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.


Vikings Back to Football

Vikings Football

August 7, 2017 - February 4, 2018

US Bank Stadium, Minneapolis MN

Triple Espresso

November 15, 2017 - February 15, 2018

Ames Center, Burnsville MN

A highly caffinated comedy. VenuWorks presents the popular hit comedy.  Produced by The Daniel Group, Triple Espresso’s irresistible, family friendly humor crosses generations and has delivered laughs to more than two million people in six countries.

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Crayola Experience

Crayola Experience

January 1, 2018

300 South Avenue Level 3 at Mall of America

Open at the Mall of America!  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!


Fly Over America

January 1, 2018

5120 Center Court at 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!  Check website for special holiday and featured shows. 

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Toddler Tuesdays at MOA

January 2, 2018

Rotunda at Mall of America

Join in the fun of Toddler Tuessdays at the Mall of America. 

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Discovery Bay at Minnesota Zoo

January 9, 2018 - April 20, 2018

13000 Zoo Blvd, Apple Valley, MN 55124

Get out and explore the Minnesota Zoo and the Kangaroos!  It's an all year, all weather destination!  Enjoy a bit of the tropics or a little piece of Hawaii with Discovery Bay and the Tropical Reef.  Say "aloha" to the Minnesota Zoo's incredible residents - Hawaiian Monk Seals.

This winter, explore an indoor rainforest that’s 78 degrees every day and home to everything from red pandas to pink flamingos. Touch a real-life shark in Discovery Bay or hit the outdoor trails where a world of wildlife plays in the snow. No matter what the weather brings, the Zoo has the perfect forecast for fun all winter long.

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Red Bull Crashed Ice Championships

January 19, 2018 - January 20, 2018

Saint Paul Cathredral Hill

The Red Bull Crashed Ice Championships take place in Saint Paul on the frozen banks of the Mississippi River.  Spectate the ice cross downhill competition with a crowd of over 100,000 converging under the gaze of the imposing Cathedral of Saint Paul to witness high speed action of skaters competing in four-man heats to a bottom of a long ice track filled with obstacles. 


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super bowl


January 26, 2018 - February 4, 2018

U.S. Bank Stadium

Super Bowl LII is Sunday, February 4, 2018 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.  January 26 kicks off the fan fun with SUPER BOWL LIVE - 10 days of festival (free and open to the public at Nicollet Mall).  Followed by the SUPER BOWL EXPERIENCE January 27-Feb 3 at Minneapolis Convention Center!  Tickets sold on ticketmaster.com.

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Lorie Line

Lorie Line Simply Grand

February 16, 2018

Lakeville Area Arts Center

An intimate concert features Lorie Line's Midwest solo piano tour. Her playlist includes all the favorite songs from the past 28 years of her careerr as well as some brand new songs, and personal and funny stories both old and new.

The evening will be marvelous and SIMPLY GRAND!  Tickets are $39 and show time is 7:30 pm.  Call 952.985.4640 or purchase online.


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Andrew Sisters

The Andrew Sisters

February 24, 2018

Lakeville Area Arts Center

Join us for a high energy nostalgic trip down memory lane featuring the signature vocal sound of Minnesota's own Andrew Sisters.  You'll enjoy favorites such as Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Rum and Coca Cola, Apple Blossom Time, and many more of their greatest hits.

Audiences of all ages will enjoy this delightful offering of great music from the swing era! 

7:30 pm showtime.  Tickets $25-29. 

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Landscape & Home Expo/Consumer Showcase

March 10, 2018

Lakeville North High School

Over 150 vendors to chat with about your landscaping, home and consumer needs!  Lakeville Area Chamber of Commerce's annual Landscape & Home Expo and Consumer Showcase is the BIGGEST and BEST in Lakeville.  Free admission, free parking, free food samples and free fun! 

Held at Lakeville North High School - Saturday from 9am to 3pm . 

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Hairspray the Musical

March 16, 2018 - January 25, 2018

Lakeville Area Arts Center

You can't stop the beat in this big and bold musical about one girl's inspiring dream to dance.  Hairspray, winner of 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, is a family-friendly show, piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs.

March 16-17, 23-24 at 7:30 pm.  March 18-25 at 2 pm.  Purchase tickets online or by calling 952.985.4640.

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Twins Baseball at Target Field

Minnesota Twins

April 5, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Target Field, Minneapolis

Take me out to the ballgame! 

Target Field is fabulous rain or shine.  Show your Twins spirit or check out their schedule for your favorite team.

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Elko Speedway - NASCAR

May 5, 2018 - October 20, 2018

Elko Minnesota

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

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Taste of Lakeville

Taste of Lakeville

May 17, 2018

Lakeville Area Arts Center

Experience delicious fare from local restaurants, caterers, as well as fine beverage purveyors. You’ll have the opportunity to sample, taste, sip and devour the rich culinary treats. Entertainment and auctions too! On the beautiful grounds of the Lakeville Area Arts Center.

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Valleyfair Amusement Park and Planet Snoopy

May 26, 2018

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! 

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Tractor Show FAthers Day

Tractor Show at Pahl's Market

June 17, 2018

6885 160th St W Apple Valley MN 55124

Looking for something FUN to do with Dad this weekend?  Come and visit us at Pahl's Market for our 7th annual Father's Day Tractor Show!  Enjoy a leisurely stroll and check out the vintage and modern day tractors on display.  These machines span over 75 years of the Pahl's family farming, and most are still used today. 

ESPN X Games 2018

July 19, 2018 - July 22, 2018

US Bank Stadium

X Games sports include BMX, motocross and skateboarding. 

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Harvey by Expressions Community Theater

August 3, 2018 - August 12, 2018

Lakeville Area Arts Center

When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend, Harvey, a six and a half foot rabbit, to guests at a society party, his sister Veta has seen as much of his eccentric behavior as she can tolerate.  She decides to have him committed to a sanitarium to spare her daughter and their family from future embarrassment.  When he shows up at the sanitarium it seems that the mild-mannered Elwood's delusion has had a strange influence on more than one of the doctors.  Only at the end does Veta realize that maybe Harvey isn't so bad after all. 

August 3-4, 9-11 at 7:30 pm.  August 5 & 12 at 2 pm.  Tickets $13 by calling 952.985.4640 or online.

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Minnesota Renaissance Festival

Minnesota Renaissance Festival

August 18, 2018 - September 30, 2018

12364 Chestnut Blvd, Shakopee

Welcome to the Minnesota Renaissance Festival!  Come and be a part of this long-standing tradition by visiting the
festival grounds in Shakopee, Minnesota, just 20 minutes from Lakeville. 

New:  Wizard's Flight School Zip Line, Whiskey and Scotch Tastings, Dancing with Royals, Bloody Mary Bar, Kings Karpool Competition and Renaissance Bingo!

Open Weekends, plus Labor Day & Festival Days.  9am to 7pm • Rain or Shine and Free Parking!

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Haunted Forest Lakeville MN

Lakeville's Haunted Forest October 24 5:30-8pm

October 20, 2018

Steve Michaud Park 17100 Ipava Ave

5:30-8pm on Saturday 6-8 pm enter the spooktacular Haunted Forest Trail on your own and at your own risk! LOOK OUT! You never know who will be around the next corner.  Recommended for 3rd grade and older.

5:30-8PM trick or treat - Land of Amazement playground and bring home a pumpkin while supplies last.  Ages 8 and under please.


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Holiday on Main

Holidays On Main

December 1, 2018

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. 

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Mall of America Holiday Shopping

December 1, 2018

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! 

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Holiday Inn & Suites

20800 Kenrick Avenue
Lakeville, MN 55044

Baymont Inn Logo Lakeville, MN

Baymont Inn & Suites

17145 Kenyon Ave
Lakeville, MN 55044

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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 Logo Lakeville, MN

Candlewood Suites

21060 Keswick Loop
Lakeville MN 55044

Visit Lakeville Minnesota - Your Southern Travel Destination to Minneapolis, Saint Paul, Mall of America and Twin Cities Area Attractions!