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You’re Invited!

The City of Inver Grove Heights provides fun and engaging special events to connect our community members. We look forward to celebrating with you!

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  2. Winter
  3. Spring
  4. Summer

Halloween Activities

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.

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IGH Pumpkin Collection Event | Sat, Nov. 7 & Sun, Nov. 8: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Bring your carved and uncarved (and unpainted) pumpkins to the VMCC Parking Lot, Door G, where we will place them in organic dumpsters.


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: 

  • Free for members
  • $6/non-members (both resident and non-resident)

Gym only fee: 

  • Free for members; 
  • $3/non-member; resident;
  • $5/non-member, non-resident

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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? 

Complete the Vendor Application Packet and email to Recreation Coordinator, Chelsea Swiggum at  Call 651-450-2580 with any questions.

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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.
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Community Food Drive (Neighbors, Inc.) | Nov. 1-30

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.

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Events throughout the year

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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.

Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in volunteering at a community or special event? Visit our volunteer opportunities web page for more info.