Sandstone, Minnesota is a festival loving town, with 2 featured adventure events; the Sandstone Ice Festival and the Kettle River Paddle Fest.
Kick off the winter with the Sandstone Ice Festival. Adventure sports lovers gather to welcome in the ice climbing season.
Staring back in 2004 Robinson Park in Sandstone has hosted this annual event. Ice climbers, winter campers and outdoor adventurist travel from across the Midwest to share in the frozen fun.
Instructional clinics, demo gear, industry venders are all part of the action.
The Kettle River Paddle Festival is a gathering of whitewater paddling lovers.
When the Kettle River is high with spring melt – rafters, kayakers and brave canoeist flock to enjoy the whitewater fun.
The Kettle Fest has a downriver race, a whitewater rodeo, and a paddlers dinner open to everyone.
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Join the small town fun of the Sandstone Minnesota Quarry Days August 7 & 8, 2015.