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A cross-country ski festival for the whole family! Ski races for all ages, skill-levels and abilities. You’ll find skijoring races, a kubb tournament, a snow sculpture competition, sprint races, ice biking and more.
WHAT IS IT?
Be sure to experience the popular Luminary Loppet on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The evening will feature luminaries perfectly spaced around Lake of the Isles, the Ice Pyramid, Fire Dancers, the Enchanted Forest, Ice-Cropolis, Ice-Henge, and Ice-ster Island. Cheerleaders and participants can enjoy a free Surly brewat the Loppett’s REI Luminary Party. You can also grab a bite from a variety of food trucks located in Loppet Village during the festival. Take a look at what to expect at the Loppet in this video: http://www.loppet.org/luminary-loppet/photos-video/
WHERE IS IT?
Loppet Village is located next to the Lake Calhoun Center (3033 Excelsior Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416).
HOW DO I GET THERE?
Biking or Bus: Take the Midtown Greenway, Cedar Lake Trail, or Chain of Lakes to the Loppet Village area. City buses also run up and down Lake Street. Find bus lines at metrotransit.org.
Shuttle from Uptown: The Loppet Foundation offers a shuttle from the Walker Library (2880 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408) to Loppet Village on Saturday from 10am – 10pm and Sunday from 10am – 5pm.
Shuttle from Western suburbs: The Loppet Foundation offers a shuttle from the Mortenson Construction parking lot off Highway 55 to Loppet Village on Saturday from 10am – 10pm and Sunday from 10am – 5pm.