Special Events


  1. Phone: 952-985-4600

2018 Spring Events


Free Family Fun Fest


Bring your family and friends to enjoy a night of fun and free activities. The Family Fun Fest offers a wide variety of events including inflatables, children's activities and a popular children's movie on the turf.

2018 Summer Events


KayBiRu Kids Triathlon

 
This youth triathlon includes a 1/2-mile kayak leg starting from the beach at Antlers Park on Lake Marion, 2-mile bike ride loop, and 1-mile run.

Pan-O-Prog Pickleball Tournament


Register for women's, men's and/or mixed doubles in this two-day tournament in July during Pan-O-Prog.

Pan-O-Prog Beach Bash


Antlers Park hosts the annual Beach Bash for ages 11 to 14. Live DJ, dance, games, and freebies.

Pan-O-Prog Youth Play Day


This event includes live entertainment and a ping pong ball drop.

Pan-O-Prog Run - 1-Mile & 4-Mile


Run along the beautiful west side of Lake Marion. Pan-O-Prog Run race lengths include a 1-mile and a 4-mile run, and a half-mile Fun Run for kids.

Family Campout Adventure


Take part in s'mores, games, and activities in a fun family campout setting at Casperson Park.

Youth Shore Fishing Contest


At the annual Youth Shore Fishing Contest, kids are invited to fish away the morning in search of "the big one." Prizes will be awarded.

Puppet Wagon

 
Kermie the Frog, Chuck the Bunny, Myron and the whole puppet crew are waiting to entertain Lakeville children this summer. Download the map and schedule (PDF).

Story Walks in the Park


Invite family and friends to take a walk in the great outdoors and read from giant picture book pages at various parks.

2018 Fall Events



"Who Done It?" Hike


Play Sherlock Holmes by collecting clues and solving the mystery while walking the trails at Ritter Farm Park during the "Who Done It?" Hike. When the end is near and you think you have it solved, you’ll have a chance to guess “who done it.”

Haunted Forest


This annual Haunted Forest event includes a trick-or-treat maze, hayrides, puppet shows, and the haunted forest trail. Over 100 volunteers help with this event.


2018 Winter Events


Ritter Fest


Come out with friends or family to Ritter Fest, a fun winter event. 
Enjoy a winter sleigh ride through the woods. Lakeville SnoTrackers will be available for snowmobile rides and Lakeville Parks & Recreation will provide snowshoes to try.

Youth Ice Fishing Contest


Fish through one of the many holes cut through the ice at the annual Youth Ice Fishing Contest. This free family event is one your child will never forget. Participants should bring their own fishing equipment and bait. Prizes will be awarded.

2019 Spring Events


Easter Egg Scramble & Breakfast

 
Attend the Easter Egg Scramble & Breakfast to enjoy Easter activities and then an egg-stra special egg hunt through downtown Lakeville businesses! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration for adults and children is required.