There’s always something fun to do in St. Louis Park. Explore the links on the left to learn more about parks and trails, Westwood Hills Nature Center, the Aquatic Park, the Oak Hill Park Splash Pad, recreational programs and more.

Special Events

Here are just a few special events we’re highlighting. This page is updated regularly, so check back often for more great events.

36th Annual Halloween Party
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Goblins on Ice
The Rec Center, 3700 Monterey Drive
Come to The Rec Center for free indoor ice skating during our annual Halloween skating event! Free rental skates are available and costumes are welcome. All ages.
Friday, Oct. 27, noon – 1:30 p.m. and/or 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Free; no registration required.

Little Goblin Bash
The Rec Center, 3700 Monterey Drive
Come in your costume and boo-gie down! The banquet room will be turned into Halloween central with fun music and
Halloween treats supplied by Lunds & Byerlys. All registered participants can pick out a pumpkin from our Aquatic Park pumpkin patch. After the event, enjoy free ice skating and free skate rental until 9 p.m. Ages 2 – 9.
Friday, Oct. 27, 6:30 – 8 p.m.   
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Registration deadline: Oct. 27 or when program is full. Pre-registration is required. Walk-in registration not allowed.

Fare For All
Prince of Peace Church, 8115 Hwy. 7
Fare For All is a cooperative food purchasing program that sells groceries at discounted prices and is open to anyone and everyone. There is no pre-registration and many forms of payment are accepted. For more information, visit
Wednesdays, Sept. 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 15, Dec. 13, 4 – 6 p.m.
No registration required.

Turkey Bingo
The Rec Center Banquet Room, 3700 Monterey Drive
Spend the morning at The Rec Center playing bingo and learning about the Thanksgiving holiday. Prizes awarded for the winners of each bingo game. Registrants can stay for free ice skating/skate rental after bingo. Ages 6 – 12.
Wednesday, Nov. 22, 11 a.m. – noon    
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Registration deadline: Nov. 22 or when full.

Turkeys on Ice
ROC, 3700 Monterey Drive
Enjoy free indoor/outdoor holiday skating just before the turkey and stuffing. Free rental skates available. All ages.
Wednesday, Nov. 22, noon – 1:30 p.m.
Free; no registration required.

U.G.L.Y. Sweater Dash 
Louisiana Oaks Park, 3350 Louisiana Ave. S.
Join us on this ugliest of sweaters dash. Adorn that treasure you have put in the closet since last year, put on that masterpiece you just created or simply smile at the creativity you see as you run by them. This 5K course will loop through Louisiana Oaks Park and the lighted trees of Oak Hill Park during the earliest brisk days of December. Afterwards, warm up across the street at Park Tavern and admire your accomplishments while wearing your stocking cap that you just received. Registrants also receive a goodie bag.
Sunday, Dec. 3; RACE BEGINS AT 5:30 p.m.    
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