Grand Parade

Join us as the annual Grand Parade travels through downtown White Bear Lake, then along beautiful Lake Avenue before ending at Memorial Beach for the Beach Dance.

Beach Dance

Grab a blanket or a chair, and come enjoy great live music and dance with us under the stars! Music will be provided by Free & Easy Band

Medallion Hunt

The Manitou Days Medallion Hunt is an annual suburban treasure hunt that leads participants throughout the the White Bear Lake area.

Fireworks Show

Join your friends and neighbors on July 4th to celebrate the Nation's Birthday. Viewing available at dusk from West Park and Memorial Beach, with music and festivities beginning at 8:00 pm.


 Each summer, thousands flock to Marketfest in Downtown White Bear Lake on Thursday nights to enjoy live music and festivities while supporting our local businesses.

June 16 – July 4, 2022

Manitou Days is a three-week summer festival showcasing the great lakeside community of White Bear Lake. For 50+ years this annual summer ritual has been a favorite of locals and visitors.

The fun kicks-off with Marketfest and ends on the Fourth of July with a spectacular fireworks display to music over the lake. Festival highlights include the Grande Parade, the Beach Dance, Medallion Hunt, Kiddie Parade, Community Garage Sale, and more.

Build a sand castle. Enter a fishing contest. Shop Downtown White Bear Lake. Do yoga on the beach. Hunt for a medallion. Dance under the stars. Watch fireworks on the beach. With 50+ events, this is something for everyone!

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We are now accepting applications for 2022.

Be in the Parade

Apply to be in the Manitou Days Grand Parade. We are actively taking applications until June 11.

Manitou Days Parade Float

Recognize an Outstanding Volunteer

Nominate an oustanding community volunteer through April 15, 2022.

Beauty Queens in the Manitou Days Grand Parade

Add an Event

Do you have an idea for an event? Apply by April 15, 2022 to be promoted as an official Manitou Days Event!

Beauty Queens in the Manitou Days Grand Parade

Become a Sponsor

Submit your business information and become an official sponsor of Manitou Days!

Manitou Days Volunteers

We need your help!

We are always looking for volunteers who would like to help make this year’s Manitou Days the best yet! Let us know if you’re interested in joining our group.

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