WaterFest raindrop costume on a canoe ride
June 3rd 2023
Lake Phalen Park, St. Paul

Join us on June 3rd 2023 for the next WaterFest!

This free, family festival celebrating our clean lakes provides an opportunity for outdoor hands-on learning about clean water, wildlife, and land and water conservation.

Experience activities on and around the water with Voyageur canoe and sailboat rides; paddleboats, canoes, and kayaks for checkout, fishing lessons, a fishing contest with prizes, water games, climbing walls, a jump castle, arts and crafts, face painting and lawn games, a Water Bar featuring water flights from our communities, the Passport Odyssey with wonderful prizes, performers, food trucks and lots more!

Tour of WaterFest

Get a taste of the WaterFest experience by viewing our 2019 event video.


We are looking for volunteers to assist with the self-directed exhibits! Please email even coordinator Maddy Bohn if you are interested in helping out.