2019 Summer Events
Kermie the Frog, Chuck the Bunny, Myron and the whole puppet crew are waiting to entertain Lakeville children this summer. Download the map and schedule (PDF).
"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.”
2019 Fall Events
Tour of Lakeville
Join us on this 17-mile ride
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.
2019/2020 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).
Come out with friends or family to Ritter Fest, a fun winter event. Enjoy a winter sleigh ride through the woods. Lakeville SnoTrackers will be available for snowmobile rides and Lakeville Parks & Recreation will provide snowshoes to try.
SK8 Under the Stars: Middle School Skate for a CauseJoin us for a night you won't forget! This February will mark our first SK8 Under the Stars: Middle School Skate for a Cause. Lakeville Parks & Recreation and Lakeville Area Community Ed have joined together to support our local food shelf and provide a night that includes ice skating, human bowling, a local DJ, selfie booth, hot chocolate and more.
Youth Ice Fishing Contest
2020 Spring Events
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.
Easter Egg Scramble & Breakfast
Free Family Fun Fest
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.
2020 Summer Events
Pan-O-Prog Run - 1-Mile & 4-Mile
Run along the beautiful west side of Lake Marion. Pan-O-Prog Run race lengths include a 1-mile and a 4-mile run, and a half-mile Fun Run for kids.
Pan-O-Prog Pickleball Tournament
Register for women's, men's and/or mixed doubles in this two-day tournament in July during Pan-O-Prog.
Pan-O-Prog Beach Bash
Antlers Park hosts the annual Beach Bash for ages 11 to 14. Live DJ, dance, games, and freebies.
Pan-O-Prog Youth Play Day
This event includes live entertainment and a ping pong ball drop.
Family Campout Adventure
Take part in s'mores, games, and activities in a fun family campout setting at Casperson Park.
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.