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  • Princess Brunch
    (RSVP 952.471.8513)
  • Fat Bike Race
  • Snow Sculpting
  • Coloring Contest
Event Locations


Downtown Excelsior

Directions: (from east) Highway 494, exit Hwy 7 west. Go west to Highway 19. Turn right and take a right at stoplight (Water Street). Map it


Freeman Park, 6000 Eureka Road, Shorewood, 55331.

Directions: (from east) Highway 494, exit Hwy 7 west. Go west to Eureka Road in Shorewood. Turn right (north). Park entrance on your left. Map it

Tonka Bay

Manitou Park, 5418 Manitou Road, Tonka Bay, 55331.

Directions: (from east) Highway 494, exit Hwy 7 west. Go west to Highway 19. Turn right and continue on County Rd 19 to Manitou Park.. Map it



2018 Event Schedule

Friday, Jan. 12
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Snow Sculpting

You don't have to be an expert--in fact, we welcome new sculpters of all ages. It's free to reserve a block of snow. Gather your ideas and get ready to sculpt January 6-12. Voting is a people's choice and takes place during the pizza party. Great prizes for winners, and lots of fun for sculptures. Registration coming soon.

Pizza Party

Bring family and friends to enjoy some free Joey Nova's pizza (while supply lasts) and:

  • Excelsior Brewing Samples
  • Geocaching
  • Pinecone hunt
  • Kids crafts
  • Ice Carving demonstration
  • Photo booth
  • Candlelight ice tour

Saturday, January 13


10:30 am-2 pm Sledding
10 am-2 pm Open Skate
10 am-2 pm Horse-drawnSleigh Rides
10 am-2 pm Dog Sled Rides
11 am-1 pm Bonfire
11 am-1 pm Ice Games: Lots of fun games. Watch for details. Weather dependent.
11 am-1 pm Snowshoeing
11 am-1 pm Llamas
12:30-1:15 pm Outdoor Winter Yoga with Yoga Fit

Tonka Bay:

12:30-1:30 pm SLMPD ATV Demo
12:30-3:30 pm Open Skate
12:30-3:30 pm Cocoa/S'mores/bonfire
12:30-3:30 pm Ride a Fat Tire Bike, South Lake Cycle
12:30-3:30 pm Snowman & Penguin character visits
12-3:30 pm Photo Board
2:30-3:30 pm Human Bowling
2-3:30 pm Snowshoeing
1:30-3:30 pm & 4-6 pm Arctic Bowl (Country Club Lanes) and ICA Food Drive


10:30 am Magic Show, Excelsior Library, 337 Water Street
11am-3pm Horse-drawn Wagon Rides
11 am-3 pm Family Ice fishing, Excelsior Bay, Poles provided.
2 pm Arctic Fat Bike Race on Lake Minnetonka, Erik's Bikes and Excelsior Brewing
3-11 pm Excelsior Brew Party

Sunday, January 14

Princess Brunch at Lord Fletcher's 10 am-1 pm. All activities are free with purchase of a brunch. Call 952.471.8513 for reservations. Space is limited.


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