Everybody get lakeside! The Lake Minnetonka Summer Splash is happening on the shores of Wayzata Bay June 21st through the 24th. Kick off summer with this brandnew festival featuring fan favorite events, combined with new activities to make one big summer celebration. Take your pick, or be part of it all. Witness the Wayzata Match Cup, a world class sailing race featuring professional teams battling each other on towering M32 catamarans that are nearly 70 feet tall, and race around the world. Spectators can watch these magnificent boats zip across the Bay from the downtown Wayzata shoreline, or 6Smith, the regatta headquarters. Party at Bash for The Boardwalk, a lakeside concert outside Wayzata Brew Works, a stunning venue for live music. Proceeds will benefit the Wayzata Lake Effect Boardwalk Project. Artists include Keith Urban’s opener and rising star – Lindsay Ell (Thursday, June 21), former Eagles lead guitarist, Don Felder (Friday, June 22), 3 Decades of Rock featuring Chris Hawkey (Saturday, June 23), and a free show by the 70’s Sunshine Band (Sunday, June 24). Enjoy the Wayzata Art Experiene, June 23rd & 24th. Discover over 100 juried artists, craft beer, wine, food trucks, free sail boat rides, and a Classic Boat Show. Meet Patrick Sweeney, 2018 award winning Featured Artist, and learn about his journey and how it led him to creating beautiful sailboat paintings. Cruise on the historic Steamboat Minnehaha. Discounted tickets available at the boat: only $5. Experience garden landscape designs, entertainment, islands of live music, and an activity zone for art lovers of all ages along Lake Street. Wind up or wind down with Wayzata’s ARTY parties! Enjoy happy hours with food and drink specials, hosted by local restaurants throughout the weekend. If you’re looking to work off some of those calories, get your tickets now for the Wayzata Brew Works BEER RUN, Saturday, June 23. Celebrate at , a nautical wine festival for a great cause located at Wayzata Yacht Club. Guests will be treated to delicious bites from local lakeside restaurant favorites, music, early evening boat rides, and an outrageous treasure chest raffle. Make this event a sweet start to your summer. Buy tickets at wineonwayzatabay.com and have fun Friday, June 22, while raising funds for the Mike Plant Center, a new home for the Wayzata Community Sailing.
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