Water Ski Days

June 22-25, 2023

Water Ski Days Returns to Lake City!

The 51st Annual Water Ski Days is going to be another big year! Come to Lake City for our annual summer party, June 22nd-25th, and be treated to live concerts, an arts and crafts fair, a gravity-defying water-ski show, a grand parade, a classic car show, and much, much, much more.

Big Lakeside Concerts! Tickets on Sale Now!

Water Ski 101

Water skiing was invented in Lake City in 1922 by Ralph Samuelson. 101 years later Lake City celebrates the man and the sport with incredible shows on Saturday and Sunday featuring top regional and national talent, including 82-years-young stilt skier Glen Sperry. 

*Returning in 2023 – USA Water Ski and Wake Sports ‘Get on the Water’ event.
Barefoot water skier Betsy Anderson Gilman will hold a free youth clinic on Friday June 23. Spaces are limited. Be sure to register today!

Arts and Crafts Fair

100 arts and craft vendors and food trucks gather in beautiful Patton Park on Saturday and Sunday to share their wares and delectables with fair goers!

Grand Parade

On Sunday, experience one of the biggest small town parades in Minnesota! Be treated to bands, floats, dancing horses and much more as the Water Ski Days Grand Parade weaves through beautiful Lake City!

Rides and More!

Gold Star Amusements brings the fun to downtown with rides, games, food vendors, and more!

The Lake City Lions Club puts on an amazing car show at the Lincoln High Football Field

The Lake City Rotary Club Presents a fun filled 5k, 10k, Half Marathon

And so much more!

Maps and a Full Schedule of Events Coming Soon. Check back for updates and follow us on social media!

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Our 2023 Water Ski Days Sponsors

Concert Stage Sponsored By

2023 Sponsors will be announced soon.
Contact Us for Sponsorship 2023 Opportunities!
Email: chamberevents@lakecity.org
Phone: (651) 345-4123
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