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2018 Events


2018 Events

Thank you to the organizations and hard-working individuals who help put together many events benefitting MMAF throughout the year. Please join MMAF at these events as we say “Thanks” to Minnesota’s service members and their families.

Saturday, June 16, 2018, 12:00 P.M.

The Freedom Run, Minnesota Lake, MN

The 11th annual Freedom Run is a 100 mile rally through scenic south central Minnesota that draws hundreds of motorcycles and classic cars to show support for Minnesota’s service members and their families. Enjoy music, food and featured speakers during the morning program and come back to Minnesota Lake after the ride for live entertainment from the SwitchRoad Band, a hog roast, bean bag tournament, live auction and prizes.  Proceeds from the ride go to Minnesotans’ Military Appreciation Fund. Learn more about the Freedom Run.


Saturday, June 30, 2018, 9:00 A.M.

The Patriot Ride, Key Air (Anoka County Airport), Blaine, MN

The Minnesota Patriot Guard, Dennis Kirk and Tribute to the Troops present the 2017 Patriot Ride. The ride continues at Key Air, on the north end of the Anoka County Airport. More than 3,000 riders are expected to participate in the 50 mile ride to show their support for Minnesota’s service members and their families. Enjoy live music, food, parachute jumps, the Donnie Smith Bike Show and featured speakers. The afternoon Military Recognition Program will honor Wounded Warriors and Gold Star Families for their service and sacrifices. Learn more about the Patriot Ride.