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Family Time

With three mini golf courses, art classes, children's theatre, beaches, sailing, a splash pad, and of course Arnolds Park Amusement Park, there are plenty of things to do while enjoying quality time with your family!

Yoga in Okoboji

Whether it is pickleball, sailing, biking, hiking, disc golf, beach volleyball, kayaking, paddle boarding or yoga, summer is an amazing time to enjoy outdoor adventures in Okoboji!  Participate for fun or register for one of the many tournaments or competitions!

Kids Beach

Nothing beats a family beach day!  Build a sandcastle, splash around, float on The Okoboji waves, or cannonball off the dock at one of Okoboji's beaches.  Better idea - take the time to explore them all!

With the opens in a new windowQueen II, opens in a new windowOkoboji Boat Works Fleet, and several of the country's top marinas, it's easy to get on the water in a public cruise, a boat of your own, or a rental. You could even rent a paddle board or kayak! If you are more of a land dweller, there are many great beach options to enjoy a lake day.

Fireworks over Okoboij Lake


Your kids will feel the Okoboji magic as they watch a fireworks display over West Lake Okoboji every Saturday from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend. You'll also find fireworks on special days over Big Spirit, East Lake and Silver Lake in Lake Park!

Your kids will love getting involved with the planning process with their very own guide filled with ideas and fun activities.  Included with Every Vacation Okoboji Visitor Guide!  View it online or request a copy be sent to your home!

A Summer Full of Fun!

Okoboji has been the ideal destination for family vacations for generations.  Visitors of all ages are drawn to the sparkling blue lakes, the sun, the fun and the warm hospitality.

There are endless activities for your leisure time.  Available water sports include boating, fishing, swimming, sailing, water skiing, wake boarding, wake surfing, and parasailing.  Land-based summer activities include an amusement park, golf courses, go-cart track, mini-golf, disc-golf, tennis and 60+ miles of paved surfaces trails for biking, jogging, walking and enjoying nature.  There are many lush public parks for picnics and camping.

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