Fire and Police Open House

Demo of a burning car

The Fire and Police Open House is an annual event in October that allows residents of Eden Prairie to get an up-close and personal look at how the Departments serve their community.

Several thousand people attend the free Open House each year, to watch demonstrations, visit information-packed booths, collect giveaway items, climb on the equipment and enjoy the refreshments.

Some of the highlights you might see include:

  • The Fire Department demonstrating a car fire
  • A vehicle extrication
  • Police K-9 demonstrations
  • The Police Department's Emergency Response Unit
  • Eden Prairie’s Crime Scene Tech Unit
  • Commercial Vehicle Inspection program 
  • Children's programs, including a chance to meet McGruff, the Crime Dog