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Syttende Mai at Mindekirken

  • Mindekirken 924 East 21st Street Minneapolis, MN, 55404 United States (map)

Celebrate Norway's Constitution Day with hundreds of others in this annual family friendly Minneapolis tradition including a festive Norwegian service at Mindekirken, the traditional flag parade around our neighborhood, and a Heritage Celebration Picnic and entertainment for all ages.

10:30 a.m. Prelude Concert  
Featuring the Norwegian Glee Club of Minneapolis, Directed by Carsten Slostad

11:00 a.m. Festival Norwegian Worship Service
Pr. Tim Peterson (English sermon)
The Mindekirken Choir, Directed by John De Haan
Jessica Schroeder on organ

12:15 p.m. (Or after the worship service) Flag Parade for All
The parade lines up in front of the church steps, then marches through the neighborhood for approximately 8 blocks. Organizations and groups are welcome and encouraged to join us to celebrate Norway!
Bring your banners!
***We are also currently looking to gather enough players for a small marching band. Contact the church if you're interested.

1:00 p.m. Heritage Celebration & Picnic
(hot dogs, chips, beverages, and ice cream)
- $5 meal for adults | kids eat free
- Games and activities for children
- Entertainment: Fjell og Fjord youth folk dancers, and others