Family & Class Reunions

Take your reunion to another level.

Whether you’re getting the whole family together, or planning an event for your high school or college classmates, Ruttger’s offers the perfect northern Minnesota reunion venue.

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Family sitting around a campfire at Ruttger's

Family Reunions

Minnesota’s original family reunion resort!

Bring the kids, the in-laws, parents, aunts, uncles – you name it! Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge is the perfect family reunion resort, with so much to see and do that everyone will find something they enjoy.

From swimming, sailing, and fishing on the lake, to sand volleyball, shopping, and golf, there is no shortage of activities for the entire family. What better way to bring everyone together?


Ready to have a blast with your family?

The talented, dedicated staff at our resorts is here to help you plan the best family reunion ever.

Whether you’d like us to plan group activities like horseback riding, pontoon rides, or canoeing, or would rather create your own itinerary, we’ve got everything you need to have an amazing time.

From exploring local trails, to spending an afternoon at the spa, to waking up early to surprise the first catch of the day, Ruttger’s is the best family reunion venue in Minnesota!

Class Reunions

Planning a high school reunion or another group gathering?

Ruttger’s is the perfect place for old friends to spend time together and reconnect. We offer a wide variety of entertainment options for your next class reunion, including musicians, comedians, speakers, and more!

Plus, our staff is here to help make event planning easy. We can set up tee times, help decorate the banquet hall, assist you in selecting the perfect dining options, and everything in-between.


Beyond offering awesome entertainment, Ruttger’s is home to delectable restaurants, fun shops and boutiques, and comfortable accommodations!

Whether you’re looking to host one big bash, or turn your reunion into a weekend event, we have the facilities you need to make it happen.

Ruttger’s offers large rental spaces, spectacular catering options, comprehensive audio/visual equipment, and everything you need for your night of fun. For longer stays, enjoy boat rentals, biking, hiking, group activities, and so much more!

A class reunion at Ruttger's

Things to Do at Ruttger's

As a full-featured golf resort, you can enjoy a round of golf on one of our two courses, a wide array of lake fun, spectacular shopping, dining, and entertainment options galore.

We also have a number of large gathering spaces available, phenomenal catering, and dedicated staff to make your reunion a success.

Fabulous Restaurants

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Women at the Fine Line Salon and Spa

Relaxing Spa

Relax at The Fine Line Salon and Spa.

Jack's 18 golf course


Quite simply, a must-golf northern Minnesota destination.

We’ve Got Your Event Covered at Ruttger’s

We’ve Got Your Event Covered at Ruttger’s

We host events for everyone from corporate groups and colleges to associations, church groups, and of course, weddings.

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Start Planning Your Reunion

Contact us today for more information regarding our experience, services, and pricing.

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