May 29, 2023

South Lake Minnetonka Memorial Day Events

Memorial Honoring Veteran Program- Parade and Parade Flyover-Graveside Ceremony at Oak Hill Cemetery-Social Gathering and Luncheon

Memorial Day Program

10:00 a.m.

Excelsior Elementary School

441 Oak Street, Excelsior, MN 55331


Memorial Day Parade

11:00 a.m. Parade Length: 1 mile

Starts at Water Street and County Road 19

Follow the parade to the Oak Hill Cemeteryby walking behind the last EFD Fire Truck.


Parade Flyover

During the parade and Oak Hill Cemetery.

Two Propeller Driven Military TrainerAircrafts.


NOTICE to Veterans

The community would be delighted if youcould join us by participating in the

Memorial Day Events, including the parade.

If you need to ride in a vehicle for theparade, please let us know.


Honoring the Veteran in Your Life

Family and friends of veterans are invitedto honor their veteran in the parade. 

Carry pictures, posters, banners, mementosfrom their life, uniforms, and flags.


Scouts Troops

Scouts invited to the parade and present amemorial at the Civil War Memorial at Oak Hill Cemetery


Graveside Ceremony

11:30 a.m. Oak Hill Cemetery Excelsior

21 Gun Salute, Taps, Presenting Memorialsat the War Memorial, and EFD Flag Folding


Social Gathering & Luncheon

Immediately following the ceremony

Clarence Clofer Post 259

24450 Smithtown Road, Shorewood, MN 55331


Parade Participants, Please RSVP at kelliemr@msn.comor call/text 952-217-2351


Morning Graveside Services Open to the Public

7:30 a.m. at Woodside Cemetery

8:00 a.m. at Resurrection Cemetery

9:00 a.m. at Groveland Cemetery

Other events

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South Lake Safety Camp 2024

Safety Camp is an opportunity for kids to learn about fire and life safety by participating in presentations, playing interactive games, getting hands-on experiences, meeting a variety of educators, learning new skills, and hanging out with firefighters, police officers, and paramedics for a day.

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Become a hero!

Firefighters are proud to be part of a profession that continuously refreshes itself, renewing the dedication to serve and protect.