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

Art & Soul logo

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

Wintergreen Northern Wear
Quality Outdoor Clothing
Handmade 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

Frost River
Frost River
Bags, Totes & Packs – made in America
1910 W Superior St, Duluth, MN 55806
218-727-1472

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

Mealey’s Gift & Sauna Shop
124 N Central Ave

Kekekabic Studios
Stained Glass Creation & Repair
118 E Chapman St

Brandenberg Gallery
11 E Sheridan St
218-365-6563

Ely Surplus Store

Consie Powell
Illustrator, visual storyteller, writer

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

Mike’s Liquor

Pengal’s Basswood Trading Company

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/

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

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

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

Lady Bug Lodge
Lady Bug Lodge
2279 Grant McMahan Blvd
218-365-8400
Wintergreen Dogsled Lodge

Wintergreen Dogsled Lodge
Winter lodge with casual quarters offering dogsledding, plus all-inclusive meals.
218-365-6022

Espland’s Resort
1540 Grant McMahon Blvd

Motel Ely
218-365-3237

Adventure Inn
218-365-3140

Paddle Inn
218-365-6036

Northern Grounds

Northern Grounds
Festival HQ
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

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

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

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

Subway Eat Fresh

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

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

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.
Residential Services
140 S Second Ave W
Ely, MN 55731
218-365-2261

Voyageur Outward Bound School
Outdoor Education Programs
218-491-6801

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

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

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

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
218-365-5911

Dr. Scott Anderson, DDS
218-365-3194

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

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
Residential Services
Job Opportunities Available
Babbitt, MN
218-827-2322

Minnesota Women's Press
An independent, fact-based online and print magazine that amplifies the collective and individual voices of powerful, everyday women.
651-646-3968
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

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

Bear Island Land Co.
218-365-2800

Bear Island Surveying
218-365-6893

Canoe Capital Realty
218-365-8689

Cliffs Natural Resources
Creating economic value

Mather Recycling
218-365-JUNK (5865)

Boundary Waters Trips for friends and families

Northeast Title
Professional Title & Closing Services

Denis Miller Engineering Solutions
303-881-8700

Ely Area Credit Union
218-365-3131

Snow Plows Direct
855-386-6896

Frandsen Bank & Trust

Hearthside Corner

Lake Shore Liquors

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

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

Wolf Center

International Wolf Center
Live wolves, info about wolves
1396 Highway 169
218-365-4695

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
1258 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.