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
Race the Lake
Sunday, August 16, 2015
A 90 Mile Bike Race around Lake Winnebago! This event is designed for the recreational cyclist to the professional. For all ages! All Abilities! All Fun! $10,000 Prize money purse to overall female & male winners. Age group awards to the top 3 male and female winners in increments of 5 year age groups. All cyclists receive a dri-wick shirt, water bottle, finishers' medal, computer chip timing and spaghetti dinner after the event.
The course will stage the dramatic start at 52 W. Scott Street in Fond du Lac. The journey begins by heading north hugging the west side of Lake Winnebago and traveling through Oshkosh, Neenah, Menasha, Appleton and to the half way point at High Cliff State Park. Riders then take the east shoreline of Lake Winnebago - taking in lots of greenery, the mammoth blue lake and fresh country air. The course goes through Calumetville, Marytown, and St. Peter, and finishes at Lakeside Park (158 E. Harbor Drive) in Fond du Lac.
Taste of Fond du Lac in the Park
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Enjoy a day at the park with Fond du Lac Festivals on Sunday, August 23 from noon - 6:00 p.m. Live music, beer garden, lawn games & children's activities (Familyland) Admission: $3.00 (kids under 5 years free) Food tickets: $5.00 per sheet of 10 tickets