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!  Click a tab below to see different categories of businesses.

Steger Mukluks
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
www.mukluks.com

Zup’s Inc.
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
www.zups.com

Wintergreen Northern Wear
Quality Outdoor Apparel – Designed, cut, and sewn in Ely MN
205 East Sheridan Street
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-6602
wintergreennorthernwear.com

Piragis Northwoods Company
Outfitting, gear, outdoor clothing, winter outfitting rentals
105 N Central Avenue
Ely, MN 55731
800-223-6565
www.piragis.com

Pebble Spa
Massage, pampering, shopping
229 E. Sheridan Street
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-4251
pebblespaco.com

Northland Market
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
www.elynorthlandmarket.com

Merhar's Ace Hardware

Ace Hardware
Paints, pumps, hardware, electrical supplies and a helpful staff
48 E Chapman St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-3129
acehardware.com

Frost River

Frost River
Premiere waxed canvas crafters in Duluth, MN, hand-building rugged canoe packs, luggage, bags, backpacks and accessories. Lifetime Guaranteed.
1910 W Superior St.
Duluth, MN 55806
800-376-7884
www.frostriver.com

Ely Art & Soul

Art & Soul Gallery
Gallery of local Ely artists
427 E Sheridan St
Ely, Minnesota
218-365-7300
www.elyartandsoul.com/

Raven Words 
Summer & Winter Times
Calendars made in Ely
218-365-3375

Brandenburg Gallery
11 E Sheridan
218-365-5933

Shopko Hometown
1500 E Sheridan St
218-365-4700

Fativan Food Vac Bags
Vacuum Sealer Bags at Bargain Prices

Mealey’s Gift & Sauna Shop
124 N Central Ave

Consie Powell
Illustrator, visual storyteller, writer

Pharr Thrown Pottery (EWF Mugs)
218-235-0038

Mike’s Liquor

Lakeshore Liquor

Pengal’s Basswood Trading Company

Kess Gallery and Frame Shop

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
 
 
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
 
 
 
1430 Bois Forte Road
Tower, MN 55790,
800-555-1714
 
 
Family Camps, Retreats and Cabin Reservations on beautiful Burntside Lake.
3606 N Arm Rd
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-0365
 
 
Exceptional Resort Vacations and BWCA Canoe Trips on a Magnificent Mile-Long Private Peninsula Birch Lake & South Kawishiwi River Paddle the Quiet Side®
12007 River Point Rd
Ely, Minnesota
800-456-5580
info(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)riverpointresort.com
 
 
Locally owned motel in Babbitt, only 15 miles from Ely
13 Alder Rd
Babbitt, Minnesota 55706
218-827-2220
 
 

Motel Ely – Budget Host
218-365-3237

Adventure Inn
218-365-3140

Paddle Inn
218-365-6036

Espland’s Cabins

Wi-Fi Hotspot, organic coffees and teas, light food, Ely Winter Festival HQ
343 E Sheridan St
Ely, MN 55731,
218-365-2326 (BEAN)
www.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
 
 
World’s best granola, made right here in Ely!
16 N 1st Ave E
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-235-6161
 
 
Fresh-ground coffee, pastries, light foods, great wine by the glass
2 W Sheridan St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
 
 
 
Gourmet cuisine and local favorites served for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
145 E Sheridan St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-4855
 
Boathouse Brewpub
47 E Sheridan St – 218-365-4301

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
 
 
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
218-343-2778
www.wolvenwood.com
 
 
Crystal Chopp, DDS
40 N. 1st Avenue East
Ely, Minnesota
218-365-3565
www.elydental.com
 
 
 
Strengthening communities by partnering with local nonprofits.
104 E Chapman St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-3121
 
 
Board certified massage therapist, Christine Kloppenberg, provides deep tissue massage therapy utilizing a variety of therapeutic modalities.
10 N. 1st Avenue, Suite 207
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-504-9039
 
 
 
Supplying quality foods to Ely restaurants.
 
 
Where to go, what to do, how to do it in the upper midwest and Thunder Bay.
 
 
The Boundary Waters College: Environmental, Liberal Arts
1900 East Camp Street
Ely, MN 55731,
800-657-3608
 
 
Internet Web Design & Marketing (EWF Web Designer)
1238 E Washington St, Suite 1
Ely, Minnesota (MN) 55731
218-235-6107 (land line)
www.webgoddess.net
 
 
Photographic Services & Equipment · Signs & Banner Service · Copying & Printing
9 E Chapman St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-6275
 
 
 
2000 Siegel Boulevard
Eveleth, Minnesota 55734
 
 
Full service transportation in Ely and Babbitt only $5 a ride.
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-380-7433 (RIDE)
 
 
Insurance broker for all your insurance needs. We get you the best price out there.
240 W Sheridan St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-4000
 
 
 
Webcams, Ely resources
Ely, MN 55731,
 
 
328 West Conan Street
218-365-7900
 
Ely Vision Center
38 E Harvey St
218-365-4919

Fall Lake Township
393 Kawishiwi Trail
218-365-3835

Ely Veterinary Clinic
318 Miners Dr East
218-365-5911

Dr. Scott Anderson, DDS
33 E Chapman St – 218-365-3194

Charles R. Zeugner, CPA
Tax and Accounting Services

Ely Echo Newspaper

Timberjay Newspapers

Hometown Focus

Canoe Capital Realty
218-365-8689

Hand-Done T-shirts
15 E Sheridan St

Ely Bloomenson Community Hospital

Dr. Frank Udovich, DDS

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
218-365-3306
www.twin-metals.com
 
 
Building on the Power of Membership
800-421-9959
 
 
Moving and storage service
420 N 15th Ave E
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-3196
 
 
 
Title and closing services throughout Minnesota
41 E Camp St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-5256
 
 
Year-round, fully-outfitted & guided BWCAW overnight and day trips.
429 E Sheridan St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-235-1994
 
 
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
 
 

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 Natural Resources
Creating economic value

Voltz Technologies
218-365-7783

Dahl’s Sunrise Dairy
218-827-9999

Boundary Waters Bank
Your financial outfitter

Redfin Realty

Bear Island Land Co.

Ely Area Credit Union

Frandsen Bank & Trust

Don Sovil, State Farm Agent

Tranquility Wellness Center

Hearthside Corner

Studio-A Hair Shop

Evergreen Cottage

Ely Chamber of Commerce

Ely Chamber of Commerce
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
ely.org

Ely Rotary Club
Rotary International District 5580, Club 1398
P.O. Box 222
Ely, MN 55731
elyrotary.org

Save the Boundary Waters

NE Minnesota for Wilderness
Protecting clean water, healthy communities, and the Boundary Waters
206 E Sheridan St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-7808
www.savetheboundarywaters.org

Kiwanis

Ely Kiwanis Club
Ely Service Organization
PO Box 201
Ely, MN 55731
218-365-6165

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 community education center offering courses on traditional crafts and skills of the Northwoods.
209 E. Sheridan St.
Ely, Minnesota
218-235-0138
 
 
Annual September races: Full Marathon | Half Marathon | 5K | Canoe Portage | Kids Races
Ely, Minnesota 55731
 
 
 
Downtown Ely is converted to an art gallery during the Ely Winter Festival