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Look What's Happening In Detroit Lakes!

When you are visiting our area for summer fun, we want to ensure you get the most of your time here with your family & friends!  Check out what we have going on in our town!

In addition to what is listed below, see this link below for additional activities in the Detroit Lakes Area!

New information is added to this each Tuesday! 

http://business.visitdetroitlakes.com/event

  •  Here's what’s going on Detroit Lakes this week!

     

    What’s Happening

    Tuesday, July 9

    • Lakes Area Farmer’s Market, 10am-1pm, Peoples Park; www.lakesareafarmersmarket.com
    • Community Shred Day, 11am-noon, Mid MN Federal Credit Union Parking Lot; have your personal documents shredded for free.  218-844-5540
    • Fair Hills Family Fun Night, 5-9pm, Fair Hills Resort; come for one or all of these events: 5pm – cruise around Pelican Lake on the 55’ Big Pelican Pontoon, 5:30-7pm Smorgasbord, 7:45pm Hootenanny.  Call 218-847-7638 for reservations; www.fairhillsresort.com
    • Picnic in the Park, 6pm, DL City Park; picnic to benefit Habitat for Humanity, freewill donation
    • Tuesdays in the Park, 7pm, DL City Park Bandshell; music by Jessica Vines & Connor Lee,  218-844-7469, www.dlccc.org

     

    Wednesday, July 10

    • :45 Fill-up, 8:15-9am, Wagoner Portrait Studio; an opportunity for Chamber members to hear the latest business news, 218-847-9202
    • Wild Wednesdays – Whitetails, 10am, Tamarac NWR Discovery Center; explore the world of nature with your child, geared for 3-6 yr. olds. 218-847-2641, www.fws.gov/refuge/tamarac
    • Brown Bag Lunch Series – History of the DL Water Carnival, noon, Becker County Museum; bring your own lunch or call the museum at 218-847-2938 to reserve a box lunch for a fee. 
    • Women’s Wednesday, 3-5pm, Forest Edge Gallery; enjoy a fun afternoon of music, light snacks, refreshments & prizes.  218-342-2681,www.forestedgeartgallery.com
    • Cruise DL Night, 4-8:30pm, West Lake Drive; come down and see all the great cars or bring your car down to show it.  218-847-9202
    • Open House on Upcoming Road Construction, 5-7pm, DL City Office; this is about upcoming road construction  to Hwy. 10, Randolph Road, Kris Street, & County 54.  Presentation at 5:15pm.  218-847-5658

     

    Thursday, July 11

    • Wildlife Excursion, 11am, Tamarac NW Refuge; explore the refuge with a knowledgeable guide.  Meet at the Visitor Center, 218-847-2641,www.fws.gov/refuge/tamarac
    • LIVE at The Lodge, 5-7pm, The Lodge on Lake Detroit; music by Deb Jenkins Band; 218-847-8439 or www.thelodgeonlakedetroit.com
    • Trucks & Tunes, 5-8pm, DL City Park; music by Hardwood Groove, food trucks available. 218-844-4221
    • Live Music by Romyn & Rick, 6-10pm, Long Bridge Bar Grill & Marina; 218-847-1949, www.longbridgedl.com

     

    Friday, July 12 – Sunday, July 21

    • 84th Northwest Water Carnival, see www.dljaycees.com for complete schedule of events
    • Bash on the Beach tickets, buttons, & mugs on sale at the Chamber
      • Buttons - $2
      • Booster Button/Mug - $50
      • Past Admiral’s Button/Mug - $35
      • Bash Tickets – Friday, July 19 – Hairball & One, $20; Saturday, July 20 – Eve6 & Smash Mouth - $30; both days - $40

     

    Friday, July 12

    • Water Carnival, see www.dljaycees.com for more information
      • Miss Northwest Pageant, 7pm, Holmes Theatre
      • Kick Off Party, 7:45pm, Lakeside Tavern; music by Tripwire
    • Live Music by Whiskey Trail, 6-10pm, Long Bridge Bar, Grill & Marina; 218-847-1949, www.longbridgedl.com
    • Lee Ann Womack, 8pm, Shooting Star Casino; for information & tickets, call 800-313-7469 or www.starcasino.com 
    • Live Music by Whiskey Trail, 6-10pm, Long Bridge Bar, Grill & Marina; 218-847-1949. www.longbridgedl.com
    • Music by Smokin’ Amp DJ, 9pm, Holiday Inn; 218-847-2121, www.dlinn.com

     

    Saturday, July 13

    • Lakes Area Farmer’s Market, 10am-1pm, Peoples Park; www.lakesareafarmersmarket.com
    • Water Carnival, see www.dljaycees.com for more information
      • Midsummer Bike Tour, 7am, Pavilion
      • Fly-In & Pancake Breakfast, 8am-noon, DL Airport
      • Dangerzone Crazies Crash Course, 8am, DL City Beach
      • Breakfast off the Beach, 8-11am, Hub 41
      • Motorcycle Ride for the Future, 8:30am, DL City Park
      • LAMBAT Family Fun Mountain Bike Race/Ride, 9am, Dunton Locks
      • Demolition Derby, 6pm, Fairgrounds
    • Phelps Mill Festival, 9:30am-5pm, Phelps Mill County Park; www.phelpsmillfestival.com
    • Lakeview Greenhouse Farm Tour, 10-11am, Lakeview Greenhouses; learn about hydroponic production, hosted by MANNA Food Coop. 218-844-4211
    • Family Day at the Museum – Rain Gutter Regatta, 10am-noon, Becker County Museum; building your own boat with materials provided & then race it in a rain gutter water track. $5 per family or free with Water Carnival Button. 218-847-2938
    • Live Music by Romyn & Rick,  2-5pm, Holiday Inn; 218-847-2121, www.dlinn.com
    • Live Music by David Rosenfeldt, 4-6pm, Richwood Winery; 2pm –218-844-5990, www.richwoodwinery.com
    • Live Music by Tim Eggebraaten, 6-10pm, Long Bridge Bar Grill & Marina; 218-847-1949, www.longbridgedl.com
    • Live Music by Dariann Leigh, 8-10pm, Hub 41; 218-844-8488, www.hub41.com
    • Live Music by The Front Fenders, 9pm, Hotel Shoreham; 218-847-9913, www.hotelshoreham.com
    • Live Music by Skyline, 9pm, Holiday Inn; 218-847-2121, www.dlinn.com

     

    Sunday, July 14

    • Shady Hollow Flea Market, 6am, 602-809-6661, www.shadyhollowfleamarket.com
    • Water Carnival, see www.dljaycees.com for more information
      • Family Picnic, 11:30am, DL City Park
      • Variety of Kids Activities/Events, 12-4:15pmDL City Park & Beach
      • Pup Plunge, 2pm, DL City Beach
      • Kids Music by Tim Eggebraaten, 4:30pm, DL City Park Bandshell
    • Free Wildlife Movie – Charlie & the Curious Otters,  2pm, Tamarac NW Refuge; 218-847-2641,

    www.fws.gov/refuge/tamarac

    • History Excursion, 2pm, Tamarac NW Refuge; learn about the early settlers, the loggers, and how Tamarac came to be from history enthusiast John Hovdenes.  218-847-2641, www.fws.gov/refuge/tamarac
    • Live Music by Island Time, 2-6pm, Long Bridge Bar, Grill & Marina; 218-847-1949, www.longbridgedl.com
    • Live Music by The Original Castaways, 4-7pm, Holiday Inn; 218-847-2121,
    • Cruise to the Pit Night, 5-9pm, Pit 611; music by Bruce and Tiki Dee from 3-7pm. 218-439-5121, www.thepit611.com

     

    Monday, July 15

    • Water Carnival, see www.dljaycees.com for more information
      • Patriot Assistance Dogs Golf Tournament, 11am, Lakeview Golf Course
      • Bed Races, 6pm, DL City Park
      • Junior Pageant, 6pm, DL Pavilion
      • Beach Soccer, 6pm, DL City Beach
      • Trivia Night, 8pm, DL Pavilion

     

    Tuesday, July 16 – Thursday, July 18

    • Art Camp at Becker County Museum; 9am-noon for ages 10-14; 1-4pm for ages 7-9.  Call the Museum to register 218-847-2938

     

    Tuesday, July 16

    • Lakes Area Farmer’s Market, 10am-1pm, Peoples Park;

    www.lakesareafarmersmarket.com

    • Fair Hills Family Fun Night, 5-9pm, Fair Hills Resort; come for one or all of these events: 5pm – cruise around Pelican Lake on the 55’ Big Pelican Pontoon, 5:30-7pm Smorgasbord, 7:45pm Hootenanny.  Call 218-847-7638 for reservations; www.fairhillsresort.com
    • League of Women Voter’s Social & Picnic, 6-8pm, Terry Kalil’s home; free to guests.  RSVP by July 12 to bethann@arvig.net or text 701-306-5438
    • Picnic in the Park, 6pm, DL City Park; picnic to benefit Habitat for Humanity, freewill donation
    • Water Carnival, see www.dljaycees.com for more information
      • Dance on Detroit , 7pm, DL Pavilion; music by Doc & the Scrubs; 218-844-7469, www.dlccc.org
      • Tug –O-War & Jr. Tug-O-War, 7pm, DL City Beach

     

     

    *** Be informed that a new Becker County Plat Book is coming in September.  Becker Soil & Water Conservation is working with Mapping Solutions Company on this publication.  If you are interested in advertising, contact Kelly Dorsey 952-451-7802 or kelly@mappingsolutionsgis.com

     

     

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