Lakeside Park

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

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

Race the Lake

Race the Lake

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Race the Lake is in its 12th year and an 88-mile race/ride around the majestic Lake Winnebago, full of scenic diversity and is enjoyed by all abilities from professional to beginning cyclists.  Do the event as an individual, or with a team!

DISTANCE 88 miles. The course will stage on Harbor View Dr at the same location as the FINISH 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 halfway 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.

PERKS Dri-wick shirt, finishers' medal, ample food stations. Also receive food, goody bag, and handcrafted Stone Arch beer after the event. Hammergel will be on the course also.

Labor Day Parade

Labor Day Parade

Monday, September 2, 2019

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. 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.