The Invisible Wounds Project invites you to the 16th Annual Cruise For Heroes! Open to all makes and models of cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other cool things on 2, 4, 6 or more wheels! Big rigs, and commercial vehicles are welcome to participate. Registration is limited to the first 1,000 vehicles.

The Cruise covers 25 miles from Running Aces Casino on backroads that bring us to Hwy 61 where we’ll cruise through downtown Forest Lake in a parade-style group. Public welcome and encouraged to view the event either at Running Aces Casino, Hotel & Racetrack or at the Invisible Wounds Project Support Center located at 840 Lake St S, Forest Lake.

This is a fundraisersupport 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.

Advanced Registration is $20 until September 23rd. Registration week of and at the gate will be $30. Each registration includes one vehicle and all passengers.



Kids area w/ “Touch A Truck” – kids games – vendors – food trucks

Cruise Gates Open – 8am

Officer Shawn Silvera Memorial 5K – (Separate Registration Required)

Invisible Wounds Project Presentation – 1115am

Cruise For Heroes Departs – Noon

Cruise For Heroes Returns – 1pm

Freedom Fest Concert Gates Open – 4pm (Separate Ticket Required)