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. 


555 N. Park Avenue, Fond du Lac, WI


  • Family-Friendly


Sturgeon Spectacular 2019 presented by Alliant Energy

Sturgeon Spectacular 2019 presented by Alliant Energy

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - Sunday, February 10, 2019

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, drink specials or warming up near a toasty bonfire, you and your family will NOT run out of things to do at this year's Sturgeon Spectacular.

FREE EVENTS ALL WEEKEND LONG!  For more information please visit

FSI Home Run Derby

FSI Home Run Derby

Friday, February 8, 2019

Dust off your bat and come test your power at the 1st Ever Winter Home Run Derby hosted by Fond du Lac Softball, Inc. This should be the snowiest home run derby you've ever seen! Come back for the coolest softball tournament around starting Saturday morning after the Fun Run.

There will be a $1,000 guaranteed prize pool. Road Trip will be playing afterward in a huge heated tent on Oven Island. Open to 21+ only! Don't forget your ID.

Check out the Fish Fry and Lakefront Beer Specials at Lakeside Pavilion as well.

For registration information, please contact Marie Schumacher at or call 920-251-7644.