Menahga, MN

A town incorporated in 1892, the word “Menahga” is Ojibwe for blueberry. Development came along with the wire grass industry and the town never looked back. The waters of Spirit Lake lap gently against sugar sand beaches that anyone would be delighted to run their toes through. Not only is Menahga the Gateway to the Pines, but it’s the home of St. Urho Days, a holiday the largely Finnish population takes very seriously.


Feb 11, 2023
Audrey’s Purple Dream Fishing Tournament & Purple Plunge
Audrey’s Purple Dream is dedicated to the memory of Audrey Faye Pidde, a life long resident of Akeley, Minnesota. After a heroic battle against cancer Audrey passed away on March 24th 2005. One of Audrey’s last wishes was to go to Alaska. Audrey had many friends and many family members who helped make the original […]
Mar 17, 2023 - Mar 18, 2023
Menahga St. Urho Day Celebration
Head to Menahga and enjoy a variety of events in celebration of St. Urho, the Finnish Saint who led the grasshoppers out of the grape fields! On Friday, check out the Opening Ceremonies and Crowning of the St. Urho King and Queen. Saturday festivities include a pancake breakfast, horse-drawn wagon rides, Mojakka Feed, the Changing […]

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