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Programs & Events

Santa Claus at the Wayzata Depot.

Light Up The Lake Celebration

Friday, November 23, 2018
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Wayzata Depot
402 East Lake Street, Wayzata, MN 55391

We are always happy to be a part of the annual Light Up The Lake celebration in downtown Wayzata! Join us at the Wayzata Depot for drinks, music, Santa, Reindeer, and more! The festivities will begin at 4:00 p.m. and continue through the evening with the community tree lighting taking place at 6:15. We look forward to seeing you there!


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
4:45 p.m.Children’s candy cane at the Depot
5-5:45 p.m.Holiday music at the Depot
5-6:30 p.m.Music at the Marquee
6:00 p.m.Wayzata Firefighter’s Parade of Lights (Broadway Ave to the Depot)
6:15 p.m.Tree Lighting Ceremony with Mayor Willcox & Coloring Contest Winners Announced
6:30 p.m.Photos with Santa inside the Depot

Past Programs & Events

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