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2018 Brainerd Lakes Everything Expo

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Name: 2018 Brainerd Lakes Everything Expo
Date: April 13, 2018 - April 14, 2018
Event Description:

The Brainerd Lakes Chamber of Commerce and Hubbard Radio are partnering once again to bring you one of the region's largest trade shows with everything you want, all in one place. On Friday, April 13 and Saturday, April 14, the doors to Brainerd's Essentia Health Sports Center will open to over 150 local business exhibitors. This exciting 2-day event, formerly known as the Brainerd Lakes Marketplace and Hubbard Radio's Outdoor Show, welcomes over 4,000 visitors each year. 

The entry fee is only $4 per adult; those 12 and younger can attend for free. Along with learning more about area businesses, all visitors will be encouraged to downlaod the Lakes Proud app and gain points for Lakes Proud swag by checking-in at exhibitors' booths and posting photos on Snapchat! See you there!


Friday April 13  |  10 a.m. - 7 p.m. 
Senior Day at the Everything Expo:

  • 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. FREE Shuttle Service for Seniors. Park and pick up from Rafferty's Pizza at the Westgate Mall. - Provided by Executive Express
  • All Day- Lakes Proud app Check-In and Lakes Proud Snapchat Contest

Saturday April 14  |  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Family Day at the Everything Expo:

  • 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Meet, Greet and Photographs with Curious George
  • 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Kids Building Workshop sponsored by Home Depot
  • All Day- Lakes Proud app Check-In and Lakes Proud Snapchat Contest


Join the  Lakes Proud movement by participating in this fun contest, held exclusively at the Everything Expo! Here's how it will work...

Lakes Proud Check-In Contest:


  1. Download the Lakes Proud App onto your phone.
  2. Use the Lakes Proud App to check-in at Lakes Proud sponsored booths (look for the Lakes Proud logo). Each booth has a unique code.
  3. Click "Check-in to Win" in the app and gain points with each check-in.
  4. Earn even more points by adding a photo, and sharing to social media! 
  5. Redeem points at the Brainerd Lakes Chamber booth for prizes and Lakes Proud Swag!
Lakes Proud Snapchat Contest:
  1. Follow @LakesProud on Snapchat to participate.
  2. Snap away at Lakes Proud sponsored booths (look for the Lakes Proud logo).
  3. Send snaps to LakesProud and add them to your story to be entered for prizes!
  4. Winners will be notified on their phone to pick up their prize at the Brainerd Lakes Chamber booth!

Hey Kids.... MEET, GREET & PHOTOS WITH CURIOUS GEORGE, SATURDAY 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.! Sponsored by Lakeland Public Television. Bring the family meet this mischievous monkey. Hug, snuggle, or pose for a photo with this fuzzy and loveable character! Lakeland Public Television is providing FREE photos!



  • Brainerd Dispatch
  • Mills Automotive Group
  • Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport
  • Cub Foods
  • Fasttrax Auto & Storage
  • Grand Casino Mille Lacs
  • M & K's Wings Cafe
  • McDonalds
  • NorthPoint Aviation
  • North Central Medical Supply
  • Your Home Improvement Company
  • Lakeland Public Television
  • Positive Realty
  • Tim Horton's
  • American Institute of Nondestructive Testing
  • Hunts Point Gun Club
  • North Memorial Ambulance and Aircare
  • North Star Well Drilling
  • Party World
  • Viking Land Harley-Davidson

EXHIBITORS (to date):
  • Access North Center for Independent Living of NE MN
  • Advantage Seamless
  • American Institute of Nondestructive Testing
  • Army Corps of Engineers Headwater Sites
  • AT&T Mobility
  • Avada Hearing
  • Beaudry Oil and Propane
  • BeMobile Verizon
  • Better Living Concepts
  • Beimert Outdoors
  • Bill's Gun Shop & Range
  • Birgit's Jewelers
  • BNI Lake Country Connections
  • Brainerd Ace Hardware
  • Brainerd Dispatch
  • Brainerd Kennel Club
  • Brainerd Lakes Area Chamber
  • Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport
  • Brainerd Sports & Marine
  • Brenny Funeral Chapel and Lakes Area Cremation
  • Brick House Pizza
  • Central Lakes Coating
  • Central Lakes College
  • Central Lakes Serpents Football
  • Central Minnesota Services
  • Century 21 - Brainerd Realty
  • Costco Wholesale
  • Cricket
  • Crosslake Historical Society
  • Crow Wing County Fair Association
  • Crow Wing County Victim Services
  • Crow Wing Energized
  • CTC
  • Culligan Water Conditioning
  • Custom Mechanical and Sheet Metal
  • Cutco Cutlery
  • Deerwood Bank
  • Down to Earth Wood Furniture
  • Edward Jones
  • Elysian Construction
  • Employment Resource Center
  • Executive Express
  • Farmers Insurance-Tom Hofius
  • Fasttrax Auto & Storage
  • Fit for Glory
  • Girl Scouts of MN/WI Lakes & Pines
  • Good Karma Skincare
  • Good Samaritan Communities of Brainerd
  • Great Plains Pointer Rescue
  • Gull Lake Sandblasting & Powdercoating
  • HealthSource of Baxter
  • Hedlund Chiropractic
  • Home Depot
  • Huff Entertainment Solutions
  • Hunts Point Gun Club
  • Jack Pine Brewery
  • Just the Tip Hot Sauce
  • K&D Kettle Corn
  • Knute Nelson
  • Lakes Area BMX
  • Lakes Area Habitat for Humanity
  • Lakes Jam
  • Lakewood Health System
  • LeafFilter North
  • Leafguard
  • M & K's Wings Cafe
  • McDonald's
  • Members Cooperative Credit Union
  • Mid-Minnesota Federal Credit Union
  • Mid-Minnesota Women's Center
  • Mille Lacs Driving Instruction
  • Mills Automotive Group
  • Minnesota Christians Broadcasters
  • Minnesota Cleaning Solutions
  • Minnesota Housing
  • Minnesota Mule
  • Minnesota Seamless Concepts
  • MN Deer Hunters Association
  • MN Teen Challenge
  • Mosquito Squad of North Central Minnesota
  • My Pillow
  • NHH Building & Restoration
  • North Central Medical Supply & Equipment
  • North Memorial Ambulance and Aircare
  • North Star Well Drilling
  • Northern Lakes Senior Living
  • Northern Sales-Ice Castle
  • Northland Buildings
  • Northland Freightliner
  • NorthPoint Aviation
  • Norwex
  • Optimum Cleaning
  • Pampered Chef - Misty Cremers
  • Party Time Rental
  • Party World
  • Pat Pickar
  • Positive Realty
  • Promotional Resources
  • Range Water Conditioning
  • Real Time Pain Relief
  • Relay for Life
  • RetroGreen Energy
  • River's Edge Assisted Living
  • Slip Gator
  • Stage North Theatre Company
  • Takedown Gym
  • Tanner Nissan / Tanner Motors
  • TCC - Tri-County Community Action
  • The Babinski Foundation
  • The Center
  • The Teehive
  • The Woods Restaurant
  • Tim Horton's
  • Townsend Concessions
  • Viking Land Harley-Davidson
  • Vision Electrical Services/Standby
  • Weichert Realtors
  • Western Products
  • WJS Painting
  • Your Home Improvement Company

Brick House Pizza-
Pizza by the slice, chips, cookies and pop
Executive Express- Stop by our booth to register to win one of two $50 Gift Certificates from Executive Express to be used towards our MSP Airport Services or our Private Charter Services.
K&D Kettle Corn- Kettle Corn
The Center- Donuts and coffee
The Woods Restaurant- Tacos in a bag, beer and Mikes hard lemonade.
Townsend Concessions- Hot dogs and popcorn


Event Media:
Essentia Health Sports Center
502 Jackson Street
Brainerd, MN 56401
Date/Time Information:
Friday, April 13, 2018
10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday, April 14, 2018
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Contact Information:
Sue Galligan (218) 822-7119
This exciting event is only $4 per adult; 12 and younger can attend for free.

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