Everybody Get Lakeside for a 3-day, art-filled celebration! The Wayzata Art Experience is happening on the shores of Wayzata Bay June 23-25. Kick off summer with this festival featuring NEW and exciting events combined with fan favorite activities to make this weekend the ultimate summer celebration.
The quality of this year’s talent is unparalleled with over 150 artists in 13 different mediums. The Wayzata community offers more than just beautiful art! Fun activities are available for individuals and families throughout the weekend. And the food! So many delicious options, so little time. This year, I am proud to welcome WaamFest (Wayzata Art And Music Festival). Featuring Steve Aoki and Gryffin, WaamFest is sure to be a high-energy energy weekend of fun, electrifying beats and infectious rhythms on Wayzata Beach. Come for the art, stay for the fun!– Brian Larson, Chair of Wayzata Art Festival Committee
Art comes in all forms, and we are ready to showcase some incredible work! Here’s what you can look forward to on this art-filled weekend.
150 Fine Art Artist
Discover and buy impressive art from over 150 high quality juried artists. We are thrilled to have expanded this year’s festival to include 50 more talented individuals, many that travel from across the country showcasing an array of art in the following categories: ceramics, drawing/printmaking, fiber, glass, jewelry, metal, mixed media, painting, photography, recycled/green, sculpture and wood. Click here to view our Artist Gallery.
Art For the Ears
FRIDAY & SATURDAY: Get ready to kickoff the weekend at WaamFest (Wayzata Art and Music Festival). The inaugural event will feature DJ’s Steve Aoki and Gryffin. With Steve Aoki’s reputation for delivering an unforgettable atmosphere and Gryffin’s talent for blending electronic and pop music, this will be a show to remember. Tickets are on sale now. Click here to learn more >>
ALL WEEKEND LONG: Experience Island of Music! Wayzata Art Experience will feature great local talent throughout the weekend. Click to see the weekend lineup >>
Hungry for Art? We’ve Got You Covered
Shop a wide variety of specialty food items from our local artisans. Items include gourmet sea salts, award-winning chocolate, premium olive oils, handcrafted nut butters, non-alcoholic fresh squeezed citrus-based cocktail mixers, tasty popsicles and more.
Enjoy delicious eats from over 15 of the Twin Cities best food trucks – every thing from BBQ to cookies, this is going to be on line up you don’t want to miss. Click here to see 2023 food truck & artisan lineup.
Artsy Fun for the Whole Family
Sail into the weekend by supporting Windward Festival, a nautical wine festival for a great cause on Friday, June 23. Proceeds benefit Wayzata Sailing’s community programming and adventures. Then, take advantage of free sailboat rides! We are grateful to have Wayzata Sailing back this year offering free sailboat rides from 10 am – 2 pm both Saturday and Sunday.
The Activity Zone is the perfect place for Mess Hall creations, face painting, the Lake Street splash pad, and fun for art lovers of all ages. Stay tuned to see what activities will be there all weekend long!
See You June 23-25 in Wayzata!
As you visit our quaint lakeside town, we hope you wind up or wind down with Wayzata’s ARTY parties! Enjoy happy hours with food and drink specials, hosted by local award-winning restaurants and stop in our lakeside boutiques throughout the weekend. For the perfect weekend staycation, book a room at one of our hotels and share your experience at @wayzataartexperience on Instagram and Facebook.