City of Bells Membership Program

Become a Bell Raiser!

Membership Benefits:

  • Private tours of bell towers and historic sites
  • Priority notification and seating for special bell concerts and events
  • Quarterly newsletter with bell updates
  • Recognition in City of Bells information and on website
  • Tax-deductible donation


Seasonal Events 2022

  • House of Hope Presbyterian Church summer carillon concert and reception Sunday, July 24 at 4:00pm
  • PENDING Kimberly Schafer, Chicago Bell Consultant OR a tour of the Minnesota Orchestra bells at Orchestra Hall
  • Ring the Liberty Bell on New Years’ Day 2023 at noon at the Minnesota State Capitol!


Membership Categories:

$50: Clapper Individual Membership

$75: Clapper Couple Membership

The swinging striking part found inside the bell that makes the ringing sound by hitting the side of the bell

$100: Peal Membership

A boisterous prolonged ringing of 2 – 8 random bells

$250: Carillon Membership

23 or more cast bells in fixed suspension and tuned in chromatic order so they sound harmonious

$500: Bourdon Membership

The heaviest of bells in a carillon producing the lowest sound