Downtown Brainerd Minnesota
The Brainerd Lakes area has long been a Minnesota family vacation destination and downtown Brainerd is the heart of this great area.
Rich in history downtown has change significantly from the old railroad days while still showcasing many of its historic buildings.
Recent enhancements to sidewalks and buildings have added to the charm of these historic buildings and the unique shops that call downtown Brainerd home. Many people who visit the Brainerd Lakes area make the downtown a regular stop for shops like the Olde Open Window, Design To Consign, or to enjoy a sweet treat at Fancy Pants Chocolates and Cocoa Moon.
Downtown Brainerd hosts a variety of events throughout the year from Arts in The Park in nearby Gregory park, Street Fest on 7th , DTB Annual Zombie Crawl, and other great seasonal and holiday events.
For many locals and visitors downtown offers the areas nightlife with Iron Rail Saloon serving up a variety of country music. There are plenty of other establishments in the downtown area serving up music and comedy throughout the year as well.