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Cruise – Smorgasbord – Hootenanny

Join us on Tuesday nights in the summer for a cruise, dinner & show.  Open to the public, our Tuesday nights can’t be beat.  Reservations required, call 218-847-7638 for tickets!

2024 Dates:

  • June 18 & 25
  • July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
  • August 6 & 13

Big Pelican Cruise: 5 – 6pm

Cruise Pelican Lake aboard the Big Pelican pontoon for a one-hour excursion.  Departing promptly at 5pm, the Big Pelican will take a leisurely tour of Pelican Lake so you can soak up the sun, view the shore and socialize.  Your ticket on the boat includes one drink ticket.  Stop by the Perch Lounge before you board to order your drink.

Smorgasbord Buffet Dinner:  6-7pm

Enjoy our famous Smorgasbord Buffet for dinner.  Served in the Dining Room, there is something for everyone on this menu.  Disembark from the Big Pelican and head right up to dinner!

The Smorgasbord Buffet Menu: 

  • Mixed Green Salad & Fixings
  • Assorted Salads
  • Fruit Platter
  • Vegetable Tray
  • Deviled Eggs
  • Smoked Salmon
  • Pickled Herring
  • Assorted Dips & Chips
  • Warm Bread & Rolls
  • Carved Roast
  • Glazed Carrots
  • Scalloped Potatoes
  • Assorted Desserts
  • Lemonade, Ice Tea, Fruit Punch, Milk, Coffee & Tea
  • Bar available for purchase of Beer & Wine

Hootenanny Show: 8-9pm

Fair Hills has a long musical history. The highlight of the week for many vacationers is the famous Fair Hills Hootenanny on Tuesday nights. 2014 marked the Hootenanny’s 50th year! If you ask any staff member or guest the telephone number of the resort, they will most surely sing the song back to you.  The show is family friendly and performed by our talented and enthusiastic staff.  Don’t forget to stop by the soda fountain for a show snack!

Public Rates

You can book each event individually or make an evening of it; join us for all three!

Every Tuesday Night starting the first Tuesday after Father’s Day, running for 9 weeks

  • 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.: Embark on an hour-long cruise of Pelican Lake – ticket includes one beverage on the boat
  • 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.: Eat Smorgasbord dinner in the Dining Room
  • 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.: Enjoy the Hootenanny Show
2024 Season Rates PER ADULT PER CHILD ages 6-12 PER KID ages 1-5
CRUISE ONLY $25.00 + tax* $15.00 + tax* $10.00 + tax*
HOOT ONLY $12.00 $12.00 $12.00
SMORG & HOOT $40.00 + tax $25.00 + tax $12.00 + tax

Cruise, Smorg & Hoot

$59.00 + tax* $39.00 + tax* $19.00 + tax*

*includes one drink ticket, served out of the Perch Lounge

Call 218-847-7638 for reservations and tickets!



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The Fair Hills Family of properties has something for everyone.

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