High quality theatrical presentations are offered through the Black & Decker Performing Arts Company, while everything from Broadway productions to musical and dance performances take the stage at the Headwaters Council for the Performing Arts’ state-of-the-art Auditorium at NPHS. Eagle River also offers a calendar year full of fantastic family-friendly events, drawing in community members and guests from all over.
Springtime brings about the annual Journeys Marathon, a full marathon course stretching from Boulder Junction to Riverview Park. In addition to the full marathon, participants can take advantage of the half marathon course, the 13.1-Mile Power Walk, the 5K and the Kids Fun Run for children aged 12 and under.
The warm summer months invite members of the community and beyond to enjoy the Professional Musky Tournament Trail events, the Great Northern Beer Festival, the annual 4th of July Parade Celebration in Downtown Eagle River—complete with a bright fireworks display at dusk—the annual Guides/Kids Fishing Day, the Annual Paul Bunyan Fest in Downtown Eagle River, the Annual National Championship Musky Open and the Eagle River Area Festival of Flavors. Also not to be missed is the Annual Artarama Riverwalk Art Show & Sale at Riverside Park in July.
The Annual Eagle River Cranberry Fest kicks off the fall season each October, while the World Championship Snowmobile Derby, Annual Labatt Blue USA Adult Pond Hockey Championships and Klondike Days occur at the beginning of the new year in January and February.