Brainerd MN Vacations Start Here

Brainerd, MN is the best location in Minnesota to enjoy nature, unplug, and relax from busy life. Start planning your MN Family Vacation today! Located in the heart of Minnesota, Brainerd is known for great family vacations, first-class Minnesota resorts and hotels, golf courses, fishing, biking trails, shopping, and much more. Enjoy your stay!

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Upcoming Events

While we try to stay up to date on event cancellations, it is important to check in with the event website or planner before attending any upcoming events. Cancellations are happening daily.

Please contact us if your event needs a cancellation notice.

Cornhole Tournament

September 24

Knights of Columbus of Crosslake and Emily Charitable Tournament.  Champion Level – $100 per team; top prize is $1,000.
Friends & Family – $40 per team; top three win bucket of gifts

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Crosslake Days

September 22 - 24

Visit in September and attend the annual Crosslake Days celebration. The crisp fall air is the perfect backdrop to cool the heat of the chili cook-off contest. Taste free samples and vote for your favorite. Local businesses compete for the coveted trophy and bragging rights!
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Jacktoberfest 2022

September 24

Save the date for our annual Jacktoberfest!
September 24th, 2022.
-Smokey Jakes BBQ
-Jolly Ramblers Polka Band
-King’s Ransom
-Jacktober Infusions
– Games & Raffles
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Quick Clicks: What you need in Brainerd

Get ready for the 2022 Fall Colors Tours in the Brainerd Lakes Area!

Brainerd MN Resort Lodging HOT DEALS from your favorite MN Lakes Area resorts!

Minnesota Resorts - Experience the tradition of MN Resorts right here in the heart of the Brainerd Lakes Area!

Brainerd MN Golf Courses - The Brainerd Lakes Area is home to the best MN Golf Courses. Find your favorite today!

BIR: Brainerd International Raceway (BIR) and North Central Speedway race schedules & event information

MAPS, MAPS, MAPS - Brainerd Minnesota Lake Maps - Details of the famous lakes in the Brainerd area.

Paul Bunyan Trail - Find bike trail maps and the history of Paul Bunyan.

Cuyuna Mountain Bike Trail System - New mountain bike trails.

Weddings - Visit our weddings section to plan for your big day!

Kids Kountry - Children of all ages will find fun in Brainerd, MN! Find great activities, events, sports, and freebies for kids.

Weekly Brainerd Fishing Reports - Year-round fishing report from local guide "Walleye Dan" & Professional Angler Richie Boggs.

Area Shopping and Antiques!

Brainerd Lakes Area Movie Theaters - Find the Cinema that fits your movie style.

Employment in the Brainerd Lakes Area - Check the Free Classifieds Ads

Transportation - Travel in and around the Lakes Area as well as to and from the Airport

Brainerd Lakes Area - Vacation and tourism information

Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf - The adventures and legends of infamous pirates come to life!

Brainerd Zip Line Tour - Located on beautiful Mount Ski Gull our zip lines showcase 15 mile views of the Lakes area.

Annual Brainerd Lakes Area Winter Events.

View the Brainerd MN Snow Conditions Snow Report

Brainerd Lakes Winter Cabin Rentals: Book Your MN Winter Vacation today.

Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza

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Crow Wing County Fair
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