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GrandStay® Perham

231 Market Drive
Perham, MN 56573 Map it

Perham is a popular destination for outdoor sports enthusiasts and vacationers. Seated in the heart of Minnesota's beautiful lake country, the area is renowned for fishing and water sports. In the winter snowmobilers will find miles of picturesque trails just steps from the hotel. Perham itself also offers a range of specialty antique shops, which afford great opportunities to find a unique piece of history to take home with you. Whatever you're looking for in a vacation you can find it in Perham.

(0.0 miles) Walleye Fishing Opener May 13, 2017

05/13/17 - 02/25/18
Walleye, sauger, northern pike - 2017 season

(0.0 miles) Bass Fishing May 27, 2017

05/27/17 - 02/25/18
Largemouth Bass - 2017 season -South and West of US Hwy 53 from Duluth to International Falls except Pelican and Ash Lakes in St. Louis County

(0.8 miles) Perham Fireworks July 4, 2017

Fireworks at 10:00pm at Krueger Field/Fairgrounds
Perham Chamber 218-346-7710

(0.8 miles) East Ottertail County Fair July 20-23, 2017

The County Fair has a free gate for the general fair. You can see the animals, look at the exhibits, experience the music entertainment for free. Carnival rides and Grandstand Events (Tractor Pull, etc.)
218-346-2750
or Diane Sazama 218-849-7520

(0.9 miles) Group Liquidation Sale at the P.A.C.C Steve Richter: 218-346-5575

January 26, 27, 28 2017
Local retailers Group Liquidation Sale
Contact: Steve Richter 218-346-5575

(0.9 miles) Lakes Area Home & Cabin Show March 10-11, 2017

March 10 - 11, 2017
Lakes Area Home & Cabin Show

PACC
Perham Chamber: 218-346-7710

(0.9 miles) The Gathering Sporting Collectable Show April 22 and 23 2017

4/22/ TO 4/23/2017
PERHAM, MINNESOTA
20TH ANIVERSARY SHOW -- THE GATHERING 2017
ANTIQUE SPORTING COLLECTIBLE, ART, AND FISH DECOY SHOW
BUY – SELL - TRADE
WORLDS LARGEST FISH DECOY SHOW
FEATURING
• NFDA WORLD POINT SERIES CHAMPIONSHIPS
• JOHN JENSEN MEMORIAL NATIONAL FISH DECOY COMPETITION
• TEXAS WORLDS FISH DECOY CONTEST
• WWW.FISHDECOYS.NET FISH DECOY COMPETITION
• P.A. KEYSTONE STATE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
• WWW.NERESON.COM CREATING ART CONTEST
• OTIS LALEL MEMORIAL FOLK ART CONTEST
• DOUG DAVIS MEMORIAL SERVICE WORKING AND FISH HOUSE FISH DECOY
CONTEST
• ANNUAL NFDA SILENT AUCTION, RAFFLE, AND FUND RAISER
• NFDA AWARDS BANQUET
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 10am-4pm
Rod Osvold 218-346-7710

(0.9 miles) Christmas Annual Focus Bazaar November 4, 2017

Since 1977, Perham's Women of Focus have gathering talented crafters from around the area for their annual Christmas Plus Bazaar. The crafters display and sell a wide variety of handmade arts and crafts for the holiday season.
Contact Katie Hennigar 218-371-6176

(0.9 miles) Rib Cook Off June 24, 2017

Saturday June 24, 2017
Where: Downtown Perham
Rib Cook-Off
PERHAM LIONS RIB-CHICKEN COOK OFF
FOR MORE INFO OR IF YOU WANT TO COOK
CONTACT MIKE PETERSON AT 218-841-8466

(0.9 miles) Turtle Fest June 14-18 2017

Perham Turtle Fest-Turtle Races Wed & Fri. Sat. Many
Many more Activities
Perham Chamber: 218-346-7710

(0.9 miles) Turtle Fest June 14-18, 2017

With our International Turtle Races being one of the highlights of the summer, we'd be silly to not have an entire festival based around our favorite creatures!
Each June, our community comes together to celebrate summer. Like most communities, our summer festival is based around one of our local icons - ours just happen to be turtles. Turtle Fest features a wide variety of events and activities to suit the whole family! Whether you are up for racing turtles or checking out the Rodeo, there is something for everyone

(0.9 miles) Perham Crazy Days August 4-5, 2017

Perham Crazy Days
Perham Chamber 218-346-7710

(0.9 miles) Labor Day Sidewalk Sales Septmber 1 - 4, 2017

Perham Chamber 218-346-7710

(0.9 miles) Harvest Fest September 30, 2017

HARVEST FEST. Fall into the Season in Perham! Each fall, the Perham Events Committee hosts Harvest Fest. A time to celebrate the new season and enjoy the crisp fall air. You'll find inflatables for the kids, caramel apples, a corn pool, and pumpkins galore!
PErham Chamber 218-346-7710

(0.9 miles) Perham Christmas Parade Of Lights November 24, 2017

Perham Chamber 218-346-7710

(0.9 miles) Average Joe Triathlon June 24, 2017

Course Description:
SWIM: 1/3 mile swim begins at Paul Miller Park on Little Pine Lake. Water depth is approximately 8 feet deep. Spectators can view the race from several locations on the Paul Miller Park shoreline.
Life guards will be available and the course will be marked.
BIKE (certified helmets are required): Enjoy a 12 mile bike ride around Little Pine Lake, rural well marked roads with beautiful scenery and rolling hills.

RUN /WALK: The 4 mile run on paved bike trail bringing you back to Paul Miller Park. The course is relatively flat.
Proceeds benefit the youth of the Perham Area
NameJill Shipman
Emailshipmanjill1@gmail.com
Phone218-346-7102
Websitehttp://www.kinshipperham.com

(0.9 miles) Perham Brew Fest June 16 -17, 2017

Brew Ales & Eats
218-346-5932

(1.0 miles) School House Bay Window Quilt April 1, 2017

14th Annual Schoolhouse Series, Saturday April 1st, 2017- We are delighted to announce our 14th annual Schoolhouse Series. This year we will be featuring Doug Leko of Antler Quilt Designs as our trunk show presenter and featured teacher. We are also excited to welcome Celine Perkins of Perkins Dry Goods back again this year as another one of our teachers and Maywood Studios/EE Schenck company as our fabric company with rep Linda VanArkel teaching as well. The day is going to be filled with tons of quilting inspiration! Cost: $60 which includes breakfast, lunch, 6 classes in the morning, a trunk show presentation after lunch, and a goodie bag filled with products. Attendees can also take advantage of our event discount that day at our shop: 20% off fabrics, 10% off notions.
1-888-346-7275

(1.1 miles) Disgruntled Daze September 29-30, 2017

For as long as he can remember, Disgruntled’s head brewer, Brett Doebbling, has been just that—disgruntled. He’s always felt he could do the job better, and when it comes to brewing fine beers and ales, he doesn’t just feel it. He knows it. Every batch, every style, every day, every Disgruntled brand beer and ale is the result of Brett’s gruff, driven desire to do the job better—to just plain brew the best craft beers ever. Good isn’t good enough at Disgruntled. From your first foamy sip to the bottom of the glass, you’ll experience—and savor—the best brewing has to offer. Grumpy is good. Boy oh boy, grumpy is good.
Disgruntled Brewery 218-346-4677

(1.3 miles) Music & Arts Festival June 17, 2017


Fran Johnson: fron.johnson@arvig.net

(3.0 miles) Tuffy Nelson Golf Classic July 28, 2017

Emma Otto at PLGC Perham Lakeside Golf Course 218-346-6070

(3.3 miles) Freezin’ For a Reason Kinship Polar Plunge

February 11, 2017
Zorbaz on Little Pine,
Contact: Jill Shipman: 218-346-7102

(8.0 miles) Black Powder Rendezvous Pioneer Fest ( A little bit of Vintage and a whole lot of Country)

August 18-20 2017
Featuring:
Live Music
Art & Craft Sale
Historic Building Tours
Black Powder Shoot
Antique Tractor Pull & Kids Pedal Pull
Food & Beer Garden
Bonnie Lee 218-346-4395

(9.5 miles) Summer Dinner Theatre (Elmer's Texas Barbeque)

Old West Melodrama Dinner Theatre
Show
6:00pm Arrive and mingle with preforming characters
6:30pm Chow bell, take yer seats!! (dinner will include our onsite-smoked BBQ ribs, chicken, cheesy taters, slaw, tea, lemonade and dessert)
7:15pm Show

July 3,4 Patriotic Show ( One Man plays all four Mount Rushmore presidents! Learn history, laugh, and enjoy this special holiday salute to our country)
$35.00 includes show, tax, gratuity. Cash bar. Ticket price is for online purchase only www.ElmersBarbeque.com
218.864.8436

(11.1 miles) Otterfest August 11 - 12, 2017

Friday Night Demo Derby
Saturday parade
Ottertail Business Association 218-457-0193

(11.1 miles) Otterdazzle Parade of Lights Ottertail December 2, 2017

Christmas Parade of Lights
Fireworks. Chili feed
Kathy 218-367-3097

(14.9 miles) Maple Syrup Fest

April 1, 2017
Village of Vergas Maple Syrup Fest in Vergas (1st Sat.)

(14.9 miles) Vergas Looney Daze August 10-13, 2017

Looney Daze and Parade
5K run/Walk
Street Fair
Food and Shopping vendors
Renee Sonnenberg 218-841-0712

(22.0 miles) Candlelight SKI (Cross Country Ski) February 25, 2017

Feb. 25, 2017
Maplewood State Park
5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
tel: 218-863-8383
Come ski, snowshoe or hike by candlelight around the beautiful one-mile Catarct Loop Trail. Participants can warm up around a fire and enjoy chili, hot drinks and a bon fire provided by the Friends of Maplewood State Park. Please join us for an enjoyable winter evening at Maplewood State Park.

(22.6 miles) Candlelight SKI (Cross Country Ski)February 11, 2017

Feb 11, 2017
Ski the one and a half miles of lighted and groomed trail. Warm up afterwards with some hot cider and a s'more by the fire in the Trail Center. Skis of all sizes can be rented at the park if you don't have your own, so come join us for a fun evening!
Jeff (218)864-0110

(23.5 miles) We Fest Country Music (Soo Pass Ranch)August 3-5 2017

August 3- August 5, 2017
Luke Bryan, Zac Brown Band and Lady Antebellum, Joined by Alan Jackson, Darius Rucker, Brett Eldredge, Randy Houser, and many more artist preforming.
Call 1-800-493-3378 for more information.

(25.4 miles) Phelps Mill Arts Festival July 8-9, 2017

The Phelps Mill Festival is held every year on the 2nd weekend in July. The area's largest art and craft event of the summer. Two full days of art, food, entertainment, & kids' activities fill the Phelps Mill County Park which provides a beautiful setting for this annual event. We bring you high quality artists in a variety of work. In addition to shopping, we provide great entertainment appearing on the main stage and around the grounds. Nonprofits provide a variety of ethnic and American foods throughout both days.
(218) 826-6159
or Teresa Brause 218-739-2884

(25.7 miles) Art of the Lakes Studio Tour

Come view art by various participating artists.
Call Art of the Lakes Gallery 218.864.8606 for more details

(34.4 miles) Richwood Winery

Saturday September 5, 2015 4:00-7:00pm Jim Burt entertaining
Saturday September 12, 2015 GRAPE STOMP 1:00-7:00pm
Saturday September 18, 2015 TOAST TO TAMARAC
Saturday September 19, 2015 4:00-7:00 Blue Barry entertaining

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