Voyageurs Conservancy

Spring thaw

An Evening Celebrating & Protecting Voyageurs National Park

Celebrate open water season and gather with hundreds of park enthusiasts at the fourth-annual Spring Thaw! Hosted on April 25, the Voyageurs Spring Thaw is a signature event celebrating and protecting Minnesota’s Voyageurs National Park. The evening features speakers and park staff; dinner, drinks, and music inspired by the North Woods; a nature-themed silent auction; and experiences that bring Voyageurs to life.

DATE: April 25
TIME: 5:00p
LOCATION: 145 Holden St. N, Minneapolis, MN 55405 & online
TICKETS: Starting at $125

Your Spring Thaw ticket not only supports critical projects and programs at Voyageurs National Park, but also grants you access to exclusive park-themed event experiences:

  • Enjoy a program with special remarks from author Douglas Wood, executive director Christina Hausman Rhode, and park superintendent Bob DeGross
  • Immerse yourself in the stars inside the Bell Museum's mobile planetarium
  • Enjoy signature North Woods cocktails with Cantilever Distilling and exclusive ice cream from A to Z Creamery
  • Learn about the park's diverse ecology at interactive stations with Minnesota Master Naturalists, Voyageurs Wolf Project, Leave No Trace, and our Voyageurs Mobile Classroom.


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