Nov 13 2021: Craft & Bake Sale

Iron Trail Motors Event Center welcomes a craft and bake sale to the event center. Open to the public from 9am – 4:30pm. Come and get a jump on your holiday shopping.

Nov 17-21, 2021: Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees The Virginia Community Foundation, Essentia Health Virginia Regional Foundation, Laurentian Chamber of Commerce, and ReVive Virginia are pleased to announce that the 21st Annual Festival of Trees will be held on November 17-21, 2021 at the new Miners Event and Convention Center. See their full schedule at

Jan 27, 2022: Power of the Purse Event

United Way of Northeastern Minnesota Power of The Purse Event “United Way of Northeastern Minnesota’s 2022 Power of the Purse will be an evening celebration of the positive impact women can make when they unite in fundraising and fun! The event will take place on January 27th and will feature a live and silent auction, raffles, games, entertainment, delicious food, wine …


Virginia, MN…. Heavy hitting rock legend, Night Ranger is set to co-headline the Iron Trail Motors Event Center’s Grand Opening Concert in Virginia, Minnesota, with Starship featuring Mickey Thomas, Friday, September 24th at 8:00 PM.  Collectively these two acts have sold nearly 40 million records. San Francisco band, Night Ranger, set to release their 12th studio album, “ATBPO” (And the …

Employment Opportunities

As the Grand Opening of the Iron Trail Motors Event Center nears new opportunities for employment have been announced. Check out available opportunities on the City of Virginia website by clicking here.

Fill Our Frames – We’re Looking for Your Artwork!

For Immediate Release: Virginia, MN… The Miners Event & Convention Center (MECC) is advancing toward completion, with interior walls going up this past month. “The MECC is no longer a concept, but a reality for the City of Virginia, thanks to the hardworking city officials and the entire community for the support and funding to make this happen,” shared Brian …

Oct 1, 2021: Laurentian Chamber Dinner

Laurentian Chamber Dinner The Laurentian Chambers Annual Dinner is a time to celebrate the growing, expanding, and thriving Laurentian Chamber community. The Laurentian Chambers Annual Dinner will be held at the Miners Event and Convention on Friday, October 1st, 2021.