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The best week of Summer is almost here and Woods To Water is excited to be the Platinum Sponsor of The Stars and Stripes Days in Pequot Lakes! We are happy to lead the bobber town charge this year and look forward to seeing you at these great events celebrating our Independence. 



Pequot Lakes Stars and Stripes Days Schedule of Events: presented by Woods To Water Real Estate:

July 3rd, 2021:

  • 5:00PM 
    • Food Vendors - fresh-squeezed lemonade, mini donuts, french fries, cheese curds, corn dogs, kettle corn, cotton candy, snow cones, caramel apples & hot dogs.  
    • Bean Bag Toss Tournament Registration ($10 per Team/2players). Youth Bracket 8-14 yrs old. Adult Bracket 15- 115 yrs old. Cash prizes for 1st Place, 2nd Place
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Welcome to the North! Read up on our “must-dos” in the Brainerd Lakes Area for the next few short, sweet months that we adore so much in Minnesota. We'll equip you with what to do in stunning Lake Country whether it’s 90 degrees and sunny or a rainy sweatshirt day; there is plenty of fun to go around.



Bike, Roller Blade, Walk 

  • The Paul Bunyan Trail | Jenkins to Brainerd
  • The Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area | Crosby
  • Bike rentals:
  • Pequot Pedal to Paddle - Renting Vintage & Classic Bikes on the World Famous Paul Bunyan Trail. Ebikes Coming Soon!
  • Up North Bike Rentals New! At the old SchoolHouse in Nisswa
  • Red Raven Bike - Cuyuna Lakes local bike shop offering up sales, service and rentals. *Fat tire
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Memorial Weekend is approaching and we're looking forward to celebrating with you in the Lakes Area! Check out the fun events happening around town below. As we are enjoying time spent with friends and family, let us remember those who courageously gave their lives for our freedom. We are forever grateful for our nation’s heroes! 


  • Roundhouse Brewery Memorial Day Weekend Concert Series! Music starts at 6pm on Thursday & Friday, 11am on Saturday, and 1PM on Sunday!
  • Elvis performs at Breezy Point Saturday May 29th at dusk
  • Jack Pine Brewery
    • Friday 5/28 Smokey Jakes BBQ Food Truck and P.C.R performs live on the patio 6pm-8pm
    • Saturday 5/29 Auntie M's Gluten-Free Fair Food Truck and Dos Guys live on the
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Gas up the boats and fire up those grills, it's our favorite holiday this weekend! 

Things may look a bit different for 2020's 4th of July celebration, but it's still the best time of year in the Brainerd Lakes Area! Although many of the traditional events have been canceled this year, Fireworks shows are still on and there's plenty of things to do around our small towns if you're looking to get out with the family. Throw us a wave if you see us out on the water or celebrating America in our sweet hometowns. God Bless America!


Schedule for the week of July 4th, 2020: 

Wednesday, July 1:

  • Pequot Lakes Farmers Market at It’s A Wing Ding Thing 9am-1pm

Thursday, July 2:

  • 7pm-10pm - Elvis Tribute by Chris Olson -

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February 14, 15, 16, 2020 

A unique 2-day experience - with live music, Nisswa Fire Department's Ice Fishing Derby and much more.

The Nisswa Jubilee is an event put on by a collaboration of local businesses:

American Legion, Big Axe Brewing, Ye Old Pickle Factory.


For more information about the FUN for Saturday - contact the Pickle Factory.

218-963-0085 or check out the Jubilee Facebook page:




Friday Feb 14


Dining Specials

11 - 1pm



Daily lunch special  $8.50

Baked ham dinner  $10.95 served 4 pm to 8 pm

Home made pizzas all day!!



Free appetizer with purchase of a large pizza from 5

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Some darn good fun in Nisswa this weekend

September 21, 2019

Tons going on in Downtown Nisswa this weekend for the whole gang, we're kicking off the 14th Annual Fall Festival! Woods to Water will have bags boards outside our office to play, come stop by and say hi anytime throughout the day. Enjoy downtown Nisswa shops, brewery, restaurants, coffee and more in your in-between rib-eating time. Check out the long list of events and activities for the day, we hope to see you tomorrow!


Smokin’ Hot BBQ Contest:

General $2/rib (buy there, but buy early in the day!)

VIP $30: 7 ribs, 2 sides, dessert, NA beverage, VIP voting/judging, a guaranteed seat under the tent (early sales, call the Nisswa Chamber)



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For me, the 4th of July brings to mind nostalgic memories of Lake Country; small town parades, pork on a stick, sunburned skin from too much lake time. The energy, excitement and pure bliss in this area, especially over the 4th of July is nothing short of contagious - once you experience “the 4th up north”, it’s just something you want to be a part of, over and over again. Even once we moved out of the area, year after year we would “head up north” or return home to celebrate the 4th of July - it’s where we always wanted to be. We love celebrating these childhood memories over and over and now we have the opportunity to pass these traditions on to our own little family.

Holiday events such as these are important to us on so many levels. They

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