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Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce

For many years, The Excelsior - Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce has been welcoming thousands of people to the area. Whether it’s by hosting events, supporting businesses or disseminating information to the many visitors who come to our beautiful South Lake communities. Our organization is committed to our mission, vision and values - intentionally practicing hospitality and building a vibrant community.

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Art on the Lake

June 8-9, 2024
Downtown Excelsior

Experience the enchanting world of Excelsior Art on the Lake, where 120+ gifted artists converge to showcase their original creations. Amidst live music and a delightful array of culinary delights, this event unites personal narratives with a vibrant lakeside community, offering a diverse range of artistic brilliance. Nestled in the historic lakeside village of Excelsior, you'll also discover an array of unique shops, galleries, and eateries, bringing art enthusiasts from across the Minneapolis/St. Paul area and beyond.


4th of July/Firecracker

July 4, 2024

Downtown Excelsior

Come celebrate the 4th of July with us! The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce hosts the only public fireworks event on Lake Minnetonka. Join our community for a full day of activities, starting early in the morning and lasting well into the night.

Celebrate the 4th of July with a dash of excitement at the Excelsior Firecracker Run! Choose your perfect distance with options to run a scenic 10k, a spirited 5k, or a family-friendly 1 Mile route. Race along the picturesque shores of Lake Minnetonka and through the historic streets of Excelsior, Shorewood, Deephaven and Greenwood, and make it a day of patriotic fun by bringing your friends and family to volunteer and enjoy post-race festivities.

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15+ Creative Partnership Ideas to Boost Customer Engagement and Sales

By tiffany.king | July 8, 2024

Back to Blog Collaboration can help you reach new audiences, enhance your offerings, and drive sales. At the chamber we work hard to connect businesses and organizations to allow opportunities for partnership and support. Here are 15 innovative partnership ideas that can benefit small businesses across various industries.  Even if you don’t see your industry…

Member Spotlight: Reach for Resources

By | April 25, 2024

Back to Blog Learn More Reach for Resources is a nonprofit whose mission is to empower people of all abilities to reach their full potential. We provide a wide variety of services to over 1,400 people in the areas of Adaptive Recreation, Case Management, Employment Supports, Housing Supports, Inclusion, Independent Living Skills, In-Home Supports, Counseling and…

Member Spotlight: Libra Health Coaching

By | March 5, 2024

Back to Blog Learn more at: Libra Health Coaching was founded in 2014. Jenny worked in Corporate America for 20 years, leading a life of high stress, anxiety and a multitude of health issues that lead her on an eye-opening and life-shifting path. Jenny found her calling and passion in health while she was…

Small Business Saturday: Tips for a Successful Day of Shopping and Support

By | November 20, 2023

Back to Blog Small Business Saturday is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect opportunity to show your love for your community by shopping small and supporting local businesses. As we prepare for this exciting day, let’s explore some tips and tricks to ensure your Small Business Saturday is a resounding success. Plus, we’ll…

Savor the Local Flavor: Dining Out on Small Business Saturday

By | November 20, 2023

Back to Blog  Savor the Local Flavor: Dining Out on Small Business Saturday   Small Business Saturday isn’t just about shopping; it’s a celebration of all things local. In Excelsior and its neighboring communities, we invite you to come together on November 25th and embrace the full experience. Join us for a day of shopping,…

Meet Our Chamber Members: Experts Ready to Serve You

By | November 13, 2023

Back to Blog Chamber Directory In the heart of our community, we are fortunate to have a diverse network of professionals who are not only experts in their fields but also dedicated Chamber members. As part of our Small Business Saturday campaign, we want to celebrate and shine a spotlight on these invaluable members who…

Small Business Saturday, November 25, 2023: Celebrating Community and Local Commerce

By | November 13, 2023

Back to Blog Small Business Saturday is more than just a shopping day; it’s a celebration of community and a testament to the vitality of local commerce. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the purpose, origin, and history of Small Business Saturday, and explore why supporting small businesses is crucial. We’ll also highlight the…

Member Spotlight: Spirit of the Lake Yoga

By | May 8, 2023

Back to Blog Spirit of the Lake Yoga offers both in studio and virtual yoga classes. We provide classes for all levels of yoga practitioners, from beginners to advanced. Our teachers focus on building strength of both body and mind for improved health and resilience. We moved from our Water Street location to the Health…

Member Spotlight: Sendoff- Funerals Reimagined

By | March 9, 2023

Back to Blog It’s like a funeral, if a funeral is something you actually wanted to go to. Sendoff – Funerals Reimagined is a new, unique service transforming how we celebrate a life – both for ourselves and our loved ones. The essence of our brand is to curate highly personalized and uplifting funeral and…

Member Spotlight: Tonka Vodka

By | January 20, 2023

Back to Blog Tonka Vodka is an Award Winning, 9x distilled, Gluten Free (100% Corn) Locally Owned, Family Owned & Locally Bottled Vodka. Not only will you love the taste of Tonka but we are donating a portion of all profits to Cancer Charities. Cancer has affected many members of our families and in late…

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