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New Buffalo, Michigan  49117

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Lakeside Park

(Red Arrow Hwy & Lakeside Rd)

Lakeside, Michigan  49116

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2019 Calendar of Events
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Spring Fling featuring the

Lakeside Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 20 at 1:00 PM

A perfect family gathering to kick off the season.  The Easter Egg Hunt is perfect for toddlers through tweens. The EASTER BUNNY will be in attendance and available for photos!!    Please bring a basket for each participant to collect eggs and prizes. 


Location: Lakeside Park 

Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony

Monday, May 27 - Noon EDT

Please join with our community to honor those who have dedicated their lives to preserve freedom. The parade runs from Lakeside Park to Lakeside Cemetery for a ceremony including the American Legion Color Guard, local music, and a patriotic speaker.


Location:  Gather at the Lakeside Park 

Red Arrow Highway

Adopt-A-Road Cleanup

Spring - Saturday, May 11 at 9:00 AM

Fall - Saturday, October 12 at 9:00 AM

Volunteers needed to pitch in and help clean up our community!  Feel free to bring extra helping hands to tidy up roadside.  

Gloves, bags, tools are provided – your enthusiasm and support are needed to cover the 2+ miles of road.

Meet at Lakeside Park where the fun begins.

Independence Day Parade

Thursday, July 4 - noon EDT

Uncle Sam encourages you to bring your pet on a leash, decorate a bike, wave a flag – and JOIN THE PARADE!  

This is most definitely a family EXTRAVAGANZA!!!

Don't miss the biggest, shortest parade in Harbor Country!

Location: Parade begins at Pier Street and Lake Shore Road, ending at Lakeside Park.

Lakeside Park Beautification

  • Thursday, May 23 at 9:00 AM

  • Thursday, June 20  at 9:00 AM

  • Thursday, July 18 at 9:00 AM

  • Thursday, Sept 26 at 9:00 AM

Help maintain Lakeside’s beautiful park, the cornerstone of downtown Lakeside. Toil in the dirt and then sit back on a park bench and enjoy your contribution to the community. Join our friendly group and meet your neighbors. No experience necessary!

Lakeside Association

Annual Meeting

Saturday, June 29 - 10:00 AM

Please join us. Your involvement is key to the success of our Lakeside Association. This year's meeting will take place at Chikaming Township Hall, 13535 Red Arrow Hwy. Everyone is welcome to participate! 


Location:  Chikaming Township Hall, 13535 Red Arrow Highway.


Lakeside Garden Walk

Saturday, June 22, 2019

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT

The Lakeside Garden Walkis back!  Happening only once every three years, the walk will again feature eight unique gardens that represent Harbor Country. Within short driving distances of each other (1 to 6 miles), participants will experience a range of memorable gardens: from lake front to urban settings, from rustic to minimalist contemporary styles, from masterful homeowner to professional designs and installations.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

Ice Cream Social

Saturday, August 3 , 2018

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

This year the Lakeside Association will be joined by the Rotary Club of Harbor Country  to bring you ice cream, cake, cookies, and more. The best decorated cakes will be auctioned off at 6:30 PM with proceeds going to the Lakeside Association Scholarship Fund. Fun for the whole family!

Location: Lakeside Park