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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Visit Lake City MN - EVENTS - Tour De Pepin

Tour de Pepin

More Tour de Pepin Info Here Held the first Saturday in June, Tour de Pepin offers bicyclists from amateur to expert an opportunity to experience Lake Pepin from the saddle.

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Visit Lake City MN - FESTIVALS - Waterskiing

Water Ski Days

Click Here for June 22-25, 2023 Water Ski Days Returns to Lake City! The 51st Annual Water Ski Days is going to be another big celebration! Come to Lake

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Visit Lake City MN - EVENTS - Firefighter

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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Visit Lake City MN - EVENTS - Float a Palooza

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 Johnny Appleseed Days, beer, cider, and spirit tastings, spectacularly spooky haunted trails and more. Come for the fall colors stay for the FUN! Ok,

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Johnny Appleseed Days

September 30 & October 1, 2023Celebrate the apple harvest and our region’s creative community at Johnny Appleseed Days!A 2 day downtown block party featuring: live music, a new beer and

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A calendar filled with Lake City fun

First Day Hike at Frontenac State Park

First Day Hike at Frontenac State Park

Frontenac State Park, 29223 County 28 Blvd
Frontenac, MN United States
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Start the year outdoors with a New Year's Day self-guided hike, ski, or snowshoe! First Day Hikes are a great way to get outside, exercise, enjoy nature, and welcome in …

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01 January 2024