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.


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 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 »

Hot Wheels at Childrens Museum MN

Hot Wheels: Race to Win

January 18, 2020 - May 25, 2020

MN Children's Museum

Buckle Up for High-Speed Fun!  In this exhilarating exhibit, kids will explore physics concepts through the world of car racing. Compete to see who has the fastest car at the track table; test tire-changing speed in the Pit Stop Challenge; experiment to see how car design affects speed and performance; race down a Hot Wheels track and go over a jump without crashing and experience the unique sounds of different racecar engines.  Entrance to the exhibit is included in the price of museum admission ($12.95 per person). 

Twins Baseball at Target Field

Minnesota Twins

April 2, 2020 - September 20, 2020

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 »

Valleyfair Route 76

Valleyfair Amusement Park and Planet Snoopy

May 23, 2020 - September 8, 2020

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 »

Elko Seedway Lakeville, MN

Elko Speedway - NASCAR

May 23, 2020 - September 26, 2020

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. 

For more information »

Dakota Gun Youth

YOUTH SHOOT at Dakota County Gun Club Range

June 6, 2020 - August 1, 2020

17501 Station Trail Rosemount MN

Come out and enjoy a great time learning to shoot .22 rifle, archery, and trap!  Any youth 16 and younger is welcome; subject to size and strength requirements to operate the equipment.  We provide all of the equipment, all you need to bring is yourself and the desire to have fun.  The range is open from  from 10 am to 3 pm. We have covered benches so we can shoot rain or shine!

For more information »

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Buck Concert Series

June 25, 2020 - June 27, 2020

Buck Hill Ski & Snowboarding

Join us for ONE HILL OF A GOOD TIME!  A weekend of live music on Buck Hill featuring:   
Thursday, June 25, 2020: Back In Black (AC DC Tribute Band), Free Fallin (tribute to Tom Petty) and SFO (tribute to Journey).  Gates open at 4:00 pm and music begins at 5:30 pm.  
Friday, June 26, 2020:  Soul Asylum, American Scarecrows and The Ron Denson Band. Gates open at 4L00 pm and music at 5:00 pm.
Saturday, June 27, 2020: High Valley, HItchville, The Cadillac Three.  Gates open at 4:00 pm and music at 5:00 pm. 


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 »


Applewood Orchard

August 1, 2020 - October 11, 2020

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.  Corn Maze. Open every day 10 am to 6 pm during apple season.

Visit the orchard's website for more information »

Defeat of Jesse James Days

Defeat of Jesse James Days Celebration

September 12, 2020 - September 13, 2020

Downtown Northfiled MN 55057

On September 7, 1876, outlaw Jesse James rode in to Northfield and was determined to rob the bank. Little did he know the infamous Jesse James would soon meet his match. Northfield celebrates its heroes and its victory the first weekend after Labor Day. Join us for food, fun, culture, entertainment, and a grand parade.

For more information »

Chamber Fall Gala - Lakeville MN

Chamber of Commerce Fall Gala

November 13, 2020

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 »

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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

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Candlewood Suites

21060 Keswick Loop
Lakeville MN 55044

Hampton Inn, Lakeville, Minnesota

Hampton Inn

20851 Keokuk Avenue
Lakeville, MN 55044

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