Community & Special Events
The City of Inver Grove Heights provides fun and engaging special events to connect our community members. We look forward to celebrating with you!
Fab-BOO-lous events to get you in the Halloween spirit! Activities that are linked require registration. Click the link to register online or call 651-450-2480.
Family Fri-YAYs | Friday, Nov. 13
Bring the whole family and splash around in our pools or play games in our gym! The gymnasium is available from 5-7 p.m. and pools are available from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Gym and Swim Fee:
Gym only fee:
Craft Fair | Nov. 21: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. | Free!
Shop an array of local vendors for unique crafts and gifts.
Interested in being a vendor?
Black Friday Boot Camp | Friday, Nov. 27: 9–10:30 a.m.Enjoy this special 90-minute class that will burn off the bird and compete to win prices! Register online (coming soon) or by calling 651-450-2480.
The IGH Wellness Committee is hosting a Community Food Drive in partnership with Neighbors, Inc. to help families in need this November. Help stock Neighbors, Inc. local food shelf by donating this fall! Donation barrels will be located inside VMCC, Door A from Nov. 1-30.
Events throughout the year
Holidays in the Heights
We are collecting mittens and hats at each of our events for Neighbors, Inc!
Holidays in the Heights: Holiday Light Contest
Show off your holiday and community spirit by entering your residential light display in our annual contest. Prizes awarded to first, second, third place and an honorable mention!
Entry forms coming soon!
Noon Year's Eve at The Grove | Thursday, Dec. 31: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | All Ages!
Family-friendly daytime celebration in our indoor water park. You must register to attend this event. Register online (coming soon) or by calling 651-450-2480.
- Family Fri-YAYs
- Learn to Skate Open House & Exhibition (January)
- Blacklight Dodgeball Night (January)
- Princess's Dance (January/February)
- Kids Sports Night (March)
Celebrate with Us!
Some events require registration. You can register:
- Online [LINK to category in Max]
- By Phone: 651-450-2585
- In-person: Parks & Rec Office, 8055 Barbara Ave.
Weather Impacts to Programs, Events and Activities led by the City of IGH*
Wondering if an event or your practice/game is still on due to inclement weather?
Call the IGH Weather Hot Line at 651-450-2595 to check the status for city-led program and events due to inclement weather. We strive to update by 4:30 p.m. After hours, it is up to the coaches and instructors to make the final decision.
*We cannot make weather-related decisions for other league associations or events held in our community by other businesses or organizations.
Interested in volunteering at a community or special event? Visit our volunteer opportunities web page for more info.