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.



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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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 »

Sea Life Aquarium MOA

Sea Life Aquarium & Spring Event: Brave the Rainforest!

January 2, 2019

Inside Mall of America

Come face to fin with stunning sea turtles and discover 19 species of jaw-dropping sharks in our world famous 300 foot Ocean Tunnel! Touch real sea creatures, enjoy daily fish talks and explore 1.3 million gallons of fun at SEA LIFE! SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium provides fun for all ages, offering an interactive educational quiz trail, Behind-the-Scenes tours, hourly creature talks and friendly, knowledgeable staff. Coming Spring 2019 – Brave the Rainforest! Come face to fear with creepy cockroaches, hungry piranha, curious crocs and more at the new “Brave the Rainforest” adventure. This two-and-a-half-story adventure will challenge you to brave new animal encounters never before seen at the Aquarium.


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Elko Seedway Lakeville, MN

Elko Speedway - NASCAR

May 4, 2019 - September 28, 2019

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. 

Visit Elko Speedway Website for more information »

Saint Paul Saints Baseball

Saint Paul Saints

May 17, 2019 - September 2, 2019

CHS Stadium

More than a ball game!

for more information »

Llama MN Zoo

MN Zoo Llama Trek

May 25, 2019 - September 2, 2019

13000 Zoo Boulevard, Apple Valley MN

Llama tell you about the Minnesota Zoo!  ha ha 

Llamas are ready to share their zany personalities at the MN Zoo.  Get close and personal with these quirky characters now through Labor Day 2019.  Walk among them without barriers at Llama Trek! 

The Zoo is open year round and located just minutes from Lakeville.  Visit mnzoo.org to find schedules for penguin and shark feedings, tropical reef dive shows, Close Encounters, Wings World of Birds Show, Hawaiian monk seal and cow milking demonstrations and more special events.  Group rates with advance reservations; senior and children discounts.  

For more Zoo information »

Elko Traders Market Antiques and Vintage Sale

May 25, 2019 - September 2, 2019

10675 260th St E Elko New Market MN

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.  MEMORIAL WEEKEND - 4th OF JULY WEEKEND - LABOR DAY WEEKEND. Minutes south of Lakeville off I-35 at exit 76.

Website info »

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 »

Elko Speedway Theater

Elko Speedway Drive-In Theater

June 8, 2019 - July 6, 2019

Elko Speedway

Saturday only.  Ticket sales start at 8:30 pm.


Visit webpage for more information »

Pan O Prog Lakeville MN

PAN-O-PROG Week-long Celebration

July 4, 2019 - July 14, 2019

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. Largest replica of the ?????Vietnam Traveling Memorial July 8-18 at Hasse Arena.  Overflow parking: buses run from Lakeville North Thursday/Friday/Saturday. 

Visit Panoprog website for more information »

Vietnam Traveling Wall Lakeville Mn 2019

Vietnam Traveling Wall

July 8, 2019 - July 14, 2019

Hasse Arena at 8525 215th St W Lakeville

The biggest to date Vietnam Traveling Wall is coming to Lakeville, Minnesota this July!  The wall itself will be located behind Hasse Arena, is free to the public and open 24/7. Other events will take place around the community including inside Hasse Areana with the Hall of Heroes, Military History Displays, USO like show, seminars and education.  The Freedom Rock will be located at Aronson Park and the Pan O Prog parade will feature military units and a vintage plane flyovers.

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Lakeville Area Arts Center MN performances

Lakeville Area Arts Center Performances

July 10, 2019 - July 1, 2020

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 »

Summer Jam at Canterbury Park

Summer Jam at Canterbury Park

July 18, 2019 - July 20, 2019

Canterbury Park

Rock, Pop, & Country Come Together for the 3-day Music Festival in our own Backyard! This multi-day, multi-genre music festival features arena-level headliners and exciting emerging acts.  Line up includes Tim McGraw, Aerosmith, Pitbull, Rascal Flatts, REO Speedwagon, Hobo Johnson & The Lovemakers and Chris Hawkey. 

During the 3 day event, 12 bands will play on the main stage with several more local and national emerging bands performing on a second stage in the Canterbury Park infield. 

Go to Canterbury's website »

ESPN Xgames Minneapolis

ESPN X Games Minneapolis

August 1, 2019 - August 4, 2019

US Bank Stadium

The X Games Minneapolis 2019 includes The Blind Shake, Chevy Metal, Diplo, Incubus, P.O.S., Swmrs, Wu-tang Clan. 

Tickets onsale now at xgames.com/tickets

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Lakeville Art Fair

Lakeville Art Festival

September 21, 2019 - September 22, 2019

Grounds of Art Center 210th St. & Holyoke Ave.
Join us for the annual Lakeville Art Festival in historic downtown Lakeville.  With over 90 juried premier artist booths, this intimate event is held on the park-like grounds of the Lakeville Area Art Center.  It includes a featured artist exhibit, artist demonstrations, youth art tent, performing and literary artists, great food and craft beer and wine. Event hours are 10 am to 5 pm Sunday.  There is no admission fee.  The Art Center is located at 20965 Holyoke Avenue, the corner of 210th Street and Holyoke. 


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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 »

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 Logo Lakeville, MN

Candlewood Suites

21060 Keswick Loop
Lakeville MN 55044

Hampton Inn, Lakeville, Minnesota

Hampton Inn

Fall 2019

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