Dog Park Grand Opening I Tuesday, June 11; 5-7 p.m. I FREE!
A Grand Opening Celebration will be held on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the new Heritage Village Park, 4321 65th Street. A "leash-cutting" ceremony will be held at 5:30 p.m. to officially open the Off-leash Dog Park and allow dogs to take their first tail-wag through the off-leash areas! If there is rain/inclement weather, the rain date will be Thursday, June 13 from 5-7 p.m.
For all the details of the event, including vendors, visit: www.invergroveheights.org/dogpark.
IGH Food Truck Days I Second Wednesday of the month, June-Aug.
Taste different delicious dishes from local food trucks! Bring the family and the neighbors for this tasty event! The event is free to attend, but the food trucks will charge for their menu items. Each event will be in the VMCC Parking Lot at 8055 Barbara Ave. E.
- Wednesday, June 12
- Wednesday, July 10
- Wednesday, August 14
For more information, visit: www.invergroveheights.org/foodtruckdays.
Inver Hills Community Band Summer Pops Concert Series I Sundays, June-August I Free!
The Inver Hills Community Band Summer Pops concert series is back for summer 2019, which features Music in the Park. Check them out on Sundays at local spots in IGH and find out why IGH Parks & Rec sponsors this entertaining band!
- Sunday, June 2: Oakwood Park, 78th St. E. and Clayton Ave., IGH; 7 p.m.
- Sunday, July 14: Church of St. Patrick, 3535 72nd St. E., IGH; 7 p.m.
- Sunday, Aug. 4: Oakwood Park, 78th St. E. and Clayton Ave., IGH; 7 p.m.
Concerts always feature a great variety of music from: Classic Marches, Big Band Swing, Pop, Jazz, Rock, Movie and Broadway Hits, Latin and Patriotic favorites. Special Vocal and Instrumentalist soloist's are featured. Bring a lounge chair and a friend for an evening of great musical entertainment.
For additional dates and locations (outside of IGH), directions, maps and other important information, visit the band's website at: www.inverband.org.
Saint Paul Farmers Market I Sundays, June 16-Oct. 13 I 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Shop for fresh and locally grown fruits, vegetables, seasoning, salsa, honey, flowers and more at the Saint Paul Farmers Market! The event is free to attend, but the food trucks will charge for their menu items. Each event will be in the VMCC Parking Lot at 8055 Barbara Ave. E.
More information: http://stpaulfarmersmarket.com/
Night to Unite I Tuesday, August 6 I FREE!
Let us help your neighborhood celebrate! Parks & Recreation, police and/or Fire staff will come to your party and pass out some freebies while visiting with you and your neighbors. But you must apply! Pre-registration is required by July 31.
Learn more and submit a form at: www.invergroveheights.org/nighttounite.
IGH Days: City-Wide Garage Sale – Aug. 22-24
Come to shop or come to sell! The IGH Days City-Wide Garage Sale will be held Aug. 22-24. his event is hosted by the IGH Days Committee. IGH Parks & Recreation Department helps support this event.
Host a Garage Sale
If you are interested in having a garage sale, download a registration form at www.ighdays.org. Registration forms and payment are due by August 1 in order to be included on the map.
IGH Days: Sept. 5-8
This four-day community celebration is back for 2019! Hosted by the IGH Days Committee, many events and activities are planned to engage and entertain community members of all ages! The City of Inver Grove Heights staff from Fire, PD and Parks & Rec turn out to help and participate in the celebration. Look forward to treasure hunts, street dances, many games and family-themed activities, as well as a Parade and Fireworks show! Visit the website for all the details, including purchasing IGH Days Button: www.ighdays.org
Please visit the Park & Recreation Special Events Webpage to find more information on additional programs and activities hosted through the department.
Annual Community Events
The following events occur annually. Check back often as details become available.
- Healthy Living Fair (April)
- Egg Hunts (April)
- May Day 5K (May)
- IGH Food Truck Days (June-August)
- Night to Unite (August)
- IGH Days: City-wide Garage Sale (August)
- IGH Days (September)
- Clean Up Day (September)
- Harmon Farm Trail Run (September)
- Active Aging Week (Fall)
- Women's Expo (Fall/Winter)
- Arts and Crafts Fair (Fall/Winter)