Community Events

Wassermann Lake Preserve Open House (Postponed)

Attend the Wassermann Lake Preserve Open House to experience a variety of areas for the public to gather, play and enjoy nature including a nature play area, prairie paths, a boardwalk, a picnic shelter and multiple gathering areas throughout the preserve.  
Date: TBD Fall 2021
Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Location: Wassermann Lake Preserve (9175 Church Lake Boulevard, Victoria, MN 55386)
Participant Age Range: All Ages

Free Yoga at the Bandstand  

This class is challenging yet accessible to all levels. TRUE Flow will keep you moving and breathing, aiming to root you into the present moment through the use of the physical practice.  This class is designed to increase flexibility and balance, while creating a healthy sweat. Make sure to bring a mat. Co-hosted by Live True Yoga and Victoria Parks and Recreation.
Date: Thursday, September 16
Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Location: Charlson Thun Community Bandstand
Participant Age Range: Ages 12+ (12-14 Must Attend with Participating Adult)

Victoria Fire Department Blood Drive with the American Red Cross

The Victoria Fire Department is hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross on September 22, 2021. By donating blood, you could save up to 3 lives! Sign up for an appointment at the Victoria Lions Park Pavilion with the scheduler at
Date: Wednesday, September 22
Time: 12:00-6:15 p.m.
Location: Lions Park Pavilion (1505 82nd St, Victoria, MN 55386)
Participant Age Range: 17+

Fire Department Open House (Canceled)

Please join the Victoria Firefighters for our annual open house.  The evening will feature fire safety demonstrations, a bounce house, medical helicopter (weather dependent), and fire truck rides.  
Date: Monday, September 27
Time: 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Location: Victoria Fire Station (1500 80th Street, Victoria, MN 55386)
Participant Age Range: All Ages

Victoria Farmers' Market

Head to downtown Victoria for the Victoria Farmers' Market this summer! Vendors at the market have everything from fresh produce to sweet treats. This year's market is held in the lower Enki Brewing Parking Lot. Discover more about the vendors at The Victoria Farmers' Market is organized by the SouthWest Metro Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by the City of Victoria, Carver County Public Health, and Enki Brewing.
Date: Thursday, September 2, 9, 16
Time: 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Location: Lower Enki Brewery Parking Lot
Participant Age Range: All Ages
More Information: Facebook Page

Discover Victoria Classic Car Nights

Join us in downtown Victoria, MN for this summer’s Discover Victoria Classic Car Nights! Classic cars from all over the metro area are on display downtown during the evenings of the second and fourth Wednesdays of the summer months. Make sure to check out all the amazing food and drink options from local establishments! Live music organized by the City of Victoria's Parks and Recreation Department will play from 6-8pm at the Charlson Thun Community Bandstand. This event is organized by the Victoria Business Association.
Date: Wednesdays, September 8, 22
Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: Downtown Victoria
Participant Age Range: All Ages
More Information: Facebook Page

Mini Fall Festival

Bring your pumpkins to the first annual Mini Fall Festival to responsibly compost your fall decor items. They will take any organic fall items, including hay or squash. Stay for fall-themed activities hosted throughout the night!
Date: Tuesday, November 2
Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: Charlson Thun Community Bandstand
Participant Age Range: All Ages

Fall Compost Collection Site 

Make fall clean up a little easier by bringing your compostable yard waste to the City of Victoria’s fall compost collection site. The site will be monitored by a security camera and open to Victoria residents for compostable yard waste only. No non-compostable items allowed.
Date: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of the weekends of October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 and November 5
Time: Sunrise to Sunset (Daylight Hours)
Location: Former Public Works Building Site (1416 Stieger Lake Lane, Victoria, MN 55386)
More Information: Compost Webpage