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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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 »

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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MN Science Museum Wild Kratts

MN Children's Museum

January 19, 2019 - May 19, 2019

10 West Seventh Street, St. Paul, MN 55102

Minnesota Children’s Museum and the creators of PBS 's Wild Kratts® joined forces to create Wild Kratts®: Creature Power®.  This new exhibit focuses on cultivating STEM skills and invites kids and families to explore animal habitats from around the globe, discover incredible creature powers and go on a mission to foil the villains’ nefarious plans.

Visitors will explore 4 animal habitats: Tropical Rainforest, Antarctic, Australian Outback Desert, and Your Neighborhood. Learn about and try out various Creature Powers® such as: sneaking through the forest using the stealth of a jaguar, swinging through the trees like a spider monkey, and testing their hops against a kangaroo.

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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.



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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.  

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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 »

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 »

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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