Walk to Remember 2023

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Walk to Remember 2023

Join us on May 6, 2023 in remembering your loved ones by participating in our 13th Annual Walk to Remember around Rice Lake in Maple Grove.

By Friends of the Angel

When and where

Date and time

Saturday, May 6 · 9am - 1pm CDT


Maple Grove Arboretum Angel of Hope 9400 Fernbrook Lane Maple Grove, MN 55369

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 4 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Join us on May 6, 2023 in remembering your loved ones by participating in our 13th Annual Walk to Remember around Rice Lake in Maple Grove.  

This year’s walk will consist of the following:

• We will be offering a variety of snacks and treats! Feel free to bring your own lunch, seats, and/or blankets. There will be limited tables for seating.

• Friends of the Angel is GOING GREEN - We encourage attendees to bring their own water bottle to minimize our plastic water bottle usage (limited quantities will be available at the Walk).

T-shirts are included with all pre-registrations.

The walk begins at the Angel of Hope Garden, located at the Maple Grove Arboretum — 9400 Fernbrook Lane, Maple Grove, MN 55369.

Online Preregistration (deadline April 9, 2023): Adults- $25 / Child (11 yrs & under)- $5

Online Late registration (April 10- April 30, 2023): Adults- $30 / Child (11yrs & under)- $10

Same Day registration: Adults- $30 / Child (11 yrs & under)- $10

Registration and Check in: 9:00 a.m. 

Remembrance Gathering: 10:00 a.m.

Walk Begins: 10:30 a.m.

Event ends at 1:00 p.m.

Questions: Email to info@friendsoftheangel.org or visit www.friendsoftheangel.org

Deadline for pre-registrations is April 9, 2023. Those registering the day of the event cannot be guaranteed a T-shirt.

Walk is limited to 350 participants, so early registration is encouraged. Please leave pets at home. Event will be held rain or shine.

Interested in volunteering? Please visit our signup.com to view and register for volunteer positions!

Can I order a Personalized Photo Remembrance Sign?  Personalized Photo Remembrance signs are posted along the beginning part of the trail of the Walk to Remember and are $15 each. Your sign can include one of the following: a photograph, a poem, or other artwork. Submission is due by April 16, 2023. We promise to do our best to make sure all signs are completed as specified; however, no refunds will be given.

After purchasing a 'ticket' for a Photo Remembrance Sign, you will receive a link to a Google Form where you can upload one high resolution digital photo/artwork file and add personalized text limited to 2 lines with 25 characters max, such as:

First, Middle, Last Name

Sept 30, 1964 - Mar 29, 2006

See the image below some examples of previous years personalized photo remembrance signs.

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About the organizer

Friends of the Angel is a Non Profit IRS § 501(c)3 volunteer group honoring our loved ones who are no longer with us, at the Angel of Hope Statue located at the Maple Grove Arboretum in Maple Grove, Minnesota.

$5 – $25