Sponsor Directory

We are so grateful to the local businesses and citizens who help us put on the Ely Winter Festival every year.  Please patronize these businesses and let them know you saw their ad on ElyWinterFestival.com!


Designed and manufactured in Ely, Steger Mukluks keep you warm and sure-footed in the winter terrain.
33 E. Sheridan St.
Ely, MN 55731,
218-365-3322
Homemade sausages, brats and polish, potica, wild rice, and other local favorites available in store or online.
303 E Sheridan St
Ely, MN 55731,
218-365-3188
sales@zups.com
Quality Outdoor Apparel – Designed, cut, and sewn in Ely MN
205 East Sheridan Street
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-6602
Great variety of groceries, from specialty cheeses to organics. Deli with world-famous fried chicken and other treats.
1230 E Sheridan St
Ely, Minnesota
218-365-3216
Outfitting, gear, outdoor clothing, winter outfitting rentals
105 N Central Avenue
Ely, MN 55731,
800-223-6565
info@piragis.com
Massage, pampering, shopping
229 E. Sheridan Street
Ely, Minnesota 55731

Raven Productions
Books & Gifts made in Ely
218-365-3375

Brandenburg Gallery
11 E Sheridan
218-365-5933

Shopko Hometown
1500 E Sheridan St
218-365-4700

Wildlife Liquors
25 N 1st Ave E

Lakeshore Liquor
438 E Sheridan St.

Snowtrekker Tents

Kayak Rack

Mike’s Liquor

Pengal’s Basswood Trading Company

Kess Gallery and Frame Shop

Sweet Fern Soap

Crapola

Lucky Seven

City Auto Glass

Lakeview Room & Suites- Indoor Pool –Whirlpool- Sauna Evergreen Restaurant –Antlers Lounge – Fireside Lobby. Meeting & Event Facilities Open 365 days -Located 1 Mile from Downtown Ely.
400 North Pioneer Road
Ely, MN 55731,
218-365-6565
24/7 gaming, dining, lounge. Only 30 minutes away from Ely.
1430 Bois Forte Road
Tower, MN 55790,
800-555-1714
Big Rig-friendly resort nestled on 20 beautiful treed and landscaped acres next to Vermillion Community College, with 23 full service sites (water, sewer, electric and Wi-Fi). We offer a clean, safe easy hook-up with 2014-new sites and equipment. Some sites are year-round sites for hearty winter enthusiasts! Clubhouse and amenities.
2121 E Camp St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-235-8777
Four Season Resort – Ski, Golf, lodging, restaurants.

Biwabik, MN 55708
218-865-8000
Family Camps, Retreats and Cabin Reservations on beautiful Burntside Lake.
3606 N Arm Rd
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-0365
Historic 1928 year-round log lodge right on Burntside Lake accommodates 24 with 14 beds. Modern upgraded kitchen and laundry facilities, fireplace. Weekly bookings available.
3065 E Arm Road
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-235-8492
Remote wilderness boat-in fishing and hunting on Rainy Lake in Ontario, Canada
738 East Camp St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-5277
Providing highly accommodating services for all guests, including those that are disabled: the lodge, docks, pool, grounds and many cabins are each built to assist veterans, their families, and accompanying guests with the most convenient and safe support systems and aids.
161 Fernberg Rd
Ely, Minnesota 55731
800-777-7538

Motel Ely – Budget Host
218-365-3237

Adventure Inn
218-365-3140

Super 8 Ely

Wi-Fi Hotspot, organic coffees and teas, light food, Ely Winter Festival HQ
343 E Sheridan St
Ely, MN 55731,
218-365-2326 (BEAN)
info@elysfrontporch.com
Open 7 days @ 11am for lunch and dinner. Karaoke - Thurs. & Sat.
216 East Sheridan Street
Ely, MN 55731,
Great Italian Food, Pizza, Wine & Beer, all in a family dining atmosphere. 1½ blks W of the Park on Sheridan
520 East Sheridan Street
Ely, MN 55731,
218-365-3688
Full menu Dairy Queen on the east end of town
1441 E Sheridan S
Ely, MN 55731,
218-365-5101
Eat fresh!
1520 E Sheridan St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-2699
Cozy bar in picturesque Winton (just a few miles east of Ely on 169) serving craft and domestic beer, fine wine, food and liquor off sale.
252 Main Street
Winton, Minnesota 55796
218-365-3339
Grilled cheese, mac & cheese, and other delicious fares. Open 8am - 8pm
955 E Sheridan St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-7348

Britton’s Cafe
5 East Chapman Street
Open 5 am – 2 pm

Plum Bun Bakery
402 E Sheridan
Open 7 am – 3:30 pm

Northern Grounds Coffee & Wine Bar
2 West Sheridan

Insula Restaurant
145 E Sheridan

2 Gringos Mexican Grill 
(Special: $1 off an appetizer if you are sporting an Ely Winter Festival pin)
32 E Sheridan

Organic Roots Bistro and Deli

The voice of the Ely Winter Festival. End of the Road radio. Listen to the WELY webcast.
133 E. Chapman St.
Ely, MN 55731,
218-365-4444
The City of Ely provides snow moving, plowing and supports the Festival in countless ways. Thank you!
209 E Chapman St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
855-884-1374
Accepting applications for RNs and caregivers to join the team. If you're looking for a rewarding, flexible, and year-round career with a reputable and growing agency, this may be the perfect place for you!
2000 Siegel Boulevard
Eveleth, Minnesota 55734
Video production, graphic design, photography, drones. Promoting Northern Minnesota and the Ely area by making creative and engaging visual media accessible to local businesses, organizations and individuals.
2130 Walleye Way
Ely, Minnesota 55731
The Boundary Waters College: Environmental, Liberal Arts
1900 East Camp Street
Ely, MN 55731,
800-657-3608
Internet Consulting, Design, Hosting
All Things Web (EWF Web Designer)
1238 E Washington St Suite 1
Ely, Minnesota (MN) 55731
Photographic Services & Equipment · Signs & Banner Service · Copying & Printing
9 E Chapman St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-6275
Community newspaper located in Virginia, Minnesota
401 6th Avenue North, Suite 1111
Virginia, Minnesota 55792
218-741-0106
Webcams, Ely resources

Ely, MN 55731,

328 West Conan Street
218-365-7900

Fall Lake Township

Ely Veterinary Clinic
218-365-5911

Dr. Scott Anderson, DDS
33 E Chapman St, Ely, MN 55731
218-365-3194

Charles R. Zeugner, CPA
Tax and Accounting Services

Ely Vision Center
218-365-4919

Ely Echo Newspaper

Timberjay Newspapers

Ely Folk School
Northwoods Skills & Crafts

Winter Fun 101
Magazine of Winter Activities

e-forms
Electronic Social Security Filing

Dean Bjorkstrand

Dr. Frank Udovich

Ely Bloomenson Community Hospital

Ely Safe Ride

Plaza Salon & Spa

VP Toilets

A joint venture company formed to pursue the development and operation of an underground copper, nickel and platinum group metals (strategic metals) mining project in northeastern Minnesota.
400 Miner’s Drive East
Ely, MN 55731,
Building on the Power of Membership

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800-421-9959
Moving and storage service
420 N 15th Ave E
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-3196
Residential Building Contractor, snow removal services
955 E. Sheridan St
Ely, MN 55731,
218-365-2575
A provider of affordable, reliable energy services in the Upper Midwest.
30 West Superior Street
Duluth, Minnesota 55802
800-228-4966
Custom imprinting. Makes all the Ely Winter Festival t-shirts and beanies.
15 E Sheridan St
Ely, MN 55731,

Ely Flower & Seed
Generous sponsors of the EWF Ice Skating Rink
145 W Camp St
218-365-6555
Pet, wild animal and bird food, plants

Cliffs Northshore Mining
Creating economic value

Charles R Zeugner CPA
Tax and Accounting Services

Canoe Capital Realty
218-365-8689

Kerntz Funeral Home
218-365-3133

Heavy Metal Sports

Deb Campbell – Norshor Insurance Agency, Inc.

Bear Island Land Co.

Ely Area Credit Union

Frandsen Bank & Trust

Boundary Waters Bank

Don Sovil, State Farm Agent

Hearthside Corner

Log Cabin Coffee

Snowtrekker Tents

Guys ‘n’ Gals Hair Shop

A community of businesses working together to benefit the Ely area. For more information about lodging, dining, shopping, activities and events, please visit their website.
1600 E Sheridan St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-6123
fun@ely.org
Rotary International District 5580, Club 1398
P.O. Box 222
Ely, MN 55731,

Protecting clean water, healthy communities, and the Boundary Waters
206 E Sheridan St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-7808
nmw@nmworg.org
Through experiential and outdoor education, Outward Bound helps students of all ages and walks of life discover and develop strength of character.
1007 Spruce Road
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-491-6801
Ely Service Organization
PO Box 201
Ely, MN 55731,
218-365-6165

Ely ArtWalk.org

Northern Lakes Arts Association

Live wolves, info about wolves.
HOURS: Thursday Feb. 4 and Feb 11 10AM - 5PM Fridays 10AM - 5PM Saturdays 9AM - 5PM Sundays 10AM - 2PM
1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731,
218-365-4695
A non-profit club responsible for both the Chalet/facilities at Hidden Valley Recreation Area (HVRA) located on the east end of Ely, Minnesota, and maintaining the trail system for year round use.
Hidden Valley Rd
Ely, Minnesota

A non-profit community education center offering courses on traditional crafts and skills of the Northwoods.
209 E. Sheridan St.
Ely, Minnesota
218-235-0138
Enjoy a dogsled vacation, lovely lakeshore lodging in cozy cabins with fabulous views, fireplaces and feather bed comforters. Plus mouth-watering family-style meals.
1101 Ring Rock Road
Ely, MN 55731,
218-365-6022
Museum dedicated to the memory of Dorothy Molter, the "Rootbeer Lady," the last resident of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Open Fri & Sat 10-5 during the Festival. Admission charged.
2002 East Sheridan Street
Ely, MN 55731,
218-365-4451
Learn about bears. Open Fri Sat 11-4 during the Festival.
1926 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731,
218-365-7879

Women’s Wilderness Discovery
Discover your inner strength outdoors
218-235-1994