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Here is the schedule of remaining events for the Third Annual Hygge Festival

Feb 04, 2019 07:53AM ● By Editor

From visitcookcounty.com - February 4, 2019


The Danish concept of “hygge” (pronounced hoo-gah) has been around for a long time. It refers to the ritual of embracing life’s simple pleasures. Feeling relaxed, cozy and surrounded by the warmth of family, friends, community and fire all encompass the idea of hygge.

2019 Hygge Event Schedule: 

Tuesday 2/12

All Day                  Dog Sled Tours at Skyport Lodge

Call for reservations and pricing information (218) 387-9414

10:30 am              Story Time at the Grand Marais Public Library

2 pm                      Mellow Snowshoe Hike at the Lake Superior Trading Post

Pre-registration suggested for those needing to borrow snowshoes (limited supply).
Call for more info (218) 387-2020 $5 Suggested Donation benefits the Cook County Food Shelf

6 – 8 pm                Live Music by Jon Kallberg at the Poplar River Pub at Lutsen Resort

Wednesday 2/13

All Day                  Start of the Northern Fibers Retreat at North House Folk School

This five-day event celebrates Wool and woodstoves, friends and fibers: it all weaves into a cozy tapestry during the Northern Fiber Retreat. Visit NorthHouse.org
for more info.

Thursday 2/14 (Valentine’s Day)

2 pm                      Mellow Snowshoe Hike at the Lake Superior Trading Post

Pre-registration suggested for those needing to borrow snowshoes (limited supply).
Call for more info (218) 387-2020 $5 Suggested Donation benefits the Cook County Food Shelf

5 – 8 pm                Valentines Music at the Cove at Best Western in Grand Marais

5 – 8 pm                Rod & Caribou Valentine’s Music at Skyport Lodge

5:30 – 8 pm          Valentine’s Dinner at Gunflint Lodge

6 pm                      5 Course Jazz & Candlelight Dinner at Moguls Grille & Tap Room

Playful aromatic cocktails and chef designed Scandinavian Comfort foods seated family style–a sensory delight, a snuggle for all your senses. Reservations required,    email [email protected] $49 plus tax and gratuity.

6 – 8 pm                Date Night with Live Music by Gordon Thorne at the North Shore Winery

6 – 8 pm                Live Music by Joe Paulik at the Poplar River Pub at Lutsen Resort

6 – 9 pm                Live Music by Plucked up String Band at the Gun Flint Tavern

9:30 pm – 1 am   Dance Party with DJ Beavstar at Papa Charlie’s at Lutsen Mountains, 21+

Friday 2/15

4 – 7 pm                Live Music by Colleen Myhre at Voyageur Brewing Company

5:30 – 8 pm          Valentine’s Dinner at Gunflint Lodge

6 – 7 pm                SVEA Bonfire Concert: A Capella Swedish Folk Stories and Songs at Drury Lane Books

SVEA will sing outside around the bonfire weather permitting. This event is in conjunction with the Many Tiny Lights PTA fundraiser for the local elementary              school. Come see  the lakefront decorated with hundreds of ice lanterns.

7 – 9 pm                Artist Talk: Photographer Craig Blacklock at the Grand Marais Art Colony

7 – 10 pm              Live Music by Jim and Michele Miller at Lutsen Resort

8 – 10 pm             Live Music by Eric Frost at Bluefin Grille

9 pm – 1 am         Live Music by Timmy Haus at Papa Charlie’s at Lutsen Mountains, 21+

All Week:

10% Discount on Darn Tough Socks at Joynes Ben Franklin

One Hour Guided Fat Bike & E Fat Bike Tours at Fireweed Bike Coop

Occurring Daily at 11 am and 1 pm.

Bike Rentals at Fireweed Bike Coop


For more information and to see other area events, follow this link to the Visit Cook County website.  https://www.visitcookcounty.com/event/hygge-festival/

Watch a preview video of the Hygge fireplace tour