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JANUARY
MAY
AUGUST
OCTOBER

EVENTS AND FESTIVALS

JANUARY

RITTER FEST Enjoy snowmobile rides , snowshoeing and s ’ mores at Ritter Farm Park .
CHAMBER ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP DINNER AND AWARDS CELEBRATION A recap of the past year , plans for this year and honoring people and businesses in categories of excellence .

MAY

CHAMBER TOURISM LUNCHEON & ATTRACTIONS EXPO Highlights the importance of tourism and recognizes Lakeville ‘ s hospitality talent with our prestigious Star Awards .

AUGUST

DAKOTA COUNTY FAIR Weeklong traditional fair with special days for kids , military and seniors . Dakota County Fairgrounds .
LAKEVILLE ART FESTIVAL Over 100 artists , live music , youth art tent , community art project , artist demos , literary art , food & wine . This event is held on the park-like grounds of the Lakeville Area Arts Center .

OCTOBER

STATE OF THE SCHOOLS LUNCHEON The Lakeville School District provides an annual update on what is happening in Lakeville area schools .

FEBRUARY

ACTIVITIES & SPORTS FESTIVAL Interact with more than 60 local organizations that offer sport , activity and education opportunities . Event hosted by Lakeville Community Education .

MARCH

CHAMBER GOLF CLASSIC Chamber members kick off the golf season at this fun filled day of golf , food , fun and prizes .
ELKO SPEEDWAY
May through October Premier racing facility in the
Midwest , high-banked 3 / 8 mile paved oval races . Under NASCAR division .

JUNE

FARMERS MARKET June through October on Wednesdays and Saturdays in Downtown Lakeville .
PUPPET WAGON Bring your blanket or lawn chairs , relax and enjoy the shows . Locations vary , June-August so check for schedule at lakevillemn . gov .

JULY

CITY WIDE BLOOD DRIVE Join the City , Chamber , Rotary and many of our service organizations for this life-changing event .
TASTE OF LAKEVILLE The Lakeville Rotary Presents Live entertainment , wine and beer tastings , food samplings from local restaurants / caterers , silent auction . Lakeville Area Arts Center .
SUDS FOR SCHOLARS TASTING EVENT The Chamber Foundation raises money for annual education scholarships for Lakeville High School seniors and Chamber member employees .
THE OPEN DOOR 5K , 1 MILE FUN WALK & KIDS RUN To benefit and support food insecure residents of Dakota County .

SEPTEMBER

CHAMBER FALL GALA Chamber members and sponsors come together for the Chamber ’ s most anticipated themed affair of the year !
DL BOO Trick-or-treat at several of our downtown Lakeville businesses !

NOVEMBER

360 COMMUNITIES FIRE & ICE GALA Help In the moment , Hope for the future . Your support changes the lives of children and families in our community .

DECEMBER

LAKEVILLE LANDSCAPE , HOME & CONSUMER SHOWCASE EXPO Over 100 exhibitors , highlighting all the best the area has to offer from home improvement to retail and professional business and educational services .
STATE OF THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY LUNCHEON The Chamber and the City give an update on what is happening in the Lakeville business community .
PAN-O-PROG Week-long festival of events including 4th of July fireworks , live music , parade , picnics , classic car parade and show , golf tournament , Beer , Brats & Bingo , contests and more . Parade is held Downtown Lakeville , events in various locations . Fireworks at Lakeville North High School .
BOWLING FOR EDUCATION TOURNAMENT This annual event is held at Bowlero and proceeds benefit Lakeville Area Schools teachers and students .
HOLIDAY on MAIN Crafts , treats , carolers , reindeer , and live entertainment with Santa in Downtown Lakeville .
CHRISTMAS IN THE VILLAGE Experience living history firsthand with costumed interpreters and demonstrations . Held at Dakota City Heritage Village at the Dakota County Fairgrounds .
24 | Lakeville Area Guide & Member Directory For ongoing list of events go to www . LakevilleChamber . org