Welcome to The Black Lantern's Fall Festival!!
200 acres of fun in the Bemidji area! Amusements for everyone.
Main event areas include: Camping, Shopping Area, Children's Space, Food/LIVE Music/Adult Beverage/Contest Area, and the rest of the forested property to explore, with nature trails and picnic areas!
CAMPING: This year we will have camping all weekend long for festival goers, check out the lodging page!
FOOD/LIVE MUSIC/ADULT BEVERAGE AREA: The portion of the property encompassing the main food & beverage vendors, alcoholic beverages, bonfire, BBQ, picnic tables, music, and FUN! On Saturday the bonfire will commence at dark with music- Adults 21 & over are only allowed past 8 pm. everyone must be out by Midnight that is not camping. Music by Pelican Railroad. Alcohol provided by Keg n' Cork. Food provided by Village Cafe of Shevlin & Big Girl's Lunch Stop, Kettle Korn, and more. More vendors to be announced!
CHILDREN'S SPACE: This area will be spread out to include a "corn pit" an area enclosed by square haybales and filled with whole kernals of corn, the kids can roll around and dig in it, always a big hit, an inflatable bouncy house, face painting, paint a pumpkin or gourd, contests, and a playground. Some children oriented vendors may set up in the kid's area too. This space shuts down before sundown which is at 7pm.
MARKET/FLEA/CRAFT AREA: We welcome people who want to sell produce, garage sale items, crafts, and unique items for the Autumn season. This area closes down before sundown, which is at 7pm.
THE PROPERTY: There are 200 acres to roam around on, which includes nature trails, picnic areas, and chances to see wildlife in the forest. Access to the property, beyond the main music area will be closed off before sun down which is at 7pm.