Events and Festivals

Lake City brings year-round entertainment

 You will find a year-round selection of special events and festivals here in Lake City. Some of these events may come and go, but we have several long-standing traditions that return every year. Scroll down to check out our calendar and plan your visit!

100 Mile Garage Sale

Lake City is the right in the epicenter of this event which invites fifteen historic river towns and two states clean out their attics, garages and basements to create the

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Tour de Pepin

Held the first Saturday in June, Tour de Pepin offers bicyclists from amateur to expert an opportunity to experience Lake Pepin from the saddle. The Lake City Chamber of Commerce

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Water Ski Days

This event is held each year during the last full weekend in June. Water Ski Days celebrates the invention of water skiing in Lake City, and its inventor, Ralph Samuelson.

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The Fireman’s Dance

Why are we telling you about our local firefighter’s fundraiser? Because it’s one of the hottest summer events in Lake City, that’s why! This isn’t your grandpa’s fundraiser, this is

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Y-Knot Tri

Family oriented-triathlon featuring a 2.5-mile kayaking section on Lake Pepin, a 14-mile bike section north of Lake City looping thought old and new Frontenac, and closes with a 5K run

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Float a Palooza

You know that Lake City boasts some of the best beaches anywhere on the Mississippi, well this is one of the biggest beach parties on the river! Bring your lily

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Lake City Fall Fest

5 Weeks of fall festivities including Junk Crush, Johnny Appleseed Days, Halloween activities and more. Come for the fall colors stay for the FUN! Ok, real talk- there’s no better

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Johnny Appleseed Days

Lake City’s premier autumn event is October 1st and 2nd, 2022. This 2 day hootenanny is family friendly and super fun!  This year the festivities will be an old-fashioned block

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A calendar filled with Lake City fun

Girl’s Day Out 2023: Beach Party!

Calling all shoppers, fun havers, and Spring lovers! Shop, dine, and more in downtown Lake City during this year's Girls Day Out on April 28th! Visit the boutiques and restaurants …

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The Shops of Lake City, Various Locations
Lake City, 55041 United States
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Mother’s Day Market

Mother’s Day Market! Give your mom a special hand crafted gift made by MN artists & makers. The artists/makers/creators (vendors) Cassie Rasmussen @knotandneedle Kimberly Valerie @laughingbatcandles @shoppebylola RAEVEN @raevenjewelry

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Willow Gentile Studio and Gallery, 113 S Lakeshore Dr
Lake City, MN 55041 United States
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