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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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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. 

  • July 27 - The Jolly Pops - This is the final Terrific Tuesdays performance of the summer!
    We have a lot in store for you at this event, still being held at South Valley Park, including Parks & Rec staff POPPING-in with a prize wheel and idea boards for you to give us your opinion on our Parks & Rec plan; the IGH Early Learning Advisory Council being on-site with snacks and info. for families about what they provide; and a Mik Mart ice cream truck with delicious treats to purchase!

In the event of inclement weather, call the Parks and Rec. Weather Hotline at 651-450-2595.

Stick around after to play at the park, walk the trails or have lunch under the pavilion!



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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

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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!

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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.

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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!

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Night to Unite | Tuesday, August 3

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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!


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Celebrate with Us!

Some events require registration. You can register:

  • Online
  • 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.