Lake Bronson will be the place to be on the weekend of August 3rd – 5th with the annual
“Bronsonfest” celebration. Activities begin on Friday at the Kittson County Museum. The Artists’ Unlimited will be holding their annual Art Show in the Depot. The “Cruise-See-‘Em at the Museum” car show begins at 5 along with a picnic supper of burgers & brats and live music by “The Highway 59 Band”. As an added treat, Root beer from Revelations Ale Works will be served in the museum’s newest addition, the tavern exhibit. If you have a classic, antique or unique vehicle (cars, trucks, motorcycles, snowmobiles, boats, etc), please consider participating in the show. The more vehicles there are to view, the more successful the event will be! There is no entry fee. You will also have the chance to preview the “Silent Auction” items that will be sold on Saturday during the museum’s Silent Auction Fundraiser from 11 to 2.
On Saturday, along with the museum’s auction, there will be an array of activities for all ages going on around the community of Lake Bronson; Flea Market & Vendors, Food wagons, Pie Social, Ping Pong drop, Kid’s games, Parade at 2, BINGO, Corn Hole Tournament, Old Time Music, Pork Loin Supper, WOJO’s Rodeo, plus more. Topping off the evening will be a street dance.
Sunday will begin with 9 A.M. Church Services at the Village Square, followed by a Pancake Breakfast, more Kid’s games and the WOJO Rodeo. And, of course, there is always Lake Bronson State Park to enjoy throughout the weekend. Check out the posters for specific times for all the events.
Make plans now to come and spend a fun-filled weekend in Lake Bronson – August 3rd – 5th !
PopulationLake Bronson is a city located in the geographical center of Kittson County, Minnesota. Lake Bronson is the home of the Kittson County Museum and is also the center of recreational activity in this area providing the finest boating, swimming, fishing and camping at the Lake Bronson State Park.
Lake Bronson is a city in Percy Township, it was platted on February 8, 1905, and became incorporated on March 16. Its post office began as Percy, 1888-1904, was Bronson, 1904-38, changing to Lake Bronson January 2, 1939. The first settlers in the area were the Giles Bronson family, three miles east of the town site in 1882, the post office of Percy being established on his farm with his wife, Maggie, as postmaster, and named for his home township in Ontario. The post office transferred in 1901 to the Andrew Vik store, Vik becoming postmaster in 1904, when the name was changed to honor the Bronson family. The first building on the site was a hotel erected by Swan Olson.