Community Celebrations in 2023!


We are excited to once again get together in 2023 during Medina’s amazing community celebrations, starting with the Hamel Rodeo Parade on Sunday, July 9th at 2 pm, followed by Night to Unite on August 3rd, and ending the summer season with a bang at Medina Celebration Day (details to come!).

Hamel Rodeo Parade – the annual Hamel Lions Rodeo Parade will be held on Sunday, July 9th at 2 pm. The Parade will take place in Uptown Hamel along main street Hamel Road. This traditional event has been one of the final events of the Hamel Rodeo weekend. Guaranteed fun for the family, grab your lawn chair and find a spot on the route and enjoy the parade!

Night to Unite – Neighborhoods throughout Medina are invited to join the Medina Police Department, along with thousands of communities nationwide, to participate in the Night to Unite celebration on Tuesday, August 1st. Medina Police officers, firefighters and City Council members will stop by and participate in neighborhood parties throughout the city! These neighborhood parties provide an opportunity to get to know our neighbors, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police community relations. Schedule your party with the city by calling 763-473-9209.

Cops ‘N Bobbers – Medina Police will be hosting a Cops ‘n Bobbers Program. This program is about kids fishing with police officers and spending a day on Lake Minnetonka! All equipment will be provided. We will be able to host 15 participants – nominations are accepted for youth ages 7 – 15 that are residents from Medina or Loretto. Event Date: Tuesday, August 8, 2023 from 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Nomination deadline: Friday, July 7, 2023
Download the form here:

Additional forms also available in-person at the Medina Police Department.

Options for submitting the form:
In-person: Medina Police Department | 600 Clydesdale Trail

Medina Celebration Day
The annual family friendly event includes a local business expo, carnival games, food, fun, fireworks and more. Email Anne Klaers at for business expo booths and volunteer opportunities. Event Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023 4pm-8:15pm at Hamel Legion Park 3200 Mill Dr. just south of uptown Hamel.

Learn more about upcoming community events on the City of Medina’s website at: