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Top 10 Events You Won’t Want to Miss in 2020

10. Totally 80’s, Totally Murder – A Rockin’ Radical Night of Mystery

Relive the decade of Aquanet, leg warmers, power ballads, and bangles — with a terrifying twist! “Totally 80’s, Totally Murder” is the most radical murder mystery dinner ever. Bust out your favorite 80’s fashions and help the detective solve the murder so the Poison Ratenstein show can get started!


Totally 80’s, Totally Murder (Presented by The Murder Mystery Co.)

Jan 30 – Feb 1 (3 Performances), Doors @ 5:30 PM, Dinner @ 6:00 PM

Northern Lights Casino

6800 Y Frontage Rd NW, Walker, MN

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9. Leech Lake Walleye Tournament

Join us for the 12th Annual Leech Lake Walleye Tournament – the largest walleye tournament in Minnesota! Enter for your chance at taking home a piece of the over $46,000 in cash and prizes. Best of all, the proceeds from the tournament directly benefit area nonprofit organizations.


Leech Lake Walleye Tournament

May 30 – 31, 2020

Northern Lights Casino / Walker City Park

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8. North Country Women’s Expo

The Expo is an opportunity to learn about the latest in women’s products and services including health and wellness, fashion, food and dining, fitness, home and lifestyle, finances, education, pampering, shopping and everything related to feeling good and living well! More than 60 vendors usually sign up to display services and merchandise.


North Country Women’s Expo

April 4, 2020, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Northern Lights Casino
6800 Y Frontage Rd NW, Walker, MN

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7. Leech Lake Frost Fest

Enjoy a full day of snow golf, outdoor activities, live music, craft beer, a homebrew competition, local foods, and tons of activities and games for the kiddos. All ages are welcome. A portion of the proceeds from this event go to benefit Deep Portage Learning Center!


Leech Lake Frost Fest

March 14, 2020, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Walker City Park

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6. North Country Buyer’s Show

Many vendors will be representing the following industries: Shirts and other clothing, advertising, software, furniture and decor, food service, printing, janitorial services, trinkets, insurance, boats, and the list goes on…  This year we are happy to welcome many new vendors!


North Country Buyer’s Show

Thurs, Feb, 13, 2020, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Fri., Feb. 14, 2020, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Northern Lights Casino
6800 Y Frontage Rd NW, Walker, MN

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5. Spring Bike Fling

Starting at Walker City Park, on the shores of beautiful Leech Lake, take a ride through the Chippewa National Forest on the Paul Bunyan Trail to Laporte (26 miles total round trip) or a little further to Guthrie (44 miles total round trip). On your return, enjoy a celebration gathering at Chase on the Lake!


Spring Bike Fling

May 30, 2020, 10:00 AM

Walker City Park

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4. Moondance Jammin’ Country Fest

The Moondance Jammin’ Country Fest is always one of summer’s hottest tickets. This year’s festival lineup includes Old Dominion, Midland, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Lauren Alaina, and the Kentucky Headhunters. Tickets are available now, don’t miss out!

Moondance Jammin’ Country Fest

June 18 – 20, 2020

7050 Turtle Lake Twsh 46, Walker, MN 56484

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3. Moondance Jam

The rockin’ partner of the Country Fest, past Moondance Jams have featured such artists as Lynyrd Skynyrd, Kansas, Steve Miller Band, Peter Frampton, and the Doobie Brothers. The Beach Boys and Night Ranger have already been announced for 2020, and more amazing acts are sure to follow! Get your tickets now for early bird rates!


Moondance Jam

July 16 – 18, 2020

7050 Turtle Lake Twsh 46, Walker, MN 56484

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2. The Oak Ridge Boys

Theirs is one of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in the music industry. The four-part harmonies and upbeat songs of The Oak Ridge Boys have spawned dozens of Country hits and a Number One Pop smash, earned them Grammy, Dove, CMA, and ACM awards and garnered a host of other industry and fan accolades.


The Oak Ridge Boys

June 13, 2020, 7:00 PM

Northern Lights Casino
6800 Y Frontage Rd NW, Walker, MN

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1. Eelpout Festival

For the past 40 years, and for three days every February, crowds gather on Leech Lake, for a festival named for one of the ugliest bottom-dwelling fish, the eelpout. In a state where it is common to embrace the quirky and find great fun in the most unlikely circumstances and weather conditions, this festival is pure Minnesota fun.


Eelpout Festival

Feb 20 – 23, 2020

Walker City Park

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