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.


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.


For more information »

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 »

Valleyfair Route 76

Valleyfair Amusement Park and Planet Snoopy

May 25, 2019

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 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 »

Lakeville Art Festival Kids Tent

Lakeville Art Festival

September 21, 2019 - September 22, 2019

Lakeville Area Arts Center

Held the third weekend in September in historic downtown on the beautiful park like grounds of the Lakeville Area Arts Center.  Whether you are in the market to purchase art or not, it's a great day.  Come enjoy a artisan exhibits, demonstrations, entertainment, youth art tent, food vendors and local talent!  Hours are 10 am to 5 pm both days. 

for more information or to register »

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. 


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 »

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 »

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 »

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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