A Message From The Board

A Message From The Board The Ely Winter Festival very much appreciates the support of the community, the visitors to Ely, and most especially the amazing...

Festival Awarded $11K Grant

Ely Winter Festival Awarded $11K In MN State Arts Board Grant The Minnesota State Arts Board has awarded a Minnesota Festival Support grant, totaling...

What Does It Take To Put On A Festival?

What Does It Take To Put On A Festival? Do you love the Ely Winter Festival?  Do you have skills in any of the areas listed below that you would like...

2020 Pin Design

2020 Pin Design The pin for the 2020 Ely Winter Festival, designed by artist and snow carver Nancy Scheibe, is on sale now on the website and will...

NEW: Tranquility Snow Labyrinth

NEW: Tranquility Snow Labyrinth A meditation labyrinth is a spiral walking path. Typically created outdoors, it can be made out of grasses, stone,...

What The Heck Is KUBB?

What The Heck Is KUBB? Dave Wigdahl, our local Kubb guru, describes it as Swedish lawn-bowling that has been modified for play on snow. It’s also...

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