Detroit Lakes Minnesota

Welcome to Detroit Lakes Minnesota

July 2014



JULY 1 (EVERY TUESDAY AND SATURDAY THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER)
LAKES AREA FARMERS MARKET
Locally grown fresh produce, local craft and health items for all the purchase from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Contact: 218-844-7322

JULY 1
TUESDAYS IN TE PARK
Enjoy live music from the area's finest musicians, including the Lakes Area Community Concert Band, every Tuesday night, all summer long in the DL City Park Bandshell. Come early for the Habitat for Humanity Freewill picnic.
Contact: 218-844-4221

JULY 2 (EVERY WEDNESDAY THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER)
WILD WEDNESDAYS
The Tamarace Wildlife Refuge hosts Wild Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon. Explore the world of nature with your child or grandchild during this adventure. Activities designed for 3-6 year olds. Meet at the Chippewa Picnic Area.
Contact: 218-847-2641

JULY 3 (EVERY THURSDAY THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER)
That Tamarac Wildlife Refuge hosts wildlife excursions every Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon. Explore the refuge with a knowledgeable guide. Search for wildlife and learn about the natural history of Tamarac. Meet at the visitor center.
Contact: 218-847-2641

JULY 3
LIVE AT THE LODGE
Enjoy live music from 6 to 9 p.m. in The Lodge on Lake Detroit.
Contact: 218-847-8439

JULY 3-4
SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK
The 6th Annual Shakespeare in the Park will be performing "Titus Andronicus," Shakespeare's ultimate revenge tragedy from 7 to 9 p.m. at the DL City Park Bandshell. Free will offering.

JULY 3
LIVE MUSIC AT THE HOLIDAY BEACH BAR & GRILL
Music by Slamabama from 9 to 11 p.m. in Holiday Inn.
Contact: 218-847-2121

JULY 4
FOURTH OF JULY FIRWORKS
City beach at dusk.

JULY 4
LIVE MUSIC AT THE HOLIDAY BEACH BAR & GRILL
Music by Tripwire from 9 to 11 p.m. in Holiday Inn.
Contact: 218-847-2121

JULY 5-6 (EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER)
DISCOVERY DIVES
Join Tri-State Diving for dives around area lakes and for educational courses.
Contact: 218-847-4868

JULY 5 (EVERY SATURDAY THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER)
ARTISAN FAIR AND FARMERS MARKET
Shady Hollow Flea Market will be open every Saturday and Sunday all summer long. To pique interest, there will also be a farmers market, artisan fair and breakfast will be served all day, Saturday.
Contact: 601-809-6661

JULY 5
LIVE MUSIC AT THE HOLIDAY BEACH BAR & GRILL
Music by the 8th Hour from 9 to 11 p.m. in Holiday Inn.
Contact: 218-847-2121

JULY 6 (EVERY SUNDAY THROUGHOUT THE SUMMMER)
SHADY HOLLOW FLEA MARKET
Treasures for everyone. Twenty-three boutiques, acres of vendors, local produce and concession vendors from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Contact: 602-809-6661

JULY 6 (EVERY SUNDAY THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER)
WILDLIFE MOVIES
Enrich your view of nature by watching the informational wildlife movies from 2 to 3 p.m. at Tamarac Wildlife Refuge.
Contact: 218-847-2641

JULY 8
TUESDAYS IN THE PARK
Enjoy live music from the area's finest musicians, including the Lakes Area Community Concert Band, every Tuesday night, all summer long in the DL City Park Bandshell. Come early for the Habitat for Humanity Freewill picnic.
Contact: 218-844-4221

JULY 9
BROWN BAG LUNCH SERIES
The Becker County Historical Society hosts a luncheon series on a historical aspect of Detroit Lakes. Noon to 1 p.m. Call before 10 a.m. to reserve a box lunch, or bring your own.
Contact: 218-847-2938

JULY 9
CRUISE DL NIGHT
Bring your custom cruiser down to West Lake Driver from 4 to 8 p.m. to connect with others who have the same enthusiasm for old cars.
Contact: 218-847-9202

JULY 10
LIVE AT THE LODGE
Enjoy live music from 6 to 9 p.m. in The Lodge on Lake Detroit.
Contact: 218-847-8439

JULY 11-20
NORTHWEST WATER CARNIVAL
Activities by the dozens during the 10-day long summer event. Full list of events are http://dljaycees.com.

JULY 11
NIGHT GOLF
The sun goes down and the fun begins! How often do you get the chance to play a round of golf in the dark? Illuminated fairways, bunkers, greens and more! Bring your team of 4 and come join the fun at 9 p.m. at Lakeview Golf Course.

JULY 11
MISS NORTHWEST PAGEANT
Cheer on young women from around the area as they compete for the Miss Northwest and Miss Northwest Outstanding Teen crowns. It begins at 7 p.m. in the Holmes Theatre.

JULY 12-13
PHELPS MILL ART FESTIVAL
Artists from near and far converge on this popular festival each year in July.
Contact: http://www.phelpsmillfestival.com

JULY 12
DEMOLITION DERBY
Several heats of cars will compete for the trophy during the demolition derby starting at 6 p.m. at the Becker County Fairgrounds.

JULY 12
DETROIT LAKES MIDSUMMMER BIKE TOUR
Choose from either a 13, 26, or 43 mile ride through beautiful Detroit Lakes country. Begin at the DLCCC between 10 a.m. and noon.
Contact: 218-844-4221


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View the animals for adoption at hsofthelakes.org, or call 218.847.0511

 

JULY 12
CORMORANT ART SHOW
Twenty-five regional artists will display a wide variety of watercolors, acrylic and oil paintings, rosemaling, pine needle basketry, prints, cards, clay sculpture and art gift items. Activities include artist demonstrations and door prizes. Refreshments will be available. No admission charge. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Cormorant Community Center.
Contact: 218-234-6606

JULY 12
LIVE MUSIC AT THE HOLIDAY BEACH BAR & GRILL
Muusic by Border Patrol from 9 to 11 p.m. in Holiday Inn.
Contact: 218-847-2121

JULY 13
FAMILY DAY IN THE PARK
There will be various family activities going on throughout the day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Detroit Lakes City Park.

JULY 14
SWEET SUMMER NIGHT
With a street fair flare, Washington Avenue will be closed off and downtown businesses and other vendors will offer a host of goods for evening shoppers from 5 to 8 p.m.

JULY 15
TUESDAYS IN THE PARK
Enjoy live music from the area's finest musicians, including the Lakes Area Community Concert Band, every Tuesday night, all summer long in the DL City Park Bandshell. Come early for the Habitat for Humanity Freewill picnic.
Contact: 218-844-4221

JULY 15
DANCE ON DETROIT
Enjoy live music from 7 to 10 p.m. by Doc & The Scrubs in the DL Pavilion.

JULY 16
WATER FIGHTS
Soaking wet teams will battle it out beginning at 7 p.m. in the DL City Park for the coveted water fights trophy and bragging rights
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JULY 17
FIRST LUTHERAN LADIES SALAD LUNCHEON
Funds raised from this luncheon will help to support the Crisis Center, Compassion House and other mission groups. It is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the First Lutheran Church, DL.
Contact: 218-847-8008 or 218-334-2721

JULY 17
LIVE AT THE LODGE
Enjoy live music from 6 to 9 p.m. in The Lodge on Lake Detroit.
Contact: 218-847-8439

JULY 17
BINGO
Number 5 under the B! Play Bingo from 5 to 10 p.m. in the DL Pavilion.

JULY 17
HOME BREW CONTEST
Beer brewers will bring their best product to be sampled and judged from 6:30 to 10 p.m. in Zorbaz.

JULY 18
BED RACES
Teams of five race throught the DL City Park beginning at 7 p.m. on beefed up beds to win the race.

JULY 18
PARTY IN THE PARK
An event for all ages, the Roosters will perform at the Party in the Park following the bed races.

JULY 19
LIVE MUSIC AT THE HOLIDAY BEACH BAR & GRILL
Music by 24 Seven from 9 to 11 p.m. in Hoilday Inn.
Contact: 218-847-2121

JULY 19
KIDS EVENTS
Saturday's kids events kicks off with a pet and doll parade down Washington Avenue from Holy Rosary Church to the Pavilion. Look for kids events all day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

JULY 19
CHILI COOK-OFF
Homemade chili will be open for judging starting at 11:30 a.m. on the beach outside the DL Pavilion.

JULY 19
BEAN BAG TOURNEY
Get yourt team ready to throw a winner. Event begins at 11:30 a.m. on the beach outside the DL Pavilion.

JULY 19
CAR SHOW
A collector's delight and a beauty to see, the car show is on display from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the DL City Park.

JULY 20
PARADE OF THE NORTHWEST
The largest parade in the region, the Parade of the Northwest makes its way down Washington Avenue, beginning at 1 p.m. Get your spot on the sidewalk early and bring a bag for candy.

JULY 22
TUESDAYS IN THE PARK
Enjoy live music from the area's finest musicians, including the Lakes Area Community Concert Band, every Tuesday night, all summer long in the DL City Park Bandshell. Come early for the Habitat for Humanity Freewill picnic.
Contact: 218-844-4221

JULY 24
LIVE AT THE LODGE
Enjoy live music from 6 to 9 p.m. in The Lodge on Lake Detroit.
Contact: 218-847-8439

JULY 25-27
FRAZEE TURKEY DAYS
Three days willed with an ice cream social, flea market, contests, street dance and parade.
Contact: 218-334-7940

JULY 26
HISTORY HIKE THROUGH FRAZEE
North Country Trail leads a historical hike through Frazee beginning at 9 a.m.
Contact: 218-334-3369

JULY 26
PELICAN RAPIDS ART IN THE PARK
Crafts, fine art and food. One of the largest shows in the area, it's from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Pelican Rapids' Sherin and Peterson Parks.
Contact: 218-863-1221

JULY 26
LIVE MUSIC AT THE HOLIDAY BEACH BAR & GRILL
Music by The Coolers from 9 to 11 p.m. in Holiday Inn.
Contact: 218-847-2121

JULY 27
ARTS & CRAFTS IN THE PARK
Over 100 vendors entice shoppers with their creativity and originality from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the DL City Park.
Contact: 218-847-9202

JULY 29
TUESDAYS IN THE PARK
Enjoy live music from the area's finest musicians, including the Lakes Area Community Concert Band, every Tuesday night, all summer long in the DL City Park Bandshell. Come early for the Habitat for Humanity Freewill picnic.
Contact: 218-844-4221

JULY 30-AUG. 2
BECKER COUNTY FAIR
Plenty of 4-H animals, rides, fair food and more at this three-day event.
Contact: 218-847-8407

JULY 31
LIVE AT THE LODGE
Enjoy live music from 6 to 9 p.m. in The Lodge on Lake Detroit.
Contact: 218-847-8439


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