4th of July – 2016


Choose your own theme as long as it features "Favorite Movie".  Please have your boat decorated and be in Muddy Bay by 5:30 to line up and then proceed counter-clockwise around the lake parade style starting at 6 PM.  Participants are judged and cash prizes awarded.  However, you must complete the entire route to be eligible for prizes.

Call email engel3@frontiernet.net


Twin Lakes Events Committee has announced that "Hippie Radio 105.9" will be playing patriotic music for an hour starting at 10 PM on 4th of July to coordinate with our annual fireworks.  Fireworks, 10PM, Tuesday July 5 as rain date.  NOTE: The southern part of the bike trail through Featherstone Park is closed after 3 PM for fireworks set up. For the safety of everyone, please respect the signs and volunteers.  Donations may be sent: Twin Lakes Events Committee, c/o May Harvey, 6137 Twin Lakes Road, Manson, IA 50563. 




Each fall the historic Round Barn is the host to activities for the whole family!
2016 Schedule: September 24-25, October 1-2, October 8-9, October 15-16
Saturdays 10 am – 5 pm, Sundays 1 pm – 5 pm


Sunday Sailboat Races


Twin Lakes Sailing Association schedules Sunday morning sailboat races for most Sundays through the summer.



The Twin Lakes Half-Olympic Distance Triathlon Championship was organized by Chris Carr, Cherokee, and Bill Morton, Rockwell City, in 2007.  Their goals for the event . . . .



WakeFest is an annual wakeboarding competition showcasing riders of all ages and skills.  The day is filled with audience activities, prizes, music and fun for all.