Lake City Chamber of Commerce

A cold, wet, festive park lighting ceremony

Dec 4, 2019
It was a rainy, sleety, snowy Saturday when Santa Claus came to town last weekend. Santa and his wife were the guests of honor at the annual holiday lighting event sponsored by the Lake City Chamber of Commerce in Patton Park. Children, perhaps over 100, huddled with the Claus’s to get their photo...

Christmas season descends upon Lake City

Nov 27, 2019
All sorts of Christmas and holiday-themed events are planned around the area between Thanksgiving and Christmas. But first, if you don’t already have Thanksgiving plans on Nov. 28, you can go to Bethany Lutheran Church, 525 South 6th Street, for the annual community Thanksgiving dinner put on by...

Corrected: Events to take place despite Hwy. 61 work

Oct 30, 2019
The Lake City Chamber of Commerce has been fielding phone calls from people wondering if local events will go on as scheduled next year with the highway construction from spring into the fall. The answer, virtually across the board, is yes. “I have not heard of any events being cancelled as a...

Anxieties surface as highway project nears

Oct 9, 2019
Several Lake City business owners used a question-and-answer period during a presentation on the Highway 61 reconstruction to air concerns about the impact a season of construction and detours will have on their businesses. Bids from the project could be let on Nov. 22, with contracts awarded in...

Johnny Appleseed Day is Oct. 5 in Lake City

Oct 2, 2019
Johnny Appleseed Day is back, again. The one-day event will take place Saturday, Oct. 5, at locations around Lake City. The Lake City Chamber of Commerce, which spearheaded the event before transitioning to Junk Crush, is back in the lead. The two festivals are the book-ends to a month-long fall...

Chamber: Thank a manufacturer

Oct 2, 2019
Manufacturing Week in Minnesota is typically celebrated the first week of October each year. It’s a time to focus on the amazing impact the dynamic and robust industry of manufacturing has on the economy and the communities they call home. It’s a time for us to truly celebrate all they do. In many...

Junk crushed, stone capped

Sep 18, 2019
The annual Junk Crush and Street Market this year coincided with the grand opening and capstone event of the Lake City Area Arts Center last weekend, luring people out for shopping, food, art demonstrations, live music and more. At right, people stand at the corner of High Street and Marion Street...

Albrecht leaving chamber for HBC

Aug 21, 2019
Linda Albrecht, who helped lead the Lake City Chamber of Commerce through a leadership transition and then stayed on as executive assistant, has accepted a job with HBC, according to this week’s “Chamber Links” email newsletter. Her last day at the chamber is Friday. In 2017, when then-Executive...

Estimated 1,500 frolick on lakefront during Float-a-Palooza

Aug 21, 2019
With warm and sunny conditions and a new event geared toward children, the second annual Float-a-Palooza appeared to be a success. “We would estimate the attendance to be around 1,500,” said Michelle Larson of the Lake City Chamber of Commerce, which organized the event. “There were over 130 boats...

Updated: Float-a-Palooza 2019 is Saturday

Aug 14, 2019
The count-down to Float-A-Palooza is almost over. On Saturday the second annual family beach party returns to the marina beach area next to Ohuta Park with music, food, digging, and floating from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Something a little more serene is happening from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. that day. River’s...


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Lake City, MN 55041

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