Bean Hole Days in Pequot Lakes 

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A tradition since 1938. Save the date for Bean Hole Days in Pequot Lakes July 16-17, 2024! This one-of-a-kind event is rootin' tootin' good fun for the whole family! The huge cast iron kettles of beans are buried on Tuesday, July 16 to cook overnight and will be served on Wednesday, July 17 at noon to more than 3,000 hungry visitors. Lines form early, so make sure to purchase a 2024 Bean Hole Days mug and head to the front of the “Fast Pass for Gas” line!

Trailside Park in the center of town is teaming with people visiting craft vendors, playing games, and enjoying free beans. Make the trip to Pequot Lakes for northern Minnesota’s quirkiest small town celebration!

TUESDAY, JULY 16, 2024

5:30 PM // Food Vendors (South Trailside Park).

5:30 PM // Burying of the Beans
(South Trailside Park).
Watch as the Pit Crew lowers the 5 large cast iron kettles of beans so they can cook overnight and be served to thousands the next day!

5:45 PM  8 PM // LIVE MUSIC BY GEOFF ELVIE TRIO (South Trailside Park)


9AM – 2PM // Craft Fair and Food Vendors (South Trailside Park).

9AM – 4PM // Kid’s Activities (South Trailside Park).
Kids' Bungee & Trampoline Jump, Water Wars.

11AM – 1PM // 50/50 Raffle! All proceeds go to help paint the Bobber Tower in downtown Pequot Lakes!

11:30AM // Crowning of King & Queen Bean (South Trailside Park).
Beans are declared ready to eat!

12PM // Serving of the Beans (South Trailside Park).
Friendly volunteers serve a delicious free meal of baked beans, dinner roll and water.

12 – 2PM // The Memories of Elvis Tribute Show by Chris Olson (South Trailside Park).
We're thrilled to have Chris Olson performing his Memories of Elvis Tribute Show! Attendees will enjoy the King of Rock while waiting for the delicious and famous Bean Hole Days beans. Bring your lawn chair and sit back to enjoy the free show!

2024 Bean Hole Days Mug & Tee Shirt

Purchase your NEW 2024 limited edition Bean Hole Days mug and tee shirt while supplies last! Make sure to buy your 2024 Bean Hole Days mug so you can skip the long wait and head to the front of the “Fast Pass for Gas” line to receive your free bowl of beans, bun and water! Available to purchase at the Pequot Lakes Chamber of Commerce or at our merchandise tent during Bean Hole Days!

  • 2024 Tees: $25
  • Vintage Tees: $20
  • 2024 Mugs: $15
  • Vintage Mugs: $10
  • Stickers: $3


  • Tuesday, July 16, 2024
  • Wednesday, July 17, 2024
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