Fri, Jan 29 – Sun, Jan 31 &
Fri, Feb 5 – Sun, Feb 7
The Loppet Foundation’s City of Lakes Loppet Winter Festival encompasses a variety of unique outdoor activities in and around Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis. Jan 29 – Jan 31 activities include Chuck & Don’s Skijor Loppet, Next Generation Loppet, Askov Finlayson 10K Snowshoe Loppet, various Freewheel Fat Tire Loppets, Ski Tours and more. See the full list of events here.
Due to COVID-19, the activities will span two weekends to better spread participants out on the courses. There will also be hybrid/virtual options for some of the events. Please check Loppet’s Event Updates Page for more information.
City of Lakes Loppet: Luminary Loppet*
Jan 29-31, 6pm-10pm
Feb 5-7, 6pm-10pm
The non-competitive, Luminary Loppet is the Twin Cities’ most magical event of the season, as well as the primary financial driver that enables the Loppet Foundation to pursue its mission of creating a shared passion for year-round outdoor adventure in the Minneapolis area, focusing on underserved youth and families. Walk or snowshoe over Theodore Wirth Park’s groomed ski trails alongside candle-lit luminaries outlining a serene landscape of glowing ice celebrating winter in the Bold North.
*Registration is full. Please understand that spots are quite limited at this time due to current state COVID guidance. This guidance may change January 10. If that is the case, registration may open a few days after that with new caps. Learn more and sign up for the waitlist.
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