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Lakeville Area Events

Lakeville hosts several exciting events throughout the year, including 10 days of Pan-O-Prog, Taste of Lakeville, Live on the Lake summer concert series, and the Lakeville Arts Festival. Whether you’re a foodie, live music fan, an art enthusiast, or just looking for a fun summer getaway, Lakeville has something for everyone.

Saint Paul Winter Carnival

Saint Paul Winter Carnival
January 23, 2025 – February 2, 2025

The St. Paul Winter Carnival is a beloved annual event that celebrates Minnesota’s winter traditions and culture. It’s a great way to experience the beauty and fun of winter in Minnesota and enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities and entertainment.

Lakeville Landscape and Home Expo

Landscape, Home & Consumer Expo
March, 2025

During the Landscape, Home & Consumer Expo, visitors can browse a variety of exhibits featuring products and services related to landscaping, gardening, home improvement, home decor, and consumer goods. It is a great opportunity to gather ideas, explore new products, and connect with professionals in various industries.

Youth Art Month

Youth Art Month Exhibit
March 2025

The Youth Art Month Exhibit is an annual event that showcases the work of K-12 students in the Lakeville Area Public Schools. It is a great way to support and celebrate the artistic talents of young students in Lakeville, and to promote the importance of art education in schools.

Art Crawl in Downtown Lakeville

Downtown Lakeville Art Crawl
May 10, 2025

The Art Crawl is a family friendly event with music, public art, and other experiences. Experience art, music, and interactive activities right in the heart of Lakeville.

Lakeville Farmers Market, Lakeville MN

Lakeville Farmers Market
June 5, 2024 – October, 23 2024

The market features a variety of local vendors offering fresh produce, meats, baked goods, and other locally sourced products. In addition to food items, the market also features local artisans selling handmade crafts and gifts.

Pan-O-Prog Annual Festival

Pan-O-Prog Summer Festival
July 4 fireworks; 10 days of fun coming July 2025

Lakeville’s annual summer celebration in July featuring July 4th Fireworks, Classic Car Parade, Car Show, street dances, Lion’s Beer Brats & Bingo, Grand Parade, Fly-In Breakfast at Airlake Airport, Asian Market, Food Vendors, and More! Final day of fun with a new Chalk Fest and live music festival.

Lions Fly-in Breakfast

Lions Fly-in Breakfast
July 2025

The Lions Fly-in Breakfast is a great opportunity to experience the thrill of aviation and enjoy a delicious breakfast in a unique setting. Visitors can enjoy a delicious breakfast in addition to aircraft displays, airplane and helicopter rides, and aviation-related activities for people of all ages.

Dakota County Fair

Dakota County Fair
August 5, 2023 – August 11, 2024

The Dakota County Fair is one of the largest county fairs in Minnesota. It is a great opportunity for people to learn about agriculture, enjoy live entertainment, rodeo,  and experience the community spirit of Dakota County.

Taste of Lakeville

Taste of Lakeville
August 15, 2024

The Taste of Lakeville is an annual event that showcases the culinary talents of local restaurants and chefs in Lakeville, Minnesota. Visitors can sample a wide variety of food and drinks and enjoy live music and entertainment. Located on the park like grounds of the Lakeville Area Arts Center.

Minnesota Renaissance Festival

Minnesota Renaissance Festival
August 17, 2024 – September 27, 2024

The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is an annual event held in Shakopee, Minnesota, that celebrates the era of the Renaissance. The festival grounds are transformed into a medieval village, with over 200 artisans, food vendors, and performers dressed in period costumes.

Minnesota State Fair

Minnesota State Fair
August 22, 2024 – September 2, 2024

The Minnesota State Fair is one of the largest state fairs in the United States, attracting over 2 million visitors each year. The fair features a wide variety of activities and entertainment for people of all ages, including carnival rides, games, concerts, and agricultural exhibits.

Buck Hill Concert Series
September 12-14, 2024

Mark your calendars because you’re going to have one hill of a good time at the Buck Concert Series! Enjoy three nights of incredible music with George Thorogood and The Destroyers, Drive-By Truckers, Jameson Rodgers, Drive By Truckers and more! This is a series of shows that will make you love live music more than ever before.

Lakeville Art Festival

Lakeville Art Festival
September 21 & 22, 2024

The Lakeville Art Festival is an annual event that showcases a wide variety of art from local and regional artists. Whether you’re an art enthusiast or just looking for a fun and unique event to attend, the Lakeville Art Festival is definitely worth checking out. Music, kids art tent, artist demonstrations, food trucks and more!

Tricks and Treats at Valleyfair

Tricks and Treats at Valleyfair
September 28, 2024 – October 27, 2024

During Tricks and Treats at Valleyfair, the amusement park is transformed into a haunted wonderland, with haunted mazes, scare zones, and live shows. Visitors can also enjoy rides in the park, including some of the park’s most popular roller coasters, as well as special Halloween-themed attractions.

DLBoo in Downtown Lakeville

DLboo in Downtown Lakeville
October 26, 2024

All the little Ghouls and Goblins to Trick-or-Treat in Downtown Lakeville and
enjoy Treats & Trinkets from participating businesses!

Women’s Symposium & Expo

Women’s Symposium & Expo
November 12, 2024

The Women’s Symposium & Expo is a great opportunity for women to connect with others in their community, learn new skills and ideas, and be inspired to pursue their goals and dreams. The event celebrates the unique contributions of women and provides a supportive environment for women to connect and grow.

Holiday on Main in Downtown Lakeville

Holiday on Main
December 7, 2024

Downtown Lakeville is transformed into a winter wonderland, with holiday lights, decorations, and music throughout the area. The event includes a holiday market where local vendors sell a variety of gifts and crafts, as well as food vendors offering festive treats.

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