Welcome to the City of Edina!

The Irish and Scot families who settled Edina in the mid-1800s wouldn't recognize the city that 100 years ago boasted a profitable Minnehaha Creek gristmill and a Grange Hall. Today, Edina – named for that gristmill – boasts a population of 47,000, a nationally renowned  school district, a thriving business community and nearly 40 award-winning public parks. Edina's greatest asset, however, is the people who live and work here. Hundreds of residents volunteer in City-sponsored programs and on advisory boards. Many more take an active role in the community by donating their time through various local organizations. What does Edina mean to you?

Edina Hometown Hero #26

Helen and Ken Swanson:
“All leaders are readers,” U.S. President and renowned book lover Harry S. Truman once quipped. Never has that particular aphorism rung truer than in the case of long-time Edina residents Helen and Ken Swanson.

Police to host Night to Unite Party

In conjunction with neighborhood block parties, the Edina Police Department will host its third-annual Night to Unite party for residents from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 at Rosland Park. 

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Ticket to Brasil Performs Aug. 1

The City of Edina Arts & Culture Commission (ACC) held several concerts this summer as part of a series called Music in the Park. As a finale to the season, the ACC has just announced that the Aug. 1 concert will feature Ticket to Brasil.

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Vote for People's Choice Awards

The Arts & Culture Commission encourages the community to view the outdoor sculpture exhibition and then vote for favorite new piece. Through Sept. 30, the public can vote in the People’s Choice Awards for their favorite sculptures.

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