Rib Fest (August)

Rib Fest (August)

This finger-licking, crowd-pleasing event marks the end of summer in Detroit Lakes! Our competitors come from all over and compete for bragging rights and a cash prize. While the ribs are smoking, the smell will bring your taste buds to the event where you can eat from one rib or the whole rack from the team(s) of your choice. Come out and eat, drink and be merry! And don’t forget to cast your own ballot for People’s Choice!   

Stagette (October)

Stagette (October)

Its Ladies Night! Grab your girlfriends and join us in the spring for a night of raffles, $1 drinks and entertainment. Your ticket covers numerous door prizes, dinner and an entry for 1 of 3 grand prizes. Try your shot at a game for a chance to win handbags, Bash tickets, or CASH. Buy a raffle ticket for a chance at a Spa day, gift cards, diamonds, more handbags, or even more CASH. Games and prizes vary each year.

Gifts for Kids (December)

Gifts for Kids (December)

This event brings an opportunity to families (that are registered with the county to receive medical assistance) to pick out a gift for children during the holiday season. The Jaycees fundraise and collect donations to provide families an opportunity to select a gift, free of charge. This event is held each year before Christmas in the senior center at the DLCCC. Participants must present their MA card to be eligible. One gift per child, 18 and under only. Free gift wrap is also available.