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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.

 

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!

FlyOverAmerica

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. 

For more info »

toddlers

Toddler Tuesdays at MOA

January 2, 2018

Rotunda at Mall of America

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

Visit Mall of America »

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.

Visit the Twins Baseball Website for more information »

Elko Seedway Lakeville, MN

Elko Speedway - NASCAR

May 5, 2018 - October 20, 2018

Elko 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. 

Visit Elko Speedway Website for more information »

star winner

Annual Lakeville Tourism Luncheon with NCAA Final Four

May 23, 2018

Holiday Inn & Suites Lakeville

Join us to celebrate TOURISM in Lakeville!  Luncheon program is with speaker Steve Mann, Director of External Operations for the 2019 Minneapolis Final Four Local Organizing Committee. Also hear an update on state tourism efforts with EXPLORE MINNESOTA TOURISM by Lori Peterson.  We will end the program honoring our local HOSPITALITY STAR AWARD WINNERS!  

Attractions Expo kicks off this great event with over 15 exhibitors between 11:15 am and Noon. Door prizes at the end of the program.  Luncheon program begins promptly at noon. RSVP is a must so please call 952.469.2020. 

 

to register click here »

Valleyfair Route 76

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! 

Visit Valleyfair's Website for more information »

Farmers Market Lakeville MN

Lakeville's Farmers Market

June 6, 2018 - October 27, 2018

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 »

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. 

Pan O Prog Lakeville MN

PAN-O-PROG Celebration

July 4, 2018 - July 15, 2018

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 the week of July 4. By the masses, residents line up to watch the grand parade, classic car parade and 4th july fireworks!

Street dances and concerts over the weekend in historic downtown Lakeville. 

Visit Panoprog website for more information »

Shop sales at TC Premium Outlets

Twin Cities Premium Outlets - Back to School Shopping

July 14, 2018 - September 11, 2018

Eagan MN

Shop the fabulous south of the river outlets!  100 outlet stores with great prices and exceptional brand merchandise!  Get a head start on your back to school shopping needs!

www.premiumoutlets.com »

ESPN X Games 2018

July 19, 2018 - July 22, 2018

US Bank Stadium

X Games sports include BMX, motocross and skateboarding. 

For more information »

Harvey

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.
 

For more information »

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!

Visit Ren Fest »

Planet Spooky Lakeville MN

Planet Spooky

September 21, 2018 - October 28, 2108

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 »

Haunt at Valleyscare

Valleyscare - "The Haunt at Valleyfair"

September 21, 2018 - October 28, 2108

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, all ages will enjoy non-scary activities, attractions and a variety of family and children’s rides.

Visit ValleySCARE website for more information »

Haunted Forest Lakeville MN

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

October 20, 2018

Steve Michaud Park 17100 Ipava Ave

HAUNTED FOREST
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.

TRICK OR TREAT MAZE FOR LITTLE ONES
5:30-8PM trick or treat - Land of Amazement playground and bring home a pumpkin while supplies last.  Ages 8 and under please.
 

 

event update »

Downtown Lakeville Lighting Ceremony

November 27, 2018

Pioneer Plaza

 6:00 pm lighting ceremony with entertainment. 

St Olaf College

St. Olaf Christmas Festival

November 29, 2018 - December 2, 2018

St. Olaf College, 1520 St. Olaf Avenue Northfield

"The St. Olaf Christmas Festival is one of the oldest musical celebrations of Christmas in the United States. Started in 1912 by F. Melius Christiansen, founder of the St. Olaf College Music Department, the festival features more than 500 student musicians who are members of five choirs and the St. Olaf Orchestra."

Click here for more details »

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. 

Visit Downtown Lakeville website for more information »

MOA

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! 

For events, click here »

MN Zoo monkey

MN Zoo Tropical Beach Party

February 16, 2019 - March 11, 2018

Minnesota Zoo

Escape from the cold and get a taste of the tropics at one of the Zoo’s most popular events. Bring your pail or favorite sand toy and play in Minnesota’s biggest indoor sandbox. Take in a full day of family fun exploring an indoor rainforest teeming with wildlife, along with special activities each weekend.

 
 
 

 

Visit the Minnesota Zoo Website for more information »

zoo babies

MN Zoo Farm Babies

March 22, 2019 - April 28, 2019

Minnesota Zoo

Gather up your little chicks and celebrate the sights and sounds of spring at the Wells Fargo Family Farm! You’ll coo at adorable piglets, lambs, goat kids, bunnies, chicks and calves.

All the cute happens daily, with special family activities each weekend.

 

 

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
1-888-226-3539
612-808-5580

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

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