Community Events

Community Events

The City of Victoria and community partners host free public events throughout the year to bring everyone together. 

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Donuts in Victoria

The Donuts in Victoria free community gathering series organized by the City of Victoria Parks & Recreation Department gives an insider look at the happenings in Victoria through casual chats with City staff and partners. Coffee and donuts are provided!
Third Wednesdays of the Month | 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. |  Victoria Recreation Center Lobby Room


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Hands-Only CPR Classes

Hands-Only CPR can provide the victims of cardiac arrest with the valuable care they need until advanced treatment arrives. In a Hands-Only CPR Class, you'll learn the basic skills of Hands Only CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use so that you are prepared to respond in the event of a medical emergency. Registration is required.
Fall Sessions: Session 1- Wednesday, October 4 | Session 2 - Wednesday, December 13 | 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. | Victoria Fire Station (1500 80th Street, Victoria, MN 55386)

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Join us in downtown Victoria for this summer’s Discover Victoria Classic Car Nights! Classic cars from all over the metro area are on display downtown during the evenings of the second and fourth Wednesdays of the summer months. Make sure to check out all the amazing food and drink options from local establishments! Classic Car Nights are organized and run by volunteers with the Victoria Business Association.
Second and Fourth Wednesdays, June through August | 5:00-8:00 p.m. | Downtown Victoria

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Victoria Farmers Market at Enki

Stop by the fresh new Victoria Farmers Market to gather and connect with friends while picking up local goods to eat. The City of Victoria will have a tent at the market to share community resources with everyone.
Thursdays, June 22 to September 28 | 3:00-6:00 p.m. | Enki Brewing Parking Lot

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Victoria Fire Department Recruitment Open House

The City of Victoria Fire Department employs paid-on-call firefighters who are residents of the community just like you! The Department hosts an informational open house each year and we encourage interested parties and their families to attend. 
Wednesday, September 6, 2023 | 6:00 p.m. | Victoria Fire Station (1500 80th Street, Victoria, MN 55386)

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Victoria Fire Department Community Open House
Stop by our annual Victoria Fire Department Open House for an interactive experience as you meet our local heroes and learn how you can prepare for fire emergencies at home! Hands-on activities hosted throughout the night include riding in a fire truck, trying out your skills with a fire hose, and making your way through a smokey house.
Monday, September 18, 2023 | 5:30-8:00 p.m. | Victoria Fire Station (1500 80th Street, Victoria, MN 55386)

American Red Cross Blood Drive

The City of Victoria is hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross. Call
1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit and enter "Victoria Community" to schedule an appointment. 
Tuesday, September 19, 2023 | 12:00-6:00 p.m. | Victoria Recreation Center Gymnasium (8475 Kochia Lane, Victoria, Minnesota 55386). 


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One of the largest transportation initiatives for Victoria, Minnesota is the Arboretum Area Transportation Plan (AATP), a vision for the transportation needs in the corridors surrounding the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Stop by this public open house to review the recommended visions from the Arboretum Area Transportation Plan, review the proposed design options for Highway 6 and 82nd St and see the latest project schedules and funding status.   
Wednesday, September 27, 2023 | 4:30-6:30 p.m. | Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Oswald Visitor Center (3685 Arboretum Dr, Chaska, MN, 55318)

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Halloween Event Organized by the Victoria Lions and Victoria Business Association
Trick-or-treat at participating businesses in the Victoria business district (1:00-2:00 p.m.) and then stop by Bayfront Park for kids' games (1:30-3:30 p.m.) during the annual Halloween Event! The City of Victoria will have a composting activity set up on the plaza!
Saturday, October 28, 2023 | 1:00-3:30 p.m. | Bayfront Park (1720 Stieger Lake Lane, Victoria, MN 55386)

Light Up Victoria
We're ready to Light Up Victoria! Join the City of Victoria and Victoria Business Association in downtown Victoria as we turn the holiday lights on for the first time of the season. Stay for fun holiday activities and enjoy all that our local businesses have to offer. 

Thursday, December 7 | 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Bayfront Plaza (1720 Stieger Lake Lane, Victoria, MN 55386)

Thank you to this year's Fun in the Sun community sponsors!

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Departments and partners of the City of Victoria organize and host community events throughout the year to bring everyone together and showcase areas around Victoria, Minnesota.

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