North Shore Water Festival offers visitors chance to get wet July 16-17 in Grand Marais



North Shore Water Festival offers visitors chance to get wet July 16-17 in Grand Marais

COOK COUNTY, Minn., (June 09, 2016) – The third annual North Shore Water Festival (NSWF) in Grand Marais offers visitors a chance to get wet and participate in water activities on Saturday, July 16 – Sunday, July 17, 2016 in Stone Harbor.

The NSWF will have experts on-hand offering fishing, touring kayak and canoe demonstrations, stand-up paddle board (SUP) demo activities in the harbor, including SUP yoga, plus check out what new water gear and equipment is available this year.  Most activities are free to the public, and only require signing a waiver and/or registering in advance for SUP board yoga.

To register for SUP yoga, please click here |

What | North Shore Water Festival


Where | Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply

22 East 1st Street

Grand Marais, Minn. 55604

When | Saturday, July 16 from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Sunday, July 17, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Please click here for additional event info |

Vendors | The North Shore Water Festival is hosted by Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply, with the support of local Grand Marais businesses. A variety of vendors will be on hand to show and offer demos of their gear and equipment.

For hi-rez photos of last year’s NSWF event, please click here |


About Visit Cook County

Cook County, Minn. includes the communities of Lutsen, Tofte, Schroeder, Grand Marais, the Gunflint Trail and Grand Portage. Last spring, Grand Marais was named the 2015 Coolest Small Town in America by Budget Travel, thanks to a social media voting contest. Visit Cook County inspires guests to rekindle their sense of adventure by boldly escaping the ordinary, from Minnesota’s tallest mountains to its greatest lakeshore. Download the Visit Cook County app in the Google Play or iTunes App store to gain quick access to the events calendar, places to eat, stay, and play right at your fingertips. Stay in touch via, Twitter @CookCoVisitors or Facebook.



CONTACT Lynn Nelson | LIN Public Relations, Inc. 612.990.0126 | Katie Krantz | Visit Cook County 218.387.2788 |