2023 Bean Hole Days in Pequot Lakes

Tuesday, July 18, 2023 5:00 PM - Wednesday, July 19, 2023 3:00 AM (CDT)



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2023 King and Queen Bean for Bean Hole Days!

King and Queen Brandon & Jill Andersen

Thank you all for a wonderful 2023 Bean Hole Days event!

Celebrate Bean Hole Days in Pequot Lakes July 18-19, 2023! 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 18 to cook overnight and will be served on Wednesday, July 19 at noon to more than 3,000 hungry visitors. Lines form early, so make sure to purchase a 2023 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 18, 2023 

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!


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

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

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!

1 – 2PM // Drive Up and Pick Up To Go Beans (Pequot Lakes Chamber Parking Lot, East Woodman Street).
The Pequot Lakes Royalty, sponsored by Community Action, will be serving up containers of beans to go, car side, while supplies last! Please enter the parking lot, south of the Pequot Lakes Welcome Center to grab yours while they're hot! Cost is TBD.

2023 Bean Hole Days Mug & Tee Shirt 
Purchase your NEW 2023 limited edition Bean Hole Days mug and tee shirt while supplies last! Make sure to buy your 2023 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!

  • 2023 Tees: $25
  • Vintage Tees: $20
  • 2023 Mugs: $15
  • Vintage Mugs: $10
  • Stickers: $3
  • Beans To-Go Container: $10

Available to purchase at the Pequot Lakes Chamber of Commerce or at our merchandise tent during Bean Hole Days!

Package Deals of Beans and Bean Hole Days Swag:

  • Beans: $10 
  • Beans & Mug: $20

Trailside Park

Pequot Lakes, MN 56472 United States
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Nichole Heinen
(218) 568-8911
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Tuesday, July 18, 2023 5:00 PM - Wednesday, July 19, 2023 3:00 AM (CDT)
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