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


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

Sturgeon Spectacular

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

Get an hour-by-hour agenda of the 2017 Sturgeon Spectacular right here!

The Sturgeon's Evolution dates back over 200 million years! Haven't they earned a 3-day celebration?

We're celebrating these famed bottom feeders with a top-drawer weekend of fun for all.

A frozen Lake Winnebago and our surrounding community is the stage for on ice, off ice, indoor and outdoor activities including new exciting events as well as popular activities such as public ice skating; ice kiting; fat tire bike race, fireworks , bonfire, and much more!

Need a break from everything icy? Enjoy live entertainment, food specials, and interactive family activities throughout Fond du Lac!  So join us and stay with us for three-days of celebrating a really big fish with some really big fun.

Sturgeon Spectacular, A Celebration of Winter and Really Big Fish!