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

Ely Art & Soul

Art & Soul Gallery
Gallery of local Ely artists
427 E Sheridan St
Ely, Minnesota
218-365-7300
elysartandsoul.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

Potluck Vintage & Modern Kitchenware
101 E Chapman St
potluckvintage(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)gmail.com

Granite Gear

Granite Gear
Packs/sacks for all your outdoor adventures
2312 10th St
Two Harbors, MN 55616
218-834-6157
granitegear.com/

Pebble Spa
Massage, pampering, shopping
229 E. Sheridan Street
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-0809
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

 

Brandenburg Gallery
11 E Sheridan
218-365-5933

Mealey’s Gift & Sauna Shop
124 N Central Ave

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

Consie Powell
Illustrator, visual storyteller, writer

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

Mike’s Liquor

Lakeshore Liquor

Pengal’s Basswood Trading Company

City Auto Glass

Evergreen Cottage

Fortune Bay Casino

Fortune Bay Resort Casino
Lodging, Dining, Casino on Lake Vermilion
1430 Bois Forte Road
Tower, MN 55790,
800-555-1714
www.fortunebay.com

Grand Ely Lodge

Grand Ely Lodge
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
www.grandelylodge.com/

Veterans on the Lake

Veterans on the Lake Resort
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
veteransonthelakeresort.org

Giants Ridge

Giants Ridge
6329 Wynne Creek Drive
Biwabik, MN 55708
218-865-8005
GiantsRidge.com

Camp du Nord

Camp du Nord
Family Camps, Retreats and Cabin Reservations on beautiful Burntside Lake.
3606 N Arm Rd
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-0365
www.campdunord.org

River Point Resort

River Point Resort & Outfitting Co.
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
www.riverpointresort.com

blue heron

Blue Heron Bed & Breakfast
827 Kawishiwi Trail
Ely, MN 55731
218-365-3223
blueheronbnb.com

Alder Place

Alder Place
Locally owned motel in Babbitt, only 15 miles from Ely
13 Alder Rd
Babbitt, Minnesota 55706
218-827-2220
http://alderplacetheinn.com/

Espland’s Resort
1540 Grant McMahon Blvd

Motel Ely – Budget Host
218-365-3237

Adventure Inn
218-365-3140

Paddle Inn
218-365-6036

Super 8 Motel

Front Porch

Front Porch Coffee & Tea Co.
Wi-Fi Hotspot, organic coffees and teas, light food
343 E Sheridan St
Ely, MN 55731
218-365-2326 (BEAN)
www.elysfrontporch.com

Northern Grounds

Northern Grounds
Fresh-ground coffee, pastries, light foods, great wine by the glass, craft beer, designer cocktails
2 W Sheridan St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-235-6162
thenortherngrounds.com

Ely Steak House

Ely Steak House
Open 7 days @ 11am for lunch and dinner. Karaoke – Thurs. & Sat.
216 East Sheridan Street
Ely, MN 55731
218-365-7412
www.elysteakhouse.com

Sir Gs

Sir G’s Italian & Pizza Restaurant
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
www.sirgs.com

Dairy Queen

Dairy Queen Grill & Chill
Full menu Dairy Queen on the east end of town
1441 E Sheridan S
Ely, MN 55731,
218-365-5101
www.dairyqueen.com/us-en/Locator/Detail/12

Subway Eat Fresh

Subway
Eat fresh!
1520 E Sheridan St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-2699

Winton Roadhouse

Winton Roadhouse
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 (even on Sundays!).
252 Main Street
Winton, Minnesota 55796
218-365-3339
www.wintonroadhouse.com

Gators

Gator’s Grilled Cheese Emporium
Grilled cheese, mac & cheese, and other delicious fares. Open 8am – 8pm
955 E Sheridan St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-7348
www.gatorsinely.com

Crapola

Crapola World Headquarters
World’s best granola, made right here in Ely!
16 N 1st Ave E
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-235-6161
crapola.us

Insula

Insula
Gourmet cuisine and local favorites served for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
145 E Sheridan St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-4855
www.insularestaurant.com

Boathouse Brewpub
47 E Sheridan St
218-365-4301

Organic Roots Bistro and Deli

Ely Family Dental
Crystal Chopp, DDS
40 N. 1st Avenue East
Ely, Minnesota
218-365-3565
www.elydental.com

Essentia Health Clinic
328 West Conan Street
218-365-7900
http://essentiahealth.org

Carefree Living Ely spectrum

Carefree Living – Ely
A Division of Spectrum Health Cos.
140 S Second Ave W
Ely, MN 55731
218-365-2261

WELY radio

WELY Radio 94.5 FM
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
www.wely.com

City of Ely

City of Ely
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
www.ely.mn.us

Wolvenwood Studio

Wolvenwood Studio
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

First Ave Massage

First Avenue Massage
Board certified massage therapist, Christine Kloppenberg, provides deep tissue massage therapy utilizing a variety of therapeutic modalities. Call for an appointment.
10 N 1st Avenue, Suite 207
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-504-9039

Winter Fun

Winter Fun Magazine
Where to go, what to do, how to do it in the upper midwest and Thunder Bay.
www.winterfun101.com

Vermilion Community College

Vermilion Community College
The Boundary Waters College: Environmental, Liberal Arts
1900 East Camp Street
Ely, MN 55731
800-657-3608
www.vcc.edu

Web Goddess

Web Goddess LLC
Internet Web Design & Marketing (EWF Web Designer)
1238 E Washington St, Suite 1
Ely, MN 55731
218-235-6107 (land line)
www.webgoddess.net

Ely Design Works

Ely Design Works
Photographic Services & Equipment · Signs & Banner Service · Copying & Printing
9 E Chapman St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-6275
elydesignworks.com

Carolyn Kluender (EWF Graphic Designer & 2019 Pin Design)
carolynck1(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)gmail.com
Illustration • Graphic Design
218-235-0415

Ely Safe Ride

Ely Safe Ride
Full service transportation in Ely and Babbitt
$1 off your ride with your EWF pin!
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-380-7433 (RIDE)
www.elysaferide.com

Land of Lakes Insurance

Land of Lakes Insurance
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

Ely Minnesota.com

ElyMinnesota.com
Webcams, Ely resources
Ely, MN 55731
www.elyminnesota.com

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
328 West Conan Street

VP Toilets

Miller Hill Suburu
Friendly and helpful sales staff, highly skilled mechanics and multiple automotive certifications
4710 Miller Trunk Hwy, Duluth, MN
218-722-5337
www.millerhill.com
Twin Metals

Twin Metals Minnesota
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

Lake Country Power

Lake Country Power
Building on the Power of Membership
800-421-9959
www.lakecountrypower.coop

Rural Living Environments
Job Opportunities Available
Babbitt, MN
218-827-2322

Gypsy Bandanas
Bandanas made in Ely, MN USA. Edgy. raw. comfortable fit.
https://www.facebook.com/pg/gypsybandanas

Ely Bike & Kicksled

Ely Bike & Kicksled
125 N Central Ave.
Ely, Minnesota
(218) 365-2453
http://www.elybikeandkicksled.com/

Snowtrecker

Snowtrekker Tents
“Winter tents you can count on”
715-378-4216
snowtrekkertents.com

R & R Transfer
Moving and storage service
420 N 15th Ave E
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-3196

women's Wilderness Discovery

Women’s Wilderness Discovery
Year-round, fully-outfitted & guided BWCAW overnight and day trips.
429 E Sheridan St
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-235-1994
womenswildernessdiscovery.com

Evergreen Construction

Evergreen Construction
Residential Building Contractor, snow removal services
955 E. Sheridan St
Ely, MN 55731
218-365-2575
elyconstruction.com

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

Razor Edge Systems, Inc.
Knife and Scissor Sharpening Equipment
218-365-6419

Bear Island Land Co.
218-365-2800

Bear Island Surveying
218-365-6893

Cliffs Natural Resources
Creating economic value

Boundary Waters Bank
Your financial outfitter

Mather Recycling
218-365-5865

Northeast Title

Voltz Technologies

Ely Area Credit Union

Frandsen Bank & Trust

Tranquility Wellness Center

Hearthside Corner

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
PO Box 201
Ely, MN 55731
218-365-6165

Wolf Center

International Wolf Center
Live wolves, info about wolves.
1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731,
218-365-4695
www.wolf.org

Ely Folk School

Ely Folk School
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
elyfolkschool.org

Ely Nordic Ski Club

Ely Nordic Ski Club
Hidden Valley Ski Chalet is located 0.3 miles East of Ely, MN at 1340  Hidden Valley Rd.
https://www.elynordic.org

Ely Marathon

Ely Marathon
Annual September races: Full Marathon | Half Marathon | 5K | Canoe Portage | Kids Races
Ely, Minnesota 55731
elymarathon.com

Ely ArtWalk logo

Ely ArtWalk
Downtown Ely is converted to an art gallery during the Ely Winter Festival
elyartwalk.org

Heart of the Continent Geotourism National Geographic

National Geographic Heart of the Continent
Thanks for listing us in your travel guide to the places most respected and recommended by locals.