Taste of Lakeville


Taste of Lakeville - May

Pan-O-Prog Cruise Night


Pan-O-Prog Festival - July

Minnesota State Fair


Minnesota State Fair - August

Lakeville Arts Festival


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.


Sea Life

Meet the Rays at Sea Life Aquarium

January 18, 2016 - September 30, 2016

Sea Life Aquarium, Mall of America

Come curious and prepare your senses for an all-new Stingray Adventure.  Only at Mall of America.

Welcome to Stingray Adventure! An all-new touch pool at the SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium that allows you to see, touch and feed stingrays through a hands-on encounter you need to experience to believe.

Meet the Rays »


Minneapolis Institute of the Arts

February 29, 2016 - January 1, 2017

Minneapolis Institute of Arts

EXHIBIT:  International Moderism:  Art in a Fast-Changing World

By the early 1900's people worldwide were transforming their habits, identities, and landscapes more dramatically than ever.  Artists and designers inspired by innovations such as radios. skyscrapers and even the development of modern psychology, responded with cutting-edge representations of new and familiar subjects.  "International Modernism" explores how this response to modern life evolved through much of the 20th century, from the 1910's through the early 1960s. 

Click here for exhibits and hours »

Elko Seedway Lakeville, MN

Elko Speedway - NASCAR

May 6, 2016 - October 29, 2016

Elko Minnesota

Check website for exciting schedule of NASCAR, Eve of Destruction, family nights and bands!

Visit Elko Speedway Website for more information »

Elko Traders Market Antiques and Vintage Sale

May 28, 2016 - September 6, 2016

Exit 76 - Coutny Road 2 in Elko New Market

300 booths of vintage and antiques.  Rain or shine.  Free parking.  Admission $6.
Open three weekends this year!  8 am to 5 pm Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm Sunday, and Monday 9 am to 4 pm.

-4th OF JULY WEEKEND July 2-4
-LABOR DAY WEEKEND dates to be announced

Minutes south of Lakeville off I-35 at exit 76.

Website info »

Elko Speedway Theater

Elko Speedway Drive-In Theater

June 2, 2016 - October 3, 2016

Elko Speedway

Wednesday – Friday – Double Features.  Gates open at 7:30pm – Movies start at dusk. $8 per adult – $5 per child (ages 4-12) ages 3 and under free

Saturday – 1 movie after the Races “Come to the Race and Stay for the Movie” Gates open at 5pm for Racing – Movie starts after the races

Visit webpage for more information »


Fly Over America NOW OPEN

June 7, 2016

5120 Center Court at Mall of America

NEW at the Mall of America! 
Flight simulation ride that brings on a breathtaking, aerial tour of some of the greatest landmarks and regions throughout the United States in virtual flight technology.  The attraction is a fully immersive experience including wind, mist and even scents while soaring across some of America's most spectacular sights! 

For more info »

Crayola Experience

Crayola Experience - NOW OPEN

June 7, 2016

300 South Avenue Level 3 at Mall of America

Opening at Mall of America May 25!

Crayola Experience is the only place in the world where the magic of Crayola comes to life!  Here you are encouraged to let your creativity run free, to color outside the lines and to play, explore and learn.  This one-of-a-kind attraction is where color, chemistry, and technology magically combine to create a colorful adventure for a child's imagination!

Pan O Prog Lakeville MN

PAN-O-PROG Celebration

July 2, 2016 - July 9, 2016

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 50 celebrations, events 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!

Visit Panoprog website for more information »


Community Band Concert in the Park

July 5, 2016

Antlers Park on Lake Marion - Picnic Shelter

Join the community at 7:00 pm for 90 minutes of patriotic music to celebrate Pan O Prog in the park.  Lakeville's Community Band is directed by Janice Differding of ISD 194 and this event is the Community Band's first performance.  Bring lawn chairs and blankets for comfort,

In addition, Lakeville South Jazz Combo Group and a youth dance group will also perform July 5, 2016. 

click here for more details »

applewood orchards lakeville mn

Applewood Orchards

August 1, 2016 - October 31, 2016

22702 Hamburg Avenue Lakeville MN

Make a trip to Applewood Orchard a family tradition. Minnesota favorites Honeycrisp, Zestar & Sweet Tango and many other varieties of apples on dwarf trees. Fall raspberries, pumpkins and a corn maze too. Hayrides continuous on weekends for $1 age 12 and older.

There is no admission fee.  Located near Cedar Ave. and 225th St. W. in Lakeville.

Open 10 am - 6 pm M-Sun during the apple season.

Applewoodorchard.com/applewood3 »

Planet Spooky Lakeville MN

Planet Spooky

October 1, 2016 - November 1, 2106

Your little goblins and ghouls will enjoy joining Snoopy and the PEANUTS Gang for Halloween activities, rides and entertainment that are suitable for all ages and the whole family will enjoy! Linus’ Pumpkin Patch, Storytelling Witch Happiness, Hay Bale Maze Designed, Charlie Brown’s Pirate Adventure.   

Visit ValleySCARE website for more information »

Holiday Inn Logo

Holiday Inn & Suites

20800 Kenrick Avenue
Lakeville, MN 55044

Baymont Inn Logo Lakeville, MN

Baymont Inn & Suites

17145 Kenyon Ave
Lakeville, MN 55044

Quality Inn Logo

Quality Inn of Lakeville

17605 Kenrick Avenue
Lakeville, MN 55044

Motel 6 in Lakeville, Minnesota

Motel 6

11274 210th Street
Lakeville, MN 55044
(952) 469-1900

Candlewood Suites Opening in Lakeville, MN Summer 2016

Candlewood Suites

21060 Keswick Loop
Lakeville MN 55044

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