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
Labor Day Parade
Monday, September 5, 2016
The Fond du Lac County Labor Council will have the annual Labor Day parade and the picnic at Lakeside Park this year. The parade line up is at 9:30am and the Parade starts at 11 am., beginning at Rees and Main Street traveling north on Main Street past Scott Street. The picnic on Oven Island at Lakeside Park begins at noon and ends at 5 pm. There will be live music and face painting for kids by Betty Trent from 1-3 pm. This event is open to the public. Food and refreshments will be sold with proceeds from the parade and picnic going to local charities and organizations.
Horicon Bank 5K Run/Walk for Wellness
Saturday, September 17, 2016
The 5th Annual Horicon Bank 5K Run/Walk for Wellness will be held at Lakeside Park on Saturday, September 17th. Registration begins at 7:00 a.m. with the race starting at 8:30 a.m. Once again, all race proceeds will benefit NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
$100 cash will be given to the top male and female finishers and the race will feature chip timing. Refreshments will be provided at the finish line.
Individual registration is $20 before 9/15/16 ($25 after). Team/Family of 4 can register for $70.00 before 9/15/16 ($80.00 after) Children 10 and under are FREE. For groups of 20+, contact Kerry at 920.921.3070 for a Group Registration Form
Special thanks to Agnesian Healthcare for helping to sponsor this great community event!