About Us – Hoigaards

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A long standing tradition of merchandise and service excellence has kept Hoigaard¹s a leader in the outdoor equipment and apparel industry since 1895.

The staff at Hoigaard's has always been the key to our success. They love the outdoors like you do. Their outdoor experience is a resource for our customers unmatched by any other Twin Cities outdoor retailer.

As our customer, your satisfaction is very important to us. Our goal is to provide you with a shopping experience that is pleasant and convenient.

If, for any reason, you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, please return it for an exchange, repair or refund. We want the opportunity to make it right. It's the way we believe in doing business with you.

Whether you ski, snowboard, camp, paddle, hike, bike or in-line skate, Hoigaard's is the choice for performance gear and clothing. Thank you for shopping with us.

Meet Our Staff


2006 Hoigaard's celebrates 111 years and moves to current location

1995 Named “One of America’s Top 40 Ski Shops.”

1987 Hoigaard's begins selling rollerblades

1981 First canoe derby

1976 Hoigaard's begins selling skateboards

1968 Hoigaard's first tent sale

1963 Hoigaard's Ski Chalet opens

1960 Hoigaard's relocates to St. Louis Park

1945 The CJ Hoigaard Co. turns 50

1940 Advent of air conditioning fuels awning sales

1930 Hoigaard's creates World's Largest American Flag

1914 Hoigaard's produces parachutes for the military & during WW I

1910 Hoigaard's moves to Washington Ave location, show here

1898 Produces canvas tents for the Alaskan Gold Rush