CELEBRATIONS & ORGANIZATIONS
BALATON FUN FEST
Balaton Fun Fest is celebrated each year the 4th of July weekend! Activities include Fireworks, Entertainment, Street Dance, Parade, Bean Bag and Golf tournaments. Complete information is available at www.balatonfunfest.com
BALATON SPORTSMEN'S CLUB: The Sportsmen's Club's mission is to promote, execute and assist in all matters related to hunting and fishing as wells as the conservation and restoration of our natural resources. The Club is responsible for several projects during the year: Highway 14 Ditch Cleanup, Annual Game Feed, Spink Lake Food Plot , Lake Yankton Fishing Tournament, Take a Kid Fishing at Lake Yankton, Gun Training, Fall Fun NIght and the installation and removal of oxygen aerators on 4 local lakes.
BALATON AMERICAN LEGION: The Legion meet once per month year round and the Auxiliary meets September through May. The Legion contributes in a variety of ways throughout the year, including Boys State sponsorship, scholarships, Fun Fest work, Honor Guard for funerals, flag donations, financial donations and so much more. Auxiliary sponsors Girls State attendees, hosts a senior tea, gives out scholarships and assists Legion with hosting Memorial Day and Veterans Day programs. For more information call: Legion - John Daniels 605-496-6023; Auxiliary - Rose Wheeler 507-734-5433.
BALATON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: The Balaton Chamber of Commerce works to "promote and support the community of Balaton and its businesses." However you don't need to be a business owner to be a member. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join. The chamber meets the fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Balaton Community Center.
Events that the Chamber sponsors include the Chamber Banquet, Easter Egg Hunt, Fun Fest, Fall Festival, Tour of Homes and Christmas Night. New events for sponsorship in 2016 are the Little Miss and Mr. Balaton contest and the All-Town Rummage Sale.
BALATON FUN FEST 2022 JUNE 30th - JULY 4th