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Lake Minnetonka 4th of July
July 4 @ 7:30 AM - 10:30 PM CDTFree
The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce proudly produces and hosts the only public 4th of July fireworks event on Lake Minnetonka! Their community will celebrate our Nation’s favorite holiday in the tried and true way, with a day full of activity! Beginning early in the morning, until well past dark, they welcome you to be a part of the 4th of July experience on the shores of Lake Minnetonka, at the Commons Park in downtown Excelsior. Bring your family and friends to enjoy a 4th of July that kicks off with a Firecracker Run and ends with a BANG!
Schedule of Events:
7:30 am – Firecracker Runs (1 mile, 5K & 10K)
11:00 am – Water Street Kids’ Parade
Decorate your children’s bikes, scooters or wagons with patriotic pride and come walk in the parade to watch their bright smiles.
The Kids Parade will begin at Kowalski’s Market on Water St at 11:00am. The parade runs down Water St, turns onto Lake St. and ends at the Excelsior Commons. There will be popsicles and music at the finish line!
11:30 am – 12:30 pm – Popsicle Social
Dusk (9:45 – 10:00pm) – The Best Fireworks on Lake Minnetonka!
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