Surf Ballroom

Winter Dance Party

Clear Lake pays tribute to 3 rock & roll pioneers each winter.

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Kites!

Color the Wind

Beautiful kites paint the sky at Clear Lake's annual midwestern festival February 21st.

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Winter Fun

Snowmobiles!

Cold weather fans rev their engines for the annual Jack Race, coming in January.

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Visitors

Everything you need to plan your Lake-cation, including tips from the locals.

Events

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Signature Events

  • CLHS All Class Reunion
    Client: CLHS Alumni Association
    Date: 3rd Weekend in September
    Info: Surf Ballroom
    Launch Project

    The Clear Lake Community School Foundation & CLHS Alumni Association is organized for Educational Purposes to advance, support, and assist…

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  • Christmas by the Lake
    Client: Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
    Date: December 6, 2014
    Info: Downtown Clear Lake
    Launch Project

    This Christmas festival includes: Holiday Bazaar Craft Show, Storytime & Craft for Children at the Library, Prince & Princess contest, Petting…

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  • Harvest Festival
    Client: Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
    Date: 1st Saturday in October
    Info: Downtown Clear Lake
    Launch Project

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  • BeachFest
    Client: Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
    Date: August 30, 2014
    Info: City Beach
    Launch Project

    BeachFest Saturday, August 30, 2014 10am-10pm Organization: Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce The Annual end-of-summer BeachFest is held Saturday…

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  • CLASS Car Show & Summer Dance Cruise
    Client: CLASS Car Club
    Date: August 7-8, 2015
    Info: City Park
    Launch Project

    What began as an idea for a car club in Clear Lake in the early 1980's has grown to become…

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  • Iowa Storytelling Festival
    Client: Clear Lake Public Library
    Date: July 25, 2015
    Info: City Park
    Launch Project

    26th Iowa Storytelling Festival Storyteller Tim Tingle Three wonderful tellers will be the featured performers at the 2014 Iowa Storytelling…

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  • Lakeside DixieFest
    Client: Lakeside Dixiefest
    Date: July 25, 2015
    Info: City Park
    Launch Project

    Annual DixieFest Features Top Midwest bands For the past 20+ years, during the last weekend in July, Dixieland jazz has…

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  • Art Sail
    Client: Clear Lake Arts Center
    Date: July 25, 2015
    Info: City Park
    Launch Project

    CLEAR LAKE ART SAIL Saturday, July 25, 2015 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Event Organizer: Clear Lake Arts Center 38th…

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  • Bicycle, Blues & BBQ Festival
    Client: North Iowa SPIN
    Date: July 10-12, 2015
    Info: City Park
    Launch Project

    The party starts on Friday night at 5:30 PM in City Park, downtown Clear Lake. Eat a helping (or two!)…

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  • July 4th Celebration!
    Client: Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
    Date: July 1-5, 2015
    Info: City Park
    Launch Project

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  • Clear Lake Earth Days
    Client: Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce
    Date: Earth Day Week in April.
    Info: City Park
    Launch Project

    Schedule of events Registration is now closed. You can still register on the day of the race.

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  • Color the Wind
    Client: Color the Wind
    Date: February 21, 2015
    Info: Downtown Seawall
    Launch Project

    There were numerous kites that were new to Color the Wind.....the gigantic blue whale, the galloping horse, the indescribable ocean…

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  • Winter Dance Party
    Client: Surf Ballroom
    Date: January 28-31, 2015
    Info: Surf Ballroom
    Launch Project

    The Surf Ballroom's annual commemorative event honoring the musical legacies of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper"…

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