Grand Marais Lions

Special Grand Marais Park Board meeting on Friday to consider Lions Club request

Despite concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic, the Grand Marais Lions Club is moving ahead with plans to host a “Mini Fisherman’s Picnic,” to include the traditional Fishburger stand, a raffle, possibly fireworks and an outdoor music concert in Harbor Park. The events will be held August 1-2. Hear an interview with Grand Marais Lion Bob Spry on the plans for the event here.

In May, the Lions Club announced that it was canceling the historic Fisherman’s Picnic because of COVID-19. This year’s event would have been the 91st anniversary of the celebration.

Events such as the concert during this “Mini Fisherman’s Picnic” held in Harbor Park must be approved by the Grand Marais Park Board.
The park board will discuss the event permit application at a special meeting this Friday, July 24 at 10 a.m. Most Grand Marais government meetings are shared online on the city’s webpage and that is the likely the case for this meeting as well.

WTIP’s Rhonda Silence spoke with Parks and Rec Manager Dave Tersteeg about the proposed “Mini Fisherman’s Picnic” being held despite the COVID-19 pandemic