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15th Annual Cruise For Heroes

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

The Invisible Wounds Project invites you to the 15th Annual Cruise For Heroes (formerly Cruise For Troops)! Open to all makes and models of cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other cool things on 2, 4, 6 or more wheels! Cruise 50 miles of backroads in support of the Invisible Wounds Project, a local MN nonprofit providing therapy services and other resources for military, first responders, frontline medical staff, corrections, dispatch and their families related to mental health, PTSD, and suicide issues.

Early Bird Tickets are $20 Feb 13 to April 30. Advanced Tickets are $25 May 1 to Sept 22. Day of Event Tickets are $35. Each ticket includes one vehicle and all passengers.

We’re bringing back more activities for 2023! Kids area w/ “Touch A Truck”, kids games, live music, vendors, food, muffler rapping contest, and more! Fun for the whole family!

Cruise Gates Open – 9am

Cruise For Heroes Departs – Noon

Cruise For Heroes Returns – 130pm

Cruise For Heroes Music w/ Hollywood Blvd – 2 to 5pm

Awards Presentation – 4pm

Freedom Fest Concert Gates Open – 6pm (Separate Ticket Required)

Freedom Fest Concert with Josh Turner’s Long Black Train 20th Anniversary Tour, and Special Guests Chris Kroeze, and Erin Grand – 6pm to 1030pm


September 23
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Running Aces Casino, Hotel & Racetrack
15201 Zurich St NE
Forest Lake, MN 55025 US
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