Chamber Links: news and updates

February 17, 2023 | Volume 5 Issue 2

A Meaningful Start

What does it mean to be the Event and Office Coordinator at the Lake City Chamber of Commerce? Well, to me it means being able to enrich our local history and continue to support my community, which has always been a passion of mine...

Read more from Heather here

TDP and Y-Knot Registrations Open

Lake City's silent sport spectaculars return in 2023 and we are launching registration for both events on February 20th at 12:00 noon!

Go to and follow the links for Tour de Pepin and the Y-Knot Tri to sign yourself up.

Don't miss this chance to challenge yourself, have a blast, and support your community!

Not sure if riding or racing is right for you? The Chamber also has volunteer opportunities available. Contact us here if you'd like to help out or if your business or organization would like to sponsor either or both of these signature events!

Sportsman's Club Ice Fishing Contest

It's time, folks! Lake City's biggest winter party is upon us!

This Saturday, February 18th, head down to the Lake City Sportsman's Club for kids and adults fishing contests, home cooked food, raffles, auctions, and the most fun you can have with your parka on!

The volunteers at the club have been working hard to make their 55th installment of this annual tradition the best one yet!

Festivities kick off at 10am and run throughout the day.

Check the schedule of events and learn more here

An Almost Spring Shopping Event!

Shop small on Saturday February 25th in Lake City. Retailers throughout town will be hosting special events, demonstrations, samples, and sales for your shopping pleasure!

Assemble your own one of a kind, meaningful Easter basket with area artists and makers at Willow Gentile Studio and Gallery at her Easter Market, hop from shop to shops to see what the other spaces have to offer! And, don't forget to stop by Govt Pier to see the kites and ice skaters!

Follow The Shops of Lake City on Facebook for updates from your favorite local retailers.

Brent and Sheena to Play Chamber's Annual Meeting

Regional favorites Brent and Sheena are booked to play the Chamber's Annual Meeting on Friday, March 3rd at Frontenac Golf Course. Join us for a scrumptious dinner, a celebration of a successful year, a quality networking experience, and great tunes! Registration closes on February 24, 2023! Reserve your seat or a table here!

Visit Lake City Launches Video Series by Celebrated Directors

Visit Lake City has launched a series of seasonal videos by influential Minnesota directors and featuring music by Minnesota musicians set in our beautiful community!

This project was commissioned by Visit Lake City and made possible with a generous grant from Explore Minnesota.

Watch the first video featuring music from The Heavy Set, directed by Nathaniel Nelson here

SOAR with the Eagles

There is good news for eagle enthusiasts - the National Eagle Center’s popular SOAR with the Eagles festival is returning this spring as part of a new festival format. The Center will host three SOAR events throughout the year: the “Spring Hatch”, “Summer Splash”, and “Fall Flight”. The Spring Hatch event will take place the weekend of March 31-April 2. Find out more here

The Chamber and LC Public Works Deliver

Photo from Lake City Graphic, 2/1/2023

Lake City Public Works and the Lake City Chamber of Commerce spent the morning of Jan. 27 delivering pails of salt, community guides, maps, and event flyers to downtown businesses. 

“It was a great morning with a lot of smiles and good conversation with downtown businesses,” Chamber Director Elizabeth Greenawalt said. “We did run out of pails, so plan to continue distributing them as we collect more empty pails.”

Read the full article in the Graphic here

*The Chamber and Public Works will be delivering a final round of salt on Friday, February 24th


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100 E Lyon Ave

Lake City, MN 55041

Winter Hours: 9am - 4pm Monday through Thursday

9am - 12pm Friday

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