, fish fry and more!

Register online here.

More spots to grip it and rip it!

Not up for tourney play? Then hit the greens at Castle Highlands, a 6,030-yard, par-72 layout winding along the scenic Turtle River. Or give the Greenwood Golf Course a go, an 18 Hole Executive par 58 course.

On the hunt for a different lunker?

What’s your favorite– walleye, crappie, bass, northern pike? Bemidji has ‘em all. Fish Lake Bemidji from one of the piers located downtown, or in Lake Bemidji State Park. Schedule a trip with and area fishing guide. Pick one of 400 lakes and enjoy the peace and tranquility of fishing from your own or a rented boat.

For more on fishing, click here.

FOR THE WATER SPORTSMAN

Tubing, wake boarding or water skiing? Canoeing, kayaking or paddle boarding? Relax, cruise the lake, maybe enjoy a lakeside dining experience. With over 400 lakes in a 25 mile radius, and several places to rent whatever you want to try…. why not try it all!

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FOR THE MUSIC LOVER
Music Under the Pines
June 17 • 7-9:00 PM

Join Jim and Molly as they perform familiar folk and folk rock songs. With Jim playing acoustic guitar, they will share stories and songs and of course you can’t miss the “Jim and Molly Bauer concert” collector T-shirts!

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FOR THE THEATRE LOVER
“Ring of Fires” Theater
June 15 & 16th

Paul Bunyan Playhouse’s 68th season opens with “Ring of Fire” a jukebox musical celebrating the songs of the late, great Johnny Cash.

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FOR THE GUY WHO LOVES HIS BREWS
Bemidji Brewing 2017 Block Party
June 17 • Noon to 6PM

After Loop the Lake, make a stop at Bemidji Brewing as they shut down America Avenue to enjoy beer, music, food and games! The Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank, Drink 182 and Kitchi Boogie will all be on stage. And be sure to try the brewery’s German Blonde Ale, a Bronze Medal winner at the 2017 World Beer Cup!

FOR THE BBQ KING

For your “King of the BBQ,” you can plan to do some grilling at an area park. Or, many of the resorts and hotels have facilities for grilling, as well. But for the Best BBQ’s in Bemidji, three of the top are Fozzie’s Smokin Bar BQ, CK Dudley’s, and Dickey’s Barbeque Pit. For all Bemidji’s great dining spots, click here.

IF HE JUST NEEDS TO RELAX

Bemidji has quite the selection when it comes to lodgings for every budget and every comfort! Choose an accommodation right on the lake, on the bike trails, close to downtown, or perhaps nestled off the beaten path! To make plans and check pricing and availability, click here!