Sugar and spice and everything nice, that’s what Minnesota winters are made of! To celebrate this, Grand View Lodge is introducing, MN Ice Daze, a weekend dedicated to families and a tribute to winter activities.
Starting Friday, February 1, we will have our Dive-In Movie at the pool, where no matter what your age, you can relax and float around on inner tubes and enjoy a movie on our big screen. If its outside you’d rather be, then try a ride on our lighted tube down the Grand View hill in front of the Main Lodge. Snow is essential for this, so let it snow, let it snow let it snow! The evening of fun will end with the awesome acoustic sounds of Minneapolis’ own Tim Mahoney (former 2011 contestant on NBC’s The Voice) joined by musician, Michael McGregor, at our Main Lodge both Friday and Saturday nights.
Upon filling yourself at our endless Breakfast Buffet, join us at our Guest-Only Fishing Derby. Our three hour derby will give you a chance to catch some lunkers and land some big prizes. Holes will be drilled for you and your poles and bait will be provided. But if you prefer your lucky pole and secret bait, bring that along too. There will also be refreshments and hot dogs will be complimentary, but beer will be an additional charge. Following the derby will be the Ice Daze Olympics, offering families and individuals competition in categories such as Ice Trike Racing, Chip It to Win It, Human Curling, a snow sculpture contest and more.
If you haven’t decided to stay for our Sunday celebrations yet, maybe we can persuade you with the following…. We will start off the morning with KFAN’s Common Man’s Snowmobile Poker Run. Five stops throughout the miles of trails in the Brainerd Area and receive 5 poker cards to get the winning hand for the big prize. If you don’t have a sled of your own, our friends at Boats ‘N Beyond Rentals have available rentals, plus all the gear at a special price for our guests.
And then it begins, our SUPERBOWL Party at the Northwoods Pub. Join us for a Football Lover’s Buffet, trivia, specials and fun. Watch the Vikings (oops, we’ll see), the champions of the NFL season battle for the coveted title. We will still have the sledding hill open if you feel the need for snow speed and fun or to join the kids outdoors for one last day.
MN Ice Daze package is for $140/night based on double occupancy. Add $50/additional adult or $10 per child per night for a weekend of fun, music and celebration. Because in Minnesota, sometimes you have to embrace the season and here’s a weekend of reasons why!