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,
Homemade sausages, brats and polish, potica, wild rice, and other local favorites available in store or online.
303 E Sheridan St
Ely, MN 55731,
(Online) Publisher of books for children and adults, including greeting cards and the BWCA calendar
P.O. Box 188
Ely, MN 55731,
The Ely department store's foundation supports local non-profits, such as the Ely Winter Festival.
1500 E Sheridan St
Ely, Minnesota
Outfitting, gear, outdoor clothing, winter outfitting rentals
105 N Central Avenue
Ely, MN 55731,
Massage, pampering, shopping
229 E. Sheridan Street
Ely, Minnesota 55731

Ely Candle Company
Find us on facebook

Ely Northland Market
1230 E Sheridan St

The J.D. Mills Company
230 E. Sheridan St., Ely, MN

Music Outfitters

Secret Sisters Boutique

Mike’s Liquor & Wine Shop

Pengal’s Basswood Trading Company

Located on scenic Shagawa Lake, Grand Ely Lodge is just one mile from downtown Ely and offers beautiful rooms, casual dining, meeting facilities, lodging.
400 North Pioneer Road
Ely, MN 55731,
Casino, lodging, golf course, restaurants, conference center, entertainment
1430 Bois Forte Road
Tower, MN 55790,
800-992-7529 (PLAY)
Four Season Resort – Ski, Golf, lodging, restaurants.
6325 Wynne Creek Drive
Biwabik, 55708
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,
Located south of Ely on Hiway 21 on Bear Island Lake with winterized cabins and suites that have easy access to ski and snowmobile trails.
9089 Hwy 21 N
Babbitt, Minnesota 55706


Motel Ely – Budget Host

Paddle Inn

Smitty’s On Snowbank
Winter Resort

Fortune Bay Resort Casino
800-992-7529 (PLAY)

A Stay Inn Ely

Canoe On Inn

Creek Ridge Lodge & Restaurant

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)
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,
Full menu Dairy Queen on the east end of town
1441 E Sheridan S
Ely, MN 55731,
Great beer and great food in the north woods
47 E Sheridan St.
Ely, MN 55731,
Homemade soups, sandwiches, entrees and desserts. Open daily for breakfast and lunch.
117 N Central Ave
Ely, Minnesota 55731
Fresh, home-cooked meals. An Ely favorite.
101 N Central Ave
Ely, Minnesota 55731
Eat fresh!
1520 E Sheridan St
Ely, Minnesota 55731


Creek Ridge Lodge & Restaurant

Organic Roots Bistro
141 E Chapman St.

Ely's health clinic
328 West Conan Street
Ely, MN 55731,
Leographico offers design services in interactive and website development; in print, advertising and environmental graphics; in tradeshows and exhibitions; in packaging, and in all media integration and user-customer experience. Leo Melamud, owner and designer, is one of the EWF carvers and designed the 2012 and 2014 pins.
8362 Passfield Turn
Maple Grove, Minnesota 55311
612 483-6360
The Boundary Waters College: Environmental, Liberal Arts
1900 East Camp Street
Ely, MN 55731,
The voice of the Ely Winter Festival. End of the Road radio. Listen to the WELY webcast.
133 E. Chapman St.
Ely, MN 55731,
Internet Consulting, Design, Hosting
All Things Web (EWF Web Designer)

Webcams, Ely resources

Ely, MN 55731,

Zigs Design Websites

Ely Echo Newspaper

Timberjay Newspapers


City of Ely

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

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

Roger’s Printing
9 E. Chapman St.

Bear Island Land Co.
Specialists in Recreational Real Estate

Thrivent for Lutherans

Klun Law Firm

Ely Area Credit Union

Frandsen Bank & Trust

Northeast Title

Ely Service Organization
PO Box 201
Ely, MN 55731,
Protecting clean water, healthy communities, and the Boundary Waters
206 E Sheridan St
Ely, Minnesota 55731


Ely ArtWalk.org

Northern Lakes Arts

Ely Greenstone Public Art

Live wolves, info about wolves.
HOURS: Friday-Saturday 10:00-5:00
Sunday 10:00-2:00
Special Winter Festival Hours:
Monday, February 4 through Thursday, February 7 Noon-4:00
Discount-$1.50 off regular admission with a winter festival pin throughout the festival (Feb. 1-10, 2013)
1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731,
Learn about bears. Open Fri Sat 10-4 during the Festival.
1926 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731,
Museum dedicated to the memory of Dorothy Molter, the "Rootbeer Lady," the last resident of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Open Thurs, Fri Sat 10-4 during the Festival.
2002 East Sheridan Street
Ely, MN 55731,