Community Events

Holidays light map Banner 2022: arden hills, shoreview, new brighton, and other cities

Looking for a fun family activity this holiday season? Compete in the annual Holiday Lights contest!

To enter, submit this form Holiday Light Competition Sign Up by December 5th and finish decorating by December 7.

Don’t want to compete? Take a drive to the best and brightest local displays!  A downloadable map will be made available here approximately December 7. 

 Vote on your favorites by December 30 -- prizes will be awarded to the top contenders.

This event is a collaboration among the cities of Arden Hills, Mounds View, New Brighton, Roseville, St. Anthony and Columbia Heights. 

For more information, contact Maria Larson, Recreation Supervisor at the City of New Brighton, at  


Touch-A-Truck and Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Meeting on May 21,2022

A red and black Lake Johanna Fire truck is parked at Perry park. Families with strollers walk by.

Got kids who are crazy about getting up close to big rigs? Celebrate National Public Works Week in Arden Hills this Saturday, May 21st from 10am-1pm at Perry Park, 3700 New Brighton Road. There will be a fire engine, squad car, boat, snowplow, and more! The annual Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) meeting will coincide with this event. Arden Hills Public Works is hosting the event with the generous assistance of the Lake Johanna Fire Department, Ramsey County Sheriff's Department, Allina Health, and the National Guard. 

Snake Discovery on June 21, 2022

A child reaches out to touch a snake being held in the upwards facing palm of an adult

Join us at Cummings Park at 10am to learn about reptiles and amphibians. The audience will get to watch a salamander eat, debunk turtle myths, and touch snakes, free of cost!

Arden Hills' Bees Event on June 30, 2022

Andy Murray teaches children about bees in Hazelnut Park

Join us for a presentation at 10am in Hazelnut Park where kids and parents alike can learn about Arden Hills’ bees! Bees are a vital part of our ecosystem. Bring your questions and bee ready for a great time!