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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.

 

Paisley Park

Paisley Park Tours - Prince

April 24, 2017 - December 19, 2018

7801 Audubon Rd Chanhassen MN
Tours of Prince's Paisley Park extraordinary private estate and production complex. See first-hand what it was like for Prince to create, produce and perform inside this private sanctuary and remarkable production complex.  Throughout the experience, visitors will see artifacts from Prince’s personal archives, including iconic concert wardrobe, awards, musical instruments, artwork, rare music and video recordings and motorcycles.  In addition, Paisley Park has announced that it is expanding and enhancing its tour options by offering new, themed fan experience packages in addition to the current General Admission and VIP tours.
 

For tickets »

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 »

Camelot

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres - Newsies

March 2, 2018 - September 29, 2018

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

Disney's Newsies, the Broadway Musical, is on the Main Stage at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.  Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman and book by Harvey Fierstein.  

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres »

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 - September 30, 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 »

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 »

imax

Imax Theater at MN Zoo

May 29, 2018

IMAX Theatre at Minnesota Zoo

Bigger is better.  Largest movie screen south of the river!  Check the website for up to date shows!  

 

Visit the IMAX 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 »

apples

Corn Maze at Applewood Orchard

August 8, 2018 - October 7, 2018

near Cedar and 225th St. in Lakeville

Make a trip to AppleWood Orchard and start a new family tradition!  Pick your own Minnesota apples!  FREE ADMISSION.  Hayrides run continuously on fall weekends for a small fee.  Open every day 10 am to 6 pm during apple season.

Visit the orchard's website for more information »

applewood orchards lakeville mn

Applewood Orchards - Apple Picking & Events

August 17, 2018 - October 7, 2018

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 »

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 »

Vikings Back to Football

Vikings Football

September 11, 2018 - December 30, 2018

US Bank Stadium, Minneapolis MN
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 »

Chamber of Commerce Fall Gala

November 9, 2018

Brackett's Crossing Country Club

The Lakeville Area Chamber of Commerce presents it's annual black tie fundraising affair   Tickets are $125 per person and can be purchased by calling the office at 952.469.2020.  Music, entertaiment, silent auction and wonderful dinner at Brackett's Crossing Country Club. 

For more information »

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 »

Twin Cities Premium Outlets Moms Day 2017

Celebrate Moms

May 6, 2019

Twin Cities Premium Outlets

Spring has arrived and so has Mothers Day.  Treat your mom to a shopping trip.  

Click for more information »

Pan O Prog Lakeville MN

PAN-O-PROG 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. 

Visit Panoprog website 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

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