Blackberry 2020 Winterfest, an old fashioned, northern Minnesota fun-filled winter event, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29 at Blackberry.

Winterfest 2020, sponsored by the North Star Draft Horse Association and the North Central Minnesota Farm and Antique Association, features horse drawn sleigh rides, a sleigh and cutter demonstration, food and games for children including a cake walk. Sleigh rides will be offered from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with the narrated sleigh and cutter parade at 1 p.m.

New this year is the first Blackberry Vintage Snowmobile Ride sponsored by the Greenway Snowmobile Club. These classic snow machines will be on display from 10 to 11 a.m. (registration) and after 3 p.m. when they return from a 15-mile ride to the Blackberry snowmobile shelter.

The Blackberry show grounds are located five miles east of Grand Rapids on US Highway #2.

Blackberry Winterfest is open to the public.

Sleigh rides are $3 for adults (13 and up), $1 for children ages 6-12. 5 and under free.

The event is weather dependent. Call 612-396-2103 or 218-966-1354 for more information.

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