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Light Up the Lake

Date: March 26, 2021

Time: 5 pm -

Come, join us as we LIGHT UP THE LAKE this winter in Wayzata. Enjoy the warmth of Wayzata both inside and out, along with the sights and sounds as you drive, walk, shop, eat and enjoy this winter season.  
New this week, join us for our final #LightUptheLake Friday (March 26), at Panoway on Wayzata Bay for cozy fire pits, music, and fireworks (7 pm)!
Share the fun with your friends online: #lightupthelake, #petsofpanoway, #letterstothelake

Ongoing Activities

Head down to the Panoway on Wayzata Bay as we offer fun for individuals and the whole family. Our Winter Activity Box is filled with ways to keep you and your group busy, all while taking in the winter vibes lakeside. 

  • WINTER GARDEN –  Wander along the plaza amidst the aroma and illumination of this seasonal wonder. A special thanks to our friends at Otten Brothers for the new installation and winter charm. 

  • SOCIALLY DISTANT SOCIAL HOURThe Panoway has socially distant fire pits where you can warm up and spend time socializing alongside scenic views.

  • BUILD A SNOWMAN –  Dive into our snow pile and decorate the Panoway with your most creative snow sculpture! 

  • PHOTO CHALLENGEDuring your visit, create and share your experiences with others! 

  • 10,000 STEP CHALLENGE – Grab your boots, gloves and a fitness tracker and join us for our challenge

  • KUBB – Bring a partner and show off your Kubb skills lakeside (20-30 mins) 

  • LETTERS TO THE LAKE – Show your appreciation for Lake Minnetonka by writing a note on our #LettertotheLake stationary, then drop it in the lake’s mailbox (10 mins)

  • PETS OF PANOWAY – Toss a ball, practice skills, socialize and reward your dog! (20 mins)

  • DRIVE – Experience the LIGHT UP THE LAKE DRIVE, a magical route along Downtown Wayzata featuring thousands of lights, artsy glowing igloos, a giant snowflake, a 10 foot star and more.