Special Event Permits
The City of Excelsior is home to a number of events throughout the year. Most events require a special event permit which must be submitted no less than 30 days prior to the event date (60 days for larger events). Please click on the link below to access the City's special event permit and policies.
10,000 Lakes Concours d'Elegance
The fourth annual 10,000 Lakes Concours d'Elegance will be nestled along the shoreline of beautiful Lake Minnetonka, in the historic City of Excelsior, Minnesota. For more information about the event visit the 10,000 Lakes Concours d'Elegance website.
The Apple Day event will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019. The event is hosted by the Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce. For more information, contact the Chamber at (952) 474-6461.
For information on Arctic Fever, visit the Arctic Fever website.
Art on the Lake
The Art on the Lake event will be held Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9, 2019. For information on Art on the Lake, visit the Excelsior Art on the Lake website.
Crazy Days Fair & Festival
The Crazy Days Fair and Festival is held from July 2019. Crazy Days is hosted by the Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce.
Community Easter Egg Hunt
Our Savior Lutheran Church and School holds an annual Easter Egg Hunt in the Excelsior Commons Park the Saturday before Easter starting at 9:30 am. There are prizes, activities, Sparky the Fire Dog, Excelsior Fire District, puppet shows, food and hot coffee. There is an egg hunt in four different age groups for children ages toddler through 11. For more information contact Our Savior Lutheran Church and School at (952) 474-5181 or visit the Our Savior Lutheran Church & School Website.
Concerts in the Park
The Excelsior Morning Rotary Club puts on a Concerts in the Park series each summer. Music starts at 7:00 pm and ends at 9:00 pm.
There will be food, refreshments, beer and wine for sale at all concerts. Be sure to mark your calendars for all dates!
Like the Concerts Facebook page for up to date info! www.facebook.com/CommonsConcerts
Excelsior Farmer's Market
The Excelsior Farmer's Market is held on Tuesdays from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm., from May through October on Water Street between Second Street and Third Street. Fresh produce, flowers, honey, jams, beef, lamb, chicken, plants, herbs, baked goods, and more. The market is sponsored by the Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce. For more information, contact the Chamber at (952) 474-6461.
Excelsior Fire District
The Excelsior Fire District sponsors a number of events each year, which include the Excelsior Firefighter's Annual Fundraiser Dance, South Lake Safety Camp, Fire Prevention Open House and Safety Fair, Kid's Free Movie, and the Christmas Giving Tree Project. For more information, contact the Excelsior Fire District at (952) 401-8801.
Fourth of July
The Fourth of July celebration is held on July 4th. The event is sponsored by the Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce. For more information, contact the Chamber at (952) 474-6461.
Lake Minnetonka Half Marathon
The Lake Minnetonka Half Marathon features a race route that starts in downtown Wayzata and ends at The Commons park in Excelsior. The race will be held Sunday, May 5, 2019. For more information visit Lake Minnetonka Half Marathon Website.
Luck o' the Lake
Luck o' the Lake 5k fun run is hosted by the Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce. The event is scheduled to be held March 16, 2019.
Memorial Day Parade
Each year the Memorial Day parade goes from Excelsior Elementary to Water Street, down Lake Street and Excelsior Boulevard to Oak Hill Cemetery. For more information contact Clarence Clofer American Legion Post 259.
Tour de Tonka
Bike riding event for all ages is held on Saturday, August 3, 2019. Bike routes are 16, 30, 36, 48, 57, 62, 71 and 100 miles. More information is available at Tour de Tonka.