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Events & Activities
in Carver County

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Year-Round Events & Activities

Our calendar is filled with events and activities all year long! Plan to attend community events and festivals highlighting the history of our area, holiday celebrations, sporting events, and more!

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Winter Park Passport

January 2-March 17
Locations throughout Chaska

Travel to Chaska and Carver parks for do-it-on-your-own activities from ice skating to snowman building. Complete three or more activities to earn a prize pack filled with games, crafts, and snacks!

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Baylor Park Candlelit Ski and Hayride

Saturday, January 28
Baylor Regional Park, Norwood Young America

Join in the longstanding Carver County tradition and venture out to Baylor Regional Park for a wintery adventure! Glide through candlelit trails on cross-country skis, take a luminary lit hayride, and enjoy bonfire treats like cider & s’mores.

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Soggy Bottom Golf Tourney

Saturday, January 28
Riverside Park, Carver

An annual fundraiser to help local families in medical crisis. Don’t golf? That’s ok, come down and join the day. We have bonfires, food and beverages for purchase (proceeds to the recipients of course!), bean bags, and general goodwill.

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Polar Party

Saturday, February 4
Lowry Nature Center, Victoria

Try out fun winter activities at Lowry Nature Center! Spend the afternoon in the snow with options like sledding, ice mini golf, ice bowling, kicksledding and more.

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February Festival

Saturday, February 4
Lake Ann Park, Chanhassen

Head to Lake Ann in Chanhassen for an ice fishing contest, food and drink concessions, door prizes, and free family activities.

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Frozen Fairway Open

Saturday, February 4
Island View Golf Course, Waconia

Hosted by the Waconia DandyLions, enjoy a fun round of snow golf, a burger bar with all the fixings, live music, drinks, and fun! The event raises money for The Hope House which supports local homeless teens ages 14-19.

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Ice Cribbage Tournament

Saturday, February 11
Benton Lake, Cologne

Join us on Benton Lake for the Largest Cribbage Tournament in the State. We will be playing outside, so dress warm!

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Lake Waconia Polar Plunge

Saturday, February 11
Lake Waconia Regional Park, Waconia

Take the plunge into Lake Waconia to support Special Olympics Minnesota! Or, if you don’t plan on plunging, come watch as teams dive into the icy lake to raise funds and have fun.

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Valentine’s Day Candlelit Walk & Live Music

Saturday, February 11
Lowry Nature Center, Victoria

Take a romantic evening stroll on a candlelit trail. Tap your toes to the live music of Kim & Quillan Roe.

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VFRA Annual Ice Fishing Contest

Sunday, February 12
Stieger Lake, Victoria

Join the Victoria Firefighters’ Relief Association (VFRA) for their annual ice fishing contest on Stieger Lake. Great prizes donated by local businesses.

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Annual Events

Explore the many events, festivals, and celebrations that happen every year throughout Carver County!

COVID-19 Updates

Due to COVID-19 and changing restrictions, some events may have been postponed or canceled. Please check with event organizers when planning to attend events, as details may have changed.

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