Hooray for Summer! Don’t miss Lakeville’s Pan-O-Prog Festival in 2024!

Crowd of people with a ferris wheel, carnival rides and games in the background. Photo courtesy of Lakeville

Calling all Midwesterners! Dust off your picnic blankets and prepare for a week of toe-tapping fun at the 2024 Lakeville Panorama of Progress Festival!

This annual extravaganza, held right here in Lakeville, Minnesota, promises a cornucopia of family-friendly activities, mouthwatering treats, and top-notch live entertainment — all guaranteed to usher in summer with a bang! Fourth of July fireworks, to be exact! 

The Pan-O-Prog Festival offers something for everyone. Mark your calendars for the 58th annual Lakeville city festival, July 6-14, 2024!

Live Music Extravaganza: The festival boasts multiple stages featuring a diverse lineup of musicians. From toe-tapping bluegrass to chart-topping cover bands, there’s a genre to get everyone moving with music in the historic downtown and several parks, including on Casperson’s new performance stage. 

A Celebration of Food: Indulge in a culinary adventure as you explore the vast array of food trucks and vendors. From classic festival fare like corn dogs and funnel cakes to unique ethnic specialties, your taste buds will be tantalized.

Family Fun Galore: The Pan-O-Prog Festival is a paradise for kids! Keep them entertained with kiddie parades, carnival rides, races, games, face painting, and exciting live performances.

Arts & Crafts Marketplace: Stroll through the marketplace and discover one-of-a-kind treasures created by local artisans. Find the perfect handcrafted gift or souvenir to commemorate your visit!

Community Connection: Mingle with your neighbors and fellow Midwesterners as you celebrate the spirit of community. Enjoy local entertainment; street dances; Beer, Brats and Bingo; classic car and grand parades; a car show; flower demonstrations; a fly-in breakfast at Airlake Airport; and all kinds of exhibits — there’s something for everyone with over 60 events. New events include Lakeville Streets Can Chalk, where visitors can watch chalk artists from all over creating beautiful art down Lakeville’s Main Street. For a complete list of events, go to panoprog.org

The Pan-O-Prog Festival is the perfect way to kick off the summer season. It’s a chance to create lasting memories with loved ones, meet new friends, savor delicious food, and enjoy the best entertainment the region has to offer. So don’t miss out on the fun!

Admission is free! For more information on the festival schedule, entertainment lineup, and parking details, visit the Lakeville website for the latest updates. We can’t wait to see you there! 

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