July 11 - 16, 2023

Event offerings by Centerville Lions Club

Now in its 31st year, Fete des Lacs (or the “Festival of Lakes”) is a week-long community festival in Centerville, MN. This event honors our history and takes advantage of the beautiful parks, lakes, and trails that surround us.

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Fete des Lacs Schedule
July 11-16th, 2023

View all detailed events on our Facebook page.

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6:30 PM – Opening Ceremonies

6:40 PM – Music in the Park: Star of the North Jazz Orchestra

** 1 lucky winner will find our Mini-Medallion worth $100 

📍 All Tuesday events are at Hidden Spring Park

🍕Carbone’s Pizza and Sweet Infusion Bakery on site for food and dessert.

6-8 PM – Public Safety Night: Police Cars, Firetrucks, Ambulance,  DIY 1st Aid Kits

6 PM – K9 Unit Demo

6:30 PM – Life Link III Helicopter Landing

7 PM – Fire Trailer Demos

** 1 lucky winner will find our Mini-Medallion worth $100 

📍 All Wednesday events are at St. Genevieve’s Parish Community Center Parking Lot

🌭 Lion’s Concession Trailer on site w/ Food and Beverages

5:30-7:30 PM – Main Street Market, next to Centerville Elementary

6 PM – Community Bike Ride, meet at St. Genevieve’s Parish Community Center Parking Lot

7 PM – Bald Eagle Water Ski ShowTrail Side Park

** 1 lucky winner will find our Mini-Medallion worth $100

5 PM – Lions Concessions & Beer Garden

6-8 PM – BINGO Sponsored by Centerville Lions

6-9 PM – KidsDance, DJ for Kids 

** 1 lucky winner will find our Mini-Medallion worth $100 

7 PM – All-Star Kickball Game
10 PM – Fireworks Display

📍 All Friday events are at Laurie LaMotte Memorial Park

All Day – Kickball Tournaments, LaMotte Park

All Day – Bags Tourney, LaMotte Park

7:30 AM – Fete des Lacs 8K / 5K, LaMotte Park – register

8:30 AM – FREE Kids Run, LaMotte Park – register

11 AM – FREE Fete des Lacs Parade, Main Street

After Parade – FREE Ice Cream Social sponsored by Carbone’s, LaMotte Park

Noon-5 PM – Lions Concessions & Beer Garden, LaMotte Park

1 PM-4 PM – Quad Chamber Artist, Business, Crafter, and Direct Sales Vendor Expo, LaMotte Park

Noon-5 PM – FREE Family Fest, LaMotte Park

  • Ninja Anywhere
  • Lions KidSight USA
  • GameTruck
  • Climbing Walls
  • Face Painting
  • … and more!

1 PM-4 PM – Classic Car Show by Cops-N-Rodders, LaMotte Park

8PM – Jake Nelson Band, $10 Cover, Ages 18+. LaMotte Park. 21+ will be ID’d/wristbanded.

Noon – Paddle des Lacs, Family-friendly paddle event on Centerville Lake

It takes a village to pull off a great festival! We couldn’t do it without amazing volunteers. If you’re interested in volunteering for this year’s festival, please connect with the City of Centerville.