Information updated March 2022
Lester Prairie loves to celebrate, and has many traditional events and activities planned throughout the year.
Prairie Days in Lester Prairie’s community celebration featuring contests, games, food, fireworks, and live music. The celebration will be July 15th & 16th, 2022 at 2nd Ave. Park.
Previous activities have included kids’ games, live music, a car show, a bean bag tournament for adults and teenagers, a grand parade, and fireworks.
For more information, go to lpprairiedays.weebly.com or call organizer Amy Meyer at 320-223-4442 or Troy Feltmann at 320-282-6520.
Garage sale day
Garage Sale Day in Lester Prairie has been a tradition since 1979. The event typically takes place on the third Saturday in September. For more information, email Troy Feltmann at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The LP Lions and LP Business Association usually arrange a holiday celebration in December. The Lions host a pancake breakfast. The LPBA sponsors Santa Claus. Attendees can get pictures with Santa, and the kids can tell Santa what they want for Christmas. Students from LPHS perform holiday music throughout the morning. Last two years the Lions organized a Santa Parade. A parade goes through most streets in Lester Prairie.
Easter egg hunt
The Lester Prairie Lions Club sponsors an Easter Egg Hunt the Saturday before Easter at 2nd Ave Park. Children hunt for eggs, and one lucky winner who finds the golden egg receives a prize. In the conclusion, every kid gets a bag of treats.
Business Halloween Trick or Treat
The Lester Prairie Business Association sponsors a trick-or-treat event with the downtown businesses on Halloween.
National Night Out
Lester Prairie Police Department hosts a National Night Out event each August in Central Square Park, downtown Lester Prairie. The Lester Prairie Fire Department and Ridgeview Medical also participate. Food is served by the Lester Prairie Lions Club. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make neighborhoods safer.