Lakeside Park

Bring the family out for fun at Fond du Lac's 400-acre Lakeside Park, on Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin's largest inland lake.

Walk-up lighthouse, picnic area, shelters, pavilion, playground, zip line, petting zoo, ball diamonds, marina, rides, boat-launch ramps, handicapped-accessible fishing platforms, new boat dock on Oven Island, Lakeside park segment of the Fond du Lac Loop, and kayak and pedal boat rentals. Also includes a fountain, large playground equipment area with an accessible playground, concessions, full-service marina and gazebos. 

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. 

Park glows with thousands of holiday lights and animated displays including holiday music each December. 


Location

555 N. Park Avenue, Fond du Lac, WI

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly

Events

Lakeside Park Holiday Lights

Lakeside Park Holiday Lights

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Lakeside Park on picturesque Lake Winnebago shimmers with thousands of lights, animated scenes and heart-warming holiday music. See Rudolph perched high atop the lighthouse, with this red nose flashing.

Sturgeon Spectacular

Friday, February 9, 2018 - Sunday, February 11, 2018

THE STURGEON'S EVOLUTION DATES BACK OVER 200 MILLION YEARS. HAVEN'T THEY EARNED A 3-DAY WINTER CELEBRATION?

February in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin can only mean one thing. Sturgeon Spectacular-a celebration of really big fish with some really big fun. Check out our quirky and fun take on a winter festival featuring events on the ice and off the ice. Enjoy activities indoors, outdoors and throughout the community. Highlights include a kick-off parade, live musical performances including Boogie and the Yo-yo'z, the hottest party band in Wisconsin, ice and snow carving, comedy shows and the hilarious Guys on Ice show. 

Whether you love outdoor hockey, kids zones, fat tire bike racing, pub crawls or warming up near a toasty bonfire, you and your family will NOT run out of things to do at this year's Sturgeon Spectular!

FREE EVENTS ALL WEEKEND LONG!