Summer Events

Summer Events

We’re ready for some fun in the sun! Mark your calendars with the full lineup of events for the summer. 
The City of Victoria and community partners host free public events throughout the year to bring everyone together. 


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Donuts in Victoria

The Donuts in Victoria free community gathering series organized by the City of Victoria Parks & Recreation Department gives an insider look at the happenings in Victoria through casual chats with City staff and partners. Coffee and donuts are provided!
Third Wednesdays of the Month | 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. | Victoria Recreation Center Lobby Room




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Hands-Only CPR
Hands-Only CPR can provide the victims of cardiac arrest with the valuable care they need until advanced treatment arrives. Learn the basic skills of Hands-Only CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use so that you are prepared to respond in the event of a medical emergency. Completion of this course does not result in a certification. 
Session 1: Wednesday, May 15, 2024 | Session 2: Wednesday, August 21, 2024| 6:30-8:00 p.m. | Victoria Fire Department


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Concerts in the Park

Enjoy this summer's Concert in the Park series down at the Charlson Thun Community Bandstand. Organized by the City of Victoria's Park & Recreation Department, this year's lineup features fun for all ages.
Wednesdays, June 5 - August 28, 2024 | 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. | Charlson Thun Community Bandstand



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Bike Repair Clinic
Stop by the Bayfront Plaza for the Bike Repair Clinic. Get free basic bike tune ups and repairs to get everything ready for the season. Expert volunteers from the Project Life Cycle, a project of A Better Society in Chanhassen, will work on all sizes and styles of bikes and will have a limited supply of parts and tubes to get your ride back in shape! First come first serve!
Wednesday, June 12, 2024 | 5:00-7:00 p.m. | Bayfront Park


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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 evening 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. 
Second and Fourth Wednesdays of June - August, 2024| 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. | Downtown Victoria



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Lunch Time Tunes
Enjoy this summer's Lunch Time Tunes Series down at the Charlson Thun Community Bandstand! Organized by the City of Victoria's Parks & Recreation Department, this year's lineup features fun for all ages. 
Thursdays, June 20, July 11, and August 22, 2024| 12:00 to 12:45 p.m. | Charlson Thun Community Bandstand



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Afternoon in the Park
Slide into summer by exploring one of Victoria's parks during our Afternoon in the Park Series. Head over to the summer month's featured park to meet neighbors in the area and rediscover all the fun recreational options in our parks. Some of the outdoor fun includes chalk art, kickball, basketball, 4-square, and more!
Tuesdays, June 25, July 30, and August 27, 2024| 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. | Featured Victoria Parks


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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. 
Thursdays from June 27- September 5, 2024 | 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. | Lower Enki Brewing Parking Lot




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Truck Rodeo
Explore the big trucks and machinery that keep our city safe and beautiful at Truck Rodeo! Discover vehicles from Victoria's Public Works, Fire Department, and local partners in safety. Enter the grand prize drawing for a ride to school in a fire truck.
Thursday, July 18, 2024 | 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. | Victoria Recreation Center North Parking Lot




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Pop-Up Splash Pad
There's no better way to celebrate summer than by splashing around in the sunshine at Pop-Up Splash Pad. The Victoria Fire Department will bring the water, all you need to bring is a towel and dress in clothing that can get wet. 
Wednesday, July 24, 2024 | 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. | Victoria Recreation Center / Diethelm Park




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Night to Unite
Neighborhoods within Victoria host Night to Unite Block Parties each year on the first Tuesday of August. This year, community members will get together across Victoria on the evening of August 6 to celebrate during the annual get together. 
Wednesday, August 6, 2024 | 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. | Victoria Neighborhoods

 


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Departments and partners of the City of Victoria organize and host community events throughout the year to bring everyone together and showcase areas around Victoria, Minnesota.

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