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Posted on May 31st, 2016 under News Flash.
Summer Boat CruiseThursday, June 9, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Port of Wayzata (402 E Lake Street)
Register Now!

All aboard one and all. Enjoy casual networking, panoramic views, cool drinks, tasty appetizers and great door prizes. Join us for a relaxing evening on beautiful Lake Minnetonka aboard the Chamber charter, but space is limited so reserve your place today.

It’s fun on the lake, rain or shine! 

Tickets are on sale now for Wine on Wayzata Bay! Get your group together to experience this summer event on Friday, June 24. Enjoy fund-raising games, over 100 wines to taste and purchase, great food, music and boat rides until sunset.
Click here for tickets. 
Come for the Art, Stay for the Fun!
June 25 & 26

Two days only! It’s all happening in downtown Wayzata. Whether you’re looking to start an art collection or searching to find that one-of-a-kind piece for your home or office, this art fair offers a variety of beautiful fine art from 100 juried artists. But, that’s not all!   Enjoy craft beer andwine from Wayzata’s dining hot spots and food trucks. Bring your dog for live painting of dog portraits.  Take part in the new activity zone and canoe building!  Cruise the historic steamboat or take a free sail boat ride, courtesy of Wayzata Community Sailing Center. Don’t miss the Inaugural Antique and Classic Boat Show!  Live music, food, and fun for all ages.
For a full schedule of events, click here.


The Inaugural Antique & Classic Boat Show – Art and boat lovers will have a rare opportunity to appreciate the beauty and craftsmanship of some of the most unique boats on the Lake. Do you know someone who wants to show off their vintage wood boat?  Spaces are limited!
Click here to register.

Interested in Volunteering? This event doesn’t happen without the help of  the community and our amazing volunteers.  We’re looking for some extra hands to help with artist set-up, traffic control, artist hospitality, info/merchandise booth, and clean-up.
Click here to view the opportunities.

Thank you to our major sponsor

Experience the Wayzata Area- 2016 Shopping and Dining Guide 

It’s time to start thinking about the 2016 Shopping and Dining Guide. Each year, the Chamber distributes 10,000 copies of our Shopping and Dining Guide to help bring visitors to shop, eat and enjoy the Wayzata area. Advertising prices start at $95. Contact Robbie Shoemaker at 952-392-6880 or robbie.shoemaker@ecm-inc.com to reserve your space by Friday, June 3.

What a fun Ambassador Visit at the Wayzata Farmers’ Market last week! Visit them every Thursday from 2:00-6:00 p.m. at The Promenade.
Does your business have an upcoming special, event or promotion? The Chamber can help you get the word out. SHOP. EAT. ENJOY. is sent to about 2,500 people in the Wayzata area and is an easy format to forward to your business contacts. Starting June 1, SHOP. EAT. ENJOY. will be sent out on Wednesday’s. If you would like to be included, send the following to info@wayzatachamber.comchamber.com no later than Noon on Tuesday of the
week(s) you wish to be included:

  • No more than 45 words of promotional copy
  • A logo or image (max size is 3″x3″)
  • Business phone number
  • There is no limit to how many times you can be included but please switch up your submissions at least every three weeks
Project Updates in the Wayzata Area…    

CR-101/Bushaway Road is closed to all traffic from Minnetonka Blvd to Eastman Ln/McGinty Rd. There is also full closure of Wayzata Blvd East between CR-101 and Holdridge Road West. Access to all businesses in the area will be maintained. To view the detour map and for more information visit the website here: hennepin.us/countyroad101.

I-494– Access to Wayzata will be maintained from I-394 and Minnetonka Boulevard. For more information on the project visit: dot.state.mn.us/metro/projects/i494plymouth/

Member SpotlightLindblom Jewelers 
Lindblom Jewelers was recognized for hosting a send off party for a local teen and Make-A-Wish recipient. Click here to learn more.

The Brost Clinic 
The Brost Clinic recently celebrated 30 years of service in Wayzata. Learn more about their story here.