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Walker Minnesota Fall Has It All Events

Fall has arrived to hearken in the winter in Walker, but before Leech Lake freezes, the trees become bare, and snow coats the world outside there is a great deal to see and do! The annual Fall Has It All event runs for over two weeks and involves the combined efforts of four local Minnesota communities: Hackensack, Longville, Remer, and Walker. So if you are looking for things to do in Minnesota this fall, take a drive along the scenic roads to the Leech Lake area, and enjoy the amazing fall colors as you make your way to the Fall Has It All festivities. Find out what to expect at Fall Has It All in Walker with our events guide.

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Fall Kickoff in Walker

Fall Has It All starts off slowly in Walker on September 15th, with a great farmers market filled with local produce, and ends with an amazing banquet that helps to benefit Ducks Unlimited. The first day starts off slow in Walker because it gives visitors and locals alike a chance to explore the beauty of the Fall colors as they begin to peak, a site not to be missed.

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 Fall Has It All Day 2: Running and Classic Rides

The second day of Fall Has It All is when things really ramp up in Walker with a variety of larger events. These include the award winning North Country Marathon, voted Minnesota’s best marathon. The race starts in beautiful Walker Minnesota and follows a path along the shores of Leech Lake before reaching the Chippewa National forest, where runners experience the crunch of fall leaves beneath their feet while passing underneath the tapestry changing fall colors. Whether you are watching or running, this race offers a scenic fall experience that can’t be beat in Minnesota. After you finish the marathon, be sure to check out the traveling car show in the Walker City Park on the shores of Leech Lake. This is one of the last large car shows in Minnesota, before the classic cars get stored for a winter. Making it a must see for all car lovers. Finally the Day ends with the Walker Rotary Extravaganza, where nearly $10,000 dollars in cash prizes are up for grabs, a not to be missed event.


Fall Has It All Day 3: Art Lovers Paradise

The Fall Has It All art show in Walker Minnesota offers visitors a chance to see all the original art from over 100 Minnesota artists. Browse a wide variety of different art the represents the best of Minnesota while snacking on wine and cheese. From paintings to woodworking, jewelry and more, there is something for everyone.


Fall Has It All Day 4: Quilting in Minnesota

One of the more popular Fall Has It All events in Walker is the Northwoods Quilt Show at the Northern Lights Casino conference center. See an amazing variety of colorful, unique, and pattern covered one of a kind quilts. As much art as bedding these expert quilters bring additional warmth to Fall Has It All in Walker. Explore quilts, get ideas, and enter for a chance to win one of these amazing hand quilted masterpieces. Get warmed up for winter at the Fall Has It All Quilt Show!


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Fall Has It All Day 5: Classic Cars and Prizes

The Northern Lights Car Show, in Walker offers an amazing variety of classic cars you won’t see anywhere else. Participants and spectators will vote for the top 12 classic cars. That’s not all though, participants will also be eligible to win the many prizes that will be given away at this amazing Fall Has It All event. Classic muscle cars from the 60’s and 70’s, timeless elegance from the 50’s and earlier, in addition to custom hot rods and other unique cars, a classic car lover’s dream event.


Fall Has It All Finale: Wine, Beer, Music and More

Celebrate the start of October with the Walker MN Harvest Moon Beer & Wine Tasting Festival. With over 150 varieties of unique craft beers and wines, local food, and live music. If you get tired of dancing and tasting all the amazing food and drink. There is much more to do. Check out the traveling art pub, take free demo ride with Lakes Area Powersports, get some homemade chocolate desert and vote for your favorites, let your artistic side shine and carve a pumpkin in the adult carving contest, and finally join in the redneck Olympics for unique and amazingly fun events or just watch and enjoy! The Harvest Moon Beer and Wine Fest is the perfect way to kick off October.

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Finding things to do in fall, in Minnesota just got a whole lot easier. Walker offers so many unique fall activities there is certain to be something to please everyone. From classic car shows, to raffles, and craft beer and wine festivals. Don’t forget you will also be passing through some of the most scenic and forested roads in Minnesota right when the fall leaves reach their peak, making the drive to Walker almost as amazing as all the wonderful events! So plan your trip to Walker Minnesota this fall and enjoy, all the amazing events of Fall Has It All. If you have any questions please contact us, or if you are ready to join us at Fall Has It All, explore lodging options now!

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