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Sauna Days

at Larsmont Cottages
May 3-5, 2024
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Rejuvenate & Relax with a Saunacation
Sauna Days is an annual festival dedicated to all things Finnish. Enjoy three full days of unique sauna sessions with our expanded lineup of mobile saunas. Cold plunge in the World's Coldest Lake - Lake Superior, and enjoy local craft beer & spirits and delicious offerings from local food vendors while enjoying the rhythms of live music. Between sauna sessions, you can dive deeper into the world of sauna wellness with informative sessions led by leading experts in the field. Learn about the health benefits, cultural significance, and timeless traditions that make sauna bathing a cherished ritual around the globe.
Mobile Saunas | Sauna Talks & Presentations | Food Vendors | Live Music | Cold Plunges | Craft Beer & Cocktails | Bonfires
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Alternative Lodging
Save 15% off Lodging at our sister properties during Sauna Days! Use promo code SAUN24
Grand Superior Lodge
Two Harbors
20 Minutes North of Larsmont Cottages on Lake Superior
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Beacon Pointe Condo Hotel
Duluth
25 Minutes South of Larsmont Cottages on Lake Superior
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2024 Speakers & Presenters Coming Soon

Speakers & Presenters

  • Glenn Auerbach
    Founder of Saunatimes.com and author of Sauna Build, Start to Finnish. He will be speaking about his current book project Sauna Life, From Heat Up To Cool Down, co-collaborated with sauna aficionado Tom Rolando. This book is a curated collection of photos, vignettes, and stories from other sauna enthusiasts. Its spirit and intention is to help describe and illustrate what it is about sauna that draws us in, captivates us, and is the ultimate reset button to our well-being. The six pillars of the project are hot/cold, nature/build, and solitude/friendship.
    Jesse Coomer
    A professional breathworker, a certified personal trainer, a leading author on the subject of cold exposure training, and a voice of practicality in the world of breathwork and cold exposure on his YouTube Channel, Midwestern Method. Learn more about Jesse at Sauna Times with Glenn.
    Scott Carney
    Scott Carney is an investigative journalist, anthropologist, and author of five books, including The Wedge and the New York Times best-seller, What Doesn't Kill Us. His work explores how the mind/body connection changes under different types of environmental stress. More information about Carney, his podcast, and YouTube channel at scottcarney.com
  • Garrett Conover
    Garrett will be joining us all the way from deep in the woods in Maine. Garrett is a Northwoods winter expert, craftsman, and author of Sauna Magic. He will be speaking about his book and his recent travels to Lithuania. Learn more about Garrett at Sauna Times with Glenn.
    Rimas Kavaliauskas
    Rimas Kavaliauskas is a professional Lithuanian bathmaster, photographer, founder, and president of Lithuanian Bath Academy and International Bath Academy and co-author of the book Pirtis. He is a real living legend of the sauna world. Rimas was the person, who started the renaissance and renewal of Lithuanian bathing culture 20 years ago, the creator of modern whisking theory and architecture, and constructor of saunas and stoves. He also was the author of the idea of whisking championships.
    Birutė Masiliauskienė
    Birutė Masiliauskienė is a professional Lithuanian bathmaster, writer and poet, author of more than 100 books, teacher, therapist, lecturer of Lithuanian Bath Academy and International Bath Academy, president of the Association of Professional Bathmasters, co-author and host of a weekly sauna TV show Vantos Lapas (The Leaf of Whisk), co-author of book Pirtis. Having deep, lifelong connection to the natural plants tradition, academic, and humanitarian education, and knowledge of both modern bathing techniques, psychology, and ancient meditation and healing practices.
2024 Schedule Coming Soon

Weekend Schedule

Friday Evening

Check-in Happy Hour with Local Beer & Cocktails Tasting
Sauna Lovers' Social Hour + Food Available
Evening Sauna Sessions
Live Music & Bonfires

Saturday

Lake Superior Morning Swim Club
Breakfast Available
All-Day Sauna Sessions
Sauna Talks & Presentations
Local Craft Beer Sampling
Blacksmith Demonstrations 
Food Vendors 
Live Music & Bonfires

Sunday

Lake Superior Morning Swim Club
Breakfast Available
Sauna Sessions until noon
The entire atmosphere was great! Sauna speakers were the highlight of the event and I loved being able to sauna all day in different styles of saunas.

Sauna Partners

2024 Partners Coming Soon

Beverage Partners

Live Music

Woodblind | Nate Weiler | Ted Feyder
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