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Lake Minnetonka 4th of July

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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.

Head to Commons Park in downtown Excelsior on the shores of Lake Minnetonka with your family and friends. The day kicks off with a Firecracker Run with food and activities all day and ends with a spectacular fireworks show. Don't miss this chance to enjoy Independence Day with your community by the lake! Please visit our website for the most up-to-date information.

Schedule of Events

July 3

3 PM: Food Vendors open at Excelsior Commons

7-10 PM: Db Copper at Excelsior Bandshell

Dusk (approx. 9:50 PM): Fireworks at Excelsior Commons, launched in Excelsior Bay

July 4

7: 30 AM: Excelsior Firecracker 1-Mile Start at Excelsior Elementary 

7: 50 AM: Excelsior Firecracker 10k Start at Excelsior Elementary 

8:00 AM: Excelsior Firecracker 5k Start at Excelsior Elementary 

10 AM: Kid's Bike Parade begins gathering at Kowalski's in Excelsior. Hosted by Primrose School. CANCELLED

11 AM: Kid's Bike Parade starts down Water Street, and ends in Excelsior Commons CANCELLED

Bring the BOOM!

Every year, the spectacular Excelsior Firework show is hosted by the Excelsior- Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce. As a 501 (c) 6 non-profit organization, we can't host this event without donors like YOU! We are grateful for donations from the cities, sponsors and Excelsior Rotary, but still need to community donations to make this event a success. Consider donating today to see your favorite fireworks BOOM!

Amount raised with a goal of $40,000!

4th of July Raffle Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 4th of July Raffle to help raise funds for the Lake Minnetonka Fireworks. The winning raffle ticket numbers are listed below. All winners will be contacted by ELMCC Staff the week of July 8th with prize information. Thanks again for helping us "Bring the Boom" to Lake Minnetonka!

1st Place Cash Prize: #1922
2nd Place Cash Prize: #1589
3rd Place Cash Prize: #0715

(5) Five $50 ELMCC Community Cash Prizes: #0792, #1585, #0918, #0712, #0854

(15) Fifteen $25 ELMCC Community Cash Prizes: #1622, #1950, #1047, #0709, #0826, #1625, #1061, #1035, #0708, #1070, #0935, #0871, #0785, #0787, #1954

Congratulations to our winners. Happy 4th of July!

Thank you to our 2024 Sponsors!

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

City Sponsors

City of Excelsior
City of Deephaven
City of Greenwood
City of Shorewood
City of Tonka Bay

Print Sponsor

Media Sponsor

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