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!
Terrific Tuesdays @ South Valley Park | June-Aug | 10:30 a.m. | FREE!
Join us at South Valley Park for family-friendly entertainment with a variety of musical and educational performances, storytelling, and more! Bring a blanket, chair, snack, and water bottle. Stick around after to play at the park, walk the trails or have lunch under the pavilion!
Location: South Valley Park
In the event of inclement weather, call the Parks and Rec. Weather Hotline at 651-450-2595.
IGH Parks & Rec Staff will be POPPING in at the July 20 & 27 events. Visit our Pop-In station and share your comments with us on our programs and events and win prizes, plus enter a drawing for a $50 gift card! We hope to see you there!
Farmers Market | Sundays from June 13-Oct 10 | 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Shop for fresh and locally grown vegetables, fruits, seasoning, salsa, honey, flowers and more!
Location: Veterans Memorial Community Center Parking Lot (8055 Barbara Avenue)
For more information: www.stpaulfarmersmarket.com
IGH Parks & Rec Staff will be POPPING in at some of these events. Visit our Pop-In station and share your comments with us on our programs and events and win prizes, plus enter a drawing for a $50 gift card! We hope to see you there!
Food Truck Days | Thursday, July 22 and August 26 | 4:30-7 p.m.
Purchase a snack, sweet treat or dinner from a variety of food vendors and join in some family fun!
Location: Rich Valley Athletic Complex
For more information, including confirmed vendors, visit the Food Truck Days web page.
IGH Parks & Rec Staff will be POPPING in at these events. Visit our Pop-In station and share your comments with us on our programs and events and win prizes, plus enter a drawing for a $50 gift card! We hope to see you there!
Night to Unite | Tuesday, August 3
Let us help your neighborhood celebrate! Get more information and register your event with us.
IGH Parks & Rec Staff will be POPPING in at these events. Visit our Pop-In Station and share your comments with us on our programs and events and win prizes, plus enter a drawing for a $50 gift card! We hope to see you there!
Inver Grove Heights Days | Sept. 7-12Get event details: www.invergroveheightsdays.org.
Citywide Garage Sale | Sept. 9-11
Register your sale - it will then be included on the sale listing map.Maps will be available online only at invergrovehightsdays.org by September 3, 2021.
Inver Grove Heights Days is sponsored by the Inver Grove Heights Days Committee.
Annual Clean-Up Day - Sept. 25 | 8 a.m.-NoonResidents of the City of Inver Grove Heights, West St. Paul and Sunfish Lake are invited to the IGH Annual Clean-Up Day to dispose of unwanted items in one stop.
The event will be held on Saturday, September 25 from 8 a.m. to noon at the IGH Public Works Parking Lot (8168 Barbara Avenue).
View a complete list of accepted items, prices and additional event information here.
Healthy Living Fair | Oct. 2 | FREE!Shop local health and wellness vendors.
Interested in being a vendor? Contact Fitness Coordinator, Amy Crary at email@example.com.
Thanks to our sponsor Humana!
Let's Paw-ty Dog Park Event | Oct. 9 | Heritage Village Park | FREE!
Pet vendors, contests, a kissing booth, activities, a food truck and more!
Location: Heritage Village Park (4321 65th Street, Inver Grove Heights)
Events throughout the year
Things to Look Forward to in the Winter!
- Annual Holidays in the Heights (December)
- Annual Light up the Heights (December)
- Family Fri-YAYs (All Winter)
- Learn to Skate Open House & Exhibition (January)
- Blacklight Dodgeball Night (January)
- Princess's Dance (January/February)
- Kids Sports Night (March)
Events to Look Forward to when Spring has Sprung!
Celebrate with Us!
Some events require registration. You can register:
- 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.