Special Events


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2020 Summer Events

Pickleball Tournament - CANCELED



Youth Shore Fishing Contest


At the annual Youth Shore Fishing Contest, kids are invited to fish away the morning in search of "the big one." Prizes will be awarded.

Puppet Wagon

  
The virtual puppet wagon is here! Join the adventure and learn about the environment during the summer of 2020. We will post a new show each Monday at 9 a.m. Watch the shows on YouTube.

2020 Fall Events


"Who Done It?" Hike


Play Sherlock Holmes by collecting clues and solving the mystery while walking the trails at Ritter Farm Park during the"Who Done It?" Hike. When the end is near and you think you have it solved, you’ll have a chance to guess “who done it.”

Tour of Lakeville

 
Join us on this 17-mile ride and discover new parks and trails in Lakeville. Glide along Juno Trail as we hug the Lake Marion shoreline. Swing thru Antlers and Steve Michaud parks and discover two conservation areas within the City. 

Haunted Forest Festival


The annual Haunted Forest Festival event occurs each October before Halloween and includes a trick-or-treat maze, hayrides, puppet shows and the haunted forest trail. Over 100 volunteers help with this event - find out how you can volunteer this year.

2018 Fall Events


Tour of Lakeville


Join us on this 17-mile ride and discover new parks and trails in Lakeville. Glide along Juno Trail as we hug the Lake Marion shoreline. Swing thru Antlers and Steve Michaud parks and discover two conservation areas within the City. 

"Who Done It?" Hike


Play Sherlock Holmes by collecting clues and solving the mystery while walking the trails at Ritter Farm Park during the"Who Done It?" Hike. When the end is near and you think you have it solved, you’ll have a chance to guess “who done it.”

2018 Fall Events


Tour of Lakeville


Join us on this 17-mile ride and discover new parks and trails in Lakeville. Glide along Juno Trail as we hug the Lake Marion shoreline. Swing thru Antlers and Steve Michaud parks and discover two conservation areas within the City. 

"Who Done It?" Hike


Play Sherlock Holmes by collecting clues and solving the mystery while walking the trails at Ritter Farm Park during the"Who Done It?" Hike. When the end is near and you think you have it solved, you’ll have a chance to guess “who done it.”

2020/2021 Winter Events

Holidays at the Heritage Center 


Santa's Secret Store is designed for children to purchase gifts for family and friends. Parents wait in the Holiday Bake Shoppe where they can purchase homemade holiday treats. Volunteers assist children with their purchases and gift wrapping. Find out how you can volunteer at this event. Don't forget to register kids for Cookies for Santa, which occurs during the event.

Letter from Santa and Phone Calls from the North Pole

   
With your help, a personal letter from Santa Claus can be arranged for your child. You can also have Mrs. Claus, Santa or the Elves to call your house. Register online or download a registration packet (PDF).

Ritter Fest


Come out with friends or family to Ritter Fest, a fun winter event. Try snowshoeing through the woods or roast a s'more at this free event. Lakeville SnoTrackers will be available for snowmobile rides. Dogsledding will be available for a cost to those who preregister.



Youth Ice Fishing Contest


Fish through one of the many holes cut through the ice at the annual Youth Ice Fishing Contest. This free family event is one your child will never forget. Participants should bring their own fishing equipment and bait. Prizes will be awarded.

2020 Spring Events



Easter Egg Scramble & Breakfast - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED

Attend the Easter Egg Scramble & Breakfast to enjoy Easter activities and then an egg-stra special egg hunt through downtown Lakeville businesses! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration for adults and children is required.

Free Family Fun Fest - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED


Bring your family and friends to enjoy a night of fun and free activities. The Family Fun Fest offers a wide variety of events including inflatables, children's activities and a popular children's movie on the turf.