Family/Youth Activities

We have several events and programs you can enjoy as a family. Check back often for new additions! We look forward to having fun with your family! 

Register for programs online at:

Hike it! National Trails Day  I  Saturday, June 1  I  10 a.m.

Spend the morning walking beautiful, single-track, unpaved trails at Salem Hills Park. Enjoy a free gift and snack!

Please note: Strollers and dogs are not permitted. Hike is not recommended for ages 4 and younger.

Time: 10 a.m.

Location: Salem Hills Park, 1642 Upper 55th St. E.

Fee: Free!

Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required, by Wednesday, May 29:, with Code #FA-S100.

Huck Finn Fishing Derby  I  Sat., June 8  I  $5/person

Set the hook into some fishing fun with our Huck Finn Fishing Derby. We’ll have fishing contests for the largest fish, smallest fish and most fish caught! Prizes are awarded for tournament winners and each participant receives a fishing goodie bag. Register early, space is limited!, Code: FA-S101


  • Check-in: 9-9:15 a.m.
  • Derby: 9:30-11 a.m.

Location: Simpley Island Park

Fee: $5/person

Register by Friday, May 31 with Code: FA-S101

2018 Holidays in the Heights

It was a wonderful 2018 holiday season. Thanks to everyone that participated in our events! From the Tree Lighting Ceremony, Holiday VINGO and Breakfast with Santa to the Candy Cane Hunt, Skate with Santa and Holidays Cookies and Canvas. 

  • Hundreds of lights were strung
  • 64 snowmen were painted
  • 1,500 candy canes were found
  • 15 dozen cookies were frosted
  • 300 donuts were consumed

Special Thanks to our Sponsors

We'd like to thank our sponsors whom helped make these events possible! They definitely added extra cheer to our holiday celebration.

Bituminous RoadwaysCity Auto GlassCulligan Milbert CompanyDakota Electric Assoc.Edward Jones

Evergreen IndustriesFrattalone's Dawnway LandfillHeartland Credit UnionHoliday Arbor PointeI State Truck Center

Integrity Woven WireInver Grove Ford LincolnJR's Advanced RecyclersKane TransportKen Berquist & Son Disposal, Inc.

Key Community BankLeVander, Gillen & Miller, P.A.Mathias Die CompanySanimax, U.S.A.South East Towing

Sportsman's Guide Total Construction & Equipment, Inc.Twin City Tanning Co.Volkswagen of Inver GroveInver Grove Heights Convention & Visitors Bureau