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!

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 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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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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Visit Lake City MN - EVENTS - Tour De Pepin

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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Visit Lake City MN - FESTIVALS - Waterskiing

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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Visit Lake City MN - EVENTS - Waterski Days

Water Ski Fun Facts

In 1966, after much debate around the world about who, when, and where water skiing originated, it was officially declared by the American Water Ski Association and accepted by other worldwide

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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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A calendar filled with Lake City fun

15th Annual Tour de Pepin

Held June 4th 2022, Tour de Pepin offers bicyclists from amateur to expert an opportunity to experience Lake Pepin from the saddle. The Lake City Chamber of Commerce hosts this …

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Ohuta Beach, 100 Park Street
Lake City, MN 55041 United States
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Water Ski Days!

Held the last full weekend in June (June 23-26, 2022), Water Ski Days celebrates the invention of water skiing in Lake City, and its inventor, Ralph Samuelson. This city-wide event …

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Ohuta Beach, 100 Park Street
Lake City, MN 55041 United States
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Lake City Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Tournament

Lake City Chamber Golf Tournament Friday Jul 15, 2022 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM CDT Location Lake City Golf Club 33587 Lakeview Dr. Lake City, MN 55041 33587 Lakeview Drive …

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Lake City Golf, 33587 Lakeview Drive
Lake City, MN 55041 United States
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Sailing for Leukemia

The Lake City Yacht Club shares their love of sailing with the community at this last weekend of July event. If you’ve seen the beautiful sight of the sailboats in …

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Lake City Yacht Club, 201 South Franklin Street
Lake City, MN 55041 United States
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