Water Ski Days

Water Ski Days a week away

Jun 16, 2021
The 49th annual Water Ski Days begins in just over a week away with music, rides, shopping, fried food, and a lot more on June 25-27. The Lake City Chamber of Commerce organizes the annual event, but they don’t do it alone. Groups and individual volunteers help make the festival a reality. “We are...

Water Ski Days buttons will feature Briannah Shingleton design

Jun 3, 2021
Lincoln High School student Briannah Shingleton submitted the winning design for the Water Ski Days button design contest. Her lake scene with a water skier silhouette in the foreground will appear on this year’s Water Ski Days buttons. The collectible buttons will cost $3 once they become...

Circle of Life sponsors come through for Lake City Rotary Club

Jul 29, 2020
Like the rest of the 2020 Water Ski Days events, this year’s Circle of Life runs were canceled, and disappearing along with them was a source of revenue for the Lake City Rotary Club. Club member Erick Enger said the majority of the event sponsors allowed the club to keep the sponsorship donations...

Big summer blowout? Not this year

Jun 24, 2020
This weekend was supposed to be the 49th annual Water Ski Days. Instead it will go down in history as Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. In a typical year, Lake City Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Michelle Larson would be coordinating the effort to welcome an estimated 30,000 people to town for...

Flags of Valor canceled for 2020

Apr 30, 2020
The Lake City American Legion Post 110 and Legion Auxiliary wish to inform the community that due to the Highway 61 reconstruction project the Flags Of Valor display will be cancelled for the weekend of Water Ski Days the end of June. In addition, concerns of social distancing will make it...

Water Ski Days 2020 canceled

Apr 30, 2020
The next Water Ski Days festival in Lake City will have to wait a year. The Lake City Chamber of Commerce along with the Water Ski Days committee have made the decision to cancel the Water Ski Days festival which was slated to be held June 26-28 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chamber...

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...

Car show proceeds go to Ronald McDonald House

Sep 11, 2019
The Lake City Lakesters car club and the Lake City Lions Club presented a check from the proceeds of the Lake City Water Ski Days car show to the Ronald McDonald House in Rochester recently.  From left: Kenny McEwen, Lions Club and Lakester club car show chairperson; Samantha Whipple, Ronald...

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Jul 3, 2019
Photos from Water Ski Days 2019

Letter: 2019 car show was a great success

Jul 3, 2019
To the editor: On June 29 the Lake City Lakesters Car Club and the Lake City Lions held the annual car show in conjunction with Water Ski Days. The car show, due to all of the fine help by both clubs, was a huge success with 120 cars attending the show. The show is always a great success because...


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