Lanesboro 2018 Calendar of Entertainment & Events!

The Stone Mill Hotel & Suites family hopes your year is off to a healthy and happy start!

We have good news… The Lanesboro Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Center has put together a list of events in Lanesboro, Minnesota for 2018!

It’s never too early to start planning your trips to busy Lanesboro. Our wonderful little town packs in visitors from all over the world. With the amazing lists of events that are put together every year, you may want to start thinking about when to plan your visit. Tucked along the banks of the Root River in Southeast Minnesota, you’ll find Historic Lanesboro, the Heart of Bluff Country. Whether you are a long time vacationer of Lanesboro or thinking about visiting for the very first time, this list is worth taking a look at before you plan your trip.

This town is alive with the arts, good food, easy access to the outdoors whose beauty rivals anywhere else, and history. In fact, you may even see a History Alive! Pop-up play – reenactments of Lanesboro history. You just never know what you’ll see in town.

For additional information, be sure to visit the Lanesboro Visitor Center’s website!

February 3

Candlelight Ski

Whalan, MN

Ski or walk on ½ mile of illuminated Root River State Trail

February 10

Lovebirds in Lanesboro

Lanesboro, MN

Reconnect with your sweetheart during a weekend away!

March- November

Over the Back Fence

St. Mane Theatre- Lanesboro, MN

Community Variety Radio Show

March 2-4

International Festival of Owls

Houston, MN

Owl festival in Houston, a full-weekend, all-owl event.

March 24

Cabin Fever Fest

Lanesboro, MN

Get out of your house and visit Lanesboro for shopping, dining & entertainment!

April 5-8

30th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for the grand opening celebration of our 30th Commonweal season in Lanesboro!

April 14

Get Squirrelly with Surly

Lanesboro, MN

Join your friends for Lanesboro’s 2nd Annual Spring Pub Crawl!

April 27,28,29

Bluff Country Studio Art Tour

Lanesboro, MN

Begin at Lanesboro Arts then travel to the studios of the area’s finest artists.

May- October

Lanesboro Farmer’s Market

Sylvan Park- Lanesboro, MN
Saturdays 9 am- noon

Special events all season long!

Lanesboro Girls Day OUt

May 12

Girl’s Day Out

Lanesboro, MN
This event includes a style show, music, a street market, drawings and discounts!

May 17-20

Bluff Country Gathering

Sons of Norway Community Center- Lanesboro, MN

Live Music, calling and teaching.

May 19

Stand-Still Parade

Whalan, MN

A parade like you’ve never seen before!

The parade “Stands Still” while you move.

May 28

Memorial Day Program

Community Center- Lanesboro, MN

Parade and a patriotic program

June 2

Rhubarb Festival

Sylvan Park- Lanesboro, MN

Celebrate Rhubarb in Lanesboro’s Sylvan Park!

Free Rhubarb tastings, delights, games and music.

June 16

Art in the Park

Sylvan Park- Lanesboro, MN

Annual fine art festival in beautiful Sylvan Park, 90 + exhibitors, food and live music

June 22-23

60 Mile Garage Sale

Lanesboro, MN

Shop sales in the nine cities along the Root River State Bike Trail!

August 3-5

Buffalo Bill Days

Lanesboro’s city-wide festival, craft market, food, dances, entertainment and more!

August, September & October

Lanesboro Area Art Trail

August 17-18

September 14-15

October 5-6

Take a self-guided tour of area studios.

September 8

Fall Craft Beer Fest

Lanesboro, MN

Enjoy Oktoberfest and seasonal fall beers from Midwest craft breweries.

September 8, 15, 22

Taste of the Trail

Sample the cuisine and culture along the Root River State Bike Trail! Three weekends in September.

Girls Day Out Lanesboro

September 22

Girls Day Out

Lanesboro, MN

This event includes a style show, music, a street market, drawings and discounts.

October 6

Fall into Lanesboro

Welcome the fall season with activities for the whole family!

November 24

Experience the Magic

Holiday shopping and activities supporting Lanesboro small business.

December 1

Holiday Dinner Dance

Live entertainment, social hour, dance and fine cuisine!


Stone Mill Hotel & Suites, located in historic downtown Lanesboro, Minnesota, offers accommodations that are unique, relaxing, and rich in amenities.  Choose from guest rooms with large double whirlpool bathtubs and iron-claw fireplaces to standard rooms, all nestled in the beautiful and tranquil setting of southeast Minnesota’s  Bluff Country.  A stay at Stone Mill offers a one-of-a-kind lodging experience.

Guests at Stone Mill Hotel & Suites have full access to many on-site amenities including an expanded continental breakfast, massage services, Bluffscape Amish Tours, Amish Backroads CD Tour rentals, and Stone Mill Clothing and Gifts (our hotel gift shop).  Our premier location puts you within walking distance of the Commonweal Theatre, the Root River, the Root River State Trail, restaurants, and shopping.  No matter which room or suite you choose, Stone Mill Hotel & Suites is the perfect place to retreat after a day of biking, canoeing, fishing, touring, or enjoying other Lanesboro activities.

Stone Mill Hotel & Suites is a wonderful lodging destination for your visit to Lanesboro.

Our knowledgeable and friendly staff are available to assist you in planning your stay.  Please call 507-467-8663 or stop by and take a free inn tour anytime.

Check availability!