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Programs & Events

Santa Claus at the Wayzata Depot.

Light Up The Lake Celebration

Friday, November 25, 2016
4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Wayzata Depot
402 East Lake Street, Wayzata, MN 55391

Join us at the Wayzata Depot at 4:00 p.m. for some hot cocoa, s’mores, cocktails, and live music before the Parade of Lights rolls down Lake Street at 6:00! After Mayor Ken Willcox lights the tree at 6:15, kids can take pictures with Santa and meet his reindeer. There will also be a candy cane hunt at 4:30 and horse drawn wagon rides throughout the night.


4-7 p.m.Santa’s reindeer, hot cocoa, treats, and cash bar
4-7 p.m.Toys for Tots collection kickoff with the Wayzata Police Department
4-7 p.m.Horse-drawn wagonette rides along Lake Street
4:30 p.m.Children’s candy cane hunt on the Depot lawn
5-6 p.m.Blue Water Theatre Company presents a concert of Christmas songs
6:00 p.m.Wayzata Firefighter’s Parade of Lights (Broadway Ave to the Depot)
6:15 p.m.Mayor Willcox lights the tree
6:30 p.m.Pictures with Santa inside the Depot

Past Programs & Events

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