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Programs & Events

Santa Claus at the Wayzata Depot.

Light Up The Lake Celebration

Friday, November 24, 2017
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 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, cider, bar sponsored by the Muni, and Christmas choir 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 along Lake Street.

Also, before the tree lighting, the depot remains open on weekends: Saturday and Sunday from 1:oo p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and will be decorated for the holidays after Nov. 18.


4-7 p.m.Cider, hot cocoa, and cash bar
4-7 p.m.Toys for Tots collection kickoff with the Wayzata Police Department
4-7 p.m.Horse-drawn wagon rides along Lake Street
4:30 p.m.Children’s candy cane hunt
5:00 p.m.Christmas choir music
5:45 p.m.Firefighters Parade of Lights from Broadway Ave to Barry Ave
6:00-ishTree Lighting with Mayor Willcox
6:15 p.m.Photos with Santa and his reindeer

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