South Lake Minnetonka July Events

For Shorewood events, go to Park and Rec Programs.

Events included in this list are city sponsored events for surrounding communities and for the Lake Minnetonka-Excelsior Chamber of Commerce.

Lake Minnetonka 4th of July

It's not too late to start planning for your Independence Day celebration, and what better place to celebrate than the shores of Lake Minnetonka. Start the day with the Firecracker Run (5K, 10K, and 1 mile fun run). Enjoy a kids parade, food vendors, shops, music and fireworks. Don't miss a thing! Stay up to date with the schedule.

Girls Night Out

Every Thursday in July, 5-9 pm
An event (not just for the girls) celebrated every Thursay throughout the summer in Excelsior. Watch for a schedule of themes, and plan to attend weekly! There are many giveaways and specials offered each week.

Excelsior Farmers Market

Tues through October 25, 2-6 pmrhubarb

Excelsior Farmers Market takes place every Tuesday from2-6 pm on Water Street in downtown Excelsior. Water Street will be closed each Tuesday from approximately noon-8 pm. Enjoy seasonal produce, food truck fare, and locally made soaps, oils, and other gift items.

Tonka Mud Run

Saturday, July 16
Bring the whole family to the beautiful Lake Minnewashta Regional Park for a 5K mud run with timed finish, or a 'just have fun' fun with optional shortcuts. Register and complete information is available through Minnetonka Community Ed.

Excelsior Music in the Park

Music in the Park is offered in Excelsior various Wednesays in the spring/summer in The Commons, next to Lake Minnetonka in downtown Excelsior. See the complete schedule.

There will be food for sale and beer/wine for sale to those over 21 years old.

Excelsior Fire District Annual Dance

Friday, July 15, 5pm-Midnight
EFD Station #1, 24100 Smithtown Road (County Rd 19), Shorewood, 55331
A great family event complete with food, music, kids entertainment, dancing and a beer tent. Get a complete schedule, including parking and shuttle information and the fire district web site.