Each year the Iowa Great Lakes Area kicks off walleye season with the Iowa Great Lakes Area Walleye Weekend tournament. Ten walleye are tagged and released in to the chain of Iowa Great Lakes. Starting at midnight on Saturday, May 6th you can cast your chance at catching one of these 10 tagged walleye worth $41,000! Read More »
Telagio is a visionist in portrait, figurative, waterscape, and cityscape artists using various atmospheric painting techniques. He often utilizes negative space to give his images room to “breathe” and express a specific feeling or mood. Every painting tells a story. He uses a limited palette, valuing simplicity and restful space. In his view, “watercolor is magical, Read More »
The annual Memorial Day Flea Market will be held May 27-29 on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday at Treasure Village at Lake Okoboji, IA. They will offer a wide variety of handy, decorative, delicious, wearable, or collectible items. A concessions trailer will offer a delicious menu for meals or snacks while ice cream is available from Read More »
The University of Okoboji Cycling Classic is often referred to as the Campus Bike Ride. It is neither a race nor a test of stamina. It is intended that all participants ride at their own pace and have fun in a safe and responsible manner.
The 2022 University of Okoboji Tennis Classic is July 9-10. Have fun playing/watching tennis and then take in the clear blue waters of Lake Okoboji! Enjoy the many great restaurants, shops, Arnolds Park Amusement Park with “The Legend” roller coaster, and numerous locations with live entertainment!
The University of Okoboji Homecoming Races have been an annual tradition since 1978. Enjoy the scenic route around West Lake Okoboji while competing in one of the many races over University of Okoboji Homecoming weekend. Races Include: Triathlon, Team Triathlon, Half-Marathon, 10K & 5K Triathlon & Team Triathlon Swim, bike, and run in and around the Read More »
Join us for a great community celebration in Milford, Ia – the gateway to the Iowa Great Lakes Area! The entire family will enjoy the parade, inflatables, music, and other entertainment. Check back for more details and a complete schedule of events.
View these beautiful wooden boats on the docks at Arnolds Park Amusement Park throughout the day. They will depart the docks and cruise the lake at approximately 3 pm. (Arnolds Park)-The Classic Boat Show will be held on Saturday, KUOO’s Becky Thoreson has details: The Jerry Dyhrkopp Iowa Great Lakes Chapter of the Antique & Read More »
Saturday, the annual University of Okoboji Vettes in the Park Cruise-in in Preservation Plaza at Arnolds Park Amusement Park. View Checking our Facebook page and website for additional updates or major changes or cancellations.
Since 1935, this annual late-summer gathering has served countless participants by encouraging Christian growth and global vision for people of all ages. It all started as a tent meeting and that tent meeting feel just won’t go away. Nobody wants it to. There is deep refreshing in ancient truth from contemporary Christian leaders. World-class Christian Read More »
Registration is from 9 am – noon • $20 fee • Awards are at 3 pm To have your car judged, you must have the hood up and the trunk open Dash Plaques to first 100 cars If you have a car, we have a class! Trophy to Top three places in each class! New Read More »
Join us Saturday, September 30th for the 32nd year of University of Okoboji Oktoberfest fun brought to you by the Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. This fun fall festival kicks off with a bike ride in the morning around the beautiful waters of Lake Minnewashta and West Lake Okoboji and is followed by Read More »
Enjoy fashion, food, fun and thousands of dollars in prizes at WOW- Women’s Okoboji Weekend, November 11-13 at the Dickinson County Expo Building. Click here to read more about the fun you can have in Okoboji (and shop hours) for WOW Weekend!