Join the Fall Fun at the Annual Lake Park Pumpkin Fest in Lake Park, Minnesota the last weekend of September. See details below for early events on Thursday & Friday, and the main event day on Saturday. NOTE: Lake Park Pumpkin Fest is only 15.5 miles from The Lodge on Lake Detroit.
Featured Lake Park Pumpkin Fest Events
Pumpkin Fest Yard Decorating Contest: Judging on Friday – get your house and yard ready the Lake Park Pumpkin Fest Celebration !! Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes!! Be sure to drive around town and admire the Pumpkin Fest Yard decorations.
Scarecrow Decorating Contest: Bring your scarecrow to the LP City Center from 5 pm to 7 pm on Friday. Come join the
Craft & Vendor Show
Where: LPA High School, Lake Park, MN
Time: Saturday 9 am to 2 pm
Join dozens of craft vendors as they display and sell their wares. Free Admission.
Pumpkin Fest Car Show
Time: Saturday 9 am to 1:30 pm | Parade is at 2:30 pm
Where: Main Street Downtown Lake Park
Come check out the car show!!! Free registration , Door Prizes, Craft Show, Corn Maze, Kids Games, Harvest Breakfast and More!!! Sponsored by Wilson Bandsaws.
Pumpkin Brunch Bake-Off
Calling all giant pumpkin growers!! Bring in your monsters to the 2022 Pumpkin Fest Giant Pumpkin Contest. We’ll be weighing and measuring them behind the Klein Insurance building at 11 am on Saturday. Can’t wait to see your giants!
Lake Park Pumpkin Fest Schedule
Schedule is subject to changes.
7:00 pm Little Miss Pumpkin Fest Pageant–LPA High School Theatre
5:00-7:00 pm Pumpkin & Scarecrow Contest Judging & Yard Decorating Contest Judging
7:00-10:00 Lake Park Legion Harvest Breakfast – City Park
9:00a-1:30p Shuttle Bus – Every ½ hour from American Legion building to the High School
9:00-4:00 Pumpkin Contest Display – City Center
9:00-1:00 Garden Club Plant & Vegetable Sale – Fire Hall
9:00-2:00 Craft & Vendor Show – LPA High School
9:00 5K Pumpkin Trail Run– LPA Cross Country Team – Fire Hall
9:00-1:30 Classic Car Show – sponsored by Wilson Band Saw
9:00-12:00 Pumpkin Playground – City Park
9:00-10:30 Pumpkin Bake-Off/Brunch/coffee available – free will offering and voting – Fire Hall
9:00 Lake Park Lutheran Lefsa demonstration and sales until gone – Fire Hall
9:30-1:30 Tractor Display – Lakes Street/Water Treatment Plant
9:30 Face Painting – Gazebo on 2nd St
10:00 Ice Cream Pie Social Historical Museum – 2nd Street
10:00-12:00 Old School House – 1st and Front St
10:00-2:00 Wagon Rides – Fire Bay to Corn Maze
10:00-2:00 Dunk Tank and 100 Second Hang Bar – UCB Wresting Team Fundraiser – across City Hall
10:00-2:00 Corn Maze – East of American Legion
10:00-11:00 Library Link – pumpkin craft – Front Street
10:00-2:00 Barrel Train Ride – Lake Park Fire Department – City Park
11:00-1:00 Helmets for Kids – Fire Hall
11:00-2:00 Ninja Anywhere – fun for all ages – City Park – waiver needed
11:00-2:00 American Legion BBQ – City Park
11:00-4:00 American Legion Beer Garden – City Park
11:00 Pie Walk– Garden Club – Fire Hall
11:00-1:00 Junior Fireman’s Obstacle Course – Lake Park Fire Department – City Park
12:30 Pumpkin Cleaning & Carving – Fire Hall
2:30 Parade – 2nd street – line up north end of town, all entrance by 2:15
3:30 Firemen’s Brats – Lake Park Fire Dept – free will offering – Fire Hall
4:00 Park It – Raffle/Auction – National Honor Society – Fire Hall
5:00 Pizza, Puzzles & Pitchers – teams up to 4/$10 per person – Prizes – LP Liquor Store
7:00 Jano and Murf – LIVE MUSIC – Lake Park Liquor Store