Festivals and Events in Sandstone MN

Sandstone, Minnesota Events

Sandstone, Minnesota is a festival loving town, with 2 featured adventure events; the Sandstone Ice Festival and the Kettle River Paddle Fest.

sandstone ice festival

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.



kettle fest


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.


For more information on these local events check out

SandstoneIceFest.com   and    KettleRiverPaddleFest.com


Sandstone MN Quarry Days ParadeWe also have a local town festival every summer in August, Quarry Days. There’s a town parade and street dance, kids events and outhouse races.

Join the small town fun of the Sandstone Minnesota Quarry Days August.

more info at http://www.sandstonechamber.org/quarry-days.html

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