The Brainerd & Baxter areas are the place to be this summer! From great experience attractions, dining and drinks to the lakes area there is something for everyone to enjoy. We have compiled a list of opening dates for attractions industry in the Brainerd area.
Safari North Wildlife Park
Open – Gravel Pit Golf Course
This 13-hole extreme golf course is now open for play! To book a tee time or for more information visit, https://www.gravelpitgolf.com/
Open – Outback Trail Rides
Spring and summer horse riding is here! For more information visit, https://outbacktrailride.com or call 218-746-3990 for hours and to make a reservation
April 29 – North Central Speedway
Pit Gate Opens at 4PM
Grandstand Gate Open at 5PM
Registration/Draw Cut-Off at 605 SHARP
Green Flag around 6:45 PM
Brainerd Lakes Area Golf Course Openers
Visit here for a list of golf course opening dates this season, https://visitbrainerd.com/golf-courses-in-brainerd-mn/
Northland Kart Kountry
May 3 – BIR Events start for the Season
For a full event schedule and more information visit their website.
May 5 – Opening day for the Baxter Lakes Area Growers Market
The market is held at the Westport Shopping Center, between Pizza Hut and Keller Williams Reality, just off Highway 210. Fridays starting mid-May through October for fresh produce and other locally sourced food and goods. Visit the vendor page for more info.
May 6 – Tentative Opener for Northland Kart Kountry
Attraction information, visit here.
Paul Bunyan Land
May 6 – Tentative opener for Brainerd Zip Line Tour
For more information on booking a zip line tour, visit here.
May 9 – Opening day for Brainerd Growers Market
The market is conveniently located just off of Hwy 210/Washington Street in downtown Brainerd, in the parking lot of the Franklin Arts Center. Tuesdays starting mid-May through October for fresh produce and other locally sourced food and goods. Visit the vendor page for more information.
May 13 – Opening day at Safari North Wildlife Park
Opening Day! Rides open at 10am we will run until 5:30 pm! Start planning your trip to enjoy our new exhibits and activities. More information.
May 16 – Lakes Area BMX
Races begin! For more information visit, https://www.usabmx.com/tracks/1213
May 27 – Paul Bunyan Land Opens
Open Sunday, Monday, Tuesday & Friday, Saturday 10am-6pm. More information.
May 27 – Gull Lake Cruises start for the season
For more information visit, https://gulllakecruises.com/
June 1 – Farmers Market at the Northern Pacific Center starts
For more information and market dates visit, https://www.northernpacificcenter.com/farmersmarket
June 14 – Brainerd Ski Loons first Exhibition Show
Visit here for a full list of show date for the Brainerd Ski Loons
For more inspiration on what to do when you visit Brainerd check out our business directory, calendar of events, and blog.