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Thank you to these major sponsors:

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JULY JUBILEE 2023 - JULY 7, 8 & 9

July Jubilee is an exciting time in Lake Mills, Iowa. It is a weekend jam packed full of family-friendly activities and down-right fun! From parades and 5Ks, to street dances and high school reunions, you don't want to miss what's coming up this year! Keep an eye on the schedule of events* for exciting new details coming soon! 

*Schedule subject to change

Be a Sponsor! Because local businesses and organizations support July Jubilee, we are able to offer many FREE family activities throughout the weekend! Donations of all sizes are welcome! Contact the Lake Mills Chamber Development Corporation at (641) 592-5253 or lmcdc@wctatel.net if your business or organization are interested in becoming a sponsor!

THURSDAY, JULY 6

DUSK

OUTDOOR MOVIE @ OAKWOOD PARK
Join the Lake Mills Public Library at Oakwood Park for a free outdoor movie! Estimated start time between 9:00 - 9:30 pm. Showing: Movie TBD

FRIDAY, JULY 7

11:00 AM

MBT CUSTOMER APPRECIATION COOK OUT

Enjoy a BBQ lunch with MBT at 106 W Main St. from 11 am - 1 pm! Thank you to our valued customers and happy July Jubilee celebration to our community! 

12:00 PM

JULY JUBILEE 5K PRE-REGISTRATION

LAKE MILLS PHYICAL THERAPY  |  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Pick up your registration information or register for the July Jubilee 5K held the morning of (Saturday, July 9.)

 

 Register for the July Jubilee 5K here!

4:00 PM

RELAXATION STATION

105 W MAIN ST. (OLD CITY HALL) |  4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Serving cheesy chili dogs made with smoked sausage, Root Beer Floats, Strawberry & Hot Fudge Sundaes! Pet Parade has been cancelled.

For more information, contact Ruth Willier at (641) 592-2253

5:00 PM

WINE TASTING & HORS D'OEUVRES

308 S LINCOLN ST.  |  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the Lake Mills Area Historical Society for their annual July Jubilee Wine Tasting & Hors D'oeuvres fundraiser! Sample a variety of wines, including selections from Lazy Acre Vineyard in rural Lake Mills! Victorian era treats will be served.

Tickets: $20/person, includes a commemorative wine glass, wine samples and hors d'oeuvres!

6:00 PM

COMMUNITY NIGHT
DOWNTOWN LAKE MILLS  |  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Head downtown Lake Mills for some FREE family fun: inflatable jump houses, rock painting, music, and more free entertainment! Grab a local bite and come hang out!

2022 Event Sponsored in part by the Hanson Family Foundation, MBT Bank, Dielectric Manufacturing, Larson Manufacturing, Wilkinson Tool & Die, Midwest Metal Stamping, Lake Mills Graphic, David's Marketplace, Winnebago Insurance Agency, Swallow Coffeehouse, Winnebago Mutual Insurance Association, Midway Tool Technologies, and Salem Lutheran Church!

6:00 PM

LIVE MUSIC @ 5 ALARM BREWING CO.
211 WEST MAIN ST.  |  6 - 9 pm

2023 Show TBD! Kick off the July Jubilee weekend with a cold drink and some tunes!

6:30 PM

BAGS TOURNAMENT
LEONARD FJELSTAD SPORTS COMPLEX  |  6:30 pm

Leonard Fjelstad Sports Complex is located on the east side of town, at about 1000 Milton Ave. Contact Todd Jensen for details. 

6:30 PM

LITTLE MR. AND MS. JULY JUBILEE CONTEST
DOWNTOWN LAKE MILLS - COMMUNITY NIGHT  |  6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Sign up to enter the 2023 Little Mr. and Ms. July Jubilee Contest! Goodies will be given to all entrants and two randomly-drawn winners will be named Little Mr. and Ms. July Jubilee! Winners will get to help lead the annual July Jubilee parade on Saturday, July 8.

Contest details and registration here! Sponsored by the Lake Mills Care Center.

9:30 PM

DJ AFTER PARTY WITH DIETRICH ENTERTAINMENT
DOWNTOWN LAKE MILLS - COMMUNITY NIGHT  |  9:30 pm - 11:30 PM

Dance the night away downtown with Dietrich Entertainment! 

SATURDAY, JULY 8

7:30 AM

JULY JUBILEE 5K 

LAKE MILLS PHYICAL THERAPY  |  REGISTRATION 6:45 AM - 7:30 AM

Kick start you morning with a nice little walk / run / stroll / combination! Register for the 15th Annual July Jubilee 5K! Registration online!

8:00 AM

RELAXATION STATION 

105 W MAIN ST (OLD CITY HALL)  | 8 AM - 3 PM

JAIL & BAIL - Have your best friend or your worst enemy “arrested” for only $10.  They’ll have to make bail from the original jail holding cell for $10, using only their cell phone.  100% of proceeds go to the Lake Mills Food Pantry.  Have some fun while helping our local food shelf!

 

8 AM - 10 AM: Cinnamon rolls and coffee... Fresh baked goods til gone.

11 AM - 1 PM: Old-fashioned Bingo...Play all the cards you can for only $1!

2 - 3 PM: Traditional Cake Walk w/ cakes by Dacne Gomez

All Day: Root Beer Floats, Hot Fudge and Strawberry Sundaes, Chris’ Kettle Korn, board games (checkers, Farkle, cards, dominoes, monopoly), Book/Puzzle Exchange (bring one, take one), horse and buggy rides in back alley for only $1.

For more information, contact Ruth Willier at (641) 592-2253.

10:30 AM

JULY JUBILEE PARADE 
EAST MAIN STREET, SOUTH LAKE STREET, S 10TH AVE E

Parade Float registration and route flyer available online!

11:30 AM

PARENT'S FOR D.C. PICNIC FUNDRAISER
OAKWOOD PARK  |  11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Parents for D.C. will be serving a fundraiser lunch from 11:30 am - 2 pm (or until gone!) There will also be FREE entertainment for kids: inflatables, balloon animals, etc. beginning at noon! In the case of rain, the fundraiser lunch and activities will be moved to the Lake Mills Community School.

2022 event sponsored in part by Norske Pork, Larson Manufacturing, Storby Seed, and Albert Lea Public Warehouse.

11:30 AM

FUN IN THE PARK
OAKWOOD PARK  |  11:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Parents for D.C. will be serving a fundraiser lunch from 11:30 am - 2 pm (or until gone!) There will also be FREE entertainment for kids: inflatables, balloon animals, etc. beginning at noon! In the case of rain, the fundraiser lunch and activities will be moved to the Lake Mills Community School.

2022 Event sponsored in part by Larson Contracting, Redinger Pharmacy, Groe Electric, Realty ONE Group Black Diamond, & Salem Lutheran Church!

12:00 PM

MEN'S SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT
LEONARD FJELSTAD SPORTS COMPLEX

Leonard Fjelstad Sports Complex is located on the east side of town, at about 1000 Milton Ave. Contact Todd Jensen for details. Proceeds from the event benefit the Lake Mills Parks and Recreation Department. (Action continues on Sunday!)

12:30 PM

LMFD CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT FUNDRAISER
DOWNTOWN, IN FRONT OF 5 ALARM BREWING CO. (211 West Main St.)

$50 per team (includes wristbands to Saturday night July Jubilee street dance!) Rules sheet will be available at the event. This is a non-sanctioned event. Top 4 teams will be paid out: $150, $100, $50 and $20. Side board tournament will also be available (the team with the most wins will be crowned winner); $20 entry, $50 first place prize, and LMFD clothing for 2nd place winners. 

Sign up beforehand at 5 Alarm Brewing Co. downtown Lake Mills.

12:30 PM

LIVE MUSIC @ SWALLOW COFFEEHOUSE
225 W MAIN STREET | 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Adam Daniel is back to help Swallow Coffeehouse and it's customers celebrate July Jubilee following the parade! Stop by for some tunes, a yummy drink, and - of course - cotton candy!

1:00 PM

ARLINGTON VETERANS PARK TOURS
ARLINGTON VETERANS PARK , N MILL STREET |  1 - 3 PM

Come learn about the history and process of the Lake Mills Arlington Veterans Park with guided tours and our new walking tours! Hear straight from Leon Christianson and Bill Clark on the progression of the park and the history of the different components! In person tours will be offered from 1 - 3 pm.

3:00 PM

KID POWER SANCTIONED PEDAL PULL
OAKWOOD PARK  

Summer fun - test your strength! Sponsored by WCTA!

3:00 PM

SONG FEST
SALEM LUTHERAN CHURCH | 401 S Lake St.  

Join us for a Song Fest with Quiliano Anderson (guitar + vocal), Melissa Holland (vocal), and Ruth Sheldon (piano) on Saturday, July 9 at 3 pm! These performers will be singing/playing a variety of musical selections and a few with audience sing-a-long!

6:00 PM

ROYCE JOHNS AT LAZY ACRE VINEYARD
4776 BLUEBILL AVE  |  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join me for an intimate weekend at Lazy Acre Vineyard! During my career I've had the opportunity to open for Sammy Kershaw, Collin Raye, Aaron Tippin, Eric Paslay, Trick Pony, Walker McGuire, and Sunny Sweeney, and have learned a lifetime of lessons in the last five years since starting my musical journey, but the further down the road I get, I feel like I’m only getting started. With all the love and support my home state of Iowa has shown to me, It really makes me never want to leave. And I don’t think I ever could. No matter where this journey takes me, I’ll always have a 515 area code. Learn more!

8:00 PM

BAND TBD! 
DOWNTOWN LAKE MILLS  |  8:00 pm - 12:00 am

Stay tuned for updates on the 2023 July Jubilee Street Dance Headliner!

SUNDAY, JULY 9

8:00 AM

AMERICAN LEGION BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER

TRUMAN HELGESON CIVIC CENTER  |  227 W MAIN ST.

 

Enjoy a freshly made breakfast and show support for local Veterans of the community!

8:00 AM

RELAXATION STATION

105 W MAIN ST.  |  8 AM - 3 PM

 

8 -10 AM: Cinnamon rolls and coffee

1 - 3 PM: Old-fashioned ice cream social with Root Beer Floats, Hot Fudge and Strawberry Sundaes

For more information, contact Ruth Willier at (641) 592-2253.

9:00 AM

MEN'S SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

TRUMAN HELGESON CIVIC CENTER  |  227 W MAIN ST.

 

Leonard Fjelstad Sports Complex is located on the east side of town, at about 1000 Milton Ave. Contact Todd Jensen for details. Proceeds from the event benefit the Lake Mills Parks and Recreation Department. (Continued from Saturday.)

3:00 PM & 3:30 PM

'THE MILLS' THEATER JULY JUBILEE WIND DOWN

'THE MILLS' THEATER  |  216 W MAIN ST.

 

Catch and afternoon matinee at 'The Mills' Theater! Free small popcorn and small fountain pop for the first 100 customers! Check out the theater Facebook page for updated movie listings! 

2022 event sponsored by the Lake Mills Graphic!

UPCOMING JULY JUBILEE DATES

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