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Side Lake Winter Festival

All of the Best Things in Winter Wrapped into a Winter Festival You Won’t Want to Miss!

The Side Lake Winter Festival will be taking place on January 21st at the Side Lake Community Center from 1PM – 4PM!  Make sure to bring your friends and family out to shake off some of those winter blues and to dive in to a day of winter fun. Make sure to dress appropriately for the weather as the event will be held outdoors! Visit their event on Facebook for updates and more! Or visit their website to see upcoming events with their 4 Seasons of Fun!

What to expect:

  • Ice Skating
  • Sledding
  • Snowshoeing
  • Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides
  • “Human Curling”
  • Snow Maze
  • Local Craft Vendors
  • Snacks
  • Games
  • Inside Activities
Come out for very cool great time with a ton to do, because the best way to beat the winter is to get up and having fun. So bring everyone out and beat those winter blues with a lineup of games and activities that are sure to heat things up!
The Side Lake Winter Festival is free to attend and open to the public!
Questions, contact us at
Check out our Chisholm Chamber website for more upcoming events as well as our community directory

Side Lake’s Fourth of July Parade & 3rd Annual Firecracker 5k

Side Lake’s Fourth of July Parade

Side Lake’s Fourth of July Parade will take place on Monday July 4th. Lineup will begin at 9a.m. with road closures along the Fourth of July Parade route starting at 9:30a.m. Side Lake’s Fourth of July Parade will begin promptly at 10:00a.m. We will enjoy the same parade route as in previous years. Applications for Side Lake’s Fourth of July Parade entry will be located at CC Camp, Side Lake Store, and the post office.

Please return completed applications back to any of these locations by Sunday, July 3rd. If you happen to miss preregistration, we will be having same day registration at the parade lineup. Same day registration will close at 9:30a.m. on July Fourth. The registration table will be located at the corner of Rudstrom Road and Sturgeon Road.


Side Lake’s 3rd Annual Firecracker 5k

Registration is open for Side Lake’s 3rd Annual Firecracker 5k! Our walk/run event this year will take place on Saturday July 2nd, 2022. Please NOTE! This is a change from previous years!

To register, please go to 

Side Lake will be having packet pickup on the day of the race only beginning at the Side Lake Rec Center on Hwy 5. Registration will close at 8:30a.m. with the event beginning at 9:00a.m.

**if you registered before June 15th, 2022, you will be guaranteed a T-shirt**

Registration is $20 for Adult (age 18 and over), $15 for children (under age 18). Registration cost will increase to $25 for adults and $20 for children on July 2nd!

No refunds allowed.

For the most up-to-date event information:

Side Lake Events Page (Side Lake Events Page | Facebook)

Location: Side Lake Recreation Center

7548 CR-5, Side Lake MN,55781

Parking is available at the Side Lake Rec Center


Chisholm Chamber