When “The Bear Rolls Over” each January, everyone in Hancock becomes Finnish….in contrast to the normal, non-festival days when only 95% are.

Join in with the fun and participate the parade with Keweenaw Nordic! Mark your calendar for Saturday, January 26th. Line up at the Scott Hotel at 10:30, and at 11 we’ll march to the Finnish American Heritage Center for games, lunch, and the craft fair.

Here’s a link to the schedule of events for the whole fun-filled Festival!

KNSC parade I

  • Candle Luminary Event
    December 26, 2018 6:00 pm

    Ski, snow shoe, pedal your snow bike or walk around a loop lit by beautiful luminaria. Roast hot dogs and marshmallows by the bonfire. Bring your left over holiday goodies to share! Guaranteed family fun to cap off the holidays.

  • Heikinpaiva parade!
    January 26, 2019 10:30 am

    Join in the fun! March with KNSC as "the bear rolls over". Line up at the Scott Hotel parking lot at 10:30, parade at 11. Lots of fun at the Finnish American Heritage Center afterwards.

  • Retro Ski Fest
    January 27, 2019 12:00 pm

    Retro Ski....chili is back! Fire-roasted chili at the Triangle in Churning Rapids from noon to 2, then we start blazing trail. 

    RSVP: Contact either Jay Green at (h) 487-5411 (c) 370-1400 or John Diebel 281-1486 if you are coming.