With over 400 acres of open recreational space on the south end of Lake Winnebago, Lakeside Park is a great place to visit. Summertime brings impressive flower displays, boating of all kinds, picnics, and children of all ages to the many playgrounds.
Summer also the marks the opening of the Lakeside Park Lighthouse and its observation tower, open April 15 - October 15, 8am to dusk, weather permitting. Visitors can take nostalgic rides on the miniature train and enjoy the antique carousel. Two separate launches; one with a four-lane concrete ramp, loading piers and parking for 20 rigs and the other launch with two concrete ramps,loading piers and large black and top parking. Canoe rentals and covered bridge.
555 N. Park Avenue, Fond du Lac, WI
4th Annual Salute The Troops Race
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Salute the Troops will be hosting a Half Marathon and a 5K Run/Walk. The 5K race is completely inside the boundaries of Lakeside Park, the 1/2 marathon uses the park, city streets, and parts of the Fond du Lac Loop recreation trail. We will have vendors present with food, fun, games, and prizes. Begins at Oven Island in Lakeside Park. Our mission is to enable veterans to live full and independent lives by providing resources to empower them to overcome the physical and mental wounds of war. Race course maps and registration are available on the website.
Art on the Island
Sunday, June 7, 2015
More than 70 artists/craftspeople representing a wide variety of arts and crafts fill a tree-lined park on Lake Winnebago. Food, live music, kids' crafts, free admission and parking.