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

2nd Annual Scary Scurry 5K

2nd Annual Scary Scurry 5K

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Info-Pro Lender Services and Guaranty Title Services are excited to announce the 2nd Annual Scary Scurry 5K Run/Walk at Lakeside Park in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin on Saturday, October 7th, 2017. This family friendly event, benefiting the Fond du Lac Area United Way, encourages all participants to dress in costume for the race!

Bring your families and register your children for the 1/3 mile or 1-mile races that end with a Halloween goodie bag! In addition, there will be LOTS of fun family friendly and kid activities during the 5k and between race events.

Registration fees include chip timing (5k only), Halloween goodie bags, top runner award medals, and event T-Shirt!

Event Details:
The 5K Run/Walk is a chip timed event that will begin at 8:30 am with the kids races following at 10:00 am (1/3 mile) and 10:30 am (1 mile). There will be Halloween giveaways, snacks and beverages immediately following the race, awards for top runners (by age, gender and overall) and prize drawings for costumes!

The entire course is paved - Strollers are encouraged! Please, no pets.

Pricing Schedule (+online processing fee)

5K Race - $20 by August 1st, $25 between August 1st-September 22nd, $30 after September 22nd
Kids Races - $10
Registrations September 22nd and later are not guaranteed a T-Shirt

Packet pickup and day of registration are located at the Kiwanis Shelter at Lakeside Park beginning at 7:00 am and ended at 10:15 am. Participants are encouraged to pick up their packets or complete day of registration at least 15 minutes prior to the start of their event. Absolute Race Timing will provide chip timed results!

For more information on the Fond du Lac Area United Way, please visit their website at https://www.fdlunitedway.org/.

Additional race details will be communicated via email after registration.

This event is non-refundable.

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.