Discover the Leech Lake Area


The Leech Lake and Walker Area is the host to many exciting events that occur year-round. To see a listing of these events view our Leech Lake Calendar of Events. If you would like further information regarding a particular event, view the links below or call the Leech Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at 218-547-1313 or 800-833-1118.

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Harvest Moon Beer & Wine Tasting Festival with Live Music

September 28, 2019
Taste 100+ selections of unique beer and wines, paired with some great food and lots of relaxing adult fun.

Arts and Crafts Fair

November 16, 2019
We will kick off the holiday season with a great event for the hunting widows.  Get a jump start on your holiday shopping.


Vendor Room Available

Walker celebration festival of lights
Festival of Lights


Nov. 30, 2019 – Festival of Lights

Join us for a full day starting with the Reindeer Ramble and ending with Carols and apple cider




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Leech Lake Regatta 44th

August 7-10, 2020
Sailing, campfires, music, camaraderie; join us!

Cajun Fest

August 16-17, 2019
Northern Lights Casino
Three days of music, dancing and entertainment celebrating the Cajun history.

Ethnic Fest

September 12, 2020

A day of music, dance, food and craft from many cultures.  Visit Walker as our streets come alive with color.




Moondance Jam 26

July 15-18, 2020
Minnesota’s largest rock- n- roll concert will attract thousands of fans.

Walker Bay Day

August 1, 2020

Walker Bay Days is a family fun event.  The Annual Big Dig and 5K Race will be back again this year.  Stay turned for more fun information.

Vendor Space Available


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Farmer’s and Crafter’s Market

Thursdays, June 4-
September 17, 2020

Guests can purchase vendor grown produce, specialty foods, consumables, crafts, jewelry & much more.

Walker Bay Live

Every Thursday, Somewhere in Walker

5:00ish – 9:00 ish

Live music, Great food, Art, Brews, Lots of fun Every Thursday Evening

Its a new tradition you don’t want to miss.

Crazy Days

June 25, 2020
July 23, 2020
August 13, 2020
We’ve gone MAD with sales, discounts and clearances! Come join the fun.

Moondance Jammin Country

June 18-20, 2020

Area residents and visitors alike will flock to the Annual Moondance Jammin’ Country where they will see some of the world’s greatest country artists.

Walker Bay Theater

This theater is dedicated to performing plays and musicals about MN and the Midwest.


Check out our new location for 2019


Fourth of July Celebration

July 4th, 2020
The Fourth of July celebration in Walker invokes feelings of nostalgia and patriotism.

Leech Lake Walleye Tournament

May 30-31, 2020

This tournament is a non-profit event that will support many youth serving organizations in the area.

2019 Results

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Leech Lake Frostfest

Leech Lake Frost Fest is Back for a 3rd  year.

– Date: Saturday, March 14, 2020
– Time: 11 AM – 4 PM
– Ticket Cost: $20

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Eel Pout Festival

Feb. 20-23, 2020
Heralded  as Minnesota’s finest display of sportsmanship and ice antics, the Eelpout Festival is an experience not to be missed.

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Spring Bike Fling

May 18, 2019 – 26 Mile or 44 Mile or  Free 2 Mile family ride.

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North Country Buyers Show

Annual Resort, Retail & Restaurant Buyers Show

Thurs, Feb, 13, 2020 – 10 am – 5 pm

Fri., Feb. 14, 2020 – 9 am – 3 pm

Women’s Expo

April 4, 2020
For more than a decade, the North Country Women’s Expo, the longest-running in northern Minnesota, has been recognized as the best. If it’s about women, it’ll likely be at the Expo.

Walker Triathlon

June 9, 2019


The Walker Triathlon (formerly the Chase The Police Triathlon) is held annually at Walker City Park.