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Special events bring the community together. The Plymouth Parks and Recreation Department holds a variety of community events throughout the year, including concerts, theater, water ski shows, parades, performances and more. View the annual events brochure (PDF) for a list of reoccurring events.

Featured Events

Girl petting dog and smiling at Plymouth's Bark in the Park eventBark in the Park | June 1
Due to inclement weather in the forecast, Bark in the Park has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 1 at the Hilde Performance Center, 3500 Plymouth Blvd.

Schedule of events and available activities are subject to change, based on vendor availability for June 1.

This popular all-about-dogs event features dog products, doga (dog yoga), rescue organizations, “pup-arazzi” photo booth, bounce house, dog-balloon artist, face painting, demonstrations, food and pet supply vendors, small dog races, food trucks, children’s scavenger hunt and more. 

Event is free, but attendees should bring cash for food trucks and vendor purchases. Read more.

Plymouth Sings amateur vocal competition

Plymouth Sings
Auditions: June 10-11

Do you have what it takes to be the next superstar? Plymouth Sings seeks the best vocalists in town to represent the community on stage at the state competition, Minnesota Sings.

Auditions are set for June 10-11. Judges will select finalists to advance to Plymouth Sings Finals June 13. Winners will advance to the Minnesota Sings state competition Sept. 

  • Two age groups: Ages 15-25 and ages 26+
  • Contestants must live, work or attend school in Plymouth

Reserve an Audition Spot: Call Plymouth Parks and Recreation at 763-509-5200. View contest rules and more information: Read more.

City of Plymouth Entertainment in the Parks events

Entertainment in the Parks
Get outside and enjoy the warmth of summer at Plymouth's parks. Free concerts, theater performances, water ski shows and other activities are set for Plymouth this summer as part of the city’s annual Entertainment in the Parks series.

Download the 2019 Entertainment in the Parks schedule (PDF) or view the calendar listings below. 

Calendar of Events

Fire & Ice

Update: Due to this week's extreme cold temperatures and minimal snow, the sledding hill will be unavailable this year. All other Fire & Ice activities will be held as scheduled, weather permitting.

Children dancing along with music on the frozen lake during Plymouth's Fire & IcePlymouth’s annual winter festival, the 30th-annual Fire & Ice festival is set for 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 at Parkers Lake Park, off County Road 6 and Niagara Lane.

Activities and Events
Bring the family for these fun activities and events on the ice. All are weather permitting.

  • Recycling bin races
  • Youth ice fishing contest
  • Hayrides
  • Pony and sled-dog rides
  • Miniature golf on the ice
  • Snow bowling
  • Box hockey
  • Recreational ice skating
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Curling
    (Featuring Plymouth resident and 2010 Olympic curler John Benton)
  • Kidsdance DJ
  • Magician
  • Fire dancers and fireworks

Download the event schedule (PDF)

To combat the cold, attendees can warm up at a bonfire with s’mores and hot chocolate, while supplies last, sponsored by Step by Step Montessori. Food trucks will also be on site. The finale of the event – fireworks sponsored by the Plymouth Civic League – will begin around 6:30 p.m.

Cardboard Sled Contest
The Cardboard Sled Contest returns to Fire & Ice for the second year, set for 4 p.m. on the Showmobile Stage. View the contest rules, age categories and prizes: Read more.

Free Shuttle Service
Free shuttles to and from the event will run from 3:30-7:30 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Oakwood Playfield, 1700 County Road 101
  • Parkers Lake Baptist Church, 14720 County Road 6

More Information
Fire & Ice is free, aside from food trucks, and open to the public. The event is sponsored by the City of Plymouth, Abbott Northwestern-WestHealth, TCF Bank, Hy-Vee, CCX Media and the Plymouth Civic League.

For weather concerns, call the weather line at 763-509-5205.

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