Family/Youth Activities

Holidays in the Heights

The holidays are here and Santa is coming to town! Fun holiday-themed events are planned. Celebrate this special time of year with us.

We look forward to enjoying this magical time of year with you and your family!

Special Thanks to our Sponsors

We'd like to thank our sponsors whom help make these events possible! They definitely add extra cheer to our holiday celebration.

Bituminous RoadwaysCity Auto GlassCulligan Milbert CompanyDakota Electric Assoc.
Edward Jones



Evergreen Industries
Frattalone's Dawnway LandfillHeartland Credit UnionHoliday Arbor PointeI State Truck Center



Integrity Woven WireInver Grove Ford LincolnJR's Advanced RecyclersKane TransportKen Berquist & Son Disposal, Inc.



Key Community BankLeVander, Gillen & Miller, P.A.Mathias Die CompanySanimax, U.S.A.Sout East Towing



Sportsman's Guide Total Construction & Equipment, Inc.Twin City Tanning Co.Volkswagen of Inver Grove





Event Date/Day Time Location Fee Register By
FULL! Holiday Cookies & Canvas- ages 6 & up with an adult (fun holiday art project; no painting experience necessary. Everything is provided, just come and paint.  Painting a fun holiday scene. Cookies and beverage provided.) Sat. Dec. 15 Session 1: 9-10:30am VMCC $6/person (no walk-ins accepted) Dec. 7
FULL! Holiday Cookies & Canvas- ages 6 & up with an adult (fun holiday art project; no painting experience necessary. Everything is provided, just come and paint. Painting a fun holiday scene. Cookies and beverage provided.) Sat. Dec. 15 Session 2: 10:30am-noon VMCC $6/person (no walk-ins accepted) Dec. 7

Light Up the Heights - Holiday Lights Contest

Help spread holiday cheer and enter your light display at your residence for a chance to win a prize! Entries will be judged on overall impact, visual appeal, uniqueness and tidiness. 

2018 Winners!

We are pleased to announce the winners for 2018:

  • 1st Place: 7890 Delano Circle
  • 2nd Place: 1953 59th Court E. 
  • 3rd Place: 8160 Carmen Ave.
  • Honorable Mention: 8020 Claymore Ave.

Cash prizes awarded:

  • 1st: $150
  • 2nd: $100
  • 3rd: $50

Tour the winners and all entries

Thanks to all who participated in this year's contest! Get the family together, grab some friends or plan a special date night and check out the Light up the Heights winners and entrants! Don't forget the hot chocolate!

Special Thanks

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A special thanks to the Inver Grove Heights Convention and Visitor's Bureau for providing the cash prizes for this annual holiday event!

Family New Year's Eve Party

Count down to the new year while swimming, jamming to music, playing BINGO, ice skating and log rolling.

Date: Mon, December 31
Time: 12-3:30 p.m.
Location: Veteran's Memorial Community Center

Fee: $6/child ages 9 & younger; $9/child ages 10 & older