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Pan-O-Prog Cruise Night

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Minnesota State Fair

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Lakeville Arts Festival

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Lakeville Arts Festival - September

Discover Lakeville...Where nature meets the Twin Cities

Twin Cities Event Calendar

There's plenty to do throughout the year - we hope this makes planning your stay a little easier.

 

Farmers Market Lakeville MN

Lakeville's Farmers Market

June 5, 2019 - October 26, 2019

208th at Holyoke Avenue Lakeville MN 55044

Featuring fresh, locally grown produce to be sold--directly from the grower to the consumer. Available are bakery goods, meats & sausage, maple syrup, eggs, honey, organic products, flowers, and many other items.  Wednesdays noon to 5 pm; Saturdays 8 am to 1 pm.

Visit Downtown Lakeville Website for more information »

Lakeville Area Arts Center MN performances

Lakeville Area Arts Center Performances

July 10, 2019

So much fun at the Lakeville Area Arts Center this year! Check out the calendar and buy your tickets today!  

July 10 - Picnic & Puppets
July 19-20 Beauty and the Beast
August 2-11 The Nerd
August 16-17 Robin Hood
August 17-25 Disney's Frozen Jr.
September 28 Elements
October 3 Dang Ol'Tri'ole 
October 5 Song Remains the Same 
October 11-20 Fiddler on the Roof 
 

For performances and ticket info »

Vikings Back to Football

Vikings Football

September 8, 2019 - December 29, 2019

US Bank Stadium, Minneapolis MN
Haunt at Valleyscare

Haunt and Great Pumpkin Fest at Valleyfair

September 21, 2019 - October 27, 2109

Valleyfair Amusement Park

Halloween Haunt at ValleySCARE

Includes Haunt admission and Fright Lane to be used together for a great night of frights, fog, fun and scares.  The Halloween Haunt at ValleySCARE is the most extreme Halloween event in the upper Midwest. At night, a world of terrifying mazes and shocking scare zones will bring your worst fears and phobias to life. Experience seven haunted attractions, spellbinding live entertainment and our signature thrill rides.

During the daytime on Saturdays and Sundays, all ages will enjoy the Peanuts Gang's The Great Pumpkin Fest. nnot so scary activities, attractions and a variety of family and children’s rides.

For more information »

Jack o Lantern Spectacular Mn Zoo

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

October 1, 2019 - November 3, 2019

13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124

Enjoy a spectacular event of Jack-O-Lanterns galaore at the Minnesota Zoo October 1 through November 3. This event features over 5,000 illuminated pumpkins of all sizes, shapes and faces.  Creative Jack-O-Lanterns line the trails  and are displayed from ground to tree-top.  Doors open at 6 pm but feel free to arrive about an hour ahead of your entry time for activities in Central Plaza and snacks. 

 

Click here for more details »

Sea Life October 2019

Meet a Mermaid at Sea Life

October 5, 2019 - October 27, 2019

Inside Mall of America

Back by popular demand, Mermaids are swimming to SEA LIFE at Mall of America weekends in October 2019– and they brought along some playful pirates!  Interact with magical Mermaids and Pirate scalawags as they play next to thousands of sea creatures in the amazing 300 ft Ocean Tunnel, snap the ultimate SHELL-fie during a personal Mermaid meet, 45 minute makeover experience in the exclusive Mermaid Cove. 

  • Limited tickets available. Makeover Experience is a separate ticket from the Mermaid Event.  Purchase tickets online to save on admission and guarantee entry into the special event!

For more information »

Lakeville Area Arts Center MN

First Thursday Pub Nights

November 7, 2019 - October 1, 2020

Lakeville Area Arts Center

Join in the fun at the Lakeville Area Arts Center for PUB NIGHT!  Entertainment, pub food and of course beverage service from our great Lakeville Liquors!  Tickets available online or at the door.  
 

For tickets and info »

Nutcracker in Lakeville

Mini - Nutcracker

November 26, 2019

Lakeville Area Arts Center

The Mini-Nutcracker is a delightful abbreviated version of Twin Cities Ballet’s classic, A Minnesota Nutcracker, designed to introduce children to the magic of this family favorite. This beloved holiday tradition with soaring music by Tchaikovsky promises to hold the attention of even the youngest theatergoer. Suitable for all ages, this version is less than an hour, performed by cast members from Twin Cities Ballet’s full-length production. A perfect holiday mini-treat!

For more shows and information »

MOA

Mall of America Holiday Shopping

November 29, 2019 - December 30, 2019

Mall of America

Check out the event calendar at Mall of America for holiday fun! As the nation’s largest retail and entertainment complex, Mall of America® hosts over 400 events. MOA® has earned a national reputation for entertaining guests with celebrity appearances, musical performances, charitable initiatives, product launches, book signings and movie premieres.

Stay at a Lakeville hotel and receive a FREE Mall of America coupon book for your holiday shopping! 

For events, click here »

Holiday on Main

Holidays On Main

December 7, 2019

Holyoke Avenue in Historic Downtown Lakeville

Holidays on Main is a delightful variety of Christmas and Holiday tradions such as Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus visits, carols, entertainment, crafts, live reindeers and sleigh rides!  Some events at the Lakeville Area Arts Center at the corner of Holyoke and 210th Streets. 

Visit Downtown Lakeville website for more information »

Winter Carnival

Saint Paul Winter Carnival

January 23, 2020 - February 2, 2020

Kellogg Mall Pk Saint Paul St Paul, MN 55102

Since 1886, Minnesotan's have been participated in "The Coolest Celebration on Earth!" Festivities include a Grande Day Parade and the Torchlight Parade, Ice Carving & Snow Sculpting competitions and Frozen 5K & Half Marathon races.

Come and enjoy a host of fun activities as part of the celebration including, the Royal Coronation, Grande Day Parade, Outdoor Beer Dabbler,  Winter Carnival Medallion Hunt, Kid's Day,  Snow Sculpting in Vulcans Snow Park, Ice Sculpture Carving, Klondike Kate Cabarets,  Historic Art Exhibit and the Torchlight Parade. Events are held throughout the city,  with many centered in downtown Saint Paul in Rice Park and the Landmark Center.
 

Visit Winter Carnival website for more information »

landscape expo

Lakeville's Landscape & Home Expo

March 14, 2020

Lakeville North High School

Over 2,500 attendees venture this expo each year making it the BEST home show south of the river!  Come visit with over 150 exhibitors covering all home improvement projects and services as well as a consumer showcase and food vendors too!
FREE admission.  FREE parking.  

For more information »

Narnia

March 28, 2020

Lakeville Area Arts Center

Mini-Narnia is a delightful abbreviated version of Twin Cities Ballet's adaptation of the classic story 'The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe', designed to introduce children to the magic of this family favorite. Suitable for all ages, this version is less than an hour and is performed by cast members from Twin Cities Ballet's full-length production.  Performances are at 11:00am and 2:00pm.

For tickets and info »

Valleyfair Route 76

Valleyfair Amusement Park and Planet Snoopy

May 23, 2020 - September 8, 2020

1 Vallefair Drive Shakopee MN

Valleyfair is the perfect destination for the entire family with over 75 amazing rides and attractions, including Planet Snoopy and Soak City Waterpark (opens May 27).  Check out special events such as ADULT NIGHT, MILITARY DAYS and FOOD TRUCK FEST! 

Visit Valleyfair's Website for more information »

Elko Seedway Lakeville, MN

Elko Speedway - NASCAR

May 23, 2020 - September 26, 2020

Elko New Market Minnesota

Check website for exciting schedule of NASCAR, Eve of Destruction, family nights and military discounts.  Check out the track's sensational line up of Saturday night concerts too this summer. 

For more information »

Pan O Prog Lakeville MN

PAN-O-PROG Week-long Celebration

July 4, 2020 - July 11, 2020

Various Lakeville locations

PAN-O-PROG, Lakeville's week-long festival, began in 1967 as the "Panorama of Progress" to celebrate the success of this growing community. Over 60 celebrations, sports tournaments, special events, entertainment and activities take place around July 4. By the masses, residents line up to watch the grand parade, classic car parade and 4th july fireworks!

Street dances, food trucks, concerts, bingo and so much more over the weekend in historic downtown Lakeville. 

Visit Panoprog website for more information »

apples

Applewood Orchard

August 1, 2020 - October 11, 2020

near Cedar and 225th St. in Lakeville

Make a trip to AppleWood Orchard and start a new family tradition!  Pick your own Minnesota apples!  FREE ADMISSION.  Hayrides run continuously on fall weekends for a small fee.  Corn Maze. Open every day 10 am to 6 pm during apple season.

Visit the orchard's website for more information »

Defeat of Jesse James Days

Defeat of Jesse James Days Celebration

September 12, 2020 - September 13, 2020

Downtown Northfiled MN 55057

On September 7, 1876, outlaw Jesse James rode in to Northfield and was determined to rob the bank. Little did he know the infamous Jesse James would soon meet his match. Northfield celebrates its heroes and its victory the first weekend after Labor Day. Join us for food, fun, culture, entertainment, and a grand parade.

For more information »

Holiday Inn Logo

Holiday Inn & Suites

20800 Kenrick Avenue
Lakeville, MN 55044
952-469-1134
1-800-HOLIDAY

Baymont Inn Logo Lakeville, MN

Baymont Inn & Suites

17145 Kenyon Ave
Lakeville, MN 55044
952-892-5422
1-800-337-0550

Quality Inn Logo

Quality Inn of Lakeville

17605 Kenrick Avenue
Lakeville, MN 55044
952-898-3700
1-800-4CHOICE

Motel 6 in Lakeville, Minnesota

Motel 6

11274 210th Street
Lakeville, MN 55044
952-469-1900
1-800-466-8356

Candlewood Suites Logo Lakeville, MN

Candlewood Suites

21060 Keswick Loop
Lakeville MN 55044
612-808-5580
1-888-226-3539

Hampton Inn, Lakeville, Minnesota

Hampton Inn

20851 Keokuk Avenue
Lakeville, MN 55044
952-213-3144
1-888-466-6677

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